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Inmate, 73, dies in Nevada prison

A 73-year-old inmate serving a life sentence died on Monday at the Regional Medical Facility at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center of a prolonged illness, officials said.

Washoe County benches school superintendent

Pedro Martinez, the former deputy superintendent of Clark County School District who resigned in 2012 to become superintendent of Washoe County School District, has been relieved of duty “effective immediately,” according to the Northern Nevada school system.

Nevada education ranked last in nation

Nevada’s public school system remains dead last in the nation for a third year running, according to an analysis of children’s well-being released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation on Tuesday.

Child Haven struggles with capacity

A continued surge in the number of abused and neglected children at Clark County’s emergency shelter pushed it over capacity while state approval to raise its maximum population was pending.

Henderson medical pot: Familiar names apply

Many familiar names and a few new ones are among the 28 medical marijuana establishment applications filed with Henderson by Thursday’s deadline. Eleven of these applicants were not chosen in June by Clark County commissioners for potential dispensary approval in unincorporated areas.