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SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — A Sparks man accused of attacking a woman and endangering a child has turned himself in to police. Police say Andrew Dovichi is jailed in Washoe County on suspicion of domestic battery, false imprisonment and child endangerment. Police say the woman told them he beat her after she accused him of infidelity. She said her 10-month-old child was still in the home. Dovichi surrendered to police yesterday.

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Elko County has joined a half dozen other rural Nevada counties that are not ready to close the door on proposals to store nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain. The county commission approved a resolution last week to reopen discussions about the nuke waste repository long opposed by Nevada's governor and congressional delegation.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The military pilot killed in a fighter jet crash during a training exercise in Nevada has been identified as Marine Capt. Reid Nannen. Nannen died when the F/A-18C went down March 1 on a Navy range training complex east of Naval Air Station Fallon. The Illinois native was a student at the TopGun school there.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Brad Keselowski surged ahead on the final lap when Dale Earnhardt Jr. ran out of fuel, claiming a dramatic victory in yesterday's NASCAR race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Keselowski swept a weekend's races for the first time in his career with his first Cup victory at Las Vegas. He also won Saturday's Nationwide Series race.

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