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Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson enters for his parole hearing Thursday at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev. The panel decided Simpson could be released as early as October after serving 9 years in prison. Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal/AP hide caption

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A man tends to marijuana plants at a 54,000-square-foot marijuana cultivation facility in Las Vegas. In Nevada's first weekend of recreational pot sales, "well over 40,000 retail transactions" were carried out, tax officials say. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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A bill that would allow Nevadans without insurance to buy into Medicaid starting in 2019 awaits Gov. Brian Sandoval's signature or veto. Kevin Clifford/AP hide caption

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Nevada May Become First State To Offer Medicaid To All, Regardless Of Income

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Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval plans to sign a bill will let homeowners with solar panels sell excess electricity to their utility at retail rates, his office says. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Spectators look down on the Nevada Assembly on the opening day of the legislative session in Carson City, Nev., in February. On Wednesday, state senators backed the Assembly and voted to adopt the Equal Rights Amendment. Lance Iversen/AP hide caption

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Nevada Ratifies The Equal Rights Amendment ... 35 Years After The Deadline

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Vineyards remain flooded in the Russian River Valley in Forestville, Calif., on Monday. A massive storm system stretching from California into Nevada saw rivers overflowing their banks, flooded vineyards and forced people to evacuate their homes after warnings that hillsides previously parched by wildfires could give way to mudslides. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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Beverly Kurtz and Tim Guenthner live near Gross Reservoir outside Boulder, Colo. They oppose a an expansion project that would raise the reservoir's dam by 131 feet. Grace Hood/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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High Demand, Low Supply: Colorado River Water Crisis Hits Across The West

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After a perceived security threat, Secret Service agents rush Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump off the stage at a campaign rally in Reno, Nev., on Saturday. John Locher/AP hide caption

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The area around Reno, Nev., is seeing some of the demographic changes that have been at the center of some of the most contentious debates of this campaign. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Across A Divide On Immigration, Trump Inspires Hope And Fear In A Changing Nevada

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For Vernon Lee of the Moapa Band of Paiutes, a national monument designation for Gold Butte would be the next best thing to having the U.S. government return the land to his people. Kirk Siegler hide caption

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In Nevada, Tribes Push To Protect Land At The Heart Of Bundy Ranch Standoff

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Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., seen here in 2012, are both facing competitive elections in 2016. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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How To Lose The Senate In 82 Days

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Democratic congressional candidate Lucy Flores speaks at a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in February in Las Vegas. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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Jake Ralston with his father, Jon Ralston. This week, Jake successfully petitioned to change the name and gender on his birth certificate to reflect that he is male. Courtesy of Jon Ralston hide caption

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When Maddy Became Jake: A Father And Son's Enduring Love

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