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Parks on assisted suicide bill: “This is the third, and I hope last attempt”

After failing to gain traction on assisted suicide bills in past legislative sessions, Sen. David Parks reintroduced legislation that would allow a terminally ill...
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Trump’s military transgender ban tops Lee meeting with LGBT community

Earlier this month, Nevada Rep. Susie Lee joined Democratic colleagues to introduce a resolution opposing efforts to ban transgender people from serving in the...
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Hope for Prisoners touts “game changer” for state, offenders

Inmates in several Southern Nevada prisons will now have an opportunity to begin preparing for life on the outside as much as a year...
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Cat Trap Fever: The best of the bad options for feral cats?

One every six minutes, seven days a week, eight hours a day.  That’s the rate at which the Lied Animal Shelter euthanized cats in...
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Handmaid’s Tale: All trail(er)s lead to Nevada

Nevada has a tie to almost everything, if you look hard enough.  And now, Nevada has its claim to fame in connection with the...

Nevada sole state on “Dirty Dozen” list of sexual exploitation

What’s Nevada have in common with corporate behemoths such as Amazon, Netflix and United Airlines?According to the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, all are...
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Beating Republicans was the easy part

Donald Trump wasn't knocking on doors in Nevada neighborhoods last fall telling voters "Nevada Republicans love me! That I can tell you. Also, I'm...
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Nevada ranks ninth nationwide in racial economic disparity, study says

Nevada ranks ninth nationwide in economic racial disparity, according to Prosperity Now, a public policy think tank focused on economic opportunity for low-income families...
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Blaming the victims? The legal quandary of child sex trafficking

They are too young to drink alcohol, vote, or sometimes, to even drive a car.In some two dozen states, they are considered victims of...
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LV threatened by “race to the bottom” mentality, report says

The short-sighted mentality of Southern Nevada’s business and political leaders has Las Vegas perched precariously on the edge of economic collapse when the inevitable...

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