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Nevada: Feds Should Restudy Seismic Risk at Nuke Dump Site

LAS VEGAS — Nevada's governor and congressional delegation are pointing to earthquakes this month in the California desert and calling for the U.S. Energy Department to look again at seismic risks of burying the nation's most radioactive nuclear waste at a sit...
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Man Linked to 4 Killings Suspected of Being in US Illegally

LAS VEGAS — A Nevada community shaken by the fatal shootings of four people over the past two weeks is grateful that the suspect is behind bars, but a motive for the crimes remains unknown. "We couldn't account for him Friday night, and we couldn't predict ...
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Will Women Make US History & Run the Nevada Legislature?

RENO, Nev. — Nevada voters could soon make history by electing the country's first female-majority state legislature. Women, after winning a record number of primary contests last month, could make up nearly two-thirds of the statehouse by Nov. 7, the Reno ...