Storms bring some rain, hail to valley

Tuesday morning showers brought about a tenth of an inch of rain and some hail to the valley, leaving a colder-than-average chill as temperatures dipped into the low 40s, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Chris Stachelski.

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Card collectors event one of 12 new, returning conventions, trade shows

Magic: The Gathering Tournament is a fantasy-based card-collectors competitive event scheduled in Las Vegas for the first time in May. The event is among 12 new and returning conventions and trade shows coming to Southern Nevada in 2015, each with expected attendance of 10,000 people or more.

McDonald’s to stop buying chicken raised with antibiotics

McDonald’s Corp’s U.S. restaurants will gradually stop buying chicken raised with antibiotics vital to fighting human infections, the most aggressive step by a major food company to force chicken producers to change practices in the fight against dangerous “superbugs.”

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Some tips on tipping

Tipping was once so hated in America that six U.S. states officially outlawed it in the early 20th century. And, yet, tipping in America has survived. And thrived.

Apple promises fix for Freak security flaw

Apple Inc and Google Inc said on Tuesday that they have developed fixes to mitigate the newly uncovered ‘Freak’ security flaw affecting mobile devices and Mac computers.

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Sound of sirens sometimes sparks confusion on roads

When the sirens are screeching and the bright red and white lights are flashing on emergency vehicles, drivers react in different ways. Some panic and slam on their brakes, while others speed up to try to pass the ambulance.

First Friday to celebrate element of chance

Many vendors at March’s First Friday will have mini-wheels of fortune to win prizes, $5 art and more. Other highlights include Jana’s Red Room’s opening inside inside the former Trifecta Gallery space inside The Arts Factory.