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Sources: Just Like Living in Paradise

County of Clark v. City of Las Vegas, June 7, 1976,

Las Vegas Sun, “Merger Idea Dead Issue,” June 8, 1976.

Nevada State Journal, “Clark Consolidation Bill Signed,” May 22, 1975.

Reno Evening Gazette, “Luxury Hotel ‘Strip’ in Clark Becomes Town,” Dec. 11, 1950.

Reno Evening Gazette, “Clark County Resort Owners May Quit Town,” Dec. 19, 1950.

Reno Evening Gazette, “New Boundary for Paradise,” Jan. 16, 1951.

Reno Evening Gazette, “Rich New Nevada Town of Winchester Founded,” Oct. 8, 1953.

The Money and the Power: The Making of Las Vegas and its Hold on America, by Sally Denton and Roger Morris, Vintage Books: New York, 2001.