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Nevada Hiring Fewer Employee Consultants

State agencies in Nevada appear to be cutting back significantly on the practice of hiring state employees as consultants since the 2011 Legislature wrote new rules cracking down on the often higher-priced outside work.


File photo of a feral pig. (Photo by TENGKU BAHAR/AFP/GettyImages)

$1M Pilot Project Aims To Take Out Feral Pigs

Using the cover of darkness, feral pigs have learned to outsmart even the most seasoned hunters as they set about on their nightly terrors, rooting up crops and suburban gardens, harassing native wildlife and turning watering holes into pigsties.