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Nevada isn’t Iowa. Not New Hampshire, either.

Five states are minority-majority, that is, they are states where minorities are a majority of the population. Nevada is one of them.Nevada is the...
sprawling suburbs

Clark County to add short-term rental fines to tax bill

Clark County has a new weapon against homeowners who lease their properties as short-term rentals, which are illegal in the county.  Until now, county officials...
strike

Teachers union amps up strike talk, sets Sept. 10 date; district vows to keep...

Clark County Education Association has set a date for a possible teachers strike: Sept. 10.The teachers union, which represents the more than 18,000 licensed...
Red for Ed Nevada

CCSD proposes pay raises, teachers union remains unimpressed

In an email sent to employees on Friday, the Clark County School District publicly revealed details of the contract proposals it has made to...
but it is cute tho

Bearpoppy worth saving and not just because it’s cute, group says

The bearpoppy is a lovely if somewhat unassuming little flower and if you don't care about it perhaps you care about bees?"The Las Vegas...
um, okay

Laborers’ union boss: Bleutech project ‘looks more legitimate … than Faraday’

A first-of-its-kind development offering workforce housing amid “supertrees” and “self-healing concrete,” as well as other ultra-high-tech features, is slated for 101 acres of land...
not nice

Nevada workforce still more part-time & precarious than before the crash

For all the talk about Nevada’s economic recovery, the Great Recession made structural changes that have created a more part-time and precariously employed workforce...
Polo shirt musta been weekend

Ford joins AGs to unload on Trump’s proposed ‘licenses to discriminate’

Comments for a proposed rule that would remove anti-discrimination protections for patients closed Tuesday generating more than 150,000 comments—many of them urging the Trump...
solar panels

Nevada PUC joins West Coast regulators on climate change

The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) has agreed to join utility commissions in California, Oregon, and Washington in regional work to address climate...
evicted

Legal group attributes drop in eviction filings to new tenant protection law

With a decreased number of eviction filings in July, some are suggesting that newly enacted legislation that slightly extends the time frame for evictions...

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