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Experts urge ‘Apollo-type’ fight against climate disaster; GOP pushes Yucca

WASHINGTON -- Climate change could cost Americans billions of dollars, destroy coastal communities and put agriculture, healthcare and military facilities at risk unless the...
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Could automatic voter registration lead to arrest? State working to ensure it doesn’t.

Automatic voter registration is set to start in January 2020, and while legislators believe it’s an important step in broadening voting accessibility advocates are...

Public health services: Trying to keep up when your state is 50th in funding

Whether tackling an acute Hepatitis A outbreak and skyrocketing sexually transmitted infections or implementing public campaigns to reduce tobacco use and connect people to...

Tax hike dominates joint meeting of county commission, school board

A historic joint meeting of the Clark County Commission and the Clark County School District Board Thursday night yielded a wish-list of programs worth...
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SNWA unanimously votes to extend quarter-cent sales tax

The Southern Nevada Water Authority Board of Directors voted unanimously Thursday to ask the Clark County Commission to make permanent a quarter-cent sales tax...
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City hikes residential trash bills to fund homeless sweeps and city cleanups

Months after the Legislature gutted a proposal from the City of Las Vegas to increase a sewer surcharge and property tax to fund homeless...
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LV Council delays decision on Strip weed dispensary 

An effort to open another marijuana dispensary at Sahara and the Strip, the gateway to the City of Las Vegas, is on hold while...
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LV City Council asks state to limit HOV enforcement to peak travel times

Drivers on Interstate 15 and U.S. 95 in Las Vegas are baffled by the state’s designation of a previous express lane as a High-Occupancy...
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Henderson approves short-term rentals, promises enforcement

Until now, local governments, which are partially dependent on tax revenue generated by tourists who sleep in hotels, have been at a loss on...
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Democrats vote to condemn Trump’s racist remarks toward congresswomen

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House Tuesday voted largely along partisan lines to approve a resolution that condemns President Trump’s “racist comments directed at Members...

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