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Trump seeks ban on bump stocks like used in Las Vegas shooting

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 14:29
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he has signed a memo directing the Justice Department to propose regulations to "ban all devices" like the rapid-fire bump stocks involved in ...
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Cliven Bundy to speak to Independent American Party of Nevada

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:41
Southern Nevada rancher and state's rights activist Cliven Bundy has agreed to give the keynote speech on Friday at the Independent American Party of Nevada's state convention in Sparks. Party officials announced Tuesday Bundy's wife, Carol, and son, Ryan, also plan to ...
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Vulnerable Republican Dean Heller warming to Trump before primary

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 03:00
Through a series of White House meetings and phone calls and a round trip on Air Force One, the GOP senator has quietly mended an awkward relationship with the president ...
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Court ruling fails to curb development plans at former Badlands golf course

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 03:00
Residents are fighting the latest iteration of plans to develop housing on the site of the former Badlands Golf Club after a recent court ruling against the new owner of ...
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How Trump budget would boost Yucca project, cut Nevadans' safety net

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 03:00
The administration is seeking money for the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump, although not nearly the amount that would be required to see the project through ...
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Family planning advocacy group says R-J shunned ads

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 03:00
The ads read in bold letters “Family Planning Saves Lives, Trump’s Global Gag Rule is Killing Women.” The ads also state …
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Trump proposes budget that ignores deficit, boosts military spending

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 03:00
President Donald Trump sent Congress a $4.4 trillion budget proposal on Monday outlining steep cuts to domestic programs, large increases in military spending and ...
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Nevada takes steps toward leaving federal healthcare.gov

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 19:25
Nevada is taking steps toward leaving the federal healthcare.gov and setting up ...
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Senate passes budget bill to raise spending and reopen government

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 02:00
The Senate early Friday easily approved a far-reaching budget deal that would reopen the federal government and boost spending by hundreds of billions of dollars ...
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Anti-Trump activist Steyer targets GOP's Heller, Laxalt

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 15:02
Billionaire anti-Trump activist Tom Steyer visited Las Vegas today with a vow to defend “Dreamers” and immigrant families facing deportation. Steyer, whose campaign against Trump has ...
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Clark County to consider anti-harassment policy

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 03:00
The #MeToo movement calling out sexual harassment is spurring a Clark County-level policy that will inform employees, lobbyists and other officials about conduct and where to file complaints ...
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County moving away from assigned voting sites for 2018 election

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 03:00
Universal polling sites will ensure no voter shows up at the wrong place to cast a ballot this year ...
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Henderson formalizes land sale to Raiders for practice facility

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 00:00
Henderson approved the sale of 55 acres of land to the Raiders to build a practice facility and corporate offices ...
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Recall arguments against 2 state senators heard by judge

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 16:51
Challenges to two Democratic state senators’ recalls are expected to come before a judge Wednesday, possibly setting the cases up for ...
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If immigrants are pushed out, who will care for the elderly?

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 03:00
One in four of the direct-care workers in the nation’s nursing homes, assisted living facilities and home care agencies are foreign-born ...
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Sisolak pledges to donate governor salary to education groups if elected

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 03:00
Sisolak said that teachers in California make $20,000 more a year than educators in Nevada and that the state cannot attract and retain teachers without competitive compensation ...
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Democratic, GOP lawmakers: Memo doesn't clear Trump in probe

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 10:48
Democratic and Republican lawmakers said Sunday that a GOP-produced congressional memo on FBI surveillance powers did not clear President Donald Trump in the Russia investigation, and they expressed hope that ...
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Trump seized on what memo could mean even before reading it

Sat, 02/03/2018 - 12:39
Even before he'd read the memo, President Donald Trump seized on what it could mean. The president first learned of the House Intelligence Committee document last month from ...
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Trump claims memo 'totally vindicates' him in Russia probe

Sat, 02/03/2018 - 12:25
President Donald Trump on Saturday claimed complete vindication from a congressional memo that alleges the FBI abused its surveillance powers during the investigation into his campaign's possible Russia ties. But the ...
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How a secret GOP memo became a bitter point of conflict

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 03:00
The fierce debate has threatened the relationship between the president and his hand-picked FBI director and diverted public attention from ...
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