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.

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Nevada getting $8.4m in disaster, security grants

WASHINGTON — Nevada will receive $8.4 million in state and local security grants this year, including $3 million to guard against an attack on Las Vegas, the Department of Homeland Security announced on Tuesday.



iHeartRadio fest tickets go on sale this week

This year's edition of the iHeartRadio Music Festival is slated for Sept. 19 and 20 at the MGM Grand Garden. Tickets for annual two-day music festival range from $160.50 to $528 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday.


Revenue rises at Global Cash Access

Global Cash Access, which provides financial transaction equipment to the casino industry, grew revenue 42 percent in the second quarter to $206.4 million, thanks to its purchase of slot machine maker Multimedia Games at the end of last year.

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EDITORIAL: To solve highway funding stalemate, let states keep fuel tax revenue

There will be a lot of handwringing and fear-mongering surrounding Friday's expiration of the federal government's major transportation funding. Lawmakers and lobbyists are warning of all sorts of terrible things if replacement legislation isn't passed by the end of the week: stalled highway projects, thousands of lost jobs, worsening traffic congestion and deep harm to the recovering economy.

LETTERS: Full-day kindergarten's costs far outweigh benefits

The headline on the article about full-day kindergarten read, "Study finds full-day kindergarten opens door to higher achievement" (July 6 Review-Journal). Nice try! This is another attempt to increase the number of teachers (can you say union members?) and have taxpayers foot the bill for babysitting.