Las Vegas Sun

August 25, 2019

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Photo: A view of University Medical Center Wednesday, Oct
Councilman on Medical District: 'We need to be very, very competitive'
The Las Vegas Medical District is growing. But in the face of ongoing health care challenges in Southern Nevada, Ward 1 City Councilman Brian Knudsen, whose ward includes the district, still thinks the city could advance the district further. The city council received updates on the Medical District for the first time in ...
Constitutional changes will spur higher-ed reforms across Nevada
The Board of Regents has argued in court that it has virtual “immunity” from checks and balances. The board has used this status as a sword, defeating reform proposals …
Photo: A view of the casino floor at Boulder Station Thur
Boulder Station celebrates 25 years with music, food and fun
Boulder Station opened as a pivotal project for Station Casinos: As just the second hotel-casino after Palace Station, it signified the beginning of a local gaming and entertainment dynasty ...
Whether citizens or not, veterans have earned a place in this country
An estimated 100,000 veterans of America’s armed services are noncitizens who stepped up to protect the nation. But an alarming new report has revealed that the Department of Veterans Affairs and President Donald Trump won’t protect them.
Take Nevada caucus seriously
Folks in Nevada are positioned to narrow the field and recommend the best candidates to the rest of us.
Gun regulations are long overdue
President Donald Trump, most of the Republicans in Congress and the National Rifle Association are culpable in the mass shootings and killings that have been occurring recently.
Trump’s rhetoric is inflammatory
On Aug. 3, the white writer of an anti-Hispanic manifesto killed 22 people and injured numerous others in a mass killing in El Paso, Texas, a Hispanic community.
A searing reminder of what’s not unthinkable
When some people have unrestricted and unreviewable power over others — when no one can be compelled to answer for his actions when asked: “Why?” — some of those with power will behave like beasts simply because they can.
Evangelicals see their enforcer in Trump
Are the dominant voices of white evangelical Christianity in the United States destined to be angry and defensive? Is President Donald Trump making sure they stay that way?
Benefits of solar power development cross party lines
When the topic strengthens our nation’s economy, our national security and the prosperity of our citizens, Democrats and Republicans can still find common ground.

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