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Aide: GM CEO Meets Lawmakers; Probe Near End

General Motors CEO Mary Barra has told Washington lawmakers that GM could simultaneously release an internal investigation into a deadly ignition switch problem and its plan to compensate victims.

05/22/2014

Former President Ronald Reagan gives a speech at the dedication of the library bearing his name in Simi Valley, Calif. (credit: J. DAVID AKE/AFP/Getty Images)

House Committee Approves Bill Naming Nevada Peak After Reagan

About the only thing former President Ronald Reagan doesn’t have named after him is a mountain, not one recognized by the federal government anyway.

04/10/2014

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Nevada Re-Draws Voting Districts

Unlike some other states where Republicans used their gains in statewide elections to seize control of the redistricting process after the 2010 census, the re-drawing of Nevada’s voting districts was done by a court-appointed panel and overseen by a judge.

03/31/2014

Bills introduced in the House and Senate seek to limit gaming websites. (Getty Images)

Congress To Consider Ban On Online Gaming

Competing legislation would curb gambling websites.

03/26/2014

Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks to members of the media after the weekly Senate Democratic Policy Committee luncheon on Dec. 17, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Reid: Dem Candidate Will Emerge To Challenge Gov. Sandoval

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Tuesday a Democratic candidate will emerge to challenge Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval.

02/18/2014

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Off The Wall: Trillion Dollar Bill

The 1.1 trillion dollar omnibus spending bill in Congress is full of stuff we don’t know about–and won’t like.

FM News 100.5 KXNT–01/16/2014

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Federal Appeals Court Halts Horse Slaughter

A federal appeals court on Monday temporarily halted plans by companies in New Mexico and Missouri to begin slaughtering horses, continuing on-again, off-again efforts to resume domestic equine slaughter two years after Congress lifted a ban on the practice.

11/04/2013

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Grand Canyon Ongoing Opening Depends On State Cash

Arizona will have to send more cash to the federal government by late Wednesday if Congress still hasn’t passed a budget and the state wants the Grand Canyon National Park to remain open this coming weekend.

10/14/2013

Karen Basha Egozi, Chief Executive Officer with Epilepsy Foundation Florida, takes an on-line course to become a "navigator" for the Affordable Care Act when exchanges open on Oct. 1, on Sept. 17, 2013 in Doral, Fla. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Utah Health Insurance Marketplaces Already Facing Glitches

State officials and health care advocates are gearing up for Tuesday’s launch of the federally run online insurance marketplace where Utah residents can shop for health coverage from private insurers.

09/30/2013

Rep. Steven Horsford (photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Congressman To Seek Re-Election

Congressman Steven Horsford will seek a second term next year.

08/09/2013

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