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Las Vegas Review Journal

Richard Oxborough plucked a vial of human blood from the rack on his lab bench. The UNLV researcher warmed the blood and fed it to a colony of mosquitoes. The critters won’t be quite as voracious as normal because Oxborough didn’t have the chance to starve them, he quipped.

The Nevada Independent

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has affirmed a previous ruling that Red Rock Resorts violated national labor laws when it successfully tried to persuade workers not to unionize and has ordered three of the company’s Las Vegas casinos to negotiate collective bargaining agreements with employees represented by Culinary Workers Union Local 226.

Las Vegas Review Journal

UNLV student Alma Perez’s American Dream is to one day work as an accountant, which she is studying for. But as an undocumented immigrant who was brought to the U.S. at the age of 4, she’s not permitted to legally work, and has resorted to construction labor alongside her father, said the 20-year-old woman.

The Nevada Independent

Reyna Valdivias, a recent Nevada State University (NSU) graduate said that although she has a college degree in business administration, she works alongside her father in landscaping and construction. That’s because 12 years after it was created, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program remains enmeshed in the court system and closed to new recipients, precluding many immigrants illegally brought to the U.S. as children from getting work authorizations and pursuing their preferred careers.

K.T.N.V. T.V. ABC 13

While mosquitoes can be annoying to humans, they can also be dangers for our four-legged friends. As a dog owner, it's something I haven't had to really worry about living here in the desert ..... at least until now.

Vegas Inc

Illegal gaming comes in many shapes and sizes, from offshore, online casinos and sportsbooks to unregulated slot machines and much more.

Today

Are you a low-key annoying parent? Aren’t we all? The phrase “low-key” expresses a lackluster feeling that’s analogous to “sort of." Depending on where you look, low-key can be spelled as one word, two words or as a hyphenated phrase.

The Nevada Independent

Turnout in last week’s state primaries dropped significantly from the 2020 and 2022 primaries, with fewer Nevadans participating across almost all counties. As of Friday morning, about 380,000 votes had been counted in the primary, a decrease of roughly 20 percent from the past two cycles. Despite the dropoff, voting by mail continued to dominate, as a greater share of Democrats and Republicans chose to vote by mail than two years ago, while the share of in-person voting decreased.