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Top Ten Stories Of 2014

The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local’s top ten news stories of 2014.

12/23/2014

File photo of Gov. Brian Sandoval. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

New Political Landscape After Nevada GOP’s Sweep

Republicans weren’t the only ones trying to latch onto Gov. Brian Sandoval’s coattails as he cruised to re-election by the second-largest margin in Nevada’s 150-year history.

11/05/2014

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Assemblyman’s Comment Triggers Firestorm

Top Nevada Republicans are distancing themselves from the Assembly minority leader over comments made to a conservative radio talk show host critics say show the GOP wants to suppress the minority vote.

09/26/2013

Sarah Palin to GOP: "Man Up" and Support Tea Party Candidates

Former Alaska governor and Tea Party favorite Sarah Palin kicked off a Tea Party Express bus tour on Monday with a plea for Republicans to “man up” and support the movement.

10/18/2010