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Upsides and downsides of legalizing recreational marijuana in Nevada debated

With just 38 days until Election Day, supporters and opponents gathered to debate the burning question: Should Nevadans legalize recreational marijuana? The measure, Question 2 on the Nov. 8 ballot, would legalize the possession of up to 1 ounce of marijuana and allow for the sale of the drug to adults 21 and over.

Professor to discuss campaign etiquette at UNLV

Campaign rhetoric and debates can get acerbic, pointed, and some might argue, rude. But a Central Michigan professor will come to UNLV on Thursday to discuss politeness during debate discourse.

Pot initiative roundtable set for Sept. 30

Supporters and opponents of legalizing marijuana will debate the pros and cons of Question 2 during a Sept. 30 roundtable discussion that will air on Vegas PBS, Channel 10.

Sanders delegates, Nevada State Democratic Party leaders preach unity

Nevada State Democratic Party leaders and a majority of national Democratic delegates from Nevada who backed Sen. Bernie Sanders for president have reached an agreement aimed at uniting the party following a contentious state convention in May.

3 new petitions approved for Nov. 8 ballot in Nevada

Three petitions — seeking to restore favorable net metering rates, open Nevada’s electricity markets to competition and exempt medical equipment from the sales tax — have qualified for the November general election ballot, Nevada Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske said Tuesday.

Reid, Rosen cast ballots in early voting — PHOTOS

U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., took advantage of early voting on Thursday at the Galleria Mall at Sunset, casting his ballot along with Jacky Rosen, who is running for the Democratic nomination for the 3rd Congressional District.

Dina Titus talks about why she loves Las Vegas

U.S. Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., who represents the 1st Congressional District, which she says “goes from the airport to downtown,” has lived in Las Vegas since 1979, moving to the city from Tifton, Georgia, to teach American and Nevada government classes at UNLV. Here, she shares her favorite spots to eat and play.

Tarkanian asked to stop using footage of rival in ads

Congressional candidate Annette Teijeiro’s attorney has sent Republican rival Danny Tarkanian a cease-and-desist letter demanding that his campaign stop using footage of Michael Roberson in a campaign ad that Tarkanian launched Monday.

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