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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.

Same-sex marriage separates Jones, Harris

Nevada state Sen. Justin Jones and challenger Becky Harris have a record of widely contrasting views on gay marriage, which became even more clear after the Oct. 7 federal court ruling tossing out the state’s same-sex marriage ban.

More than TV ads needed to fight margins tax battle

One of the most expensive ballot fights in Nevada history is fully involved this month as groups vie for the hearts and minds, but most importantly the votes, of Nevadans over a measure that would impose a tax on business to fund public education, but the fate of Question 3 might not be determined by spending on television ads alone.

Coffin fears Las Vegas medical pot lawsuits

Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Coffin worries that medical marijuana entrepreneurs might decide to sue of the city after it changed the way it plans to pick winning applicants to open legal pot dispensaries and grow houses.

One dead, one injured in ATV crash

A man died and a woman was injured after an ATV crash Sunday, Clark County fire officials reported.

Difficulty seen as opportunity for NLV finalists

The cash-strapped city of North Las Vegas — mired by past crises, horrific headlines and likely other skeletons its relatively new leaders have yet to unpack — has two finalists for the city manager’s job.

Lantern festival marred by hours-long bus woes

Saturday night’s Rise Lantern Festival was two hours of awe followed by nearly four hours of transportation woes at Jean Dry Lake.

BLM seeks balance with plan to manage public land

Federal land managers say their preferred plan to manage 3.1 million acres of public land in southern Nevada would balance resource development and protection.

63-year-old missing man found

A man who went missing on Friday was found and is back home on Sunday, Las Vegas police announced.