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Guy W. Farmer: DA takes David role in battle with Burning Man's Goliath

A Reno newspaper recently asked an important question: "Who Regulates Burning Man?" Their answer seemed to be, "Everyone and no one," but sparsely populated Pershing County injected itself into this discussion last summer when it was sued by the powerful and well-financed Bay Area corporation that owns and operates Burning Man.

Black Rock City LLC sued Pershing County after Lovelock-based District Attorney Jim Shirley, a native Nevadan who gives a damn about the Silver State, had the temerity to attempt to raise the Burners' fees to help defray law enforcement and court costs related to the annual naked drug festival …

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