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Metro sued in federal court over death of Byron Williams

BY: - July 16, 2021

It’s been nearly two years since Byron Williams, an unarmed Black man who was pursued by officers because of a broken bicycle light, died in police custody after uttering “I can’t breathe” more than 20 times.  Williams’ family is still seeking answers and trying to find justice after Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson decided […]

Over 100 fire scientists urge the West: Skip the fireworks this record-dry 4th of July

BY: , , and - July 2, 2021

The heat wave hitting the northwestern U.S. and Canada has been shattering records, with temperatures 30 degrees Fahrenheit or more above normal. With drought already gripping the West, the intense heat has helped suck even more moisture from millions of acres of forests and grasslands, bringing dead vegetation in many regions to record-dry levels and […]

More mortgage assistance on the way — eventually

BY: - June 23, 2021

Mortgage assistance may be coming soon for Nevada homeowners who have been impacted by the covid-19 pandemic. Nevada is set to receive $121 million in Homeowner Assistance Funds, approved as part of the American Rescue Plan. On Tuesday, the state Legislature’s Interim Finance Committee accepted the first 10% of those funds. Lawmakers welcomed the additional […]

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Warren’s humiliation of Bloomberg was brutal; her larger point is crucial

BY: - February 19, 2020

“So I’d like to talk about who we’re running against, a billionaire who calls women ‘fat broads’ and ‘horse-faced lesbians.’ And, no, I’m not talking about Donald Trump. I’m talking about Mayor Bloomberg.” Those were the first words out of Elizabeth Warren’s mouth at the Las Vegas debate Wednesday. Oh, the Las Vegas debate, like […]