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UNDATED (AP) — Federal land managers are pledging to pursue efforts to resolve a conflict with a southern Nevada rancher who has refused to pay grazing fees. Bureau of Land Management spokesman Craig Leff says the agency would continue to try to resolve the matter involving rancher Cliven Bundy. The bureau says Bundy owes more than $1 million.

FALLON, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada Department of Transportation employee in Fallon has been charged with using a state credit card to support his gambling habit. Tal Pierre Smith is accused of using the credit card to buy about $250,000 worth of items he later pawned or sold. According to the complaint, Smith made repeated illegal purchases over a three-year period ending last December and concealed them by altering receipts and other records.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Republican Party stripped opposition to abortion and gay marriage from its platform as state convention delegates instead focused on judging fellow Republicans. The vote Saturday mirrors that of the Clark County GOP, which voted to remove platform language defining marriage as between a man and a woman and statements opposing abortion.

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah (AP) — Police are accusing a Utah woman of killing seven babies she gave birth to over 10 years. Megan Huntsman lived in a Pleasant Grove home until three years ago and was arrested yesterday. Police responded to a call Saturday from Huntsman's estranged husband about a dead infant at the home about 35 miles south of Salt Lake City. Officers then discovered six other bodies.

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