Las Vegas Sun

August 18, 2017

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Blunder road: Readers speak out on Las Vegas elevated expressway
On Aug. 11, the Sun noted that Clark County was seeking written statements from local residents about its proposed elevated expressway connecting McCarran International Airport to the Koval Lane/Paradise Road corridor east of the Las Vegas Strip. In an editorial critical of the proposal, we informed readers of how to ...
Photo: Marvin Wilkins, operator instructor for the MAX bu
How RTC will fight violent passengers on your bus route
Passengers attacked each other on local buses more frequently last year, but less assaulted bus drivers than in the past. The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada saw mixed results when comparing violent acts on buses in a year-over-year comparison. Assaults on operators decreased while ...
American strength lies in pluralism
With all the news from Charlottesville, I was feeling in the wrong place at the wrong time. And then I looked around me here, and the connection with Charlottesville became obvious. Just one glance at our traveling party and the crews at this base and you realize immediately why we are the most powerful country in the world. ...
Can our divided house stand the current storm?
Summertime, sweltering and stressful, makes our cold civil war feel hot. The madness and violence of last year crested in the summer, with the shootings of cops in Dallas and Baton Rouge. ...
Trump’s America looking less and less like home
Trump’s reaction Saturday to the Charlottesville hate-fest is an example of what I find so troubling. I never thought a president of the United States would hedge his bets when it comes to denouncing racists and anti-Semites. ...