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RENO, Nev. (AP) — Weather watchers in the Sierra Nevada say they need a "Miracle March" to recover from an abysmal winter that has produced only one-third of the normal snowpack by this time of year. It's typically the Sierra's snowiest month of the year. A storm moving in tonight was expected to bring up to 4 inches of snow at the crest of the Sierra. But it could be too little, too late.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Part of a ski resort at Lake Tahoe was temporarily shut down while wildlife officials captured an injured bear cub that was wandering around a mountaintop chairlift. The 1-year-old was being treated today at Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care for a puncture wound to its right shoulder and scraped up pads on its feet.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas reported a jump in the number of murders, and slight increases in rapes and robberies in the first six months of 2013, compared with the same period a year earlier. In North Las Vegas, murders were down in the FBI Uniform Crime Report. Reno police reported six murders from January to June 2013. Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Reno reported fewer vehicle thefts.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Republican congressional candidate Niger Innis voted only four times since 2000 while registered to vote and living in New York and Nevada, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported today. Innis says for much of the time he was focused on grass-roots and community and did a lot of traveling.
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