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State audits reveal eye-opening issues at Nevada agencies

State auditors have found the Department of Education needed to do far more and in revoking licenses of employees with criminal histories. And they found the Department of Public Safety folks did not have a plan to fix dozens of problems identified.

Poet McKuen’s early days trace to Nevada

The death of poet, songwriter and singer Rod McKuen at 81 on Jan. 29 was worldwide news, but because he lived in so many places, his Nevada days didn’t get prominent mention in his obituaries.

Closing of Las Vegas law firm marks end of an era

Lionel Sawyer & Collins, the top gaming firm with the most political juice in the state moves into the realm of history as 19 lawyers, including founder Sam Lionel, join a large regional law firm called Fennemore Craig, which at 130 years old is the largest continuously operating law firm in Arizona.