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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

Stiverne, Wilder finally get to trade jabs

It took months to finalize the Jan. 17 title fight between Bermane Stiverne, the World Boxing Council heavyweight champion, and undefeated Deontay Wilder, but it won’t take long to sell the fight to the public, primarily because there’s less than a month to do so.

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.

Life

Five things to do around town

The Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay, the Silverton Aquarium and “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition” at Luxor offer unique photo ops with Santa.

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