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Governor seeks info on Nevada State Prison historic monument

The governor, secretary of state and attorney general say they all support the idea of declaring the old Nevada State Prison a national historic site.

But Gov. Brian Sandoval and Secretary of State Ross Miller in particular say they first want to make sure there are no unintended consequences that might commit the state financially or otherwise.

The request for backing from the board of Prison Commissioners came from former Director of Corrections Glen Whorton, who heads the Nevada State Prison Preservation Society. He said the plan isn't in conflict with Assemblyman Pete Livermore's proposed legislation to turn the 5th …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Dec 18, 2012 02:33AM Published Dec 18, 2012 02:33AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.