From far-flung nations to nearby towns, human trafficking materializes in every corner of the globe. It casts a wide shadow that includes labor and sex trafficking. It spans all ages and crosses all borders, and Las Vegas is not exempt from its grasp. Now 18, Jasmine was sex trafficked when she was 13. Her story is not unique nor isolated ...

Combating underage sex trafficking in Las Vegas

February 22nd, 2018

From far-flung nations to nearby towns, human trafficking materializes in every corner of the globe. It casts a wide shadow that includes labor and sex trafficking. It spans all ages and crosses all borders, and Las Vegas is not exempt from its grasp. Now 18, Jasmine was sex trafficked when she was 13. Her story is not unique nor isolated ...

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    Felipe Esparza, G-Eazy and … Bob Ross night?

  • The right place turned out to be the busy stretch that includes popular watering holes like Herbs & Rye and the Phoenix and tons of interesting restaurants.

    The right place turned out to be the busy stretch that includes popular watering holes like Herbs & Rye and the Phoenix and tons of interesting restaurants.

  • It’s an extra-special affair for the Bay Area-born DJ, who premiered many of these throwback tracks when they first came out during his radio career.

    It’s an extra-special affair for the Bay Area-born DJ, who premiered many of these throwback tracks when they first came out during his radio career.

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    Also: Clique Lounge celebrates its second birthday.

  • “[On the Ziggy Stardust Tour] these guys were dressed in the wildest costumes, and I’m in jeans thinking, ‘I’m on another planet.’"

    “[On the Ziggy Stardust Tour] these guys were dressed in the wildest costumes, and I’m in jeans thinking, ‘I’m on another planet.’"

  • “We met in Vegas when I was home for Christmas. That was my first turnt adult Vegas night—going out with Shamir.”

    “We met in Vegas when I was home for Christmas. That was my first turnt adult Vegas night—going out with Shamir.”

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    He’s also one of four stars of The Cocktail Cabaret at Cleopatra’s Barge at Caesars Palace.

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    UNLV professors and authors Doug Unger and José Orduña will host the February 28 event.

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    Leo, your own metaphorical code-breaking skills will be acute in the coming weeks.

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    Most of the movie’s cast is local, and veteran character actor Lorenzo Lamas plays a military general.

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