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Job growth in Nevada has led the nation for a dozen consecutive months. Unemployment is down and wages are up. From Resorts World to...

Mormons in Mexico: A brief history of polygamy, cartel violence and...

Nine members of a prominent Mormon family in northern Mexico, all women and children, were gunned down on Nov. 4 in territory whose control...

Will Raiders football hike your home value?

It’s been eighteen months since the soon-to-be Las Vegas Raiders announced the location of the team’s home turf near the south end of the...

DACA case heads to U.S. Supreme Court this week

WASHINGTON — Can President Trump put an end to legal protections for a group of undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States...

Service sector workforce pummeled by erratic scheduling, research shows

As we head into the holidays, a significant share of the Nevada workforce will power through the busy retail season without knowing what time...

Sisolak appointee quits after denying she holds weed licenses

Department of Administration Director Deonne E. Contine resigned her position Thursday, one day after telling the Current she is not the Deonne E. Contine...

Why VanDyke’s nomination should make Nevada Republicans cringe

Quick recap: Lawrence VanDyke was imported to Nevada by Adam Laxalt when the latter was elected attorney general in 2014. VanDyke was fresh off...

Gimme shelter? City of LV passes controversial sleeping ban

The City of Las Vegas frames it as a means of getting homeless people off the streets and connected with services. Opponents call it an...

Top of a bad list: Nevada leads nation in student loan...

Though the federal student loan default rate has continued to decline overall, Nevada's rate climbed to the highest in the country for the 2016...

Homeless Nevadans need housing, not handcuffs

Do you know where you will sleep tonight, or do you have several options, depending on your circumstances? Several thousand people in the valley...

Industry warns Sisolak’s weed crackdown may be counterproductive

Gov. Steve Sisolak, who helped nurture Nevada’s budding cannabis boom, is backing away from the industry and offering little in the way of explanation...

Group backing homeless ordinance is mum on tax to address homelessness

Downtown businesses want the City of Las Vegas to respond to homelessness in the area, even if it means making it a crime to...
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