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November 26, 2020

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  • Angel Awards: Acknowledging the valley's most outstanding philanthropic leaders
    Sept. 17, 2020
    Our 2020 Angel Award honorees represent this spirit of giving in action. These seven deserving businesses and individuals were nominated by the public and reviewed by a panel of previous ...
  • Students shortchanged by lack of oversight, transparency at NSHE
    Sept. 15, 2020
    On Aug. 7, the Nevada System of Higher Education attracted negative attention from students, the public and state officials after the board of regents’ chief of staff attempted to silence Regent Lisa Levine during a meeting with his reprehensible statement, “I don’t want to man-speak but I will have to if you continue to child-speak.”
  • Trump, GOP no longer believe in law and order
    Sept. 15, 2020
    We have laws. And we have rules. And we have norms of decency that have grown over time and to which most sane people adhere. That means in the case of Don Ahern’s Henderson building, which played host to the throngs of the unmasked who crammed inside to breathe all over each other, society has an answer. Our laws. And they, in turn, provide the kind of societal order — or so it is hoped — that allows …
  • When good people don’t act, evil reigns
    Sept. 15, 2020
    I have often wondered how major world tragedies and horrors were allowed to unfold. Where were all the good people, those who objected or should have? How did life simply go on with a horror in their midst?
  • Teachers find a way to thrive
    Sept. 15, 2020
    Celebrate teachers with passion, compassion, knowledge, patience, a sense of humor and intellectual curiosity. They understand that the career they have chosen is one with a possibility of great rewards.
  • I’ve never seen the West in such distress
    Sept. 15, 2020
    The open road in the Big Empty part of the American West has always been therapeutic. Vacant skies, horizons that stretch to infinity, country without clutter. The soul needs to roam, too.
  • Trump fails first test of a leader
    Sept. 15, 2020
    I assume the Sept. 10 letter “Reasons to support Trump” was written before the interview tapes President Donald Trump made with Bob Woodward were revealed.
  • The Sambalatte coffee shop in Boca Park.
    Quick Bites: Din Tai Fung has a date, Sambalatte celebrates and more
    Sept. 14, 2020
    Chef Luke Palladino recently launched the Core 5 Minute Cooking Challenge on Instagram.
  • President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at Xtreme Manufacturing in Henderson Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020.
    Sisolak: Trump not concerned about health of rally attendees
    Sept. 14, 2020
    The day after President Donald Trump’s largely maskless, packed Henderson rally, medical experts have weighed in, and their prognosis is ...
  • Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks about climate change and wildfires affecting western states, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Wilmington, Del.
    Trump, Biden face off on West Coast wildfire, climate change
    Sept. 14, 2020
    With the smell of California wildfires in the air, President Donald Trump on Monday ignored the scientific consensus that ...
  • Jeff Clark, Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division, speaks as Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen, right, and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler, left, look on during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. Automakers Daimler AG and subsidiary Mercedes-Benz USA have agreed to pay $1.5 billion to the U.S. government and California state regulators to resolve emissions cheating allegations.
    Daimler AG to pay $1.5B to settle emissions cheating probes
    Sept. 14, 2020
    Automaker Daimler AG and subsidiary Mercedes-Benz USA have agreed to pay $1.5 billion to the U.S. government and California state regulators to resolve emissions cheating allegations, officials said Monday. The U.S. Department of Justice, Environmental ...
  • South Carolina's lieutenant governor contracts COVID-19
    Sept. 14, 2020
    South Carolina Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette was diagnosed with COVID-19 on Friday and is recovering in isolation with ...
  • Police: Man threatened store customers with knife
    Sept. 14, 2020
    Metro Police say they are looking for a man who smashed a display case full of knives at a store this morning and then threatened customers with ...
  • This photo shows an advertisement for the William Hill sportsbook.
    William Hill becomes official ESPN odds supplier
    Sept. 14, 2020
    The William Hill betting chain will become the official odds supplier for ESPN across all its platforms in a deal announced today that expands the bookmaker's ...
  • Sisolak takes step to speed dispensing future COVID-19 vaccine
    Sept. 14, 2020
    Gov. Steve Sisolak today signed an emergency regulation to help expedite administering a coronavirus vaccine once available. Pharmaceutical makers are still ...
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