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Gov. Gibbons files for re-election

Gov. Jim Gibbons filed Thursday for a second four-year term, saying he and nearly every other governor are suffering from low approval ratings because of the economy.

"Every time you reduce the budget, you end up being the bad guy to somebody," he said.

Gibbons said he hasn't been campaigning until now and, because of the rules barring fundraising for 15 days after the end of a special session, won't be allowed to collect campaign money until March 17.

"I'm going to run hard, make lots of speeches and shake lots of hands," he said. "I've always been the underdog. …

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