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CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers plan to review a measure that supporters say would make it easier for voters to participate in presidential elections. The measure would allow national political party leaders to change Nevada's current caucus system for selecting a presidential candidate to a primary election. It would also move the primary election date to the last Tuesday in February.

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada senators have passed a bill that would create a regulatory framework for drones and seeks to protect privacy. The measure would clarify existing law and creates new regulations on how police agencies and public citizens can fly unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lawyer has entered a not guilty plea on behalf of the 73-year-old brother of U.S. Sen. Harry Reid on misdemeanor DUI and other charges. Larry Joe Reid didn't appear for the brief hearing before a Boulder City Justice of the Peace. The judge will also decide July 14 if a battery on a police officer charge should advance to state court for trial.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A police officer suffered burns early yesterday when a trash bin exploded in flames while he was investigating a burglary in the remote town of Sandy Valley. Las Vegas police say plastic containers and aerosol cans in the trash burst into flames, injuring 46-year-old Officer Jeffery Snook. His injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

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