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Reid's official papers to land at UNR

Sen. Harry Reid is donating his official and personal papers to the University of Nevada, Reno, a trove of almost 35 years of documents and electronic files a school official says will provide treasure for researchers seeking to understand the powerful Nevadan and his role in recent U.S. history.

Former Nevada Rep. Jim Santini dies

James D. Santini, a champion of mining and tourism who represented Nevada in Congress as the state was embarking on a run of unprecedented growth in the mid- to late 1970s, passed away Tuesday. He was 78.