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By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 18, 2014 at 4:01 p.m.



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RENO, Nev. (AP) — Law enforcement agencies in Nevada have accumulated $11.8 million worth of military gear from the Pentagon through a surplus program. Defense Department records show over the past 17 years Nevada officers have received about 300 semi-automatic rifles, a half dozen mine-resistant and armored vehicles, three helicopters and a pair of grenade launchers.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas schoolteacher is blaming Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy for her injuries after her car was totaled in a crash with a Bundy cow not far from the site where Bundy supporters and federal officials came to an armed standoff. Bundy acknowledged the cow was his but told the Las Vegas Review-Journal the state was at fault for failing to maintain the fence.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Congressman Joe Heck's promotion to one-star general now has the blessing of the U.S. Senate. Heck's staff confirmed that lawmakers approved naming the Republican representative a brigadier general in the Army Reserves. He serves as a medical adviser and most recently held the rank of colonel.

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Bureau of Land Management officials in Nevada are warning drone pilots to keep their aircraft away from wildfires. The agency says it's counted at least four instances this year when a drone has flown in or near a wildfire zone where flights were temporarily restricted. One of those incidents happened in northern California.

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