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1 hr ago | Free Republic

Nevada politicians fan the flames of Bundy-BLM clash

By the time Gov. Brian Sandoval criticized the Bureau of Land Management for creating an 'atmosphere of intimidation' while rounding up Cliven Bundy's cattle, the militias were already on their way to Bunkerville, ground zero for what turned into an armed confrontation between gun-toting citizens and federal officers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Nevada, Brian Sandoval, US Governors

Sat Apr 19, 2014

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, 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, Rush Limbaugh

TheBlaze.com

'Chris, Don't Put Words in My Mouth!': MSNBC Host,...

MSNBC host Chris Hayes clashed with a Republican state assemblywoman over the Nevada ranch standoff on his program Friday night, as supporters of Cliven Bundy celebrated with a barbecue after forcing the Bureau of Land Management to abort their mission last week.

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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

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, Pete Sessions

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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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, Jack Reed, Democrat

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, Federal Aviation Administration, Las Vegas, NV

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Sen. Reid Reportedly Calls Supporters of Nevada Rancher Bundy a Domestic Terroristsa

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid reportedly said he believes the supporters who rallied around Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy in his fight against the federal government are "domestic terrorists" and Bundy does not respect his country.

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

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, California, US Army, US Military

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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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

KTVN Reno

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The Division of Public and Behavioral Health announces the launch of the Nevada Health Statistics Portal, a web-based health statistics query system.

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The Las Vegas Sun

Sandoval leading state trade mission to Canada

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is leading a trade mission to Canada, in part to attract interest in the state's nascent drone industry.

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Fox News

Feds mum on next move in battle with Nev. rancher

Tensions simmered Tuesday in the standoff between federal land managers and a Nevada rancher -- but the feds are being coy about how far they'll go to pursue Cliven Bundy as both sides regroup for their next move.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Dean Heller, Harry Reid, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Nevada, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Washington Times

EDITORIAL: The White House retreats

Cooler heads prevailed in Nevada this weekend when the Bureau of Land Management erased the red line it had drawn to keep a few unauthorized cows off federal land.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Reno Gazette-Journal

Dini's legacy is civility, Nevada

Marty Bibb, a longtime former campaign manager for Joe Dini, gives the closing speech during the Speaker Emeritus' funeral Tuesday in the Yerington High School gym.

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

Tahoe Daily Tribune

13 South Shore road construction projects set for this summer

An aggressive construction schedule has work on the Harrison Avenue project starting this week and next and quickly ramping up with Sierra Nevada Construction crews fully mobilized by the first week of May. "There will be significant traffic impacts and we know that," Assistant Public Works Director Jim Marino told the South Lake City County ... (more)

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KTVN Reno

Nevada Attorney General Announces April 21 Twitter Town Hall

Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto, in collaboration with the Financial Guidance Center , continues its series of Twitter Town Hall events, with the next occurring on April 21. This event, an initiative of the Home Again: Nevada Homeowner Relief Program, will give Nevadans the opportunity to ask housing counselors questions related to ... (more)

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