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Nevada is a bad place for babies, report says

Economic insecurity and the litany of risk factors associated with it mean Nevada is considered one of the worst states in the country for...
same goes for education

Social, economic factors affect health more than health care, report says

Income, housing, institutional racism and other social and economic conditions have more impact on health than health care, according to a Center on Budget...
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Candidate brings discussion of inequality, social justice to LV mayor’s race

Hauling a blue wagon behind him, Minister Vance “Stretch” Sanders strolls up to the steps of Las Vegas City Hall, unloads a portable podium...
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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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History after all: Nevada to be first state with majority female Legislature

For months, media around the nation and even internationally published stories about the prospect of Nevada becoming the first state in the U.S. to...

#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...

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