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Local media owner Jim Rogers dies

Jim Rogers, the former chancellor of Nevada’s university system and owner of KSNV-DT, died on Saturday, according to a report from KSNV. Rogers had been battling cancer.

He had been interim chancellor for the Nevada System of Higher Education in 2004 and gave more than $275 million to colleges and universities.

Rogers is survived by his wife, Beverly, as well as three children and six grandchildren.

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