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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...
LGBT Center

Gay And Lesbian Center Of Southern Nevada marks 25th anniversay

In 2015 the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada was named the Best Full-Service Community Center in Southern Nevada. It also has...
mfol

March for Our Lives focuses on November election

Whether from Las Vegas, Chicago or Parkland, Fla., young people in the March for Our Lives movement want to end gun violence, enact common...
Values Life license plate

Nevada DMV now offers anti-abortion license plate

An anti-abortion organization in Southern Nevada now has a new funding mechanism: speciality license plates offered by the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles. The speciality...
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...
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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...

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