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Nevada legislative incumbents doing well in fundraising

Incumbency, with at least one exception, proved to be the campaign money winner in legislative races leading up to Nevada’s June 14 primary.
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Nevada Supreme Court to hear school choice challenge in six weeks

Lawyers involved in the remaining court challenge to Nevada’s controversial school choice law have a little more than six weeks to prepare for oral arguments before the state Supreme Court.

California police ready for protests ahead of Trump rally after New Mexico

Police in Anaheim, California, braced for protests at a Donald Trump rally on Wednesday, a day after violence broke out at an event for the presumptive Republican presidential nominee in New Mexico.

Titus joins Dem chorus chastising Trump over ′07 recession comment

Donald Trump is facing an onslaught of criticism from Nevada Democrats, particularly U.S. Rep. Dina Titus, over comments he made in 2007 about an anticipated downturn in the real estate market.

Lawmakers discuss possible rules for the road

Making room for bicyclists, the potential impact of recreational marijuana and cellphone use while driving are among hot-button transportation topics that could be discussed when the Legislature meets in February, several Nevada lawmakers said Tuesday.

Clinton, Trump win Washington state’s primaries

Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton and presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump each won primaries in Washington state Tuesday.

Audit shows Hillary Clinton violated State Department policy with private email server

A spokesman for Hillary Clinton says a report by the State Department’s inspector general shows that her email practices were “consistent” with those of past secretaries and senior officials.

EDITORIAL: An arrogant bureaucracy

We hear a lot these days about widespread distrust in our public institutions. Perhaps the government’s behavior in the high-profile case involving Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy offers some insight regarding such skepticism.

SEBELIUS: We don’t need secrecy in the trial of Cliven Bundy

Just because raving Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy and his followers have broken federal law (grazing cattle without permits), interfered with federal officers executing a lawful and duly issued court order (forcing the BLM to release seized cattle under threat of armed confrontation) and put the lives of law enforcement officers in jeopardy (by summoning self-styled militiamen to an already volatile situation) doesn’t mean the government is innocent.

LETTERS: Leave trauma center decisions to the experts

Recent studies demonstrate the need for Nevada to improve emergency care. However, unnecessary trauma designations would only worsen things in Nevada.

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