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  • Lt. Gov. Hutchison to chair Marco Rubio campaign in Nevada 
    Updated: May-06-15 2:58 pm

    CARSON CITY, Nevada - Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison said Wednesday that he'll be chairing Nevada operations for Republican Sen. Marco Rubio's presidential campaign.

  • Are bungled VA claims systemic? Senators want agency review story has photos
    Updated: May-06-15 2:15 pm

    WASHINGTON - Troubled by delays in handling veterans claims, a bipartisan group of senators on Wednesday urged a wide-scale, independent review of the Department of Veterans Affairs for mismanagement and changes to improve budgeting and speed up applications.

  • Congress group tours Yucca Mountain nuke dump site in Nevada story has photos
    Updated: Apr-09-15 9:46 pm

    MERCURY, Nevada - Six members of Congress toured a dusty tunnel and stood atop Yucca Mountain on Thursday during a trip led by a colleague who said the non-descript rocky ridge in the wind-swept desert outside Las Vegas would be a good place to entomb highly radioactive waste piling up at reactors around the country.

  • Lack of doctors leading to lengthy waits for Nevada veterans 
    Updated: Apr-09-15 12:06 pm

    LAS VEGAS - LAS VEGAS - In the months after lawmakers and federal officials vowed to do something about long waits for care in the Veterans Affairs health care system, many people who served in uniform are still waiting.