Nevada Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki, left, and Gov. Brian Sandoval flip over a silver bar during a news conference Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at the state Capitol in Carson City, Nev. The bar, which was a

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Nevada Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki, left, and Gov. Brian Sandoval flip over a silver bar during a news conference Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at the state Capitol in Carson City, Nev. The bar, which was a gift from Nevada mining company Coeur Rochester, will be minted into silver medallions for the upcoming Silver State's 150th birthday celebration. Coin-maker Ken Hopple and Bob Nylan, with the Nevada State Museum, are at right. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, Cathleen Allison) less 

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Thu, May 2, 2013 12:21 AM EDT