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 2020-02-18 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Rehaul needed in health care...

The balance of power between patients, doctors and big insurance companies is out of control. Insurers make all the decisions. They decide what's covered and what isn't, what's "in-network" and what's "out-of-network," and ...

 2020-02-18 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Vitaliy Shibel stepping in as UNLV's small-ball center...

UNLV's guards get most of the credit for UNLV's win at New Mexico on Saturday, as Bryce Hamilton, Amauri Hardy, Marvin Coleman and Elijah Mitrou-Long combined to score 66 points in the Rebels' 78-73 victory at the Pit. But they wouldn't ha...

 2020-02-18 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Caucusing early is the way to go...

As both a caucus site leader and a concerned volunteer, I agree with much of your Feb. 14 editorial "Nevadans must seize this chance to steer the direction of the nation." In spite of the operational concerns, it is indeed important that every Nev...

 2020-02-18 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Klobuchar touts practical approach to governing...

The Minnesota senator's policies largely reflect the image of a practical and centrist candidate, positioning her as a moderate alternative to more left-leaning candidates such as ......

 2020-02-18 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Analysis: For real this time? Golden Knights may have finally figured it out...

The whole fan and media experience around this year's team seems to be a series of false starts. The Golden Knights show a glimpse or two of their championship-level ......

 2020-02-18 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

As Nevada caucuses near, Asian Americans in valley ready to flex political strength...

In Nevada, there are 202,091 eligible Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders voters, as the group's population has increased 167% to 334,763 since 2000, the group reports. Sixty-one-percent of all eligible Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders voters ....

 2020-02-18 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

5 home improvements that may not pay off when you sell...

You spent the holidays binging on HGTV, and now visions of shiplap accent walls and freestanding soaking tubs are dancing through your head....

 2020-02-18 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Pelosi always has a strategy...

Several letters to the editor and newscasters have taken to task House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for tearing up President Doanld Trump's State of the Union speech, saying she was frustrated. I have a different ......

 2020-02-18 08:05 

Las Vegas Sun

New 3-point line leading to lower shooting percentages...

The NCAA moved back the 3-point line this season to create more room in the lane and cut down on the barrage of 3s in college basketball....

 2020-02-17 03:08 

Las Vegas Sun

Boy, 12, dies two days after being hit by distracted driver in NLV crosswalk...

A motorist who blew through a flashing crosswalk and struck two young schoolchildren Friday afternoon is facing a vehicular manslaughter charge following ......

 2020-02-17 02:55 

Las Vegas Sun

Metro: Man hospitalized after being shot by officers...

The gunman was struck several times and taken to University Medical Center, where details of his condition ......

 2020-02-16 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Taste Trends: Nobu pops up at Bally's and more Vegas food news...

Marshawn Lynch and Andre Ward are making sandwiches at Ike's....

 2020-02-16 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Even zeroing out Yucca Mountain funding can't spit shine this budget...

When President Donald Trump opted not to include funding for a nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain in his proposed budget, he made sure to let us know ......

 2020-02-16 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Proposed national monument south of Las Vegas gets boost from lands bill...

Linda Otero isn't used to thinking in terms of man-made borders and boundaries. As a member of the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe, she believes all of the natural world originated at Avi Kwa Ame, known in English as Spirit Mountain, extending continuously o...

 2020-02-16 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Nevada has significant sway in the election...

Our analysis suggests that suburbs such as Henderson are among the most contested spaces in the U.S....

 2020-02-16 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Will America vote its pocketbook in 2020?...

There are a few constants in American life that manage to survive from one generation to another. For example, "if I knew then what I know now" has always been a popular refrain from the older generations as they try to ......

 2020-02-16 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Joe Biden wants more than just to defeat Trump...

It is clear that former Vice President Joe Biden has used his longstanding connections with the party's power structure to assemble a seasoned policy team that ......

 2020-02-16 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Trump only wins through division...

The president's Electoral College victory (and popular vote loss) has led him, from day one, to pursue a policy of pandering to his base and attacks on those opposed to him....

 2020-02-16 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Policies get too much airtime...

The national media are failing us terribly in their coverage of the Democratic presidential nomination campaign, because they assume the candidates are being truthful about their policy positions....

 2020-02-16 07:26 

Las Vegas Sun

Golden Knights' shutout of Islanders as good as they come...

The Golden Knights held the Islanders to just four shots on goal in the second period, and in a stretch spanning the second and third periods, did not allow ......

 2020-02-16 03:52 

Las Vegas Sun

Space heater to blame for fatal NLV mobile home fire...

From the moment a space heater in the bedroom of a double-wide mobile home in North Las Vegas sparked the first flame, survival odds were quickly stacked against the elderly resident ......

 2020-02-16 02:08 

Las Vegas Sun

Small-ball Rebels steal one at New Mexico...

UNLV picked up its gutsiest win over the season on Saturday, as the underdog Rebels went into The Pit and outplayed New Mexico down the stretch to score a 78-73 victory. A season-ending injury to forward Donnie Tillman ......

 2020-02-16 00:51 

Las Vegas Sun

US agency to pay for 11,000 miles of fuel breaks in 6 states...

The Bureau of Land Management has announced plans to fund 11,000 miles (17,703 kilometers) of strategic fuel breaks in Idaho, Oregon, Washington, California, Nevada and Utah .......

 2020-02-16 00:32 

Las Vegas Sun

Some voters greeted by long lines as Democratic caucuses begin in Nevada...

This is the first time the process has included an early voting option, which was touted by state Democrats as a method to increase accessibility to voters who may not .......

 2020-02-16 00:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Live Blog: Golden Knights looking for stronger defensive play against Islanders...

The Golden Knights have had a goal problem lately. Specifically preventing them. Vegas has allowed at least four goals in its last three games and has not had a home game in 2020 where it has given up fewer than three. Against tonight's opponent, that...

 2020-02-15 17:57 

Las Vegas Sun

Ex-diplomat's daughter charged with murder in fatal stabbing...

A woman arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing an acquaintance during an argument in a Maryland home has been identified by news reports as a daughter of a former U.S. ambassador....

 2020-02-15 17:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Lizzo talks diversity, self-confidence and femininity...

Fresh from winning three Grammys, singer Lizzo visited Mexico City for a private concert, surprising her fans with acoustic versions of her hits and a toast with tequila....

 2020-02-15 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Opposition voices are necessary...

In a democracy, there must be more than one political party so that opposition voices are respected even when not in sync with the party in power....

 2020-02-15 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Magic asterisks don't balance budgets...

"Promises made, promises kept" has been one of President Donald Trump's frequent boasts in his campaign for a second term. So it was a little awkward when his own proposed budget acknowledged, in the fine print, that several of his key promise...

 2020-02-15 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Vegas Play of the Day: New York Guardians at DC Defenders...

The sixth season of the annual Play of the Day betting competition between the Sun's sports staff is now underway, effective July 1. ......

 2020-02-15 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Poverty can't be pretended away...

When the Trump administration came into office, it promised to remember the "forgotten man and woman." We were told we'd have the "greatest economy ever," that wages would skyrocket, and millions of people would be lifted from poverty....

 2020-02-15 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Previewing UNLV at New Mexico with reader questions...

The Rebels are set to take on New Mexico today in a game that should have big implications for UNLV's Mountain West tournament seeding, but with some time before tip-off ......

 2020-02-15 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Democrats still haven't diagnosed 2016 loss...

Things are not going swimmingly for Democrats right now....

 2020-02-15 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Medicare for All helps unions too...

The Culinary Union has come out against "Medicare for All." It wants to keep its hard won medical insurance. This definitely sounds reasonable, but you don't have to dig very deep to understand why this is not a great idea....

 2020-02-15 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Burn recovery: Once a Nevada wildfire gets extinguished, land restoration begins...

The Nevada Division of Forestry has reported a wildfire in Nevada at least once a month for the past five years. After the fire is extinguished, the work to rehabilitate public land to support natural plant and wildlife can take years, if not decades....

 2020-02-15 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Time to stand up for our country...

The impeachment "trial" is over but as more and more evidence continues to be revealed, it becomes painfully clear that our country is in trouble....

 2020-02-15 08:05 

Las Vegas Sun

Minnesota Wild fire coach Bruce Boudreau...

The Minnesota Wild fired coach Bruce Boudreau on Friday with the goal of correcting some inconsistencies and making a late-season push for a playoff spot....

 2020-02-15 08:05 

Las Vegas Sun

Kentucky Derby winner Country House retired with foot injury...

Country House, the horse who won the Kentucky Derby in 2019 after the first horse over the finish line was disqualified, has been retired because of a foot ailment....

 2020-02-15 08:05 

Las Vegas Sun

Amid virus outbreak, concerns about a hockey stick shortage...

Jack Eichel snapped his stick over the crossbar in frustration after an empty-net goal sealed a Buffalo Sabres loss, splintering it across the ice. He and other NHL players might want to think twice about sacrificing their sticks in a situation like that ...

 2020-02-15 06:15 

Las Vegas Sun

Football standout Matavao has game-winner at buzzer for Liberty basketball...

Moliki Matavao, a four-star tight end recruit in football for 2021, had a tip-in at the buzzer to lift the Patriots ......

 2020-02-15 06:10 

Las Vegas Sun

Report: Metro cop lured girls to his Laughlin home for sex acts...

The teenage girls and the middle-age man met at a convenience store in Laughlin....

 2020-02-15 05:53 

Las Vegas Sun

Cheyenne's defense holds strong to eliminate Palo Verde...

The Cheyenne High basketball team connected on nine 3-pointers tonight top upset host Palo Verde 59-53 in the Mountain Region quarterfinals....

 2020-02-15 05:43 

Las Vegas Sun

Faith Lutheran wins overtime thriller at Canyon Springs...

The Faith Lutheran basketball team had a chance to win the playoff game at the end of regulation ......

 2020-02-15 05:34 

Las Vegas Sun

Durango basketball downs Foothill, one game away from state...

The Durango High basketball team had a losing record in 2018-19. This season, the Trailblazers are one victory away from reaching the state tournament....

 2020-02-15 05:19 

Las Vegas Sun

Jaden Hardy has triple-double in Coronado's playoff win...

Jaden Hardy had 38 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds tonight for the Coronado High basketball team ......

 2020-02-15 05:14 

Las Vegas Sun

UNLV commit Yap powers Arbor View to playoff win...

Donovan Yap had 21 points in the first half tonight for the Arbor View High basketball team, helping the Aggies ......

 2020-02-15 04:40 

Las Vegas Sun

Desert Pines could be peaking at right time, cruises into regional semifinals...

Five Desert Pines players scored in double figures on Friday in a 78-54 victory against Legacy in the Mountain Region quarterfinals ......

 2020-02-15 04:33 

Las Vegas Sun

Gorman, Wilkinson unstoppable in quarterfinal win...

LSU commit Mwani Wilkinson filled up the stat sheet Friday for the Bishop Gorman High basketball team......

 2020-02-15 02:50 

Las Vegas Sun

2 Metro officers denied service at south valley restaurant...

Metro Police says management at a south valley restaurant — where two uniformed officers were allegedly refused service this week — suspended the employee ......

 2020-02-15 02:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Go West: 2020 Democrats seek their fortunes in Nevada...

As the Democratic presidential race hurtles toward Nevada, candidates in the still-crowded field are jumping into their first test in a racially diverse state with solid union muscle and shaky plans for a presidential caucus....

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