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CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Lawmakers have voted down a bill allowing for ride-hailing companies such as Uber in Nevada that was projected to raise up to $100 million over the next two years. Senators voted 13-7 on Friday against AB175, which would create regulations for so-called "transportation network companies" that allow people to hail a ride using a smartphone. Democratic "no" votes pushed the bill short of a two-thirds majority needed to pass.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Athletic Commissioner Bill D. Brady is resigning from the board that regulates the state's boxing industry. The Las Vegas man sent a resignation letter to Gov. Brian Sandoval this week saying his departure was effective immediately. Brady is leaving the five-person commission with a year remaining on his third term.
MINDEN, Nev. (AP) — A trial date has been set for the Gardnerville Ranchos man accused of killing his infant. The (Gardnerville) Record-Courier reports that 23-year-old Trent Lawrence entered an innocent plea to a murder charge on Tuesday. His trial will begin Jan. 4, 2016.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Cattlemen's Association and others have upped the reward in the search for suspects who've been shooting dozens of cattle in northern Nevada after another one was found dead last weekend in Elko County near Wildhorse Reservoir. Nevada Department of Agriculture officials announced this week that the reward now stands at $28,700 in the investigation of 61 cattle that were shot over the past three years, including 11 that died. Anyone with information should contact the Elko County sheriff at 775-777-2507 or state agriculture officials at 775-738-8076.
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