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Utah restricts Virgin River water use

Many farmers and residents in southern Utah will no longer be able to use water from the Virgin River because of ongoing drought conditions that have greatly diminished water levels in the river and its tributaries.

Lawmakers say delayed Pahrump vets clinic back on track

A long delayed modern medical clinic for veterans in Pahrump is back on track, Nevada lawmakers said Tuesday following a meeting with VA officials. Construction will begin this fall on a facility next to Desert View Hospital in the town 70 miles west of Las Vegas.