Thursday, January 27, 2022

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The Indiana House passes a controversial bill barring schools from teaching about Critical Race Theory, and President Biden pledges to place a Black woman on the Supreme Court for the first time.

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Justice Stephen Breyer formally announces his retirement, the Dept. of Education will help students who fell behind during the pandemic, and Ariz. lawmakers consider a bill granting them control over elections.

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Free COVID tests by mail but some rural Americans need to go the extra mile; farmer storytellers join national campaign to battle corporate consolidation; specialty nurses want more authority; and rare bat gets credit for the mythic margarita.

Nevada

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

On National Poll Workers Recruitment Day, Nevadans Asked to Step Up

Today is National Poll Worker Recruitment Day, and counties across Nevada and nationwide are looking to hire. Between the pandemic and the …

Monday, January 24, 2022

Pro-Democracy Groups Vow to Keep Fighting as Losses Mount

Good-government groups in Nevada are speaking out - criticizing recent events as a serious threat to democracy. On Friday news leaked that in …


UNLV Moves Toward Open-Source Textbooks to Cut Student Expenses

Open-source textbooks, free for anyone to use, are a rising trend at colleges and universities looking for a way to make higher education more …

Experts Warn of Health Dangers of Blue Light From Digital Devices

Statistics show thanks to the pandemic, Americans are now glued to their digital devices an average of 13 hours a day, up from 7 or 8 hours a day …


Human Trafficking Awareness Month: Experts Call for Change

January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and combating the problem is especially important in Nevada, which is home to the largest …

Expert: Midterms May Spur More Right-Wing Violence

As the midterm elections approach this fall, experts are warning political violence could flare up, not necessarily another attack on the Capitol…


Experts Warn Right-Wing Militias Still Active in NV

One year after the Jan. 6 insurrection, experts say groups present at the Capitol riot are expanding in the Silver State. A 2020 report from …

Pro-Democracy Rallies Set for Thursday in Nevada

Groups are banding together on Thursday for pro-democracy events in Reno and Las Vegas, one year after thousands of rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol …


New NV Booster-Seat Law Now in Effect

If you threw out the booster seat in your car when your child reached six years of age, you may need to buy a new one, due to a change in Nevada …

New Year's Resolution: Reducing Kids’ Screen Time

Some families make New Year's Resolutions to cut down on screen time, and experts have some tips for actually getting your kids to put down the cell …


Advocates Vow to Fight On as Build Back Better Act Falters

Nonprofits promoting affordable health care and working families in Nevada are regrouping to fight for President Joe Biden's domestic agenda after Sen…

Groups Sue Over NV Wildlife Services Killings

ELKO, Nev. - Conservation groups want the feds to do a full environmental impact report on an agency that authorizes the killing of coyotes and other …


 

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