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  1. Nevada population continues to grow, but at a slower paceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Nevada's population is expected to continue growing over the next 20 years but not as fast as previously predicted. Jeff Hardcastle, the state demographer, released projections today that the population would increase by 425,000 new residents from 2015 to 2035.

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  2. Control of Nevada Legislature could flip in this electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Recently re-elected Nevada Senators take the oath of office during the opening session of the Nevada Legislature on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, in Carson City. They're not running the million-dollar races that have taken over your television, but they may have knocked on your door or given you a call, and their yard signs are probably parked in your neighborhood.

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  3. What to expect if Nevada legalizes recreational marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    In this photo taken Saturday, April 25, 2015, Nevada Sen. Tick Segerblom and Ronald Dreher, government affairs director for Peace Officers Research Association of Nevada, pass by an area with marijuana plants under cultivation as Nevada lawmakers, their staffers and lobbyists toured two retail and grow operations for medical and recreational marijuana in northeast Denver. Less than a month from now, Nevada could become the sixth state to legalize recreational marijuana use for adults.

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  4. Parades, politicians mark Nevada's 152nd birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Schools and other government agencies observed the holiday on Friday, even though Nevada Day is officially on Monday and the biggest festivities are on Saturday. Gov. Brian Sandoval and Senate candidates Rep. Joe Heck and Catherine Cortez Masto will participate in Carson City's marquee Nevada Day Parade on Saturday.

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  5. Agreement assures community benefits from planned NFL stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    An artist's illustration of a stadium on Russell Road and Las Vegas Boulevard was revealed during a Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee meeting at UNLV Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. If Nevada politicians are worried about reported tensions between Sheldon Adelson and the Oakland Raiders, those who attended a Thursday morning news conference touting the community benefits of a planned NFL stadium in Las Vegas didn't show it.

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  6. Agreement assures community benefits from planned NFL stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    An artist's illustration of a stadium on Russell Road and Las Vegas Boulevard was revealed during a Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee meeting at UNLV Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. If Nevada politicians are worried about reported tensions between Sheldon Adelson and the Oakland Raiders, those who attended a Thursday morning news conference touting the community benefits of a planned NFL stadium in Las Vegas didn't show it.

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  7. Federal energy official named Nevada conservation directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Gov. Brian Sandoval today named a federal energy official as director of the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to replace Leo Drozdoff, who retired. Bradley Crowell has been assistant secretary for congressional, intergovernmental and external affairs in the U.S. Department of Energy.

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  8. Sandoval signs funding bill for NFL stadium in Las VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Gov. Brian Sandoval holds up Senate Bill 1 during a bill-signing ceremony at UNLV on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016. The bill will increase the hotel room tax to help finance a $1.9 billion stadium.

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  9. Kihuen criticizes ads that link him to Barlow corruption probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    State Senator and CD4 candidate Ruben Kihuen speaks during a press conference by the Nevada State Democratic Party in Las Vegas, Nev. on June 15, 2016.

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  10. Prison inmate, 75, dies in Carson CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A 75-year-old inmate died Saturday morning at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City, according to the Department of Corrections. St. John was committed from Washoe County on Nov. 14, 2008, and was serving a sentence of 6 years, 7 months to 24 years for sexual assault, officials said.

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  11. Rain reduces northern Nevada wildfire, prompts flood watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Rainfall is helping temper a Nevada wildfire that has destroyed 22 homes north of Carson City but is creating new concerns about flooding. Fire officials said Sunday that wet weather over the past two days has bolstered efforts to contain the blaze burning in the Washoe Valley.

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  12. 22 homes are destroyed in Northern Nevada wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A trio of wind-whipped wildfires burning along the Sierra Nevada destroyed 22 homes north of Carson City, forced hundreds of evacuations at Lake Tahoe and temporarily closed a major highway connecting Reno to the mountain lake. Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval declared a state of emergency as hundreds of firefighters battled the most dangerous fire, which is still threatening hundreds of structures in the Washoe Valley along Interstate 580 and U.S. Highway 395 between Reno and Carson City.

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  13. It's done: Lawmakers send stadium funding deal to governor for final OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    After all the pomp and circumstance of the week, protracted discussions and the pressure of looming elections, the Nevada Legislature today approved a $1.17 billion tax increase to fund construction of an NFL stadium and the expansion of the Las Vegas Convention Center. It was the finale of a weeklong saga that played out on Carson City's stage, where top casino executives made their cameos, labor leaders implored legislators to bring back jobs and opponents decried the hefty public price tag.

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  14. Photo: The Nevada Senate considers a final set of amendmeRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The Nevada Senate considers a final set of amendments to a public financing plan to build a 65,000-seat NFL stadium in Las Vegas and expand the Las Vegas Convention Center on Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, in Carson City.

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  15. Wildfire closes roads, delays Legislature from reconveningRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A raging wildfire between the state capital and Reno has delayed the start of legislative proceedings at the stadium-related special session. The Nevada Assembly worked until 1 a.m., hashing out the implications of a Nevada Department of Transportation report that detailed necessary road improvements if a stadium is built.

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  16. Photo: Lawmakers are shown during a special session in CaRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Lawmakers are shown during a special session in Carson City, early Friday, Oct. 14, 2016. The Senate voted to authorize public funds for an NFL stadium and convention center expansion in Las Vegas.

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  17. Assembly members air concerns over plan to hike hotel taxes for stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    State senators listen to public testimony on a public financing plan for a $1.9 billion NFL stadium in Las Vegas in Carson City on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. The Nevada Assembly has spent the day today vetting a bill that includes a public financing plan for an expansion of the Las Vegas Convention Center and to construct a 65,000-seat NFL stadium in Las Vegas.

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  18. Critics bash public funding for proposed NFL stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    State senators listen to public testimony on a public financing plan for a $1.9 billion NFL stadium in Las Vegas in Carson City on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. 6:16 p.m. : A public financing plan for a $1.9 billion NFL stadium in Las Vegas cleared its first legislative hurdle tonight with 16 senators voting for the deal and another five against it.

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  19. Photo: A small group of protesters gather outside the NevRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A small group of protesters gather outside the Nevada Capitol building in Carson City on Monday, Oct. 10, 2016.

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  20. Opening day of session heavy on pro-stadium hooplaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A three-hour block devoted to pro-stadium presentations, including an ad-like video and testimony from casino bigwigs, sparked criticism from Democrats on the first day of the special session. After ceremonial and procedural items Monday morning, business began in both houses of the Nevada Legislature.

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