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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Losing congressional candidate Niger Innis says he wants an investigation into why a virtually unknown made such a strong showing in the Nevada Republican primary. Innis is calling on Secretary of State Ross Miller to audit the 4th District results. Innis says a computer error might be behind the results. He was defeated by Assemblyman Cresent Hardy.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A lawsuit by employees of the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno claims the company cheated workers of wages and overtime by repeatedly requiring them to work off the clock. A federal judge has granted class-action status to the lawsuit filed on behalf of as many as 4,700 employees over the past two years.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A woman has been arrested on suspicion of embezzling $38,000 in traffic fines from Las Vegas Justice Court. KLAS-TV reports Stacy Blankenship-Hicks is accused of pocketing the money when she worked as a customer service employee for the court's traffic division. She was arrested in Virginia earlier this week and has since been returned to Las Vegas.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An advocacy group is suing the federal Bureau of Land Management for records it says the agency is withholding about a standoff over grazing rights. Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility wants the documents about the BLM's April 12 decision to halt a roundup of rancher Cliven Bundy's cattle. Federal officials have not responded.
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