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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A plan to put an interstate between Las Vegas and Phoenix is gaining steam, but there's still a bumpy road ahead. Transportation officials in Nevada and Arizona are studying potential routes and hope to put a price tag on the planned stretch of Interstate 11 within the next few months. The road already has big-name support from business leaders and the Republican governors of both states.

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Strong winds are expected in the Lake Tahoe region and western Nevada as a fast-moving storm moves into the area. The National Weather Service says a wind advisory will remain in effect until 4 p.m. in western Nevada. Wind gusts of up to 45 mph are expected in the Reno-Carson City area.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Clark County could become the first municipality in southern Nevada to allow medical marijuana dispensaries, under regulations being considered by commissioners. A series of public hearings will be held before commissioners vote, possibly on March 19. The rules specify where dispensaries and related businesses can be located.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Deonte Burton scored eight of his 25 points in the second overtime as Nevada recorded a dramatic 83-81 double-overtime victory over Boise State last night. Burton began the second overtime with a three-point play and Nevada never trailed again while winning for only the second time in eight games.

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