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File photo of an area affected by drought. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Drought Prompts Natural Disaster Declaration In Nevada

Federal officials have declared nine Nevada counties as primary natural disaster areas because of a drought.


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Some Animals From Closed Vegas Zoo Move To Phoenix

Some of the animals from a shuttered Las Vegas zoo are finding homes in a sunny spot not far from home.

FM News 100.5 KXNT–10/05/2013

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UNR Pays $7,446 Fine Over Sheep Deaths

The University of Nevada, Reno has paid a $7,446 federal fine over the deaths of three sheep at one of its farms in September 2011.


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Investigation Into Rampaging Chimps

A U.S. Department of Agriculture spokesman says investigators will look at whether cages were unlocked at a home where two chimpanzees escaped and rumbled through a northwest Las Vegas neighborhood before one was shot dead and the other tranquilized.

FM News 100.5 KXNT–07/14/2012