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Spokesman says ruling a victory for Burning Man

A spokesman for the Burning Man festival says Friday’s federal court ruling is a major victory leaving the festival’s First Amendment and contract violation claims intact. Pershing County had petitioned to dismiss the entire case, forcing Burning Man to pay its newly enacted fees. Event spokesman Ray Allen said the county originally agreed not to pass an ordinance imposing fees if they paid the county for all its costs incurred in managing the festival. “They breached all agreements then decided to charge us more money under the ordinance,” he said. He said the county increased what it wants to charge …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated May 2, 2013 12:42AM Published May 2, 2013 12:42AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.