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Who’s next at UNLV?

Who’s next at UNLV?

UNLV Rebels head coach Marvin Menzies speaks after his team‘s loss to San Diego State in the Mountain West men‘s basketball tournament at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas on Thursday, March 14, 2019. Menzies was fired on Friday. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal) head coach Nathan Davis walks […]

Las Vegas dentist commissioned into U.S. Army Reserves

Las Vegas dentist commissioned into U.S. Army Reserves

Anthony Hua, right, with U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Zachary Anderson, a health care recruiter, signs his contract after getting sworn in as U.S. Army Reserve captain during a ceremony at the Hampton Inn Tropicana and Event Center in Las Vegas, Friday, March 15, 2019. Hua is a general dentist based […]

Early voting set to start for 2019 municipal primary election

Early voting set to start for 2019 municipal primary election

People cast their votes on the third day of early voting at the Galleria at Sunset in Henderson on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. (Las Vegas Review-Journal) Early voting begins Saturday for municipal primary elections in four cities in the Las Vegas Valley. In Las Vegas, six candidates are challenging Mayor […]

New bill seeks teeth for Nevada public records laws

New bill seeks teeth for Nevada public records laws

Sen. David Parks, D-Las Vegas, seen in 2017 in Carson City. (Las Vegas Review-Journal) CARSON CITY — Backed by a bipartisan and diverse coalition of government transparency advocates and news organizations, a newly introduced bill is looking to add some bite to Nevada’s toothless public records laws. Senate Bill 287, […]

Federal court in Las Vegas has dozens of secret cases

Federal court in Las Vegas has dozens of secret cases

(Getty Images) On any given week, dozens of criminal and civil cases move through the federal court system in Las Vegas hidden from public view. Agents and prosecutors secretly obtain warrants, collecting evidence for months, even years in criminal investigations. “It haunts me, because I wonder what didn’t I get,” […]

CCSD’s missing investigation records highlight need for transparency

CCSD’s missing investigation records highlight need for transparency

Jason Wright, a teacher at George E. Harris Elementary School in Las Vegas (Flickr)Edward Goldman, associate superintendent at Clark County School District (Las Vegas Review-Journal) The Clark County School District would like you to believe itfor nothing. That’s how much the district has spent for an external investigator to look […]

Clark County chooses replacement for Atkinson in Nevada Senate

Clark County chooses replacement for Atkinson in Nevada Senate

Retired Clark County fire inspector Marcia Washington was picked by the Clark County Commission on Friday, March 15, 2019, to fill the vacant seat of Kelvin Atkinson, who represented Senate District 4 until he resigned on March 5. (Shea Johnson/Las Vegas Review-Journal) Former Nevada education official Marcia Washington will fill the vacancy left in the state Senate by the resignation of Kelvin Atkinson, the ex-Senate majority leader who pleaded guilty to […]

Nevada missed $500K in tax revenue from marijuana industry, audit shows

Nevada missed $500K in tax revenue from marijuana industry, audit shows

One of the marijuana grow rooms Exhale Nevada in Las Vegas Thursday, June 28, 2018. K.M. Cannon Las Vegas Review-Journal Poor record-keeping processes and a lack of state oversight of the legal marijuana industry cost the state at least $500,000 in missed tax revenue, according to an audit released this […]

Suicide rate for Nevada children, teens nearly doubled in 2018

Suicide rate for Nevada children, teens nearly doubled in 2018

Sen. Pat Spearman, D-North Las Vegas, introduced Senate Bill 204 on Friday, March 15, 2019, which would require all Nevada school districts to adopt policies related to suicide prevention and intervention. (Benjamin Hager/Las Vegas Review-Journal) The suicide rate among Nevada children and teenagers nearly doubled between 2017 and 2018, according […]

Trump downplays white nationalism threat after New Zealand mosque attacks

President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, March 15, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)A police vehicle is parked outside the Islamic Center of Washington, Friday, March 15, 2019 in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) NEW YORK — President Donald Trump played down any threat […]