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At the Massacre Rim Dark Sky Sanctuary, the Milky Way galaxy shines bright enough at night to cast shadows. Richie Bednarski/Friends of Nevada Wilderness hide caption

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This Remote Corner Of Nevada Is One Of The Darkest Places In The World

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Jon Griggs has been ranching in northern Nevada for more than 30 years. Fires have always been a part of this landscape, he says, but in the past 20 years, he has seen a significant increase. Ashley Ahearn for NPR hide caption

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A Sea Of Sagebrush Disappears, Making Way For Fire-Prone Cheatgrass

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On Tuesday, the FBI announced it could not uncover what drove Stephen Paddock to kill 58 people, honored at a memorial, and injure hundreds more in October 2017 in Las Vegas. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Supporters gather outside the Las Vegas Convention Center as they watch President Trump's rally on screens in the parking lot on Sept. 20. Allison Shelley for NPR hide caption

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Latino Votes Crucial In Nevada, As Culinary Union Focuses On Turnout

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A billboard advertising a gun tourism business in Las Vegas hovers above the Mandalay Bay Hotel, site of a mass shooting Sunday night that killed 58 people and injured nearly 500. Monika Evstatieva/NPR hide caption

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Sorrow, But Little Appetite For New Laws Among Nevada Gun Enthusiasts

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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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