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    1. As stated in the text for much of the early history of Nevada it was never considered as a place for settlement but instead used for quicker and easier trails to California or trapping expeditions. The Mexican-American war, the movement of the Mormons into the West, and the search for mineral wealth all indirectly ended up leading to the settlement of the territory. Initially Nevada was a territory of Mexico that they had gained after achieving independence from the Spanish in the early 19th century

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    A Brief History of Rachel Nevada

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    about the state Nevada, they think about gambling, fast weddings and easy divorces, prostitution and twenty four hour a day drinking. Reno and Las Vegas have capitalized on these markets and use them to attract tourist into their casinos. One town in Nevada attracts tourist for a completely different reason. Just a short 2 hour drive from Las Vegas the town of Rachel Nevada pulls in tourist hoping to catch a glance of something extraterrestrial. Rachel is the newest town in Nevada. Before the town

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    Get Nevada Glowing

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    set plan for the transportation of the spent nuclear fuel rods through our major cities and states on their way to ultimate storage in the bowels of Yucca Mountain”(Krech 2002). Yucca Mountain, located approximately 100 miles Northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada, is the site that President George Bush has endorsed for serious consideration as the location in which to store the nations nuclear waste. This nuclear waste, currently stored at 131 reactor sites around the nation, originates from nuclear fuel rods

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    Prostitution In Nevada

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    Nevada has long been home to libertarian ideals and consequently this state has tolerated prostitution, particularly in mining towns, since its inception. In fact, Mona’s in Elko, which has been open since 1902, is the oldest existing brothel in Nevada. This is the only state that didn’t pass wide-ranging prostitution laws, although pandering and street-prostitution were outlawed in 1911 and 1913. Nevada’s legislators obviously valued laissez faire concepts, but they also implemented some basic

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    Why did the Nevada state decide to legalize prostitution? The term legalized prostitution implies that the state, in our case Nevada, is permitting the act of selling and buying women to provide sexual services in return of money. However, the government regularise prostitution with laws, therefore brothels, prostitutes have to fulfil/ accomplish different criteria. Among other requirements, they have to apply for licence and pay fees like business licence fee, to reach the legal status. By contrast

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    The song phrase “Ho, Ho ,Ho who wouldn’t know” has an entirely different meaning in Las Vegas, but, I must brag that my activities there on our resent 4 day trip would have been quite acceptable to any priest’s alter boy. Of course, the fact that my wife was along may have had a bit to do with that. What follows are several epiphanies that resulted from our trip. At 106 degrees it isn’t quite hell but it’s close enough so one can feel the heat blast when the doors are opened to stoke the furnace

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    Popular Southern Nevada Getaways Although many Arizona vacationers find their way to Las Vegas, Laughlin, Nevada offers travelers many of the same amenities with less hustle and bustle. Over the past few decades, Las Vegas has become a hot-bed for the gambling and nightlife scene of West coast vacationers. With Nevada's proximity to Arizona, many of us are unaware of the fact that Laughlin, Nevada can offer travelers just what they are looking for, with a small town appearance. Although Las

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    Nevada State Senators, John Ensign and Harry Reid John Ensign was born on March 25, 1958, a Christian boy in Roseville California. He attended and graduated from E.W. Clark High School in northern Nevada. He then went on to attend the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, then on to Oregon State University where he earned a Bachelor's degree in 1985, Corvallis, and finally onto Colorado State University, Fort Collins, where he received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. He is now married to Darlene

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    Introduction An abandoned settlement consisting of several building foundations and a mining site with placer gold deposits near the town of Elko, Nevada were recently discovered. An archaeological investigation of this site was conducted in order to determine the age of this site, and to look for clues as to why this site was abandoned. In order to do this, archaeologists completed multiple surveys as well as an excavation of the mining site. Great care was taken to preserve the site as well as

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    The Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada and the Khafre at Giza The ominous green light beams upward piercing the Las Vegas sky. This laser, the brightest artificial light on Earth, beckons curious seekers to its base, a thirty story replica of the Egyptian pyramid of Khafre at Giza. Khafre's Pyramid, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, gives an understanding of the Egyptian culture over 4000 years age. Located within the spectacular city of Las Vegas, Nevada, the Luxor Hotel and Casino creates

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