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1 dead in southeast valley crash

A 19-year-old woman died Thursday night after a car struck multiple fixed objects in the southeast valley, according to Las Vegas police.

Sports

Giants, Peavy agree to 2-year, $24M deal

A person familiar with the negotiations says pitcher Jake Peavy has agreed to a $24 million, two-year contract to stay with the World Series champion San Francisco Giants.

Entertainment

Business

Nevada jobless rate falls to six-year low

The Silver State’s unemployment rate fell below 7 percent in November for the first time since 2008, as professional services and construction propelled job gains.

Transcript shows how transit officials built case against Uber

A review of a 105-page transcript of the Nevada Transportation Authority’s case against contracted Uber driver Anthony Morris gives a snapshot of how regulators are building its case against Uber and how some drivers went into their roles with little idea that they would be caught, compelled to appear before a hearings officer, fined and have their vehicles taken from them.

Nation and World

Report: Secret Service stretched ‘beyond limits’

The Secret Service is stretched “beyond its limits” and needs more training, more staff and a director from outside its ranks — and the White House needs a better fence — an independent review has found.

Opinion

EDITORIAL: Teachable moment

The Clark County School Board took a prudent step toward addressing the district’s ongoing licensed teacher shortage by expanding its partnership with Teach for America.

EDITORIAL: Pre-K not the way

The state’s education leaders are celebrating a federal grant that will allow five school districts to expand pre-kindergarten programs for 4-year-olds. They’re sold on the idea that the earlier a child begins school, the better the child will fare in elementary grades and beyond. As reported last week by the Review-Journal’s Trevon Milliard, the state will receive $6.4 million as part of a four-year award that could exceed $43 million.

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