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Jamie Munks

Former reporter: City of Las Vegas

Jamie Munks covered the city of Las Vegas for the Review-Journal from May 2016 to September 2018. She covered education, business and local government in newsrooms in upstate New York after graduating in 2009 from Syracuse University with journalism and political science degrees. More recently, she covered government in Springfield, Illinois, her home state’s capital city.

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Teen dies while swimming in Lake Mohave

A teenager died after an incident Tuesday evening when bystanders saw him having difficulty swimming in Lake Mohave in the Lake Mead National Recreational Area.

Las Vegas might become second city to allow marijuana lounges

Despite recreational marijuana use being legal for more than a year in Nevada, Las Vegas’ roughly 42 million annual visitors don’t have many options for where they can use the pot they buy in local dispensaries. State law bans public consumption, and casinos and hotels don’t allow people to consume cannabis on their properties.

Former city employee announces bid for Las Vegas City Council

Particularly after his son spent a month at University Medical Center last year, Knudsen began to see an integrated health care model for children as “absolutely critical,” and he calls it a “dream” for a new children’s hospital to be built in the medical district.

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