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As a Nevada community fights a lithium mine, a rare fish and its haven could be an ace in the hole

This past year, a new threat emerging just outside Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge transformed the fish from a villain to a hero.

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Nevada prepares to adapt as home insurance rates rise because of increased wildfire risk

From record heat in Las Vegas to fires burning 138 acres in Sparks, Nevadans statewide were reminded this month that summers are becoming longer and hotter. That reminder isn’t just in residents’ backyards like the smoke that rolls down the Sierras during August. It’s in their homes as well — more specifically, in their home insurance policies.

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