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  1. Here is the latest Nevada news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    49 min ago | KTVN Reno

    Newly published Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff findings appear to provide wiggle room for adopting rules to open a national nuclear waste dump in the Nevada desert, if decision-makers want to go forward. But Nevada elected officials - including Senators Harry Reid and Dean Heller - say the final two volumes of a key NRC report underscore their argument that the Yucca Mountain project is a bad idea that should remain mothballed.

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  2. Heller, Reid comment on NRC's review of Yucca MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    Newly published nuclear regulatory commission staff findings appear to provide wiggle room for adopting rules to open a national nuclear waste dump in the Nevada desert, if decision-makers want to go forward. But Nevada elected officials -- including Senators Harry Reid and Dean Heller -- said the final two volumes of a key NRC report underscore their argument that the Yucca Mountain project is a bad idea that should remain mothballed.

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  3. Heller named chairman of two subcommitteesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reno Gazette-Journal

    Heller named chairman of two subcommittees Heller first Nevadan to head Social Security, Pensions and Family Policy Check out this story on rgj.com: http://on.rgj.com/1BzMHG1 U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Smith Valley, was appointed to chair two subcommittees, including the first Nevada senator named as a finance subcommittee chairman, according to a release from his office. Last week, Heller's office announced that the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance named him as chairman of the Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions and Family Policy.

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  4. Repatriation bill faces uphill climb in Senate - Another death...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Politico

    Repatriation bill faces uphill climb in Senate - Another death linked to Takata airbags - Senators introduce bill to repeal Cuba travel ban - McCain not finished with maritime law repeal ONE STEP FORWARD, TWO STEPS BACK: Capitol Hill odd couple Sens. Rand Paul and Barbara Boxer officially rolled out their repatriation-for-transportation plan Thursday, but it took about two seconds for some key Republicans to throw cold water on the idea. Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch dismissed the proposal, saying it shouldn't be used to shore up the Highway Trust Fund.

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  5. Regulators issue final volumes in Yucca Mountain reportRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

    Findings released Thursday by analysts in the federal agency with the power to give the go-ahead for a proposed national nuclear waste dump in Nevada appear to provide wiggle room for adopting rules to open the repository, if decision-makers want to go forward. "Conditions could be included," Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff said, "if there is a commission decision to authorize construction."

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  6. Regulators Issue Final Volumes in Nevada Nuclear Dump ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    Newly published Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff findings appear to provide wiggle room for adopting rules to open a national nuclear waste dump in the Nevada desert, if decision-makers want to go forward. But Nevada elected officials -- including Senators Harry Reid and Dean Heller -- say the final two volumes of a key NRC report underscore their argument that the Yucca Mountain project is a bad idea that should remain mothballed.

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  7. Why AG Laxalt's immigration lawsuit has made political wavesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    Nevada Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske, left, looks on as Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison, back to camera hugs, Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt after their swearing-in ceremony on the front steps of the Capitol in Carson City, Monday, Jan. 5, 2015.

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  8. Regulators Issue Final Volumes in Yucca ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KOLO-TV Reno

    Newly published Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff findings appear to provide wiggle room for adopting rules to open a national nuclear waste dump in the Nevada desert, if decision-makers want to go forward. But Nevada elected officials - including Senators Harry Reid and Dean Heller - say the final two volumes of a key NRC report underscore their argument that the Yucca Mountain project is a bad idea that should remain mothballed.

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  9. Yucca Mountain - New DevelopmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | CBS Local

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  10. Sen. Dean Heller says Mormon church has always preached equal rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    Republican Sen. Dean Heller said the Mormon church's recent call for anti-discrimination laws protecting gays, lesbians bisexuals and transgenders shouldn't be a surprise. Heller, a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, said the church has always preached equal rights.

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  11. Work to avoid sage grouse listingRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Las Vegas Sun

    There is a tendency among us here in Nevada to put our heads in the sand when we think about the many public-lands issues we face, but as the article states, we still have time to avoid a listing of the sage grouse under the Endangered Species Act. We can avoid the listing and resulting restrictions on the use of public lands, but we must not delay.

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  12. At Odds With Sandoval, Nevada Attorney General Joins Immigration SuitRead the original story

    Wednesday | Bloomberg

    Adam Laxalt was sworn in as the state's chief law enforcement officer only a few weeks ago, but he has already joined the multi-state lawsuit against President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration without a thumbs-up from Governor Brian Sandoval, a fellow Republican who may well have national ambitions in 2016. On Monday, Laxalt's office announced the state would join the suit, which was initiated by Texas Governor Greg Abbott when he was attorney general and now includes 26 states.

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  13. Jumping offsides on - Deflategate'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Washington Times

    Super Bowl XLIX will be played this Sunday. Sadly, the anticipated matchup between the AFC champion New England Patriots and NFC champion Seattle Seahawks has already had the wind knocked out of its sails - or, in this case, the air out of its footballs.

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  14. Krolicki's political career might not be overRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Reno Gazette-Journal

    Krolicki's political career might not be over Outgoing lieutenant governor is the only person in Nevada termed-out of two state offices Check out this story on rgj.com: http://on.rgj.com/1JT2S5T Brian Krolicki served two terms as lieutenant governor and state treasurer. He spent another eight years as the chief deputy treasurer.

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  15. Just What Patriots' Deflategate Scandal Needed: U.S. CongressmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    In case you thought the New England Patriots' "Deflategate" scandal couldn't get any more disarrayed, the folks who think they can fix every mess are considering jumping into the fray. The Patriots are under fire after it was discovered that 11 of the 12 balls used in the first half of their conference championship game against the Indianapolis Colts were inflated to a level lower than National Football League standards.

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  16. After Senate climate votes, Dems see rift in GOPRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Politico

    Fifteen Republicans agreed with Democrats that humans played at least some role in the changing climate, which was welcomed by Sen. Barbara Boxer. Senate Republicans fended off Democrats' climate change campaign in the Senate last week, but their strategy exposed cracks in the majority party. 1 comment

  17. Heller Set To Lead Senate Finance SubcommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | KOLO-TV Reno

    Sen. Dean Heller is set to become the first Nevada lawmaker to lead a subcommittee on the powerful Senate Finance Committee. Heller announced Friday that he will chair the Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions, and Family Policy during the current congressional session.

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  18. Elizabeth Warren Gets Bigger Senate Platform for Her Populist MessageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Wall Street Journal

    The Massachusetts senator has been named the top Democrat on a subcommittee of the Senate Banking panel focusing on economic policy, the committee's ranking Democrat Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio said Friday. The subcommittee's wide-ranging jurisdiction includes economic growth, employment, price stability, and the Federal Reserve's interest rate policy-making.

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  19. Carson City Sen. Dean Heller named chairman of finance subcommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Nevada Appeal

    Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., will chair the Senate Finance Committee's subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions and Family Policy in the new congressional session. He's the first Nevada senator to chair a subcommittee on finance, one of the most powerful committees in Congress.

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  20. Dean Heller set to lead Senate finance subcommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

    Sen. Dean Heller is set to become the first Nevada lawmaker to lead a subcommittee on the powerful Senate Finance Committee. Heller announced Friday that he will chair the Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions, and Family Policy during the current congressional session.

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