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Iowa debate bumps candidates from Nevada Native American forum

BY: - January 3, 2020

The second-ever presidential forum focusing entirely on Native American issues will take place over two days in Las Vegas this month, but scheduling of the Iowa debate has all but assured that top tier candidates won’t be in Nevada for the forum. The Four Directions and Nevada Tribal Nations Native American Presidential Forum 2020 will […]

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Climate crisis doesn’t get the same urgency Y2K did

BY: - January 3, 2020

Take a moment to think back to simpler times, to a long-gone era exactly 20 years ago this week, when we celebrated the dawn of a new millennium under the shadow cast by Y2K. Remember all that? Y2K was a universal computer glitch that threatened to shut down power grids, paralyze banking systems and incapacitate […]

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Nevada’s anti-abortion license plate discontinued after lack of support

BY: - January 2, 2020

The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles confirmed Thursday that an anti-abortion specialty license plate has been discontinued after failing to prove its demand. The “Values Life” specialty license plate debuted in July 2018 and had until Dec. 31, 2019 to receive 3,000 active registrations. It fell short of that quota. According to a DMV spokesperson, […]

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Marijuana poised to overtake mining in state tax revenue

BY: - January 2, 2020

Nevada’s mining industry generated $7.7 billion dollars in gross sales in fiscal 2018 and paid $125 million in state and local taxes.      By contrast, the state’s fledgling marijuana industry generated just $529.8 million in revenue but contributed $69.8 million to state and local coffers that same year — the first of legal recreational sales.  By […]