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Cyber crimes on my electric car? More likely than you think, study says

Electric vehicle (EV) drivers could become targets for cyber criminals if new proposals that mandate the installation of credit card readers at EV charging...
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Ford joins coalition suing Trump over rule mixing religion and health care

Nevada has joined a coalition of 23 cities, states and municipalities in a lawsuit against a rule issued by the Trump Administration they believe...
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U.S. News and World Report ranks Nevada 37th “best state”

Nevada is near the bottom in education and "natural environment" in the U.S. News & World Report "Best States" rankings published this week.The state...
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Western Shoshone step up resistance to Yucca project

For decades, anti-nuclear protesters have demonstrated on Mother’s Day near the entrance to what used to be called the Nevada Test Site.The Western Shoshone...
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Las Vegas Council approves pot lounges

Tourists who are prohibited from consuming cannabis in their hotel rooms will soon have places to partake.  The City of Las Vegas approved marijuana...
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Las Vegas does not love Starbucks as much as you think

Thanks a latte, bad data!If you think that pun is cringeworthy, don’t blame the Nevada Current. Blame ApartmentGuide for forcing us to write that...
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Horsford promotes Democratic bill to reform Social Security

The first meaningful reforms of Social Security since 1983 would increase benefits, reduce taxes for millions of Social Security beneficiaries, set new minimum benefit...
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Clark County sports nation’s 2nd largest population growth

New numbers out from the U.S. Census Bureau confirm something you’ve definitely noticed in the last eight years: Clark County is growing fast.Clark County...
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LV Catholic Diocese names priests “credibly accused” of child sexual abuse

Between $14 and $15 million.  That’s how much the Catholic Diocese of Las Vegas has paid to survivors of child sexual abuse since 1995,...
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Reid: “Speak out against hate. Don’t let it go.”

“I’ve been involved in political life in Nevada since 1963,” Harry Reid told an audience gathered for a discussion of anti-Semitism Thursday at UNLV,...

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