August 20, 2014
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Nevadans who want to help celebrate the state's 150th anniversary of statehood can now pre-order special license plates commemorating the event.
The Department of Motor Vehicles will begin taking orders Tuesday.
The plates, featuring the state's 150th logo, will be available for general distribution beginning July 29 at urban DMV offices and on July 31 in Nevada's rural areas.
The limited edition design resembles the state flag, with a "Battle Born" seal on a royal blue background. The words "The Silver State" line the bottom, alongside the dates 1864 and 2014.
Proceeds from sales of the plates will support a yearlong sesquicentennial celebration that begins in October and culminates on Nevada Day in October 2014.
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