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Lawsuit: Bullying Tacitly Condoned by Yerington School Officials and Police

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Lawsuit: Bullying Tacitly Condoned by Yerington School Officials and Police The parents of two Yerington high school students are turning to federal court, alleging in a

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Political Activist Tom Steyer All-In on Nevada

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Tom Steyer is all-in on Nevada Tom Steyer is no stranger to political advocacy. He's been involved in Democratic races since Walter Mondale's ill-fated 1984

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Steve Wynn Described by former Cocktail Waitress as “Forceful, Aggressive”

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A former Golden Nugget cocktail waitress says Steve Wynn, whom she had never met, showed up unannounced at her home three weeks into her tenure

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Questions Surround Zinke Visit to Vegas

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Questions Surround Zinke Visit to Vegas Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke is in Las Vegas for NSSF SHOT Show 2018, according to posts from

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Lawsuit: Bullying Tacitly Condoned by Yerington School Officials and Police

Political Activist Tom Steyer All-In on Nevada

Steve Wynn Described by former Cocktail Waitress as “Forceful, Aggressive”

William Anderson

Moapa Chairman Who Led Fight to Shut Down Coal Plant, Built First Commercial Solar Array on a Native American Reservation Passes Away

Questions Surround Zinke Visit to Vegas

Questions Surround Zinke Visit to Vegas

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Nevadans Speak Out on DACA, TPS, and the Future of Immigration Reform

Last September, President Donald Trump announced the end of the DACA program that has shielded some 900,000 DREAMers from deportation. The Trump Administration has since followed that up by scaling back the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program that’s offered legal protection to select refugees. What does this mean for local immigrant communities? Here are a few stories of the Nevadans who are suddenly on the front line of Congress’ immigration debate. (more…)

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Rosen and Titus Meet with Immigrant Activists, Promise Action on DREAM Act and TPS

Last Thursday, Rep. Jacky Rosen (D-Henderson) met with immigrant rights activists in Las Vegas to discuss ways to protect DACA and TPS recipients. The next day, Rep. Dina Titus (D-Las Vegas) gathered with activists and community leaders at Las Vegas City Hall to outline her plan of action to help immigrant communities. With the Trump Administration ending DACA and rolling back TPS, activists are demanding that Congress pass legislation with permanent legal status and a path to citizenship. During their…

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Where’s the DREAM? Here’s What’s at Stake with Congress’ Debate Over DACA and TPS

Four months have passed since President Donald Trump announced his decision to revoke DACA protection for over 800,000 DREAMers. Since then, the White House has also announced the revocation of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for thousands of refugees. As of today, Congress has yet to act on either issue. But with another critical budget deadline coming up this month, immigrant rights activists are demanding Congress finally pass legislation to protect these vulnerable communities that the White House has placed at…

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Silent Killer: The Off-Strip Shootings that Hit Las Vegas at the End of the Year

After Las Vegas experienced the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history on October 1, 2017, local authorities prepared for the worst and stepped up security to prevent a repeat attack on New Year’s Eve. Their preparation paid off, as “America’s Party” went down without any major disturbances. But just a few blocks off The Strip, Las Vegas locals suffered another round of deadly gun violence during the winter holidays. These shootings served as a tragic reminder that three months after…

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