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November 22, 2014

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Travelers en route to Burning Man parked more than 100 recreational vehicles at a Wal-Mart and the Grand Sierra Resort Casino in Reno, Nev., Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, when a rare rain storm turned the Black Rock Desert, 90 miles north, into a muddy quagmire. Most were optimistic the access road to the counter-culture festival on an ancient lake bed would reopen on Tuesday.

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Travelers en route to Burning Man parked more than 100 recreational vehicles at a Wal-Mart and the Grand Sierra Resort Casino in Reno, Nev., Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, when a rare rain storm turned the Black Rock Desert, 90 miles north, into a muddy quagmire. Most were optimistic the access road to the counter-culture festival on an ancient lake bed would reopen on Tuesday.