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  1. New Nevada laws push toward gender equalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    State Sen. Julia Ratti, D-Reno, speaks during a Senate floor session in Carson City on Friday, June 2, 2017. In a Legislature in which the ratio of women to men was among the country's highest, gender equality issues ranging from tampon taxes to equal pay were advanced.

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  2. Seniors benefit from long-standing state Capitol basketball traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    In the year since 75-year-old Barbara Barton moved to Nevada to recover from a stroke and live with her daughter, she's learned to walk and talk all over again with the help of a friend. Carson City resident Ceil Jones, 79, has been volunteering with Seniors in Service for 15 years.

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  3. Nevadaa s on-again, off-again marijuana sales back onRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Nevada regulators reaffirmed their intentions Friday to issue licenses necessary for retailers to begin selling pot for recreational use on July 1 while complying with a court order in a lawsuit filed by alcohol wholesalers who want a piece of the pot distribution business. The retail licensees could include as many as 25 medical dispensaries in the Las Vegas area and four others in Reno that already have medical retail licenses, as long as they adhere to packaging requirements in an emergency regulation to be adopted Monday, state Department of Taxation spokeswoman Stephanie Klapstein said.

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  4. Nevada's on-again, off-again marijuana sales back onRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Nevada's marijuana regulators may have found a way around a judge's order that threatens to block the state's first recreational pot sales scheduled to begin next month. Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed onto an emergency regulation intended to allow recreational sales to begin July 1 at some existing medical dispensaries.

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  5. Medical pot dealers cleared for recreational sales in Clark County, Las VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Officials in Clark County and Las Vegas approved a combined 37 dual-use permits Wednesday for medical marijuana dispensaries to begin selling recreational marijuana. Twenty-five permits for dispensaries in unincorporated Clark County and 12 such permits in the city of Las Vegas were approved by the county commission and city council during separate meetings in what industry owners called "an important milestone" toward an eight-month journey to selling recreational weed since Ballot Question 2 passed in last November's election cycle.

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  6. After ruling, what's next for recreational marijuana here?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    In this, Oct. 27, 2016, photo, Rachael Torricelli looks at marijuana for sale at Blum in Las Vegas. Nevada voters legalized recreational marijuana in November, and officials are trying to start selling it on July 1, 2017.

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  7. Nevada takes measured steps forward on criminal justice reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Members of the Nevada Senate convene a session in the Senate Chambers in Carson City on Friday June 2, 2017. The state is moving forward with what one lawmaker called a more holistic approach to criminal justice, but has held off on shortening certain sentences.

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  8. After judgea s ruling, July 1 start date for recreational weed in jeopardyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A Nevada judge granted a preliminary injunction today to liquor distributors for the state's new recreational marijuana program to put a scheduled July 1 early start date for the new industry in jeopardy. First Judicial District Judge James Wilson ordered the Nevada Department of Taxation not to license "any person or entity other than wholesale alcohol distributors," and negated a May 31 deadline for filing applications, ruling in favor of the 12-member Independent Alcohol Distributors of Nevada.

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  9. Sandoval's 2017 veto count second-highest in Nevada historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Gov. Brian Sandoval talks to reporters before signing a series of budget bills while flanked by legislative leaders Monday, June 5, 2017, in Carson City. From left, Assembly Minority Leader Paul Anderson, R-Las Vegas; Assembly Speaker Jason Frierson, D-Las Vegas; and Senate Majority Leader Aaron Ford, D-Las Vegas.

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  10. Nevada judge postpones pot license decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Various marijuana strains stored at The Source dispensary facility newly opened in Henderson, numerous edible marijuana products are also available there too on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. The fate of the Nevada marijuana industry's July 1 start date for recreational sales will wait at least one more day, as a judge in Carson City did not rule Monday on whether to prolong a temporary restraining order against the state Department of Taxation's ability to issue distribution licenses to anyone other than alcohol distributors.

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  11. Launch of Nevada's recreational pot sales may hinge on courtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Nevada's marijuana regulators are working furiously to launch recreational sales on July 1, a fast-approaching deadline that could hinge on a court deciding whether the powerful liquor industry should be guaranteed a piece of the pot pie before tourists and residents can light up. Lawyers for the liquor industry, marijuana retailers and the state are facing a judge Monday to argue whether Nevada has the authority to issue marijuana distribution licenses to anyone besides alcohol distributors.

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  12. Teachers union leader discusses ESAs, improving at-risk schools and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Protesters and Nevada lawmakers gather in opposition to Education Savings Accounts on March 20, 2017, in Carson City. In June, the Democrat-controlled Legislature defeated Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval's proposed $60 million in funding for ESAs.

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  13. Nevada Department of Transportation marks 100 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The Nevada Department of Transportation is celebrating its 100th anniversary. In 1917, the agency started overseeing a network of gravel roads and is now in charge of some 5,400 miles of paved highways.

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  14. Photo: Protesters and Nevada lawmakers gather in oppositiRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Protesters and Nevada lawmakers gather in opposition to Education Savings Accounts on March 20, 2017, in Carson City.

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  15. Nevada recreational pot pits liquor lobby, medical dealersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    If Nevada officials have their way, tourists and residents alike will be smoking pot ahead of Independence Day. But before recreational marijuana launches in the state best known for slot machines and showgirls, a judge must decide who has the right to distribute what promises to be Nevada's newest cash crop.

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  16. State asks judge to allow recreational pot sales July 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The state of Nevada is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a group of alcohol distributors that could jeopardize the July 1 startup of the first recreational sales of marijuana in the state. Carson City District Judge James Wilson granted a temporary restraining order May 30 blocking the licensing of pot distributors until he can hold a hearing on the lawsuit filed by the Independent Alcohol Distributors of Nevada.

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  17. Realtor group on Legislature: 'Good session' for homeownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Members of the Nevada Senate convene a session in the Senate Chambers in Carson City on Friday June 2, 2017. Homeowners generally fared well during the 2017 session of the Nevada Legislature, according to the Nevada Association of Realtors .

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  18. Nevada pot industry still hoping for recreational sales starting July 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Various marijuana product on display at The Source dispensary facility newly opened in Henderson, numerous edible marijuana products are also available there too on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. An order issued by a Nevada court in Carson City to prevent the state's new marijuana regulating body from moving forward with a July 1 start date for recreational weed sales has the industry holding its breath but determined to move forward on time.

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  19. Nevada pot industry still hoping for July 1 recreational sales kickoff despite restraining orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Various marijuana product on display at The Source dispensary facility newly opened in Henderson, numerous edible marijuana products are also available there too on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. An order issued by a Nevada court in Carson City to prevent the state's new marijuana regulating body from moving forward with a July 1 start date for recreational weed sales has the industry holding its breath but determined to move forward on time.

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  20. Photo: Speaker of the Nevada Assembly Jason Frierson, D-LRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Speaker of the Nevada Assembly Jason Frierson, D-Las Vegas, reacts to a joke during an Assembly Ways and Means Committee hearing in Carson City on Friday, June 2, 2017.

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