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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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Alleged witness in FBI probe of Metro Vice found dead

A Las Vegas high fashion model, said by sources to be one of the first witnesses in the FBI's probe of the Las Vegas...
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Raiders call end run against NV Energy

The Raiders, who are not yet a customer of NV Energy, don't want to be.According to a filing with the Public Utilities Commission of...
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Even with tuition waived, foster youth travel a tough road

Even with scholarships and loans, Madison Sandoval-Lunn could barely afford college and her living expenses. As a foster youth with no support system, she...

CCSD polls public on mascot controversy

If public opinion decided policy at Clark County schools, Western High School’s Warrior mascot, replete with head dress and war paint, would be in...

Laxalt contributor invoked KKK in effort to dismantle public schools

Nevada Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Laxalt received $10,000 in campaign contributions from a Missouri billionaire who advocates for dismantling the public school...
Visually impaired children play with a robot at the Nevada Blind Children's Foundation's new learning center.

Lack of resources for blind youth can lead to gaps that last a lifetime

“Hurdle after hurdle after hurdle.”That’s how Terri and Aaron Rupp describe the ongoing experience of getting their daughter enrolled and accommodated within Clark County...
Terri Rupp, a blind parent and advocate, with her youngest child.

Facing discrimination, blind moms and dads seek parental protections

Kids get bruises. It happens.Most of the time, outsiders think nothing of it, or assume they’re the result of simple playground tumbles. But when...
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LV Bishop condemns ‘patterns of negligence, denial, and obfuscation’

Bishop George Leo Thomas is new to his job in Nevada, but the leader of the Catholic Diocese of Las Vegas is no stranger...

Diversity intensifies preexisting segregation; Las Vegas stands out

A University of Minnesota researcher this week compiled some statistics on the increasing segregation of U.S. cities between 2000 and 2016, and Las Vegas...

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