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UNLV study wants automatic fire sprinklers in all new homes

A UNLV study concluded the Las Vegas City Council should immediately mandate automatic fire sprinkler systems for all new single-family homes — a measure city officials have left on the table without a vote for months.

Trustee’s improbable journey from poor student to School Board

By her own account, Clark County School Board trustee Lola Brooks shouldn’t have graduated from high school. Now she serves as both a source of inspiration and a cautionary note for equally troubled kids in Clark County.

Investigation found no proof of sex in Las Vegas firehouse, union says

An investigation into alleged on-duty sexual activity by Las Vegas Fire Department personnel revealed the claims were unfounded and a broader culture of promiscuity in city firehouses doesn’t exist, the firefighter union president said.

Las Vegas officials make plea to those helping homeless people

Homeless service providers and city officials want Las Vegans who are looking to donate food and clothing to homeless people during the holiday season to go through established agencies.

Tax bill preserves tax break for Las Vegas stadium, convention center

The House had sought to eliminate the tax exemption for bonds used to build professional sports stadiums, but the provision was removed during the GOP leadership’s conference negotiations.

Next owner of Moulin Rouge site may have to mark its history

The Las Vegas Historic Preservation Commission is making a push for a more significant recognition of the site that was home to the city’s first desegregated casino and hotel.

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