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This week a federal judge in Nevada will hear arguments regarding the Bureau of Land Management's roundups of wild Mustangs. Wild Horse Education is the advocacy group fighting to change this practice. Laura Leigh, founder of the group, has video taped thousands of hours of footage showing abuse at these round ups. The BLM has admitted that electrict prods were used, but within the pre-established guidelines. What will this week's hearing mean for the future of mustangs?
 
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CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Two retired administrators want the upcoming Legislature to separate community colleges from what they call a university-centric funding system.

The Nevada Appeal reports community colleges will get about $21 million out of $115 million in education funding increases over the next two years under Gov. Brian Sandoval's budget.

Retired community college presidents John Gwaltney and Carol Lucey are pushing for a bill that would separate the systems at no cost to the state.

They say the Nevada System of Higher Education and the Board of Regents emphasize universities over community colleges.

Lucey said companies like Tesla may need to look for employees outside of the state if community colleges don't have enough funding to train people fast enough.

Gwaltney said every engineer is backed up by several skilled technicians.

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