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Cowboy Festival tips hat to Nevada's 150th

Sen. Richard H. Bryan and Michael Fischer portraying Gov. John Sparks at Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park in September 2013..

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Fox News

Western states aim to take control of federal lands after Nev. ranch standoff

Lawmakers from Western states said Friday that the time has come for them to take control of federal lands within their borders and suggested the standoff this month between a Nevada rancher and the federal government was a problem waiting to happen.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Nevada Government

Washington Times

Range showdown draws armed supporters to Nevada

To self-described militia members sleeping in wind-whipped tents, drinking camp coffee and patrolling rocky hillsides with military-style weapons, protecting Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his family from an overreaching federal government is a patriotic duty.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Democrat, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Nevada Government, Rush Limbaugh

Star Tribune

Showdown over state, federal land rights draws armed supporters to Nevada rancher's camp

To self-described militia members sleeping in wind-whipped tents, drinking camp coffee and patrolling rocky hillsides with military-style weapons, protecting Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his family from an overreaching federal government is a patriotic duty.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Democrat, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Nevada Government, Rush Limbaugh

Free Republic

“Domestic Terrorists” Threaten Real Estate Deal

This past week Bureau of Land Management Troops were called upon to seize cattle owned by Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Nevada Government

News Max

Bundy Ranch Standoff Could Inspire Similar Grassroots Protests: Report

Anti-government conservatives and gun rights activists are applauding what they deem a tide-turning win at the Bundy ranch standoff that went down earlier this month in Nevada.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Roll Call

Reid, Heller Hold Out Hope for House Action on Unemployment Extension

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., remain hopeful that an agreement can be worked out with House Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, to pass legislation extending unemployment insurance benefits.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Harry Reid, Democrat, John Boehner, Nevada Government, Pete Sessions

Las Vegas Review Journal

Animal shelter employee purchases Hyundai

Jontae Johnson dropped by Centennial Hyundai recently to have the oil changed in his 2013 Elantra and ended up buying a 2014 Sonata.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Hatchback, Hyundai Elantra, Hyundai, Sedan, Autos

The Miami Herald

Nevada jobless rate remains 8.5 percent in March

Nevada's jobless rate held steady in March at 8.5 percent, the same as the month before, the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Friday.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government

KTVN Reno

Nevada's Unemployment Rate Stays at 8.5%

The Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation says the state's unemployment rate stayed at a seasonally-adjusted rate of 8.5% for the month of March.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Nevada Government, Jack Reed, Democrat

Las Vegas Newstrip

First Lady Kathleen Sandoval Promotes Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Denim Day

First Lady Kathleen Sandoval today asked Nevadans to join with her to promote Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Denim Day by wearing jeans on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

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Free Republic

Gov. Palin: Thank you, Jake Tapper, for covering this shocking story

Thank you, Jake Tapper, for covering this shocking story about anti-Semitic propaganda distributed by pro-Russian militants in Ukraine demanding Jews 'register' their religion and property.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin

Thu Apr 17, 2014

NewsReview.com

What drones may come

T here was rejoicing in many quarters last December when Nevada was chosen as a test site by the Federal Aviation Administration for the development of commercial applications of drones.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Dean Heller, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Nevada Government, Federal Aviation Administration, Las Vegas, NV

The Heartland Institute

Declaring War on Americans

You have to be extremely stupid to send a couple of hundred armed government agents to confiscate some bullheaded rancher's cattle without contemplating how the rest of the nation will interpret your actions.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Hispanic Business

Reid: Bundy Backers Are 'Domestic Terrorists'

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is calling armed backers of a Nevada rancher "domestic terrorists" for using guns in a grazing rights battle with the federal Bureau of Land Management.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Harry Reid

Nevada Policy Research Institute

TransparentNevada releases 2013 public-employee salary information

Searchable salary data for over 128,000 Nevada government employees, for the 2013 calendar year, is now available at TransparentNevada.com , a website operated by the Nevada Policy Research Institute to make government spending transparent to taxpayers.

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Related Topix: North Las Vegas, NV, Las Vegas, NV, Henderson, NV, Brian Sandoval, US Governors, Clark County, NV

Villainous Company

Why Is Most Of Nevada Federally Owned Land?

One of the first questions that leapt out at the Editorial Staff when the Bundy Brouhaha began driving pretty much everyone on the Internet batsh** insane was, "Why in the heck is so much of Nevada federal property"? It's not that we didn't realize that a good deal of Nevada was federally owned, but over 80% seemed a tad bit excessive.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government, California, US Army, US Military

KTVN Reno

Fracking Discussion Held at University of Nevada

Fracking is a common method used to pull oil out of the ground, but it's causing quite the debate here in Nevada.

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Related Topix: Elko County, NV

The Las Vegas Sun

Photo: Sandy Morningstar is seen with the cremains of her

Sandy Morningstar is seen with the cremains of her son Richard Ferst on Thursday, April 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Business Journal

Tesla says four states still in the running for $5B factory; will push again for changing sales rules

The Tesla Model S, a sedan, is the electric-vehicle manufacturer's second offering.

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Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, Tesla Roadster, Convertible, Arizona, Arizona Government, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Nevada Government

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