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MAP: Who owns Nevada's land?
The showdown between the Bureau of Land Management and supporters of Cliven Bundy has thrown land ownership in Nevada into the national spotlight.
Rip-Off Alert: Deacon prays with flock, preys on funds 
He prayed with them and then stole their millions in a Ponzi scheme involving a church deacon in Nashville.
Probe detects cheating on standardized test at Kelly 
An investigation by the Nevada Department of Education has determined standardized test answer sheets at a Las Vegas elementary school were altered by adults and led to skyrocketing scores from one year to the next.
State News
Gov. Sandoval leads trade mission to Canada
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Wednesday kicked off a trade mission with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development to Canada with meetings scheduled in Ottawa and Toronto.
Hundreds pay respects to Joe Dini in Yerington
Several hundred people paid their respects at a funeral mass for Joe Dini in Yerington where the former, longtime Nevada Assembly speaker was described as a quiet, humble man who became a "legislative giant" during three decades in the legislature.
Senate confirms Nevada man for BLM post
A natural resource manager who grew up in Elko has been named director of the Bureau of Land Management.
National News
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Fire truck runs into restaurant in California after collision
Two fire engines have collided in a Los Angeles suburb, slamming one of the trucks into a restaurant and causing several injuries -- some in critical condition, authorities said Wednesday.
Amelia Earhart waves from the cockpit of her plane circa 1929, several years before she and her navigator disappeared on July 2, 1937 while attempting to fly around the world. (Getty Images)
Experts say ocean video doesn't show Earhart wreckage
Experts retained by an aircraft preservation group say underwater video that was shot in the South Pacific shows no evidence of the wreckage of the missing plane piloted by aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart, who disappeared in 1937.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie leaves the Borough Hall in Fort Lee where he apologized to Mayor Mark Sokolich on January 9, 2014 in Fort Lee, New Jersey. (Spencer Platt, Getty Images)
NJ traffic jam committee plans to call Christie's staff
The New Jersey legislative committee investigating a political retribution scandal orchestrated by Gov. Chris Christie's aides plans to call people who work for the governor to testify in the case, beginning next month.
California News
Fire truck rams California eatery; several injured 
Police say two fire trucks have collided in a Los Angeles suburb, slamming one engine into a restaurant and causing several injuries, some of them critical.
California man finds body in abandoned freezer
Police in Northern California say a body was found inside a freezer at an abandoned auto shop.
Body of missing hiker found on Mount Tamalpais
Authorities say the body of a missing hiker has been found on Mount Tamalpais in Marin County.
Political News
Gov. Sandoval leads trade mission to Canada
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Wednesday kicked off a trade mission with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development to Canada with meetings scheduled in Ottawa and Toronto.
Reno mayor candidate dies; will remain on ballot
The name of a Reno mayoral candidate who was found dead this week in his apartment will remain on the June 10 ballot.
Russian military personnel surround a Ukrainian military base on March 19, 2014 in Perevalnoe, Ukraine.  (Dan Kitwood, Getty Images)
US working on non-lethal aid package for Ukraine
U.S. officials say the Obama administration is working on a package of non-lethal aid for Ukraine that could include medical supplies and clothing, but would stop short of providing body armor and other military-style equipment.
Weather News
High wind watch issued for Las Vegas Valley and Spring Mountains 
Strong winds are expected to develop late tonight over the Sierra and across the spring mountains into the Las Vegas valley by Saturday afternoon.
Round two: foot of snow headed for Sierra
The second round of a late-winter storm has moved into the Sierra.
Weekend storm could cause flooding due to Carpenter One wildfire 
People living near Mount Charleston are fearing the worst ahead of the coming rain this weekend. Our last big storm brought in lots of flooding and debris.
Sports News
Miller joins UNLV as assistant basketball coach
UNLV has added Auburn's Ryan Miller as an assistant basketball coach.
UNLV commemorates Jerry Tarkanian with statue unveiling. The Jerry Tarkanian Legacy Project honors Hall of Fame coach's career and contributions to game of basketball, UNLV and Southern Nevada. During 19 years at the helm of the Runnin' Rebels (1973-1992), Tarkanian shaped an up-tempo and aggressive style that captivated fans. Posting a 509-105 (.829) record at UNLV, he took four teams to the NCAA Final Four, winning the national championship in 1990 in a 103-73 runaway over Duke — still the highest margin of victory in tournament championship game history. Wednesday, October 30, 2013. (Las Vegas News Bureau/Darrin Bush)
Tarkanian may head home soon after heart attack
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian is up and moving around at a Las Vegas hospital and could go home this weekend after suffering a heart attack and contracting pneumonia.
Clippers beat Nuggets 117-105 for record 57th win
Blake Griffin scored 24 points while picking up his 16th technical, and the Los Angeles Clippers led all the way in beating the Denver Nuggets 117-105 on Tuesday night for their franchise-record 57th victory of the season.

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