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July 17, 2018

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  • U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shake hand at the beginning of a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
    Most in Nevada’s congressional delegation disagree with Trump on election probe
    July 17, 2018
    An investigation into whether Russians interfered in the 2016 election has support from Democrats and Republicans alike, contrary to President Donald Trump’s repeated criticism ...
  • The Raiders logo is shown on a concrete plant at the Las Vegas Raiders stadium construction site Friday, May 11, 2018.
    8 months in: Raiders stadium project has cost $285 million so far
    July 17, 2018
    In the eight months following the groundbreaking ceremony for the Raiders stadium in Las Vegas, $285 million worth of work has occurred on the $1.8 billion project ...
  • A supporter of gun reform records a panel discussion during the March for Our Lives town hall at Sierra Vista High School, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    'Something needs to change': Parkland, Las Vegas survivors bond over gun debate
    July 17, 2018
    Before the group of 15 students, most of whom were part of the Florida massacre in February at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, made a pair of appearances here, they visited survivors of last year’s shooting massacre on the Las Vegas Strip ...
  • Will the blue wave start in Jersey?
    July 17, 2018
    “Do you feel like there is a steady hand at the wheel? Do you feel like you’re in good hands right now?” Andy Kim, a Democrat challenging Republican Rep. Tom MacArthur for a congressional seat in south-central New Jersey, sees these questions as pivotal to November’s election. They are singularly appropriate after …
  • Referees Tyler Ford, left, and Natalie Sago work at an NBA summer league basketball game between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Atlanta Hawks, Friday, July 13, 2018, in Las Vegas.
    Ref University: NBA spending summer seeking new officials
    July 17, 2018
    t's a half-hour after their game ended and the night is just beginning for referees Ashley Gilpin, Natalie Sago and SirAllen Conner. They've showered, they've changed clothes, but dinner and the bright lights of Las Vegas will ...
  • Scottie remains a vital part of "Opium."
    Weekend Rewind: ‘Opium,’ Matt Goss, Eddie Griffin and more
    July 17, 2018
    The Martha Stewart Wine & Food Experience is coming to the Las Vegas Festival Grounds in October.
  • $1 billion solar farm near Apex could feature battery storage
    July 17, 2018
    The Gemini Solar Project will be constructed on 7,100 acres of public land managed by the Bureau of Land Management ...
  • Carbon plan can lower your bills
    July 17, 2018
    My car insurance rates have gone up almost 50 percent in the past three years. It is estimated that Hurricane Harvey damaged over 500,000 cars last year, but during the previous two years, there were…
  • Voter purge is un-American
    July 17, 2018
    The right and opportunity to cast a ballot is how communities hold elected officials accountable. It is why the right to …
  • Trump has killed the GOP
    July 17, 2018
    Donald Trump — notice I did not refer to this person as “president” — is not fit to lead or manage himself, let alone a country. I just pray we don’t have to …
  • ‘Evil has won’
    July 17, 2018
    Klaus Scharioth, who served as Germany’s ambassador to the United States during both George W. Bush’s and Barack Obama’s administrations, was born in 1946, the year after Germany’s surrender in World War II. His earliest impressions of America were of a …
  • China has reason to fear
    July 17, 2018
    Donald Kirk’s June 26 column “Little has changed on the Korean Peninsula” was interesting. China did save North Korea in the Korean War (albeit for its own national security interests), and China is now again …
  • Councilman Steve Seroka overlooks the old Badlands Golf Course, which sits in a natural revine, surrounded by the Queensridge master-planned community, Monday Feb 19, 2018.
    Why development at arroyo is a bad idea
    July 17, 2018
    The storm began when Yohan Lowie bought the now-defunct Badlands Golf Course in November 2015 and brought his first development proposals to City Hall …
  • In this May 20, 2018, file photo, people watch a plume of steam as lava enters the ocean near Pahoa, Hawaii. Officials say an explosion sent lava flying through the roof of a tour boat off the Big Island, Monday, July 16, 2018, injuring at least 13 people. The people were aboard a tour boat that takes visitors to see lava from an erupting volcano plunge into the ocean.
    Hawaii volcano boat tours continue after lava injuries
    July 17, 2018
    Hawaii tour boat operators plan to continue taking visitors to see lava, but will follow the Coast Guard's revised policy and stay farther away after an explosion caused molten rock to barrel through the roof of a vessel, injuring 23 people ...
  • In this May 23, 2018 file photo, porn actress Stormy Daniels speaks during a ceremony for her receiving a City Proclamation and Key to the City in West Hollywood, Calif. Daniels was arrested at an Ohio strip club and is accused of letting patrons touch her in violation of a state law, her attorney said early Thursday, July 12.
    Stormy Daniels set to perform in Ohio 3 weeks after arrest
    July 17, 2018
    Porn star Stormy Daniels is set to return to Ohio next month, three weeks after her arrest at a Columbus strip club on charges that were later dropped ...
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