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By The Associated Press | Posted - Aug. 22, 2015 at 2:40 a.m.



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CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Gov. Brian Sandoval's office says he's not considering calling a special legislative session over a controversial public school attendance requirement in Nevada's new Education Savings Account program. The program allows parents to claim the majority of their child's per-pupil state funding and use it at a private school.

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Washoe County Health District says the air quality around Reno and Sparks is in the unhealthy range because of smoke drifting in from California wildfires. District officials say people with heart or lung disease, older adults, and children should avoid prolonged or heavy exertion. Everyone else should reduce prolonged or heavy exertion.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say a woman wasn't in a crosswalk when she was struck and killed by a pickup truck on a busy stretch of Boulder Highway yesterday afternoon. Police say the driver of the pickup truck was not charged. The incident was the 64th fatal traffic crash in Las Vegas police jurisdiction this year.

UNDATED (AP) -- Las Vegas and Quebec City have advanced to the third and potentially final stage to land NHL expansion franchises. NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly confirmed the development in an email to The Associated Press yesterday. The third stage is scheduled to end next month. Barring setbacks, it would then be up to the league to award expansion franchises.

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