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Nevada governor pans counties' request for Area 51 event aid


December 12, 2019

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's governor says the state might not reimburse two rural counties seeking disaster relief aid over "Storm Area 51" events that attracted less-than-anticipated crowds in September to remote towns near a formerly top-secret military base.

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Tuesday panned requests from Lincoln and Nye counties, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported, particularly Lincoln County officials who approved permits for events in the tiny towns of Rachel and Hiko and allocated emergency funds for possible crowds of 30,000 responding to an internet hoax about finding...

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