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June 13, 2021

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Photo: Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury
Canadiens and their rich history face NHL newcomers, Vegas
Sunday, June 13, 2021
Growing up in Quebec, Marc-Andre Fleury has such respect for the Canadiens’ rich history, the Golden Knights goalie uses the formal, “mister,” when referencing Montreal’s notable stars.
Photo: Israel's new prime minister Naftali Bennett raises
Who is Naftali Bennett, Israel's new leader?
Sunday, June 13, 2021
Naftali Bennett, who was sworn in Sunday as Israel's new prime minister, embodies many of the contradictions that define the 73-year-old nation.
Wilson scores 28, leads Aces over Wings 85-78
Wilson scores 28, leads Aces over Wings 85-78
Sunday, June 13, 2021
A’ja Wilson had 28 points and 14 rebounds to help the Las Vegas Aces beat the Dallas Wings 85-78 on Sunday.
As COVID-19 cases wane, vaccine-lagging areas still see risk
As COVID-19 cases wane, vaccine-lagging areas still see risk
Sunday, June 13, 2021
New COVID-19 cases are declining across most of the country, even in some states with vaccine-hesitant populations. But almost all states bucking that trend have
Reno cafe apologizes after officer gets hateful note in food
Sunday, June 13, 2021
A Reno restaurant has fired an employee after a police officer found a hateful message with her order.
Monkey that escaped, injured 4 may not be returned to owner
Sunday, June 13, 2021
Records show a pet monkey that escaped from its home in Reno last month and injured four people might not be returned to ...
Photo: President Joe Biden speaks during a news conferenc
After G-7, Biden says he's reestablishing US credibility
Sunday, June 13, 2021
President Joe Biden on Sunday said the United States had restored its presence on the world stage as he used his first overseas trip since taking office to connect with ...
Photo: In this May 18, 2021, file photo, kindergarten stu
Schools across US brace for surge of kindergartners in fall
Sunday, June 13, 2021
School districts across the United States are hiring additional teachers in anticipation of what will be one of the largest kindergarten classes ever as enrollment ...
Photo: Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Nick Holden, right
Golden Knights’ aggressive roster-building again has them in Stanley Cup semifinals
Sunday, June 13, 2021
The Golden Knights didn’t sit on their first-year laurels, and instead went out and acquired one big name after another to load up an already-strong roster.
School district uses lessons of pandemic to improve instruction
Sunday, June 13, 2021
EDITORIAL:
The coronavirus pandemic reaffirmed a truism we already knew as a society: There’s no one-size-fits-all way to effectively educate children.
Nevada Legislature updates criminal code on HIV transmission
Nevada Legislature updates criminal code on HIV transmission
Sunday, June 13, 2021
Lawmakers in Nevada recently changed the criminal code to align the punishment for not informing a sex partner of an HIV diagnosis — previously a class B felony — with other communicable diseases.
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This summer, kids’ classes are a little bit school, a little bit camp
Sunday, June 13, 2021
Summer school is usually reserved for credit retrieval, targeting students who fell behind during the regular year or those who are working toward early high school graduation. The “Summer Acceleration” program is different ...
Israel provides light in the darkness of American politics
Sunday, June 13, 2021
WHERE I STAND:
From generation to generation. So teaches the Good Book. With that biblical admonition always in my head, I gave my two brilliant grandchildren a homework assignment the other night. Yes, I know school is out for the summer, but not for them!
Federal funding should be used this summer to prepare students for success this fall
Sunday, June 13, 2021
GUEST COLUMN:
For students, the last day of the school year is usually a milestone met with an exhilarating combination of the relief that comes from crossing a finish line, along with the promise of summer adventures to come. However, this summer that sentiment is challenged as students, parents and educators not only get ready to leave behind a year of schooling that was unlike any other, but also struggle to make sense of the changes and negative repercussions created in its wake.
Why leave mental health professionals out of insurance and government coverage?
Sunday, June 13, 2021
GUEST COLUMN:
America is in the middle of an opiate epidemic. We know this; data is readily available, including years of headlines, overdose numbers at all-time highs and rising, deaths rising, and substance use disorders rising.