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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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Why more places are abandoning Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Editor's note: Nevada lawmakers codified Indigenous People’s Day in April 2017. The original bill-- pitched by then-state Sen. Tick Segerblom -- sought to eradicate...

Question 2 on same-sex marriage pitched as symbolic righting of wrongs

Nevadans this November will formally declare their support of (or opposition to) same-sex marriage with Question 2, the “marriage regardless of gender amendment.”Regardless of...
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A modest ask from adoptive families highlights state’s tattered safety net

When Jennifer Robertson was first invited to share her experience adopting four children from the state, the ask before lawmakers seemed reasonable: moderate expansion...

‘Economic security is a public health issue for trans people’

Chrystal McKinley just wanted a way to honor the trans people of color who have been killed so far this year. As the sun began...
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With childcare and education strained, burden on working women deepens

Like parents across Nevada, Grecia found herself attempting to work from home and watch her young child after schools were shutdown in mid-March.She tried...

There’s never a states’ rights hero around when you need one

In Portland, Oregon, unidentified armed assailants dressed in military fatigues have been snatching people off the streets, piling them into unmarked vans, and taking...

What to the slave is the Fourth of July?

Editor's note: In February 2017, while marking African American History Month, President Donald Trump praised Frederick Douglass as "an example of somebody who's done...

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