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UPDATE: Woman Throws Shoe At Hillary Clinton; WATCH THE VIDEO

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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Authorities say a Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton during a Las Vegas speech has been freed after being given a misdemeanor disorderly conduct summons.
   
Prosecutors said Friday that 36-year-old Alison Michelle Ernst was freed by Las Vegas police after being questioned by U.S. Secret Service agents in the Thursday incident at the Mandalay Bay resort.
   
As Ernst was taken into custody, she said she threw a shoe and dropped some papers. She didn't say why.
   
Ernst's jail booking photo shows she wore blonde wig at the time.
   
Ernst couldn't immediately be reached Friday. Itt wasn't clear if she had a lawyer.
   
Clinton wasn't struck by the shoe. She joked about the incident and continued with her talk to the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries.

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LAS VEGAS (AP) - A woman was taken into custody after throwing what she described as a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a Las Vegas speech.
   
The incident happened moments after Clinton took the stage Thursday at an Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries meeting at the Mandalay Bay hotel-casino.
   
Clinton ducked but did not appear to be hit by the object, and then joked about the incident.
   
Security ushered out a woman who said she threw a shoe but didn't identify herself to reporters or explain the action.
   
Authorities said the woman would be arrested.
   
The former U.S. secretary of state and Democratic senator from New York has been traveling the country giving paid speeches to industry organizations and appearing before key Democratic Party constituents.

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