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RENO, Nev. (AP) — The husband of a missing Spanish Springs woman concocted a false story about her supposed death before he committed suicide, but detectives say she too likely is dead. Washoe County sheriff's spokesman told The Associated Press they continue to search for 56-year-old Colleen Muhl but fear she was a victim of foul play. Fifty-one-year-old Gerald Muhl was found dead Monday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

LAS VEGAs (AP) — Clark County commissioners have taken a first look at regulations that could allow for medical marijuana dispensaries in its unincorporated areas. If the regulations are approved, Clark County could be the first municipality in southern Nevada to allow the businesses within its boundaries. Lawmakers passed a law in 2013 that sets up a framework for distributing medical marijuana.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas woman was sentenced yesterday to almost 14 years in state prison for conspiring with her brother and son to kill her estranged husband for $250,000 in insurance money. A jury in November found 43-year-old Amy Bessey guilty of all seven felony charges against her, including conspiracy and attempted murder.

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court won't change its mind over term-out city council members running for mayor. In an order filed yesterday, justices declined to reconsider its previous ruling that said council members who have served 12 years on the City Council are ineligible to run for mayor because of term limits imposed by voters in 1996. race.

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