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Hate in Nevada: What Happened in Charlottesville?

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Just days ago, alt-right white supremacists incited a weekend of violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, that culminated in three deaths and dozens of people injured. One

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Southern Nevadans Gather for Vigil in Solidarity with Charlottesville

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As Americans were processing the horrific events of Charlottesville, Virginia, dozens gathered in front of the Martin Luther King, Jr., statue to call for an

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Total Recall: What Does Roberson Really Want?

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Late Wednesday, news broke of Republicans filing a notice of intent to recall State Senator Joyce Woodhouse (D-Henderson). Within 48 hours, Republicans would announce intention

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Titus Hosts Immigration Workshop, Reassures Communities Fearful of Trump

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Last night, Rep. Dina Titus (D-Las Vegas) hosted a workshop in East Las Vegas for Nevadans who need help navigating the federal immigration system. As

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Opinion: Laxalt Needs to Stand up for Nevada, Not the Gun Lobby

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By Natalie Hernandez In November of last year, Nevadans voted to make our state safer by voting yes on ballot Question 1, or The Background

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Hate in Nevada: What Happened in Charlottesville?

Southern Nevadans Gather for Vigil in Solidarity with Charlottesville

Total Recall: What Does Roberson Really Want?

Titus Hosts Immigration Workshop, Reassures Communities Fearful of Trump

Opinion: Laxalt Needs to Stand up for Nevada, Not the Gun Lobby

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Governor Sandoval’s Final State of the State Address, Setting the Stage for Legislative Session

During his final State of the State Address, Governor Brian Sandoval (R) announced his proposed $8.1 billion budget for the next biennium (or two years). That’s $200 million more than the last Economic Forum forecast, but that’s also $400 million below the original $8.5 billion requested by state agencies. Sandoval called for increased investment throughout the public sector, but how will he make it work? Below the fold, we’ll explore how he might get all his numbers to add up……

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Guest Blog: National Monument for Gold Butte Designated

In the closing days of his administration, President Barack Obama declared Nevada’s Gold Butte and Utah’s Bears Ears National Monuments under the 1906 Antiquities Act.  The President’s action brought the number of areas declared by both Republican and Democrat Presidents as National Monuments to 129. Congress passed the Antiquities Act to ensure the protection of Native American ruins, artifacts and other objects of historical and scientific interests.  Congress gave Presidents this authority for another reason. They knew as far back…

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Notes on the Epic #FightFor15 Confrontation at Carl’s Jr.

What happened at Carl’s Jr. on Thursday, January 12? Maybe you heard about a Fight for 15 protest at the fast food joint across Maryland Parkway from Boulevard Mall. What went down there? More importantly, why were protesters there? What was the protest about? And how does it tie into the Presidential Transition? Let's explore some more below the fold. Since 2000, Andrew Puzder has served as CEO of CKE Restaurants. CKE happens to be the parent company of Carl's…

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Your #NVLeg 2017 Primer

In a few days, the 79th Nevada Legislative Session will open. This session may prove to be quite pivotal, as Governor Brian Sandoval (R) looks to cement his legacy. The Democrats who are retaking control of the Legislature look to undo some of the legacy of the previous Republican-controlled Legislature. What's about to happen in Carson City this year, and why should you care about it? Let's break it all down below the fold. Already, we see fault lines develop…

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