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By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 2, 2015 at 7:30 a.m.



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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Another part of the drought-ridden West is attempting to make water conservation sexy, this time with funny ads in Las Vegas. The Southern Nevada Water Authority this week launched a campaign on TV, radio, print and social media themed: "There's Nothing Sexier Than Saving Water." The ads depict people adjusting watering clocks as members of the opposite sex ogle with lust.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An effort to tame the often rowdy gauntlet of street performances that has been turning off some tourists on Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas is set to be considered by the City Council today. The city proposal developed with input from the Nevada ACLU and street performers requires street entertainers register with the city and reserve one of 25 to 38 spots along the pedestrian mall.

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Elko police say they're investigating the possible attempted murder of an officer after a patrol car was hit by apparent gunfire last weekend. Police Chief Ben Reed says it happened while the officer was driving in the downtown area between calls.

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio says he met with Gov. Brian Sandoval during his northern Nevada campaign tour yesterday, but the two didn't discuss an endorsement. Sandoval told the Las Vegas Sun that Rubio is an "impressive guy" but also said that Rubio didn't seek an endorsement.

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