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Ely residents ordered to boil water as supply tank break-in investigated

A water tank that supplies the northern half of Ely was broken into over the weekend. Until the water could be tested for bacteria and contaminants, White Pine County officials ordered residents to boil the tap water for three minutes before using it.

Collins apologizes for comments made during Bundy clash

Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins faced criticism and more after apologizing to fellow commissioners Tuesday over some of his comments made during the Clive Bundy standoff.

Hundreds pack Nevada gym to mourn ex-Assembly Speaker Dini

More than 500 mourners assembled in the Yerington High School gym in Northern Nevada on Tuesday to honor the life of “legislative giant” Joe Dini, who died April 10 at the age of 85.

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Reid not second-guessing BLM’s move in Bundy dispute

U.S. Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said Tuesday he’s not going to second-guess the Bureau of Land Management’s decisions to defuse a potentially violent confrontation over Cliven Bundy’s cattle, but he did call it “unfortunate” that Bundy and his backers won’t cooperate with the roundup.

Reno unveils 4 new electric buses

Transportation officials in Reno have added to their fleet four new buses that run solely on electric batteries.

 
Bundy stands ground in public land conflict

Cliven Bundy’s standoff with the Bureau of Land Management over the agency’s roundup of his cattle will go down in history as a high-profile clash of Old West values with today’s federal regulations on the use of public lands and natural resources.

Baker’s giant thermometer to shine once again

A giant thermometer rising from the Southern California desert will once again be a beacon for tourists headed to and from Las Vegas.

 
Police say men wore GPS tracking devices during killings

California police chief says two sex offenders wore GPS tracking devices during serial killings. Court records indicate the men suspected of killing four women in Southern California stayed in Las Vegas for two weeks before they were arrested.

Sandoval heading to Canada on trade mission

Gov. Brian Sandoval is leaving Tuesday for a two-day trade mission to Canada, visiting Ottawa and Toronto.

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