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#MeToo on ice in Nevada casinos

UPDATED with comment from Governor Brian SandovalIt’s not often a gaming executive takes on industry regulators, but Caesars Entertainment executive Jan Jones Blackhurst, who...
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Nov. 1 is Latina Equal Pay Day

Latina workers earn about 54 cents for every dollar earned by white men. And so Nov. 1 will be the day when Latina pay...
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FYI the Pink Tax repeal doesn’t repeal the Pink Tax

When Linda Low, the showgirl character in the 1958 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Flower Drum Song, sang “I Enjoy Being a Girl,” she clearly...
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“Women in Las Vegas are not safe,” Gaming Control Board told

Members of the Culinary Workers Union Local 226 spoke before the Gaming Control Board Wednesday about sexual harassment they faced from managers and customers,...
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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#MeToo: An overnight phenomenon after only 11 years

Tarana Burke coined the phrase "Me Too" in 2006. More than a decade later, she was among the featured "silence breakers" selected as the...
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Is this ad a dog whistle?

The Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) has claimed a past arrest and incident of public intoxication means state Sen. Aaron Ford does not have...
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Washoe County superintendent weighs in on class, race and education

Washoe County School District Superintendent Traci Davis knows there are people who wish she would stop talking about equity.But she isn’t going to.“I tend...
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Groups encourage DACA renewals

While there is a national push from immigrants' rights organizations encouraging DACA recipients to complete their application renewals early, local groups are trying to...

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