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.

Legislature looks at helping with your student loans

Senate Minority Leader Aaron Ford delivered some encouraging news to university and college students visiting the Legislature Monday: He will soon introduce a bill that would establish a new state-run program to refinance their student loans to reduce their payments.

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Metro: 3 dead, 1 wounded in west valley shooting

Three people were shot dead in the west valley Tuesday night, and a fourth was hospitalized with gunshot wounds, Las Vegas police said. Officers responded to reports of a shooting at an apartment complex in the 2200 block of South Fort Apache Road, near West Sahara Road, about 10 p.m., police said.

Fatal crash closes Charleston at Hinson Street

One person is dead after a fatal car crash at the intersection of Charleston Boulevard and Hinson Street. At 7:17 p.m., police responded to a call about the crash, police spokesman Lt. Bruce Miyama said. The person was pronounced dead at the scene.

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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.

Measles outbreaks may produce tougher vaccination laws

This year’s highly publicized measles outbreaks are no longer front page news, but they could have a lasting public health legacy. Lawmakers in 10 states are promoting legislation that would make vaccination exemptions harder to obtain.

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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.