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Nevada nets nearly $1 million in drug company settlement

Nevada will receive nearly $1 million from a large pharmaceutical company to settle claims of deceptive marketing, the attorney general's office announced Wednesday. Nevada is one of 49 states and the District of Columbia that will share in the $71 million settlement with Amgen Inc.

Don't limit wall idea to Burning Man

From where I sit, admittedly hatless in the noonday sun, there are two kinds of people in this world: Those who worship Burning Man and those who get no pleasure from having sand wedged in places nature never intended.

EPA moves radiation lab out of Las Vegas

Two tractor-trailer rigs rolled out of the Environmental Protection Agency‘s gated lot across from UNLV on Monday on a journey to relocate equipment for gauging radioactive contamination to an EPA facility in Montgomery, Ala.

Inmate dies at Ely State Prison

Edward Bennett, 45, was found unresponsive in his single cell at Ely State Prison on Saturday, according to the Nevada Department of Corrections. The prison’s medical staff couldn’t save him.