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The rogue’s gallery of fallen Southern Nevada politicians could be growing, with a possible scandal brewing at Las Vegas City Hall
Las Vegas City Hall has become home to a potential scandal and short tempers.
Las Vegas restaurants were among the first businesses to feel the pain of the pandemic during the shutdown.
The dream of luring the Oakland A’s to Southern Nevada has been fueled by “hopeful optimism because the Oakland franchise officials have come to Las Vegas so often,” says John L. Smith.
One year ago, with the state reeling from the pandemic, Melody Rose became chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education.
For months Clark County government has encouraged residents to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Now it’s putting money where its mouth is.
The Las Vegas area suffers one of the largest number of homeless children and youth in the country, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
A shortage of 200 bus drivers is causing chronic delays as the Clark County School District returns this fall to in-person education.
Tribal jails can be found in some of the most remote places in the country, but their frequently poor conditions have caught the attention of those in Washington.
The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, led to a rethinking of what security meant in Las Vegas, which fell off an economic cliff when people were suddenly afraid to travel.
In many small towns, a wailing siren was often heard as an ominous warning to people of color.