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Article: Concerns arise at RHS over anonymous reporting app

Article: Concerns arise at RHS over anonymous reporting app

From the Las Vegas Optic Las Vegas City Schools will soon introduce a smartphone application designed to make it easier for students to report inappropriate or dangerous activities happening on campus. The app, called STOPit, was designed by a New Jersey-based software company as a way to allow students to anonymously report things like drug…

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Article: Heinrich’s foe makes appearance in Vegas

Article: Heinrich’s foe makes appearance in Vegas

From the las Vegas Optic U.S. Senate candidate Mick Rich made a stop in Las Vegas on Thursday afternoon to address a small group of people at the San Miguel County GOP Headquarters on Bridge Street. The event was touted as a discussion on combating opioid abuse and overdose fatalities; however, neither topic was discussed.…

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Article: More perks coming to El Fidel Hotel

Article: More perks coming to El Fidel Hotel

From the Las Vegas Optic When it opened in the early 1920s, the El Fidel Hotel offered travelers more than just an affordable, comfortable place to sleep. Guests could sit down to eat breakfast or lunch, grab a drink at the bar, or gather with friends in a comfortable setting. Soon, travelers and Las Vegas…

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Article: City Schools brings in new tech, tools

Article: City Schools brings in new tech, tools

From the Las Vegas Optic Students and teachers at Las Vegas City Schools campuses will encounter several new technology elements as they start a new school year.  At Thursday’s regular board meeting, City Schools’ Director of Technology John Tiernan updated board members on the rollout of a new smartphone app called STOPit that allows students…

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Article: Landowner access denied

Article: Landowner access denied

From the Las Vegas Optic Just off State Highway 3 near Ribera, south of the San Miguel del Vado Church, sits a dirt road gated with barbed wire. The adjoining barbed wire fencing is adorned with two signs typically found in rural areas. One reminds people to keep the gate closed. Another advises that dumping…

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Article: WLV Schools takes questions on proposed drug testing

Article: WLV Schools takes questions on proposed drug testing

From the Las Vegas Optic During a special meeting of the Board of Education on Wednesday, West Las Vegas Schools discussed enacting policies that would require drug testing of staff members and students. Board member Ambrosio Castellano began the discussion by stressing his desire to formulate a policy that would require new employees to be…

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