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Workers at seventh Station Casinos property vote for union

Food and beverage and hotel workers at the Fiesta Henderson became the seventh group of employees for a Red Rocks Resort company to vote...
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Lee, Rosen promote cybersecurity apprentice bills

Rep. Susie Lee and Sen. Jacky Rosen appeared together in Henderson Friday to promote their identical bills in the House and Senate to create...

Report estimates economic impact of Nevada DACA recipients

A new analysis by the Center for American Progress (CAP) estimates the state-by-state economic contributions of DACA recipients and their families in all 50...
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U.S. House Democrats advance impeachment investigation

WASHINGTON -- U.S. House Democrats edged closer Thursday to launching formal impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. The House Judiciary Committee voted 24-17 along party...
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Warren’s Social Security plan would raise benefits, make wealthy pay for it

More than a half million Nevadans who receive Social Security benefits would see an extra $200 a month and larger annual benefit increases, under...
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U.S. House committee advances gun control bills along party lines

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House Judiciary Committee committee advanced three gun safety bills on Tuesday despite unified Republican opposition.The committee voted along partisan lines...
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Elko County charges state’s highest rate for inmate phone calls, report finds

It costs jail inmates in Elko County $14.25 to make a 15 minute in-state phone call, which is the most expensive rate in Nevada,...
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First vaping-related illness reported in Southern Nevada

The Southern Nevada Health District Wednesday reported Clark County’s first confirmed case of severe respiratory illness linked to e-cigarette products.The patient, who is under...
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Warren announces opposition to military expansion in wildlife refuge

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren announced her opposition Tuesday to the planned military expansion into the Desert National Wildlife Refuge north of Las Vegas. “I oppose military expansion...
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Presidential candidates implored to be more specific about Yucca

Nevada lawmakers, tribal leaders and conservationists want 2020 presidential candidates to more boldly oppose Yucca Mountain.“We need the candidates to understand that, a) we...