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Nevada representatives split on Obama lawsuit

Like most of the U.S. House on Wednesday, lawmakers from the Silver State split along party lines in voting whether to authorize a lawsuit against President Barack Obama for executive actions he has taken to revise requirements of the Affordable Care Act, a target of relentless Republican opposition since it was passed four years ago.

Nevada: ‘Hogtying’ at youth facility necessary

Nevada officials on Wednesday said reports of institutional abuse at the Nevada Youth Training Center in Elko were investigated after they were first reported in December, but it was determined that each use of “mechanical restraints” was necessary for the situation.