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Vdara

Universal basic income touted as answer to automation

Earlier this month, the Vdara Hotel & Spa added two relay robots that deliver snacks, sundries and spa products directly to guest suites. While charmingly decorated...

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...
International Whores Day

Amid threats to their industry, sex workers question pushback on rally

Early last month, approximately 150 people donned red outfits and took to the sidewalks in downtown Las Vegas to advocate for the complete decriminalization...
fireworks

So are you going to snitch on your neighbors’ fireworks?

In a neighborhood on the border of Paradise and Henderson, lighting fireworks on the Fourth of July is a community tradition. The area is...

Are job drug tests for weed on the way out?

Nevadans and our visitors love legal marijuana.  Sales are topping $40 million a month and tax revenue will far exceed the projected $50 million...
panel

Gender-diverse community challenges state intersex policy

Georgiann Davis was 13 years old when a doctor discovered instead of having ovaries and a uterus that she had internal testes. Yet, Davis...
Route 91 survivors

Crime victims program still reaching out to find Route 91 survivors

It seems like a straightforward enough, albeit lofty goal: Get all the survivors of the mass shooting referred to as 1 October to register...
testing

STDs on the rise nationally and in Nevada

Testing for sexually transmitted diseases at the Southern Nevada Health District has jumped 34 percent in the last two years, and reported STD cases...

A space for trans queer Latinx

Attendees drift through the door of the Make the Road Nevada office on Bonanza Road and start personalizing their space. A Mexican themed pride...
Beverly Harry

Indigenous people stepping up their opposition to ‘water grab’

Indigenous people are gearing up to fight the next round in a long battle against Southern Nevada's thirst for other people's water. Members of several...

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