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Dec 12, 2018

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker defended lame-duck legislation Tuesday that sparked protests in the state’s Capitol because it would trim some of his successor’s powers. Critics said the Republican-controlled Legislature is ignoring the election result and trying to constrain Gov.-elect Tony Evers from altering some GOP initiatives after he takes office in January.


Dec 12, 2018

The holiday season is upon us and as we gather together to exchange gifts and enjoy each other's company, it's worth remembering that there are many in America who don't share the same kind of abundance.


Dec 12, 2018

Astronomers have cataloged nearly 4,000 exoplanets in orbit around distant stars. Though the discovery of these newfound worlds has taught us much, there is still a great deal we do not know about the birth of planets and the precise cosmic recipes that spawn the wide array of planetary bodies we have already uncovered, including so-called hot Jupiters, massive rocky worlds, icy dwarf planets, and - hopefully someday soon - distant analogs of Earth.


Dec 12, 2018

Before a single shovel hits dirt or a crane pierces the sky, lobbyists are greasing the wheels for developers to construct Southern Nevada’s major resorts and master-planned communities.


Dec 12, 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

Nevada’s higher education system suffers from a bloated administration, inequitable funding that favors UNR at the expense of other schools, mismanagement that has destroyed trust among donors, and a dismal graduation rate despite strong per-student funding from the state.


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.


Dec 11, 2018

The City of Las Vegas, along with the Health Sciences Department at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, is assessing older homes for hazardous lead.


Dec 11, 2018

The City of Las Vegas is partnering with the University of Nevada Las Vegas to assess lead hazards in older homes.


Dec 10, 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 10, 2018

A UNLV student has launched a movement to get more access to free condoms on campus and she wants free STI testing made available.


Dec 10, 2018

The U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday released five-year estimates documenting a multitude of trends in Clark County and other areas across the country.


Dec 7, 2018

As a gay Latina growing up in Chicago, the only time Dr. Erika Gisela Abad would see someone like herself on a television screen was if she happened to catch her reflection.


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