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*... that the Nevada Brewery’s storage cave, used for aging casks of ale, was originally connected to other parts of Nevada City, California, via tunnels?

*...that because of liberal divorce laws in the U.S. state of Nevada, the Riverside Hotel in Reno catered specifically to wealthy divorce-seekers?

*... that Joe Dini, the owner of Dini's Lucky Club, a casino in Yerington, Nevada, was the longest serving member of the Nevada State Assembly?

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*... that the community of Weed Heights, Nevada, was built to support the open pit mining operation at the Anaconda Copper Mine?

*... that CBS's Harts of the West featured Beau Bridges and his father, Lloyd Bridges, in a comedy/western set at the fictitious Flying Tumbleweed Dude Ranch in Nevada?

*... that City is a massive work of earth art by Michael Heizer that has been under construction for over thirty years in the Nevada desert?

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*...that Captain & Tennille now reside in Nevada?

*...that in the landmark case Riggins v. Nevada, the U.S. Supreme Court decided that a mentally ill person cannot be forced to take antipsychotic medication while on trial merely to maintain his competency during trial?

*...that humans have lived near Nevada's Swan Lake Nature Study Area since 400 AD?

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*...that the Humboldt River in Nevada is the longest river in the Great Basin and furnished the route of the Central Pacific segment of the transcontinental railroad?

*... that the 2008 Chino Hills earthquake shook Southern California with a magnitude of 5.4, and was felt as far away as Las Vegas, Nevada?

*... that Augustasaurus' name comes from the mountain range of northwestern Nevada, where its fossilized bones were first discovered?

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*... that Arizona Territorial Governor Frederick A. Tritle presented Nevada's silver spike at the ceremony celebrating completion of the First Transcontinental Railroad?

*... that in 2008, college football running back Vai Taua and quarterback Colin Kaepernick became the first pair of Nevada players to both rush for more than 1,000 yards (910 m) in the same season?

*... that higher-education institutions in Nevada include a university with 134 students?

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*... that the 1958 mid-air collision of United Airlines Flight 736 and a U.S. Air Force F-100 Super Sabre, with no survivors, is the deadliest crash in the history of Las Vegas?

*... that the 1996 Opening Day game for the Oakland A's at Cashman Field in Las Vegas marked the first time in 39 years that a regular season major league game was played in a minor league stadium?

*...that Summerlin Parkway, a freeway in Las Vegas, was initially constructed by the Summerlin homeowners' association?

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