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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. criticized the federal government’s handling of the Bundy ranch standoff in Nevada, noting that Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., should not be labeling Bundy’s supporters “domestic terrorists” because it only serves to incite more conflict instead of a peaceful solution.  (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Rand Paul: Reid, Feds Should Calm Rhetoric Over Nevada Ranch Standoff

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. criticized the federal government’s handling of the Bundy ranch standoff in Nevada, noting that Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., should not be labeling Bundy’s supporters “domestic terrorists” because it only serves to incite more conflict instead of a peaceful solution.

04/18/2014

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Feds Release All Cows Gathered During Nevada Roundup

BLM released 400 head of cattle to rancher Cliven Bundy after hundreds of people staged a protest.

04/12/2014

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3 Arrested In Nevada Tax Refund Scheme

Three people were arrested in Northern California this week in connection with a tax refund scheme in Nevada.

03/08/2014

The federal government says it will recognize marriage licenses issued in Utah for same-sex couples. (Getty Images)

Feds Side With Same-Sex Couples In Utah

Attorney General Holder says the government will honor gay marriage licenses issued in Utah.

01/11/2014

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Federal Gov’t Spends More Than $75M For Nev. Health Care Exchange Contract

Nevada authorized spending another $3.5 million Tuesday for a private contractor to meet work change orders needed as the state prepares to roll out its health insurance exchange in three weeks.

09/11/2013

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Nevada Gov. Tells Feds To Bury ‘Dirty Bomb’ Nuclear Waste Elsewhere

Nevada’s governor is telling the federal government the state doesn’t want highly radioactive waste of the type that could be used to build a “dirty bomb” buried in a shallow pit at the former national nuclear proving ground north of Las Vegas.

06/21/2013

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Live And Local With Kevin Wall 04/25/13: Food Stamps, Gun Stores, And The Gripe Line

The government purchases $4 billion worth of soda through the food stamp program every year, and that soda is making people sick.

04/25/2013

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Feds: Hybrid Wolf-Dog Spotted In Southwestern NM

Federal wildlife managers have been working to return the endangered Mexican gray wolf to the American Southwest for the past 15 years. Every now and then, there’s a genetic hiccup.

03/26/2013

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Federal Shutdown May Affect You

If the federal government shuts down at midnight tonight, the effects could be felt here in the Las Vegas area.

CBS Las Vegas–04/08/2011

Feds Getting Involved In Cyber Attacks

Two are better than one. And the federal government is hoping that maxim holds true when it comes to fending off potential cyber attacks.

10/14/2010

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