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Despite DNC recommendations, Nevada Dems sticking with caucus in 2020

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has recommended states switch from caucuses to government-run primary elections to pick the party's presidential nominee, but Nevada Democrats...

NICUs replace nurseries, cost more, separate moms and babies

Breast is best.  Experts agree that no method of feeding infants provides the physical and emotional benefits of nursing.  A 2009 study of Australian...

Homeless working Nevadans have a hard job

Brett Yadon knew he could get a call for temp work at any given moment. Being homeless and living in the shelter at Catholic...

What ails Nevada hospitals?

Nevada hospitals lag far behind their national counterparts on a variety of quality of care measurements rated by the federal government. But a seminal...

The GOP path from “a kinder, gentler nation” to “very fine...

Imagine, if you will, Donald Trump and the charlatans, third-raters and crooks in his cabinet providing world leadership as the Soviet Union disintegrated, or...

Charter school authority talks diversity: ‘We have to get better’

Students at state-sponsored charter schools performed better on standardized testing than students within traditional school districts in all demographic categories except one: low-income students.That...

Sisolak echoes Sandoval, urges Gaming Commission to act on sexual harassment...

Gaming Commission members are so far ignoring a call from Governor Brian Sandoval to consider proposed rules to help protect hotel and casino workers...

In reversal of trend, more Nevada children uninsured

A study released Thursday from the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families found the rates of uninsured children increased across the nation. In...

Climate change will make Nevada more expensive, less livable

Climate change is already costing us money. It's going to cost us a lot more. Low-income people are the ones who will be hit...

Bobby Kennedy Jr., Tick Segerblom ride to rescue the Colorado River

The lawmaker who led the effort to legalize weed in Nevada has a new challenge that may prove more daunting - saving the Colorado...

Nevada income growth is miserable and a stadium won’t fix that

Nevada's median household income rose from $25,776 in 1984 to $56,550 in 2017, a 119 percent increase.That's the smallest increase of any state in...

36 cents an hour? The debate on subminimum wage is here

In front of the woman sits a piece of cardboard with a dozen individual rectangles drawn on in permanent marker. Working slowly but steadily,...