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A debate over the redevelopment of a closed golf course in one of the Valley’s wealthiest neighborhoods was the defining issue in the 2017 Las Vegas City Council race in Ward 2.

In crowded Ward 2 council race, most keep quiet on Badlands battle

June 2nd, 2019

A debate over the redevelopment of a closed golf course in one of the Valley’s wealthiest neighborhoods was the defining issue in the 2017 Las Vegas City Council race in Ward 2.

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