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Effort to close brothels in one Nevada County fails to get enough signatures for ballot

LAS VEGAS - At least in one Nevada county, brothels appear to be in little danger of being forced to close anytime soon.

Opponents of legalized prostitution in Nye County had been trying to put the issue to voters in a referendum in November. But county officials said Monday the effort had failed to turn in the required 1,963 signatures. The deadline was Friday.

The only recourse for proponents of the brothel elimination measure is to get county commissioners to agree to put it on

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