Summer means foot problems for many

When hot weather arrives, Southern Nevadans join sun worshipers across the country in putting away the sturdy shoes of winter, putting on their sandals and flip-flops, and exposing their feet to the elements.

State Obamacare plans youth campaign

Enrollment through Nevada Health Link might be over for now, but officials with the state’s health insurance exchange haven’t stopped thinking about how to improve sign-ups this fall.

Hoffa, Teamsters played key roles in growth of Las Vegas

Every few years, it seems, a new theory emerges about the final resting place of the Teamster Union titan’s body. The name has become part of American mythology. And just last week, PBS devoted an episode of “History Detectives: Special Investigations” to Hoffa’s Houdini act.

Many do-si-dos, lead, at last, to a deal

The acquisition of slot machine manufacturer International Game Technology by lottery provider GTECH shouldn’t have surprised anyone in gaming. “This is a dance that has been going on for 20 years,” said one gaming industry insider.

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ERA isn’t nostalgia in Nevada

Mention the Equal Rights Amendment today and it might bring back memories of the 1970s, from huge protest marches to ”ERA Yes” buttons.

Flores switches campaign managers again

Assemblywoman Lucy Flores, D-Las Vegas, has hired her third campaign manager in five months since she announced her bid for Nevada lieutenant governor on March 1.

Slow executions could affect Nevada cases

Messy executions in Arizona and Ohio that made national headlines could buoy efforts by death penalty opponents to stave off capital punishment for some 80 Nevada inmates awaiting execution.

Sports

Jeter close to settling on jersey, for college

Using a coy smile like a child might do with a parent to get something he wants, Chase Jeter looked up at AAU Dream Vision coach Clay Williams after the championship game of the adidas Super 64 on Sunday and said he was keeping his jersey.

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