Promises of riches and dreams of wild excess define the Las Vegas experience for millions of visitors each year. While this diamond-studded hope fuels tourism, everyday life in southern Nevada often looks quite a bit bleaker. The Great Recession sliced through much of the nation, but its cut starkly divided the haves and have-nots in our valley. Through the voices of the valley's poor, 8 News NOW set out to explore the region's poverty epidemic.
Some medical providers say they often deal with Hispanic patients who are afraid to seek medical care. It's hoped the opening of a new medical clinic will change that.