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... but perhaps not in the English-language news world?A video from Las Vegas is getting traction in the Spanish-speaking world. Diego Santiago, from the Las Vegas Univision affiliate, is doing an on...
Tags: Crime
Alan Aleman in Washington D.C. for the State of the Union address, courtesy photo

'We came for a better future': A conversation with DACA-recipient Alan Aleman

Twenty-year-old Alan Aleman was the first Las Vegan to receive a work permit thorough the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, a federal program that allows undocumented young people who came...

Courtesy: Atomic Liquors

Owners find hidden safe at Atomic Liquors

A few weeks back, Atomic Liquors co-owner Derek Stonebarger told CityLife he had discovered a safe under the flooring in the back left corner of the bar, near Barbra Streisand's favorite seat, but...

Participants at the 2012 Las Vegas Pride parade (FILE PHOTO: BILL HUGHES)

Poll: Nevada one of the gayest states

For once, Nevada ranks high on a U.S. poll — and no, we're not talking about the dropout rate.

The Silver State is the ninth queerest in the union (which, for the sake of the poll, includes...

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At Tuesday's County Commission meeting

Trash talk in the county

The battle of the trash bins has been settled. Sort of. Maybe.After more than four hours of debate on Tuesday, and a decade of wrangling leading up to the meeting, a split Clark County Commission...
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Is the county GOP infatuated with a British ichthyologist?

The Clark County Republican Party is selling tickets to a Feb. 16 event called the Lincoln-Regan Day Dinner. We’d guess this was a misspelling of “Reagan,” as in Ronald, but it is repeated three...
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Tuesday's rally

President Obama talks immigration in Las Vegas

President Obama has again made Nevada, and specifically Las Vegas, the center of the nation’s political consciousness.This time, he chose Las Vegas to announce his push for comprehensive reform of...
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Why we should not ridicule Assemblyman Steven Brooks

By now, you’ve probably seen the photo of Assemblyman Steven Brooks with his shirt off. It’s a hazy photo, maybe taken with a cell phone, of Brooks bare-chested, staring at the camera, lips parted...

Visual commentary by Aaron McKinney

Tackling some gun myths

The government is coming for your guns: If you are a convicted felon or have been adjudicated insane, by law you should not have any firearms. Otherwise, no one is coming for your guns. One could...
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Roe v. Wade turns 40; Nevada protects the right to choose

Jan. 22 marks the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade that affirmed a constitutional right to privacy and made abortion a safe and legal medical procedure. It is a...