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Thousands sign petition opposing Clark County school policy banning cellphone use in class

More than 10,000 people have signed a new petition opposing a new Clark County school policy that will limit middle and high school students’ access to their phones.

Nevada Democratic delegates unanimously back Harris for president

Nevada’s delegation to the Democratic National Convention committed its 49 votes to Vice President Kamala Harris — securing the swing state’s slate of delegates for Harris as she attempts to rapidly consolidate support after President Joe Biden dropped out of the presidential race Sunday.

'Harrismentum?' Nevada campaign sees more enthusiasm, volunteers after Biden withdrawal

Dozens of first-time volunteers showed up at campaign events. Voters who had previously been unengaged answered texts from the campaign for the first time. Infrequent volunteers committed to more phone banking and canvassing shifts. And in East Las Vegas — where the campaign’s office focused on Latino voters, a group the president had struggled to connect with — 12 voters walked in and volunteered on the spot.

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