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Judge Orders ‘Navigators’ Backgrounds Released

Two media groups say ‘navigators’ hired to enroll Nevadans on the state health exchange have criminal backgrounds.

02/06/2014

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Critics Take Aim At SHOT

Groups seeking gun restrictions say they are searching for common ground with firearms manufacturers.

01/15/2014

citizens rally for comprehensive background checks(courtesy KXNT/Smith)

Advocates Converge To Reduce Gun Violence

Survivors of gun violence, elected officials, local gun owners, and advocates are in Las Vegas as part of the “No More Names: National Drive to Reduce Gun Violence”.

07/08/2013

File photo of the skyline of Las Vegas. (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nation’s Mayors Meet In Las Vegas Amid Gun Debate

The nation’s mayors are expected to ask Congress to push anew for stronger background checks for gun buyers.

06/20/2013

Governor Brian Sandoval (photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Live And Local With Kevin Wall 06/14/13: Sandoval, Immigration, And The Wall-To-Wall Free For All

People in Nevada can keep selling firearms to each other without doing background checks.

06/14/2013

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Live And Local With Kevin Wall 06/13/13: Education, Allegiant Airlines, And The Gripe Line

Over than 100 Clark County public schools’ rating were downgraded under Nevada’s new school rating system.

06/13/2013

Sen. Dean Heller (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Anti-Gun Violence Group Targets Heller

Senator Dean Heller will be urged to take action on gun violence at a downtown Las Vegas rally.

05/10/2013

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Bill Instills Universal Background Checks On Guns

A late amendment to a bill mandating universal background checks for gun purchases in Nevada has given the effort renewed life in the state Legislature.

05/06/2013

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Live And Local With Kevin Wall 04/17/13: Gun Bill, Dean Heller, And The Man About Town

In a major setback for gun control advocates, the Senate Wednesday voted down a key amendment to the embattled Democratic gun bill, signaling the increasingly dim prospects of any meaningful legislative action aimed at strengthening America’s gun laws.

04/17/2013

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