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CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - A report being prepared for Nevada lawmakers says the state could benefit by taking over millions of acres of rangeland currently controlled by federal agencies. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that the Nevada Public Land Management Task Force says the transfer of 4 million acres of BLM property could bring in $31 million to $114 million a year to the state.

PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) - A candidate for Nye County Sheriff has been arrested for stealing a campaign sign placed by a rival campaign. Assistant Sheriff Rick Marshal was arrested Tuesday evening in Pahrump after a leader of the "Anybody but Rick Marshall" campaign filed a complaint. Police say when Marshall was stopped he had at least one uprooted rival sign in his pickup truck's trailer.

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A Las Vegas bank is offering a $10,000 reward for information in a robbery last weekend that left an employee injured. The FBI says the gunman entered the Wells Fargo branch in northwest Las Vegas last Saturday, and struck an employee in the head with a handgun. The robber left with a brown bank bag, an employee's purse and cellphone.

MESQUITE, Nev. (AP) - Some homeowners in the small town of Mesquite say their homes are falling apart because they were built too close to a former municipal landfill. Residents of the Highland Hills neighborhood say their homes were supposed to be more than 200 feet from the site. The city manager says they're reviewing the complaints.

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