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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 heads to change Nevada's current caucus system for selecting a presidential candidate to a primary election. Supporters say the change would increase voter turnout and avoid a confusing caucus process.

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Senate has unanimously passed a bill allowing terminally ill patients to try experimental drugs. The bill would allow terminally ill patients with less than a year to live to use drugs that have cleared the first phase of testing by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Nevada could soon become to latest state with so-called "right to try" legislation and would follow 14 other states that have that passed similar legislation.

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers have approved a measure adopting tougher regulations for companies that extend high-interest short term loans. The bill aims to curb predatory lending for companies that extend payday loans or high interest short-term loans. The measure was amended to exempt companies that provide check-cashing services from the provisions in the bill.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kanye West is apologizing to TV viewers who saw his performance on the Billboard Music Awards. The rapper released a statement saying he was "grossly over-censored" during his performance on the show. He says some of his lyrics were muted for 30 seconds, which misrepresented his voice and performance. ABC did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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