Sen. Harry Reid makes first Nevada appearance since injury

April 6, 2015 11:33 PM

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U.S. Sen. Harry Reid made his first Nevada appearance since injuring his face New Year's Day and announcing his retirement last month, saying Monday there are challenges ahead for completing a highway connecting Las Vegas and Phoenix.

Reid addressed a crowd gathered near the Hoover Dam for a groundbreaking ceremony, touting construction of a $318 million bypass that planners hope will be the first section of the Interstate 11 corridor.

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