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New Nevada DNA swab law sees little pushback

A Nevada law that requires DNA samples be taken from every person arrested on a felony charge — and criticized by civil rights groups as an invasion of privacy — has seen surprisingly little pushback in the four months it’s been in practice.

Assembly candidate ruled ineligible, but it’s not over

Meghan Smith is ineligible to run as a Democratic candidate for the Assembly District 34 seat, after a judge ruled she didn’t meet the residency requirements.

Same-sex couples go beyond domestic partnerships

A license to marry for same-sex couples finishes what Nevada’s domestic partnership law left undone more than a decade ago.

Death penalty upheld in 2006 Vegas murder

A former California schoolteacher sentenced to death by a jury in 2010 for killing his wife in a Las Vegas hotel room had his conviction and sentence upheld Thursday by the Nevada Supreme Court.

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