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Nevada wildfire expands, prompts voluntary evacuations
A lightning-caused wildfire in northern Nevada continues to grow, prompting officials to keep voluntary evacuations in place for areas near Gardnerville

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Nevada regulators mull expedited marijuana supply licensing
The proposed regulation would at least temporarily clear the way for sales as a legal battle over distribution continues.
Evacuees return, damage measured as western wildfires wane
Crews were making progress against dozens of wildfires across the western U.S.
Cooler temps and lower winds help California firefighters

Firefighters on Monday made progress against wildfires burning across numerous states in the hot, dry West.

That included California, where slightly cooler temperatures and diminishing winds helped firefighters as they battled several wildfires...

Retrial set for defendants in Bundy standoff case in Nevada
Jury selection begins Monday in Las Vegas for the conspiracy retrial of four defendants.
Thousands flee wildfires burning in the US and Canada
Thousands flee wildfires burning in the US and Canada
Wildfires barreled across the baking landscape of the western U.S. and Canada, destroying a smattering of homes, forcing thousands to flee and temporarily trapping children and counselors at a California campground.
Wind-driven Nevada wildfire destroys home as owners flee
The fire was one of several burning in hot, dry northern Nevada.
People splash in pools, fountains as Southwest US heats up
The heat building into the weekend results from high pressure over the desert.
New insecticide to remain on market despite ESA violation
New insecticide to remain on market despite ESA violation
Cyantraniliprole, a new insecticide that’s significant for blueberry and citrus growers, will remain on the market even though a federal appeals court has ruled its approval violated the Endangered Species Act.
Jump in dark northern spring wheat prices takes soft white wheat with it
Jump in dark northern spring wheat prices takes soft white wheat with it
Dry and hot conditions in Montana and the Dakotas have pushed dark northern spring wheat prices up from $8.55 per bushel to $10.15 per bushel on the Portland market. Speculators are pushing the other wheat classes upward, and market analysts advise...
Hundreds of houses remain evacuated near Colorado ski resort
The fire near Brekenridge was among several dotting the West on Wednesday.

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