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CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada lawmaker who's feuded publicly with state wildlife officials is pushing a bill making it more difficult to revoke a hunting license. Republican Assemblyman Ira Hansen publicly fought with the state's department of wildlife over allegations of illegal trapping and won a court battle in November. Wildlife officials say the current system works fine and doesn't need any changes.

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevadans who have earned the highest honors in the Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts could soon get a customized license plate marking the achievement. The bill now in the state Senate would allow people to buy special plates indicating they've earned the Eagle Scout rank from the Boy Scouts or the Gold Award from the Girl Scouts.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tourism officials say the number of visitors to Las Vegas declined in March by 1.7 percent to 3.62 million people. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority says it was tough to beat last year's March results since that's when the CONEXPO construction trade show that attracts nearly 130,000 attendees was in town. The show returns in 2017.

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A prep basketball standout from Los Angeles who's the son of former NBA head coach Larry Drew has decided to play for Nevada next season. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports Lindsey Drew gave a verbal commitment to Wolf Pack coach Eric Musselman after withdrawing an earlier commitment to Arizona State.

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