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October 15, 2009
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Rory Reid launches campaign for governor

LAS VEGAS - The son of U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid formally launched a bid for Nevada governor on Wednesday, saying the state needs to diversify its gambling-heavy economy and stop postponing difficult decisions.

"In Nevada, we've just been kicking the can down the road for years," Clark County Commissioner Rory Reid told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

"We've relied on the gaming industry to just create prosperity for all of us and we've had a serious case of short-term thinking," he said. "There are things we can do as a state to create jobs so our people can …

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