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December 31, 2013
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Nevada named drone-development site

The Federal Aviation Administration on Monday named Nevada as one of six centers for development of unmanned aerial vehicles. Gov. Brian Sandoval and Sens. Harry Reid and Dean Heller all celebrated the selection as a potentially major economic boon for the state, bringing numerous high-paying jobs to Nevada along with support industries related to the development and testing of unmanned aerial systems. The potential jobs, they said, range from teachers to machinists and mechanics, software developers and engineers. “With this application approval, Nevada will continue to lead in new and innovative technologies of the 21st century, along with creating a …

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