EDITORIAL: The Henderson way

There'€™s an old saying that people are best judged by what they do when they believe no one'€™s watching them. That certainly holds true in Henderson, where Mayor Andy Hafen is more than happy to let taxpayers serve his family instead of vice versa.

Titus bill would expand animal welfare

Pet wholesalers, breeders, zoos, circuses and laboratories that use animals in research would be required to develop and report plans to shield or evacuate the creatures during emergencies under a bill that was reintroduced Monday.

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Water park lifeguards no longer certified

If you were planning a trip to Cowabunga Bay on Tuesday, you may want to call ahead. Many of the Henderson water park's lifeguards are no longer certified to work there, according to officials with the Nevada Health and Human Services Department and the Southern Nevada Health District.

Sports

NFL's Cardinals hire female coach

The NFL continues to remove its glass ceiling, and the Arizona Cardinals continue to help lead the way. Just a few months after the league hired Sarah Thomas as its first female referee, the Cardinals -- long advocates for African-American executives -- have brought in a female coach.

Entertainment

Rocker guy proposes on stage

Alien Ant Farm guitarist Dryden Mitchell proposed to his girlfriend on stage Saturday at Foxtail Pool in the SLS hotel.

Business

Drug maker tied to Vegas hepatitis outbreak to buy Allergan unit for $40.5B

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, the international drug maker linked to the 2008 hepatitis C outbreak in Las Vegas, has agreed to buy Allergan Plc's generic drugs business for $40.5 billion in a cash and stock deal that will turn the Israeli company into one of the world's largest pharmaceutical firms.

Nation and World

Opinion

Who's for whom in Nevada?

In an early caucus state, endorsements from local officials can mean a lot more than they do elsewhere. And that's undoubtedly why presidential campaigns are moving to lock up local support in Nevada: First, get some big-name surrogates on board. Second, create an aura of momentum.

EDITORIAL: The Henderson way

There'€™s an old saying that people are best judged by what they do when they believe no one'€™s watching them. That certainly holds true in Henderson, where Mayor Andy Hafen is more than happy to let taxpayers serve his family instead of vice versa.

Life

What to do when you lose -- or find -- a pet

Most people don't know the immediate steps to take when they have lost or found a pet. Hopefully, this short list of Do's and Don'ts will help reunite pets and owners here in the valley.

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