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Lue Ortiz, canvas director of Las Vegas-based nonprofit Make the Road Nevada, poses for a portrait Thursday, July 9, 2020.

By Ricardo Torres-Cortez

Lue Ortiz learned at a young age that people looked differently at him because of the color of his skin. Just a boy, he was confused as to why some would move out the way when …

  • Associated Press A body was found Monday at a Southern California lake during the search for “Glee” star Naya Rivera, authorities said. The body was discovered five days after the 33-year-old Rivera disappeared on …
  • A female sage grouse, left, views a strutting male sage grouse during mating season, in this April, 2001 file photo taken in northwestern Nevada. Associated Press A federal judge has upheld the U.S. Forest Service’s authority to keep a 250-mile (400-kilometer) motorcycle race out of sage grouse habitat in Nevada’s high desert, rejecting a …
  • Associated Press Nevada’s unemployment benefits call center in Las Vegas has closed for cleaning after officials said an employee tested positive for the …
  • By Sun Staff A 1-year-old boy was killed Sunday night when the car he was riding in was severed in two after colliding with another vehicle and hitting …
  • Associated Press The posters started blanketing light posts just a few weeks after the city entered what would be a monthslong stay-at-home order. Vividly colored and bearing a three-headed mushroom, they …
  • Associated Press China said Monday it will impose sanctions on three U.S. lawmakers and one ambassador in response to similar actions taken by the U.S. last week against Chinese officials over …
  • This June 1, 2020, rendering provided by Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre shows the Hope probe. Associated Press Mars is about to be invaded by planet Earth — big time. Three countries — the United States, China and the United Arab Emirates — are sending unmanned spacecraft to the red planet in quick succession beginning this week, in the most …
  • Associated Press The demand for mail-in ballots is surging. Election workers need training. And polling booths might have to be outfitted with protective shields during …
  • Associated Press Stocks are rising in early trading on Wall Street Monday as CEOs across the country prepare to tell their investors how much money they made, or lost, in the spring as the …
  • In this June 14, 2018, file photo, Kelly Preston and John Travolta attend the premiere of Associated Press Kelly Preston, who played dramatic and comic foil to actors ranging from Tom Cruise in “Jerry Maguire” to Arnold Schwarzenegger in “Twins,” died Sunday, husband John Travolta said. She was 57. Travolta said in an Instagram post that his wife of 28 years died after …
  • Associated Press When Hurricane Dorian pounded the wisp of earth that is Ocracoke Island, a wall of Atlantic seawater flooded Bob Chestnut’s home, surf shop and …
  • Pedestrians wear masks as they cross a street amid the coronavirus pandemic Sunday, July 12, 2020, in Santa Monica, Calif. Associated Press The United States was grappling with the worst coronavirus outbreak in the world on Monday, as Florida shattered the national record for a …
  • Associated Press A U.S. district judge on Monday ordered a new delay in federal executions, hours before the first lethal injection was scheduled to be carried out at a …
  • In this Oct. 6, 2019, file photo, fans watch play between the Washington Redskins and the New England Patriots during the second half of an NFL football game, in Landover, Md. Associated Press The Washington NFL franchise announced Monday it is dropping the “Redskins” name and Indian head logo, bowing to recent pressure from sponsors and decades of criticism that they are offensive to Native Americans. A new name must still be selected for …
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  • This file photo shows a view of the UNLV campus.

    UNLV is being denied needed educational facilities while UNR parking facilities are untouched. That’s business as usual in Nevada, where …

  • Vegas Golden Knights forward Max Pacioretty takes a shot on goal during practice at City National Arena on Friday 13, 2019 in Las Vegas.

    By Justin Emerson

    The NHL enters Phase 3 of its return-to-play protocol today with formal training camps beginning four months and one day after the league paused …

  • Diana Edelman, Founder of Vegans Baby, poses for a photo at VegeNation in Downtown Las Vegas, Thursday, March 19, 2020.

    By Rebecca Clifford-Cruz

    When Diana Edelman searched for vegan options online, she was dismayed to find so few. She knew that wasn’t accurate, though, so she set out to document and share information on local restaurants with vegan options. In short, she founded Vegans, Baby.

  • Damaris Kiptoo, a registered nurse, cleans personal protective equipment before the opening of a temporary coronavirus testing facility for casino employees at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Thursday, May 21, 2020, in Las Vegas.

    By Associated Press

    Health officials in Nevada reported 845 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday along with one more known death.

  • Las Vegas police: pedestrian in a wheelchair killed in crash

    By Associated Press

    A pedestrian in a motorized wheelchair has been killed after being hit by a truck while crossing the street in the Spring Valley area …

  • By VEGAS INC staff

    In the Notes: Curaleaf Nevada, Massage Envy, College of Southern Nevada, Nevada Women’s Philanthropy, St. Jude’s Ranch for Children, Commercial Real Estate Women Las Vegas and more …

  • Bobby Reynolds, senior vice president of AEG Presents Las Vegas

    By VEGAS INC staff

    Bobby Reynolds is a former honoree of VEGAS INC’s 40 Under 40 awards. We caught up with him …

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