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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.


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.