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By The Associated Press | Posted - May 16, 2015 at 2:40 a.m.



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CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada Assembly panel has passed a bill that would allow concealed weapon permit holders to carry firearms on college campuses. The bill was amended to allow concealed weapon permit holders to bring guns onto college campuses. A similar bill died without a hearing in the Senate. The bill now returns to the Assembly for a full vote.

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada senators have approved a plan to reallocate medical marijuana licenses that were never claimed. The bill would reallocate 11 medical marijuana licenses that were designated for rural counties but never claimed, and offer eight of them to Clark County businesses. One license each would go to unincorporated Washoe County, Reno and Sparks.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal appeals court has overturned a 64-year-old Nevada inmate's death sentence and murder conviction, ruling an instruction given to the jury during his 1990 trial violated his rights. Yesterday's ruling overturned Billy Ray Riley's sentence and conviction for the shooting death of drug dealer Albert "Ramrod" Bollin. Riley is a prisoner at maximum-security Ely State Prison and will continue serving a life without parole.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A state agency's ruling says a former Las Vegas police captain who resigned rather than be demoted for helping a Guns N' Roses guitarist use the department's helicopter for an elaborate wedding proposal should get his job back. The ruling yesterday in favor of David O' Leary also calls for his record cleared and that be paid what he would have earned since Dec. 20, 2013.

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