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UNLV researcher studies desert’s ‘living carpet’
Biological soil crusts like highly specialized mosses, lichens, photosynthetic bacteria and their byproducts bring life to open spaces in arid environments.

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Arizona farm kept workers in squalor, didn’t fully pay
The Department of Labor says that 70 workers here on a visa were housed in a dangerous and unsanitary encampment.
Democrats eye minimum wage backup
Nevada's minimum wage would reach $12 an hour in 2025 _ six years later than Democratic lawmakers originally proposed this session _ under a measure they took up for the first time last week
Senate Democrats advance pot tax competing with governor’s
Gov. Brian Sandoval proposed in January that the state impose a 10 percent sales tax on recreational pot.