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Report: Nevada ranks 4th in income inequality

BY: - July 19, 2018

Nevada is the fourth most unequal state in the nation when it comes to income distribution, according to a new report. Income for the wealthiest 1 percent of Nevadans in 2015 was 32.7 times that of the bottom 99 percent, according to “The New Gilded Age,”  released Thursday by the Economic Policy Institute. The report […]

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Attorney calls for law change following failure to prosecute alleged baby sex offender

BY: - July 19, 2018

Sometimes confessing to a crime, even to police, is not enough to make the case. Las Vegas attorney Stephen Stubbs is defending his decision to identify an alleged child molestor on Facebook and a YouTube video post because Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson has so far declined to file charges.   Stubbs says he […]

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Democrats jump on Kavanaugh’s Yucca Mountain ruling

BY: - July 18, 2018

No stranger to rocks and hard places, Sen. Dean Heller may be facing a new campaign issue: the perennial political chess piece and proposed nuclear waste dump site that is Yucca Mountain. A Washington Post piece published Wednesday points out that Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh in 2013 penned a 2-1 majority court opinion stating […]

Former squatter put in charge of City of Las Vegas Public Safety

BY: - July 18, 2018

Former North Las Vegas City Manager Tim Hacker is the newly named Chief of Public Safety Services for the City of Las Vegas, where he’ll oversee the departments of Public Safety, Municipal Court and Fire & Rescue. While city manager of North Las Vegas, Hacker came under fire for squatting in a home he claimed he […]

Heller “pleased” with Trump’s “sincere” would/wouldn’t clarification

BY: - July 18, 2018

In Helsinki during his joint press appearance with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump once again doubted the U.S. intelligence community’s conclusion that Russia interfered in the 2016 U.S. election. “I don’t see any reason why it would be” Russia, Trump said. Tuesday, under fire from even those in his own party for siding […]

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As Legal Aid Center turns 60, it pushes to endow its future

BY: - July 18, 2018

A 29-year-old mother seeking asylum for herself and her two young children after witnessing a gang-related murder and receiving death threats in her native Honduras. An Oct. 1 victim worried about possible wage garnishment over money she owes to a cosmetology school that refused to defer her enrollment after the mass shooting, which left her […]

Silver State Health Services to receive funding for sobering shelter

BY: - July 17, 2018

Other than jail, there is no temporary shelter for people experiencing homelessness to go when they are inebriated. Silver State Health Services is planning to open a 20-bed sobering facility on Salvation Army’s campus to house them. “We could go up to 35 beds in the next couple years depending on funding,” says Ryan Linden, […]

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MGM lawsuit labels mass shooting as “terrorism”

BY: - July 17, 2018

Defying every principle of tourism marketing honed over decades by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, transnational gaming giant MGM Resorts International is labeling the mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip as terrorism.  As first reported by the Las Vegas Review Journal, MGM is suing more than a thousand concert attendees, some of […]

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Gay And Lesbian Center Of Southern Nevada marks 25th anniversay

BY: - July 17, 2018

In 2015 the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada was named the Best Full-Service Community Center in Southern Nevada. It also has the distinct honor of being the only LGBT center in Southern Nevada. Tomorrow, the Las Vegas City Council will recognize the 25-year anniversary of the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of […]

Senate Democrats introduce bill to unite immigrant families

BY: - July 17, 2018

Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto has joined with Democratic colleagues Kamala Harris of California and Jeff Merkley of Oregon as lead sponsors of legislation “to reunite families at or near ports of entry.” The bill “would require the Trump administration to immediately reunite separated children with their parents, ensure that separated children have access to […]

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March for Our Lives focuses on November election

BY: - July 17, 2018

Whether from Las Vegas, Chicago or Parkland, Fla., young people in the March for Our Lives movement want to end gun violence, enact common sense legislation and defeat politicians who stand in the way. At the July 16 Road To Change town hall at Sierra Vista High School, students made sure to identify Attorney General […]

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Nevada DMV now offers anti-abortion license plate

BY: - July 16, 2018

An anti-abortion organization in Southern Nevada now has a new funding mechanism: speciality license plates offered by the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles. The speciality license plate was approved in 2015 by the Nevada Commission on Speciality License Plates, but only became available Monday. The words “Values Life” appear on the plate along with a […]