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Feb 5, 2016

It was nearly three-quarters of a century ago, but Rosie Maruki Kakuuchi clearly remembers the fear that stemmed from the simple fact that she was a Japanese-American.


Feb 5, 2016

Many people think the story of Vegas starts and ends with the Strip.


Feb 5, 2016

The concept of a new football stadium has been tossed around for years but UNLV President Len Jessup said any option to build one would require public funding.


Feb 4, 2016

It’s quiet at the corner of Jackson Avenue and F Street, where empty lots and vacant buildings define the historic landscape. A man rides by on his bicycle. A car occasionally passes through the intersection, and a security guard sits down on a chair outside the old New Town Tavern.


Feb 4, 2016

A toy drive, titled “Tark Toy Drive,” will take place before the Fresno State vs. UNLV men’s basketball game at the Save Mart Center on Saturday in honor of legendary coach Jerry Tarkanian.


Feb 4, 2016

The “stupid stunt” that led to widespread lead contamination in Flint, Michigan, has dealt a blow to public confidence in water systems everywhere — even in places like Southern Nevada, where lead pipes are not an issue.


Feb 4, 2016

Goodbye, deconsolidation. Hello, decentralization.


Feb 4, 2016

Every February, public schools turn their focus to the story of African Americans, under the banner of Black History Month. Mostly focusing on slavery and civil rights, students learn of the struggles and triumphs that shape the black experience. But as the tradition has carried on, it has also picked up detractors, who view it as outdated, even condescending.


Feb 4, 2016

As Sen. Ted Cruz celebrated his win over front-runner Donald Trump on Monday in the Iowa caucuses, he'd already scored a quieter victory in Nevada.


Feb 4, 2016

As Sen. Ted Cruz celebrated his win over front-runner Donald Trump on Monday in the Iowa caucuses, he'd already scored a quieter victory in Nevada.


Feb 4, 2016

North Las Vegas could become the “breadbasket” of the valley, the city’s mayor has said.


Feb 4, 2016

After finalizing a $1 billion deal with electric carmaker Faraday Future in December, large companies from California, the Midwest and Europe have shown increased interest in North Las Vegas' Apex Industrial park, city officials said.


Feb 4, 2016

A homeowner in one Las Vegas neighborhood has health concerns about long-term exposure to dust from a neighboring construction site.


Feb 4, 2016

Sexual assault and harassment is a huge topic on college campuses.