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Real wages down year over year

Real average hourly earnings for all employees in the U.S. decreased 0.2 percent from July 2017 to July 2018, the Bureau of Labor statistics...
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Michigan: Oops, didn’t mean to sign Nevada on to anti-abortion brief

On Wednesday the Current reported that Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt signed on to a multi-state amicus brief supporting an Ohio law that prohibits...
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Lois Tarkanian takes to Breitbart to blast Lee, defend her son

In an article published Tuesday on Breitbart, Lois Tarkanian, the mother of Danny Tarkanian, the GOP nominee for the open seat in Nevada’s Third...

Laborers Local 872 endorses Heller

Laborers Union Local 872 endorsed Republican Sen.Dean Heller for reelection, Heller's campaign announced in a release Tuesday. The release followed an announcement tweeted by...
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Arizona may get an electricity deregulation debate, too

Sixteen states, mostly in the northeast, have adopted electricity deregulation in one form of another. Nevadans will determine whether they want to join them...
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NV one of 11 death penalty states not to use it for a decade...

The fifteen states that have joined Nevada's suit to let Nevada execute Scott Dozier, in what would be the first execution in Nevada since...
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Lawyer resorts to public shaming for legislative support

Attorney Stephen Stubbs is out to change a law that prevents prosecutors from filing criminal charges in some cases involving very young or mentally...
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GOP congressional candidate calls economy “stagnant”

"Job creation and retention are the key elements to getting our stagnant economy moving again" according to the campaign website for Cresent Hardy, the...

Democrats make fun of Heller headgear purchase

The Nevada State Democratic Party is making fun of Sen. Dean Heller for an unusual campaign expenditure: $217 worth of Make America Great Again...
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Nevada oil & gas: Production still miniscule, but leasing is booming

Last week, the prospect of oil and gas drilling in the Ruby Mountains near Elko prompted alarms, particularly within the conservation community and among...

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