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Indigenous runners fight to protect water, culture

This story spans 29 years, 300 miles, and the growth of a thirsty city in a desert.The Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA), on a...
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Heller misses sex abuse hearing

A Senate Commerce subcommittee charged with protecting Olympic athletes from sexual abuse met Wednesday for the fourth time. Absent from the meeting was U.S....
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Reporting sex abuse: Damned if you do or don’t.

As the director of a progressive non-profit, Annette Magnus makes a living giving a voice to people who don’t have one. Finding her own voice...
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Kavanaugh, Me Too point up need to modernize Nevada sex ed

If 18-year-old Alan Cruz learned anything from Christine Blasey Ford accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, it’s that people don’t believe...
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Congress poised to cut money for parks

Saturday is National Public Lands Day and admission is free to any of the nation's parks. If you've been meaning to enjoy the great outdoors,...
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Kavanaugh “100 percent certain,” too

Judge Brett Kavanaugh says he’s 100 percent certain the allegations leveled against him by three women are untrue.  Earlier Thursday, Kavanaugh accuser Dr. Christine...
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The country’s day so far…

Months of well-funded, coordinated efforts to derail the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh failed to do what the words of one woman may...
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Aftermath of a massacre: The new normalcy

Fifty-one Sundays have passed since the city known for sin lost its innocence.  The fifty-second Sunday this weekend and the following day, the first...

One year later, how has security changed?

When a Mandalay Bay housekeeper discovered a cache of weapons in a hotel room on the 24th floor in November of 2014, including a...
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Heller’s Kavanaugh position fraught with peril

U.S. Senator Dean Heller is already on shaky ground with women voters, according to one poll.  Now, allegations that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh...

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