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Pashtana Usufzy

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Pashtana grew up in Las Vegas after moving from the Seattle area in 1996. She has interned at the San Francisco Chronicle and around Las Vegas. She studies journalism and biology at UNLV.

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Sandoval calls for Ebola task force to tackle any threat to Nevada
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
Nevada will form an Ebola task force to focus on training and responsiveness in case the Silver State is exposed to the virus. Gov. Brian Sandoval instructed ...
Inmate kills himself at Ely State Prison, officials say
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
An inmate at Ely State Prison died Thursday in an apparent suicide. John Christopher Carroll, 35, was pronounced dead by emergency responders after being found ...
Woman hit by car, killed in Wal-Mart parking lot
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
A 69-year-old woman died this afternoon after being hit by a car in a Wal-Mart parking lot in the southeast valley. The accident happened ...
Man accused of making bomb threat against observation wheel
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
A man accused of falsely reporting a bomb on the High Roller observation wheel on the Strip was indicted Thursday by a Clark County grand jury. Jamie D. Dantis is accused of ...
NV Energy restores power for 2,100 in southwest valley
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
A power outage this afternoon in the southwest valley that affected more than 2,100 people has been resolved ...
Coroner: Man found dead after domestic dispute committed suicide
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
A 37-year-old man found dead in a house following a domestic dispute Thursday committed suicide, according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office. Jose Castro of Las Vegas was discovered ...
Inmate, 45, dies of medical condition in Nevada prison
Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
An inmate from Clark County died of a medical condition Wednesday at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City ...
Jail guard foils suicide attempt by War Machine
Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
Metro Police say mixed martial arts fighter War Machine attempted suicide while in custody at the Clark County Detention Center. The fighter reportedly attempted to ...
Man in downtown domestic dispute is found dead
Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
A 37-year-old man involved in a downtown barricade situation this afternoon was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head. Police ...
Court rules Nevada implied consent law is unconstitutional
Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
A law that allows police to forcibly take blood samples from drivers without a warrant is unconstitutional, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled today. The court found ...