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Lost leases & missed milestones: Artists reflect on a ‘spotty at best’ year

The first mural Bracken Hermansen painted was at her children’s elementary school 10 years ago. Jellyfish, eels, and a narwhal still cover the walls...

Expert: Suicide is preventable

If just one person on Kevin Hines’ bus ride to the Golden Gate Bridge had bothered to see his pain, he says he may...

What is the worth of a bear’s life?

In 2018, the nation’s fish and wildlife agencies in conjunction with their own polling agency and a couple of universities conducted a national survey...
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LA Veterans Administration stops using tax money to kill kittens

The Veterans Administration is the only federal agency to conduct what critics call “wasteful, cruel and unnecessary” experiments on cats and kittens.  Now, CBS...

Doped up on misinformation

Just after the sacking of the U.S. Capitol, a friend of mine sent me a typical post found on the MAGA45 page of the...

Praise the Lord and pass the pipe bomb

Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker singing “Praise the Lord” on the TV was the soundtrack of my childhood. As I’d get ready for school or...
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‘Food pod’ proposal may be derailed by LV City Council

The concept seemed tailor-made for the pandemic: give out-of-work caterers and cooks who lack the capital required for a brick and mortar eatery a...
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Native American Heritage Month: Recognition is nice, but repair is still required

On the night of Oct. 10, 2016 in Reno, a group of protesters settled under the famous downtown arch to speak out against the...
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Far-right groups pose threat to election, report warns

No major voting issues have been reported in Nevada since early voting began Saturday, but the potential for voter intimidation and incited violence remains...

Feds aren’t protecting you from tech giants, but Nevada could try

Unidentified hackers recently stole thousands of children’s private information from Clark County School District computers and we know little or nothing of how this...

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