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Jul 20, 2016

Led by the efforts of student body president Brenda Romero, the College of Southern Nevada has created a scholarship to benefit undocumented immigrants — expanding statewide efforts aimed at making college more accessible for Nevadans living in the shadows.


Jul 20, 2016

Nevada isn’t a majority-minority state quite yet. But it is projected to be in 2022 or 2023, according to the state demographer.


Jul 20, 2016

Lori Orchow Haney won’t be heading to work next Monday morning. She’s already arranged to take the day off for a very special trip: heading to the Cracker Barrel restaurant at the Silverton to be there on opening day.


Jul 20, 2016

The young woman standing in front of a cardboard cutout of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said she registered to vote this year to keep her family intact.


Jul 20, 2016

Lavish new apartments are coming to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas campus, but it is coming at the expense of low-income families.


Jul 20, 2016

Wright State University in Ohio on Tuesday pulled out of hosting the first presidential debate this fall because of concerns over costs and security.


Jul 20, 2016

The first presidential debate between Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is moving from Wright State University in Ohio to Hofstra University in New York.


Jul 20, 2016

Officially, he's Congressman Cresent Hardy.

Unofficially, Democrats add a word: accidental.


Jul 19, 2016

It’s a busy time if you’re a construction worker on a Clark County School District project.

The district has 11 major projects underway, including six new schools and two replacements, with a construction value of $253.3 million. Groundbreaking ceremonies with student performances, school officials and politicians have been a regular occurrence this spring and summer.


Jul 19, 2016

CH refers to cholesterol or Switzerland’s internet domain name. Nevada Democrats hope it’s a set of initials with historical connections.


Jul 19, 2016

Who knew that imaginary creatures could create such a real-life ruckus?

It’s been a week since “Pokemon Go,” a free smartphone-based game app, was released. And ever since, legions of fun-loving Southern Nevadans have braved the oppressive heat to join other Americans with way too much time on their hands to chase Pokemon in parks, on city streets, in offices and wherever else the wily critters might turn up.


Jul 19, 2016

During the week of UFC 100 in July 2009 and through that historic night of fights, Lorenzo Fertitta began to get a sense of just how big his Las Vegas-based mixed martial arts organization had grown.


Jul 19, 2016

Clark County District Court “is saddened and concerned” about last week’s fatal shootings of five members of the Dej-Oudom family, according to a statement released Wednesday.


Jul 19, 2016

Every January, the modern-day Masters of the Universe flock to the Strip. From Wall Street and Silicon Valley they come for CES, where the Fetty Waps of the world play Google after-parties, and heavyweights from Intel to IBM showcase the future’s infrastructure. It’s the biggest trade show in a city of trade shows.