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November 12, 2019

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  • Southern Nevada making strides on mental health care for youths
    Dec. 1, 2019
    When Char Frost’s adolescent son began to show signs of post-traumatic stress disorder and depression around 2005, she contacted mental health providers in Las Vegas to get him the care he needed. Almost every provider gave her the same response: We don’t serve children ...
  • Lyft Nevada executive: Women in business must value themselves, and each other
    Nov. 18, 2019
    Louisa Choi talks about her appreciation for different cultures, Lyft's partnerships with nonprofit organizations and her passion for uplifting women in the workplace.
  • The presidency needs standards
    Nov. 12, 2019
    Americans wholeheartedly agree that the presidency is the most important job in our country. Along with domestic responsibilities, that person must stand equal to other world leaders. To choose that special person, what is our vetting process? I suggest following these requirements, which are admittedly stringent, but …
  • Terrified of 2020? Then get to work
    Nov. 12, 2019
    Last Saturday, I was at a restaurant with my daughter when I ran into a friend of a friend. With little preamble she said, her voice choked with panic, "He's going to win again." She told me, I think half-facetiously, that she was finding it hard to socialize, because she could scarcely talk about anything but her horror of President Donald Trump and her suppurating fear that he could …
  • Cruelty comes in time for holidays
    Nov. 12, 2019
    It could not come at a better time: Peace on earth and goodwill toward men. The homeless people sleeping on the streets of Las Vegas will be …
  • Jesus wouldn’t abort a fetus
    Nov. 12, 2019
    “Are we acting as Jesus would?” asks a Nov. 6 letter that makes the case for what Jesus Christ would …
  • It's time for compromise
    Nov. 12, 2019
    It's time for compromise What we need in both state and federal government is to regain the ability to compromise — to work together for …
  • Substitute teacher fired after student beating goes viral
    Nov. 11, 2019
    A substitute teacher has been fired and charged with aggravated assault following the beating of a 15-year-old female high school student in an incident captured on video ...
  • Israeli airstrike kills Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza home
    Nov. 11, 2019
    Israel killed a senior Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza early Tuesday in a resumption of pinpointed targeting that threatens a fierce round of cross-border violence with Palestinian militants ...
  • The Apex Industrial Park near Interstate 15 and Highway 93, north of Las Vegas is shown on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016.
    North Las Vegas lands $150 million liquid hydrogen plant
    Nov. 11, 2019
    Leaders in North Las Vegas hope a planned liquid hydrogen plant will attract more development to the city's Apex Industrial Park. Air Liquide, a French industrial gas company, has its sights on the 18,000-acre park to build a ...
  • In this Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, file photo, former President Jimmy Carter answers questions during a news conference at a Habitat for Humanity project, in Nashville, Tenn.
    Former President Jimmy Carter enters hospital for surgery
    Nov. 11, 2019
    Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was admitted to a hospital on Monday evening for a surgery to relieve pressure on his brain, caused by bleeding due to his recent falls ...
  • Police walk past a road scattered with bricks to block traffic in Hong Kong on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. A Hong Kong protester was shot by police Monday in a dramatic scene caught on video as demonstrators blocked train lines and roads during the morning commute.
    Protesters disrupt commute again after violent Hong Kong day
    Nov. 11, 2019
    Protesters disrupted the morning commute in Hong Kong on Tuesday after an especially violent day in the Chinese city that has been wracked by anti-government protests for more than five months ...
  • This March 23, 2012, file photo shows pipes extending into Lake Mead well above the high water mark near Boulder City.
    District court to hear Las Vegas pipeline appeals this week
    Nov. 11, 2019
    Devised in 1989, the water authority's pipeline proposal calls for the construction of a series of buried pipelines that would collect groundwater in Eastern Nevada for ...
  • The Supreme Court in Washington on Oct. 7, 2019. There are several significant immigration matters on the court's docket.
    Is it a crime to encourage illegal immigration? The Supreme Court will decide
    Nov. 11, 2019
    The law applies to a grandmother urging a grandchild to overstay a visa or a lawyer advising a client to stay in the country while fighting deportation. It also may cover ...
  • The Capitol is seen in Washington, early Friday, Nov. 8, 2019.
    Voters say Congress needs to curb drug prices, but are lawmakers listening?
    Nov. 11, 2019
    Nearly 8 in 10 Americans say the cost of prescription drugs is unreasonable, with voters from both parties agreeing that reducing the cost of prescription drugs should be one of Congress' top priorities ...
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