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Diversity intensifies preexisting segregation; Las Vegas stands out

A University of Minnesota researcher this week compiled some statistics on the increasing segregation of U.S. cities between 2000 and 2016, and Las Vegas...
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Foster parent applicants rarely denied

Author's note: Earlier this month the Current reported that a longtime advocate for foster parents and adopted father of five children is alleged in a...
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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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Failed bank robber programming UNLV radio station

The Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies teaches students to become the next watchdogs of journalism — something the school could have...

Lyon County sheriff candidate “being neutral” on Confederate flag

A candidate for sheriff in Lyon County is surprised to be attracting attention for posting a picture of himself on Facebook with a man...
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The Sober Party?

They're recovered, and they vote. “This is going to be a multi-tiered, multi-year effort and eventually we’ll run candidates in recovery for the Legislature or...
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Advocates seek to strengthen laws regarding sterilization of disabled people

Disability advocates are calling on Nevada legislators to create additional protections for intellectually disabled people whose legal guardians wish to have them sterilized. A legislative...
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No comment: The verbal paralysis of public officials

President Richard Nixon:  No reporter from the Washington Post is ever to be in the White House again. And no photographer either. No photographer....

Titus calls on Laxalt to oppose Trump 3D guns policy

Several states are suing to stop the Trump administration's decision to allow a company to publish downloadable blueprints for 3D guns. Nevada is not...
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Waiting for Meals on Wheels

In 2017, Nevada lawmakers pledged funding to address the nearly 1,000 people waiting to take part in a Meals on Wheels program. A year...

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