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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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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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