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Meet the three candidates hoping to fill vacant Washoe school board seat

A public servant, an educator and a wildlife industry professional are all vying to become the next trustee to sit on the Washoe County School Board. 

DC Download: Susie Lee creates House Dem leadership role for swing-seat rep

This week, as Democrats and Republicans wait for the Dec. 6 Georgia Senate runoff to determine whether Democrats have a vote to spare in their majority, the Democratic caucus elected new leaders and adopted new rules, the Senate passed a LGBTQ+ rights bill, and both houses voted on legislation to avert a rail workers strike.

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From crown jewel of casinos to harassed impersonators, Las Vegas showgirls want to be respected as a serious business

Although traditional showgirls were a highly regarded art form, the showgirls of today don’t enjoy the same level of protection or respect. Their stages — Fremont Street and Strip sidewalks — can be dangerous. Tourists often tell them to “get a real job.” But many showgirls see themselves as skilled business women who choose this work — and make a lot of money doing it.

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