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Supporters hope to protect Gold Butte

Gold Butte area near Mesquite designated as a national conservation area. Supporters of the idea are trying to turn up the heat on the congressional delegation by floating a poll showing broad support for the idea and the political candidates who support it.

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Lake Mead down to a single open launch ramp

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