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Wrongly imprisoned man who championed compensation law awarded $2.25 million

DeMarlo Berry, who was wrongfully imprisoned for more than 22 years, was granted a certificate of innocence and awarded $2.25 million in damages. Eighth Judicial...
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Attorney on George Floyd legal team calls for transparency in Byron Williams death

Civil rights attorney Ben Crump and the legal team representing George Floyd are calling for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department to release all...
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State workers to Sisolak: ‘Cut corporate subsidies, not services’

While Nevada education and health officials were talking about budget cuts with legislators Wednesday, another group of state employees called for cutting something else:...
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Reopening schools while cutting budgets won’t work, teachers’ union says

Nevada’s largest teachers’ union had a message for the Clark County School District and the Nevada Legislature Tuesday: The district's plan to reopen during...
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Young people comprise bulk of COVID cases in Southern Nevada

People ages 20 to 40 make up 40 percent of Southern Nevada’s positive cases of COVID-19, signaling a major shift in the demographics of...
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Judge signals he’s likely to tailor orders to expedite PUA payments

Hundreds of thousands of Nevadans have filed applications for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance but fewer than half have been paid, according to officials from the...
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House Dems pass massive infrastructure bill; Amodei votes no

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House cleared a massive $1.5 trillion package Wednesday that backers said would not only shore up the nation’s crumbling infrastructure...
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Roberts does it again: Joins liberals in striking down abortion law

WASHINGTON — In a major victory for reproductive rights, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a controversial Louisiana law that critics said would have...
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Democrats block GOP Senate’s ‘weak’ policing bill

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats blocked a GOP police reform bill Wednesday because they said it fails to adequately respond to police brutality against people...
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As gold pushes $1,800 an ounce, Nevada policymakers steadfastly oblivious

The price of gold slumped a little earlier this month -- if you can call a brief dip below $1,700 an ounce a slump....

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