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How Nevada is attempting to tackle the growing food insecurity crisis for seniors

Population of Nevadans aged 60-plus is expected to grow 36 percent in the next decade. Those who will need food assistance could reach 100K by 2025.

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Youth, parents call for better learning environments, gun control

Complaints about Clark County school environments led to emotional testimonies from parents and former educators who voiced concerns about pupil treatment, a lack of protection from youth violence — particularly in “Black and brown communities” — and too much or too little discipline.

Sex workers push back on Super Bowl trafficking narrative

“Quite often … they get human trafficking, sex trafficking, child trafficking, they get all those different things convoluted,” Brittany Andrews said. “There are very distinctly different groups that are going on, with all those different words, lexicon that's being used.”

Peppermill’s distinct style is Paganetti’s legacy

Peppermill properties are unmistakable and iconic. They bear the fingerprints of Bill Paganetti, who died Dec. 29 at age 85 after a brief illness. Competitors and friends say his meticulous attention to detail and deep connection to his family have helped shape communities across the state where he did business.

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