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January 25, 2015

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Photo: Adam Laxalt, left, shakes hands with Nevada Secret
Why did Nevada candidates keep getting donations after election?
Election season ended Nov. 4 with an unprecedented Republican surge. But for candidates, both winning and losing, the campaign money kept coming. Nevada candidates brought in ...
Photo: A view of East Fremont Street looking east from 10
Venture capital funding to Las Vegas way up last year
In five separate deals in 2014, investment firms funded startup companies with $37.7 million in the Silver State, according to data released by the National Venture Capital Association this week ...
Photo: Molina and Varela are using great coffee and comfo
Makers & Finders Coffee brings stylish comfort to Main Street
Downtown's newest coffee shop features cups brewed fresh to order and Latin comfort foods.
Photo: Mokos 30-hour sous vide pork belly packs
Moko Asian Bistro is an island of creative cuisine
Thirty-hour sous vide Berkshire pork belly? Yes please.
Photo: Mark Glassman's London milkshake bar-inspired shop
Sticks & Shakes makes our malls more scrumptious
Mark Glassman's London milkshake bar-inspired shops have taken root in Henderson and on the Strip.
Resolve is needed in war of ideas; right to self-expression must prevail
A few weeks removed from the terrorist attacks in Paris, we are still struck by the tragedy and how the world has responded. There is a clear division between those who support the basic human right of freedom of expression and those who don’t.
Democrats place priority on schools
Bipartisan agreement is often hard to achieve. But Republicans and Democrats across Nevada agree that our state’s education system is broken. For too long, we’ve approached funding education as if we were stuck in the 1950s rather than addressing the current needs of our students and preparing for Nevada’s future. Indeed, as Gov. Brian Sandoval noted in his state of the state speech, many of our educational policies and the way we fund them are based in the last century. The results have been ugly: Our classrooms are overcrowded, our teachers lack the resources necessary to educate our students and ...
Public education for a new Nevada
With an economy based largely on casinos and construction, the old Nevada had less need of an educated population than most other states. A worker with a high school degree could make good money building homes, serving drinks or parking cars, at least while they were still young and healthy. Many students who wanted a good college education left the state, and the state could afford to be a tax haven for shell corporations, millionaires and retirees.

Frontpage of Las Vegas Sun newspaper on January 25, 2015

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