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Weed injustice called out as a civil rights issue

“In any civilized society, it is every citizen’s responsibility to obey just laws. But at the same time, it is every citizen’s responsibility to...
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Las Vegas, Metro host right-wing extremist at prayer breakfast

The city of Las Vegas Mayor’s Faith Initiative and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department sponsored a “Citywide Unity Prayer” with keynote speaker David Barton,...
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Advocates against subminimum wage gain traction in Reno

Disability advocates in Nevada celebrated a largely symbolic victory this week as the Reno City Council unanimously passed a resolution to bar the use...
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CJR story reports “hostile and abusive” environment at Review-Journal

Under the headline "The newspaper that #MeToo missed," the Columbia Journalism Review Wednesday published a lengthy and detailed account of sexual harassment allegations at...
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Clark County is all that, county spokesperson says

"It's that time of year," writes Clark County Public Information Officer Erik Pappa, "when I send out my annual note to the news media...
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Cliven Bundy has a plan

 Celebrity scofflaw Cliven Bundy has a plan, a grand plan, to open up federal lands in northeast Clark County to all manner of commercial...
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Opposition to school “dragnet” policy unites rival groups

From guidelines involving gender-diverse students to stances on education savings account, the ACLU of Nevada and Power2Parent’s opinions on policies could not be further...
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More divorce, less income and other Nevada notes from new Census report

Compared to the rest of the nation, Nevadans make less money, are more likely to be divorced, less likely to be white, and more...
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The GOP path from “a kinder, gentler nation” to “very fine people, on both...

Imagine, if you will, Donald Trump and the charlatans, third-raters and crooks in his cabinet providing world leadership as the Soviet Union disintegrated, or...
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Sisolak echoes Sandoval, urges Gaming Commission to act on sexual harassment rules

Gaming Commission members are so far ignoring a call from Governor Brian Sandoval to consider proposed rules to help protect hotel and casino workers...

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