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Bus tour eyed for state's 150th birthday bash

RENO - A mobile museum and special license plate are among ideas being considered for a yearlong celebration of Nevada's 150th birthday.

The Nevada Sesquicentennial Planning Committee, at a meeting in Reno last week, said the $1.5 million bus tour could bring historical artifacts, texts and displays to all of the state's 17 counties.

"This is a great idea because instead of Nevadans coming to us, this is us coming to Nevadans," panel Co-Chairwoman Neena Laxalt said.

Peter Barton, administrator of the Nevada Division of Museums and History, said Michigan-based MRA Experiential Touring Equipment would provide a tour bus that …

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