U.S. Nevada Representative Dina Titus and two other Democratic congressional representatives are attempting to have a statue of the late Senator Patrick McCarran removed from the U.S. Capitol's Statuary Hall.
Two new books about Abraham Lincoln and the struggle against slavery have been written by Las Vegas-based historians. Michael Green of CSN is author of Lincoln and the Election of 1860 and Gregory Borchard of UNV is the author of Abraham Lincoln and Horace Greeley.
That sounds like a lot of land--and that's because it is. In fact, it's 12 percent of all privately held land in Nevada; It was sold last week to a Florida-based company that wants to increase mining and geothermal energy plants on its massive land holdings.