Megan Lanz, left, and her partner, Sara Geiger, take a break from playing with their 3-year-old daughter Jordan (not pictured) at their home, Sunday, April 29, 2012, in Las Vegas.
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Nevada voters approved the ban by 67% in 2002, and Masto’s office had defended the ban just last month.¬†

In the past six years, six states have abolished capital punishment.

The company that manages the Kanawha Valley Water Treatment Plant said Tuesday that the coal slurry spill did not affect the public water supply.

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