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Nevada panel’s land control move killed

A push by some Nevada public officials to seek control of a portion of the state’s federally controlled lands suffered a blow Thursday when the concept was taken off the table for discussion at a meeting of state lawmakers, a move that drew legislators’ objections.

Federal report: UMC destroyed evidence

University Medical Center destroyed evidence and its executives made “numerous misrepresentations” about records pertaining to a federal class-action lawsuit against the Clark County public hospital, according to a report issued this week in U.S. District Court.

Navy job reviews praise Adam Laxalt

Republican Adam Laxalt, who now is a Nevada attorney general candidate, got rave performance reviews when he was a judge advocate general in the Navy, according to military documents his campaign released Friday.

Laxalt’s ex-law firm comes to his defense

Republican attorney general candidate Adam Laxalt’s former law firm came to his defense Thursday, saying leaked notes from four attorneys giving him a negative job review don’t reflect other “highly favorable” evaluations he has received and don’t represent the company’s views on Laxalt.