5 signs your parents are the victim of a financial scam

Although no one is immune to financial scams, older adults tend to be more susceptible. Nearly 30 percent of fraud complaints filed with law enforcement in 2014 were lodged by adults ages 60 and older, according to the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book. And Americans 65 and older who were targets of fraudsters were 34 percent more likely to have lost money than those in their 40s, according to a report by Applied Research & Consulting LLC.

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Actor Sean Malone dies in drowning accident

Sean Malone, best known for his roles in "The Fighter" and "Gone Baby Gone," died on Wednesday in Boston after being in a coma for nine days following a drowning accident. He was 54.

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Agreement to keep Switch with Nevada Power approved

An agreement struck between Switch, NV Energy and state regulators that would keep the the data storage company as a customer of Nevada Power Co. was approved Thursday by the state Public Utilities Commission.

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EDITORIAL: America doesn't need the Olympics

Boston bailed out of its bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics on Monday, ending a seven-month courtship that was more costly, dysfunctional and embarrassing than the reality TV series "The Bachelorette." Taxpayers across New England breathed sighs of relief.

LETTERS: Man-made global warming hardly settled science

Regarding Doug Nusbaum's letter ("GOP on climate change," July 11 Review-Journal) and the general argument that those against anthropogenic (man-made) global warming are anti-science: Contrary to the accusation that we do not understand statistics, upper-division physics or partial differential equations, many of us do.

Nevada's congressional delegation must support Ex-Im Bank

More than 2,400 miles away, politicians in Washington, D.C., once again are debating whether to help or hurt the Las Vegas economy. The debate centers on a little-known government agency called the U.S. Export-Import Bank, which helps manufacturers sell goods they make in the U.S. to customers overseas. That means more jobs in the U.S. and here in Nevada.

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