Bull riders made eight seconds last 21 years

Breakaway leagues usually end up as broken dreams. But the Pro Bull Riders started 21 years ago in an Arizona motel room with $12,000 in a cowboy hat, and this week the riders compete for $2.2 million in the World Finals at the Thomas & Mack Center.

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Henderson police chase cold-case slaying

Danny Cates was found dead in his office nine years ago and the homicide was never solved, but Henderson police think someone knows more and isn’t coming forward.




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EDITORIAL: Federal court secrecy goes too far

The federal government stomps all over Americans’ rights on a regular basis. But when the government uses the courts — the system that is supposed to provide the final check on government overreach — to trample our liberties, it’s beyond outrageous. It’s a constitutional crisis.


Let someone else cook your Thanksgiving meal

It’s never too early to start planning Thanksgiving — at your favorite Las Vegas restaurant. Most will be open on Thanksgiving, and many will serve special dishes or menus. Buffets also will feature turkey and other holiday foods.