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May 26, 2019

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School safety in Southern Nevada is paramount, now more than ever

School safety in Southern Nevada is paramount, now more than ever

Posted 2:00 a.m.

At a rate of more than once per week during this academic year, a student or parent has been caught bringing a firearm or BB gun to a school in the Clark County School District.

A student from Oran Gragson works on the garden.  The nonprofit Green Our Planet provides soil, seeds and automatic drip irrigation for the gardens.

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A student from Oran Gragson works on the garden. The nonprofit Green Our Planet provides soil, seeds and automatic drip irrigation for the gardens.

Las Vegan hopes to bring community gardens to more classrooms across the US

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Byrne started Green Our Planet with her partner Kim MacQuarrie in 2013 as a platform to crowdfund environmental projects. The organization partners with Clark County schools to assist students in becoming “farm-preneurs” by employing local farmers to ...

Immigration

How one teen escaped violence in El Salvador, found a future in Las Vegas

How one teen escaped violence in El Salvador and found family and a future in Las Vegas

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Like many immigrants from Central American countries, Felix came to the U.S. fleeing violence at home. Unfortunately, hardship followed him to Las Vegas ...

News

Bart Starr, 1960s Green Bay quarterback, dies at 85

In this Sept. 10, 2012, file photo, former Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr waves to fans during the Packers' NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Green Bay, Wis. Bart Starr, the Green Bay Packers quarterback and catalyst of Vince Lombardi's powerhouse teams of the 1960s, has died. He was 85.

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In this Sept. 10, 2012, file photo, former Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr waves to fans during the Packers' NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Green Bay, Wis. Bart Starr, the Green Bay Packers quarterback and catalyst of Vince Lombardi's powerhouse ...

Posted 10:09 a.m.

Until Brett Favre came along, Starr was known as the best Packer ever. The team retired his No. 15 jersey in 1973, making him just the third player to receive that honor. Four years later ...