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  1. Gasoline in Nevada 3rd-most expensive nationwideRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 12 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The average price for unleaded regular gasoline has risen 25 cents in the last week, up to $2.44 a gallon, which ranks Nevada third behind only California at $2.77 and Hawaii at $2.62. The highest pump prices in Nevada are in Reno, which averages $2.61 a gallon, while Elko and Carson City have the cheapest gas at $2.29 a gallon.

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  2. Three GOP assemblymen in Northern Nevada file for re-electionRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Three Northern Nevada Republican assemblymen who filed for re-election today see education and community colleges as a major issue in the 2017 Legislature. Assemblyman John Ellison of Elko is seeking his fourth term, while Phillip "P.K." O'Neill of Carson City and James Wheeler of Minden are going after a second term.

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  3. Escapes prompt security review at juvenile detention centersRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The state Division of Child and Family Services is reviewing security at the Nevada Youth Training Center in Elko and the Caliente Youth Center after 15 escapes this year from the juvenile detention centers. Ross Armstrong, deputy administrator of the division, said the division recognizes "the increased safety risk to not only to our surrounding communities but to our staff, local law enforcement and the youths themselves."

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  4. Electrical odor diverts Allegiant flight to ElkoRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    An Allegiant Air flight traveling from Mesa, Arizona to Bellingham, Washington was diverted to a Nevada airport after an electrical odor was detected inside the plane. The Elko Daily Free Press reports that Allegiant spokeswoman Kim Schaefer says Flight 170 landed safely at the Elko Regional Airport around 4:15 p.m. Monday.

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  5. Father and son determined to win state championship togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Desert Pines head coach Mike Uzan argues a call during their Class 1A basketball championship game against Clark Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 at the Orleans Arena. After trailing almost the whole game, Desert Pines came from behind to win 59-57 The Desert Pines High basketball team was days away from playing in the state semifinals, two wins from the school's first state championship in any sport.

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  6. Man pleads guilty, faces death penalty in slaying of schoolgirlRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A man jailed for four years awaiting a death penalty trial has taken the unusual step of pleading guilty to capital murder in a case that shocked Las Vegas for its brutality: the rape, torture, killing and mutilation of a 15-year-old girl on her way home from school. Javier Righetti was 19 when he killed Arbor View High School sophomore Alyssa Otremba.

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  7. Man pleads guilty, faces death penalty in slaying of girlRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A man jailed for four years awaiting a death penalty trial has taken the unusual step of pleading guilty to capital murder in a case that shocked Las Vegas for its brutality: the rape, torture, killing and mutilation of a 15-year-old girl on her way home from school. Javier Righetti was 19 when killed Arbor View High School sophomore Alyssa Otremba.

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  8. Jeb Bush, Ted Cruz announced Nevada events before caucusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is planning at least eight campaign events in Nevada leading up the state's caucuses, and rival Jeb Bush is headed to Nevada the day after the South Carolina primary. Former Florida Gov. Bush is planning a 5:30 p.m. Sunday town hall meeting in Sun City Summerlin in Las Vegas.

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  9. Clinton: Obama likely to pressure GOP with high court pickRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Hillary Clinton predicted Monday that President Barack Obama will nominate someone who's already been confirmed by the Senate to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. The Democratic candidate for president said that would potentially increase pressure on resistant Republicans to consider Obama's choice for the high court.

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  10. FBI: No rigged explosives found at site of Oregon standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    FBI officials said Friday they haven't found any rigged explosives or booby traps at the national wildlife refuge in Oregon that had been seized by an armed group. Authorities allowed a group of reporters to get closer to the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, where the last four occupiers surrendered Thursday.

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  11. Dad says Nevada holdout at refuge learned government distrust from himRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The 73-year-old father of one of the four holdouts at the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon says Jeffrey Banta may have learned his distrust of the U.S. government from him growing up hunting and fishing in the wide-open of spaces of rural northern Nevada. Willard Banta and his wife, Connie, hope their 47-year-old son and the others leave the refuge soon, but he told The Associated Press he sympathizes with their frustration with federal land managers and worries about how it all will end.

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  12. 4 holdout occupiers at Oregon wildlife refuge are indictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The four remaining occupiers at an Oregon wildlife refuge are facing charges, according to court documents released Thursday that say more than a dozen armed activists threatened violence against federal authorities and used social media to urge others to join them. A newly unsealed indictment names 16 defendants, including the holdouts, standoff leader Ammon Bundy and other occupiers arrested last week.

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  13. Security beefed up at national wildlife refuges in 3 statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Additional security officers have been sent to national wildlife refuges in southern Oregon, northern California and Nevada amid the ongoing armed occupation of a sister refuge in southeastern Oregon that has caused tensions in the region and is showing no sign of ending soon. Four occupiers remain holed up at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge south of Burns, saying they will not leave without assurances they won't be arrested.

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  14. Oregon standoff leader Ammon Bundy, 9 others due back in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The leader of the armed standoff at an Oregon wildlife refuge and nine of his followers are due back in court Wednesday as four holdouts extend the occupation past a month. Ammon Bundy and the others who have been arrested were scheduled for preliminary hearings in federal court in Portland.

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  15. Cowboy poets gather with eye on Oregon conflictRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    As troubadours, fiddlers and scribes head to northeast Nevada for a national gathering to celebrate cowboy poetry and culture, the topic of the sometimes tenuous relationship between the Old West and the realities of the New West will be more than campfire conversation. The 32nd National Cowboy Poetry Gathering opens Monday in Elko, a rural community halfway between Reno and Salt Lake City that is similar in its turbulent history to the place about 200 miles away in Oregon where a national wildlife refuge has been seized by armed men protesting federal ownership of land.

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  16. MSHA says snowy road contributed to Nevada miner's deathRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Federal mine safety regulators say dangerous conditions on a snow-covered access road contributed to the death of a 42-year-old Elko miner at a gold mine in Lander County last month. The Mine Safety and Health Administration says Hicks was driving a haul truck, trying to climb a hill on the snowy road when it started sliding back down the road.

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  17. Woman admits trying to encase husband in concrete in 2003Read the original story

    Jan 19, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    This Jan. 5, 2016, law enforcement booking photo provided by the Humboldt County, Nev., Sheriff in Winnemucca, Nev., shows Pam Erwin, 57, of Elko, Nev. Erwin was booked on suspicion of murder in the 2003 killing of her husband, James Erwin.

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  18. Widow admits trying to encase husband in concrete in 2003Read the original story

    Jan 19, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    This Jan. 5, 2016, law enforcement booking photo provided by the Humboldt County, Nev., Sheriff in Winnemucca, Nev., shows Pam Erwin, 57, of Elko, Nev. Erwin was booked on suspicion of murder in the 2003 killing of her husband, James Erwin.

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  19. Photo: This Jan. 5, 2016, law enforcement booking photo pRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    This Jan. 5, 2016, law enforcement booking photo provided by the Humboldt County, Nev., Sheriff in Winnemucca, Nev., shows Pam Erwin, 57, of Elko, Nev. Erwin was booked on suspicion of murder in the 2003 killing of her husband, James Erwin.

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  20. Clark basketball eyes another state championship runRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | The Las Vegas Sun

    First, how outsiders see it: The two-time defending Division I-A state champions are young and inexperienced because they graduated three players who were cornerstones in taking them from a non-playoff contender to perennial power. The Chargers also plan to play multiple underclassmen in their title defense.

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