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CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A new report on Nevada high school students shows 67 percent say they consumed alcohol at least once. Of those, 33 percent drank alcohol in the month before the survey and nearly 18 percent participated in binge drinking. Forty-three percent of students have had sex.

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Washoe County detectives are investigating the apparent suicide of a Spanish Springs man whose wife has been the target of a search since she was reported missing on Sunday. A sheriff's spokesman said 51-year-old Gerald Muhl had been cooperating in an investigation into the disappearance of his wife before he was found dead Monday morning of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. His wife, Colleen Muhl, last was seen on Feb. 17.

BOULDER CITY, Nev. (AP) — Bail was set at $101,000 cash for a Henderson man accused of taking a small plane on a drunken joyride for midnight touch-and-go landings at Boulder City Municipal Airport. Officials say Paul Weddle made an initial appearance yesterday by closed-circuit video. Police said Weddle's blood-alcohol level was measured at 0.13 percent.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — There was a time when gamblers tried to keep their trips to Las Vegas a secret. Now, visitors want loyalty points from mainstream hotel chains for the days they spend holed up in Strip casinos. The deals enable customers to earn and redeem loyalty points with both the hotel and casino chains. MGM announced the partnership over the summer, followed by Caesars in December and the Cosmopolitan in January.

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