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Nevada to welcome 150 Afghans as part of resettlement program

Nevada to welcome 150 Afghans as part of resettlement program

Updated 8:45 p.m.

Nevada is expected to receive 150 Afghan nationals through a new federal program to resettle evacuees displaced by the U.S. withdrawal from the Mideast country ...

Clark County Commission Chairwoman Marilyn Kirkpatrick, center, talks to a man who had refused to keep his mask on during a commission meeting at the Clark County Government Center Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021.

Ricardo Torres-Cortez / Las Vegas Sun

Clark County Commission Chairwoman Marilyn Kirkpatrick, center, talks to a man who had refused to keep his mask on during a commission meeting at the Clark County Government Center Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021.

County declares public health crisis over virus misinformation, enraging protesters

Posted 6:50 p.m.

For the Clark County Commission, a resolution declaring misinformation on the COVID-19 vaccines a “public health crisis” is simply a statement of their position with no enforcement capabilities. It wasn’t clear if that’s how protesters, who showed up to speak against ...

Suspect shot, killed by Metro Police amid Las Vegas barricade

Suspect shot, killed by Metro Police amid Las Vegas barricade

Updated 7:36 p.m.

A suspect died Tuesday after an officer-involved shooting during a barricade situation in downtown Las Vegas, Metro Police said.

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Aces, Sun get to rest, watch early WNBA postseason matchups

Las Vegas Aces center Liz Cambage shoots during the second half of a WNBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Sparks Friday, July 2, 2021, in Los Angeles. The Aces won 66-58.

Mark J. Terrill / AP

Las Vegas Aces center Liz Cambage shoots during the second half of a WNBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Sparks Friday, July 2, 2021, in Los Angeles. The Aces won 66-58.

Posted 16 mins ago

Jonquel Jones and the Connecticut Sun have dominated opponents this season, winning their last 14 games en route to the best record in the WNBA.