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Dec 11, 2018

The Las Vegas metropolitan area has seen not only a significant rise in its population but an altering of its demographics as well, according to new findings from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Dec 11, 2018

The Las Vegas metropolitan area has seen not only a significant rise in its population but an altering of its demographics as well, according to new findings from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Oct 31, 2018

CBS News' "Red & Blue" visited Las Vegas and UNLV to cover the 2018 election. The show aired live from UNLV's campus and featured interviews with UNLV faculty and students.

Oct 31, 2018

CBS News' "Red & Blue" visited Las Vegas and UNLV to cover the 2018 election. The show aired live from UNLV's campus and featured interviews with UNLV faculty and students.

Oct 19, 2018

There’s simply no one more knowledgeable about how to get a medical school off and running than Paul Umbach, who has provided consultancy for 20 of the 30 med schools that have been launched in the U.S. since 2005.

Oct 15, 2018

A two-phase plan to build out the UNLV Medical School was created as a way to move the school forward, but it could become a major setback that turns off donors and results in a half-finished, lackluster institution.

Aug 30, 2017

Danny Tarkanian is no stranger to Nevada politics, but elective office is a stranger to him. Yet the repeat candidate who has yet to notch a general election victory in the state is running again, this time hoping to unseat one of the most vulnerable Republican senators in next year's party primary, Dean Heller.

May 19, 2017

Assemblywoman Olivia Diaz (D-North Las Vegas) introduced Assembly Bill 407 earlier this session. The bill reorganizes the management of Cooperative Extension Services (CES) into two regions, with UNLV administering the Southern Region (Clark, Lincoln, and Nye Counties, which collectively constitute 75 percent of the state’s population) and UNR administering the Northern Region (comprised of the 14 northernmost counties). UNR currently runs CES throughout Nevada.

May 19, 2017

Assemblywoman Olivia Diaz (D-North Las Vegas) introduced Assembly Bill 407 earlier this session. The bill reorganizes the management of Cooperative Extension Services (CES) into two regions, with UNLV administering the Southern Region (Clark, Lincoln, and Nye Counties, which collectively constitute 75 percent of the state’s population) and UNR administering the Northern Region (comprised of the 14 northernmost counties). UNR currently runs CES throughout Nevada.

Apr 9, 2017

Several years ago, Brookings Institution scholars Bruce Katz and Jennifer Bradley published a book promoting what they called the “Metropolitan Revolution.” Katz and Bradley argue that metropolitan areas better manage their own business than Washington, D.C., or even state capitals. Metros should control many local assets and agencies historically administered by federal or state governments.

Mar 14, 2017

“My father could no longer handle me. It was like his parenting skills were ‘I’m going to beat his head in’ or ‘I’m just going to leave him at home by himself,’ ” said Richard Demarko Brown, painting a picture of his 17-year-old case file.

Feb 22, 2017

Is Southern Nevada once again on the short end of the stick when it comes to state spending on capital projects? The answer depends on who you ask. More than 70 percent of Nevada's population lives in the south, and while Clark County generates about 80 percent of the state's revenue, it gets far less than that when the budget is sliced and diced.

Nov 30, 2016

Last year, before Anthony Boccia joined the teaching staff at Valley High School, his students spent hours in a windowless room in the company of John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. Overseen by a long-term substitute teacher, the group of eight children, who are mostly non-verbal and physically and intellectually disabled, watched Grease and a drawer-full of other well-worn VHS tapes, often from the first bell to the last.

Nov 21, 2016

It might be difficult for Nevadans to believe, but there were places where Americans could watch TV for hours on end this fall without seeing ads for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton.

Nov 21, 2016

It might be difficult for Nevadans to believe, but there were places where Americans could watch TV for hours on end this fall without seeing ads for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton.

Nov 21, 2016

It might be difficult for Nevadans to believe, but there were places where Americans could watch TV for hours on end this fall without seeing ads for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton.

Nov 17, 2016

Clark County voters opted for more construction cones and road projects last week by approving a ballot measure that pegs the Clark County fuel tax to inflation.By a 56 percent to 44 percent margin, voters kept in place for the next decade a fuel tax rate that rises with cost of living.

Nov 15, 2016

In the late hours of Nov. 8, Nevada’s newest congressman was toiling with a bittersweet reality. Democratic State Sen. Ruben Kihuen had just defeated Cresent Hardy to win election to Nevada’s 4th Congressional District, becoming the first Latino to represent the Silver State in the U.S. House of Representatives. He won with 128,680 votes (48.39 percent) to Hardy's 118,220 (44.55 percent) and was delivering a victory speech to his supporters at the Aria Casino in Las Vegas.