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LAS VEGAS (AP) — State police and transportation officials are launching a drive to tell Nevada motorists to pay attention to red lights and stop signs. They say 371 people died and more than 3,000 were seriously hurt in crashes at intersections between 2008 and 2012. The safety campaign features billboards, TV and radio public service announcements, and online ads.

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong is hoping for a four-peat. Furlong filed for re-election yesterday, seeking a fourth, four-year term in office. He was first elected in 2002 and was the capital city's top law enforcement officer during the recession that brought deep budget cuts.

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Carlin Mayor Cliff Eklund is throwing his hat in the ring for a seat on the Elko County Commission. The two-term mayor is being forced to seek a new job at the end of the year due to term limits. The Elko Daily Free Press reports he's seeking the seat being left vacant by Commissioner Jeff Williams.

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A new report gives a sobering snapshot on the health risk behaviors of Nevada high school students. The report compiled by surveys taken last year shows 32 percent of high school students experienced depression and nearly 20 percent contemplated suicide. Sixteen percent say they've carried a weapon in the month before the survey was taken, and about 20 percent were bullied.

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