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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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.


DC Premier earns Las Vegas Fab 48 title

Reserve guard Jamaal King had a team-high nine points, and DC Premier beat Louisiana Dynasty in the championship bracket final of the Las Vegas Fab 48 invitational division. It is the second straight year a team from Washington D.C. won the tournament’s 17-and-under division.

Brunson, Mac Irvin Fire take Las Vegas Classic title

Jalen Brunson, the No. 22 overall prospect in the ESPN 100, scored 16 of his 20 points in the second half to help Mac Irvin Fire (Ill.) rally from a 12-point deficit and defeat Houston Hoops in the championship game of the Las Vegas Classic.