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Son of Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy arrested in Utah

Ryan Bundy, son of Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy, was arrested Tuesday in Cedar City, Utah. Iron County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Nik Johnson said in a release that Bundy was served with an arrest warrant while at the county courthouse on a separate case.

Sports

Entertainment

Super Bowl ad spots sold out, NBC says

U.S. television network NBC said on Wednesday it sold all the advertising time for Sunday’s Super Bowl telecast, with brands paying up to a record $4.5 million for a 30-second spot to get their messages in front of the year’s biggest audience.

Business

Taxable sales rise across Nevada, Clark County

Taxable sales across Nevada and in Clark County rose in November on broad gains in consumer-oriented categories. Nevada’s businesses sold $3.97 billion in tangible goods in the month, up 6.9 percent from $3.71 billion in November 2013, according to the state Department of Taxation.

Nation and World

Opinion

EDITORIAL: State should strengthen public records law

No matter how much the Legislature has on its plate, no matter how important and deep the agendas of party leaders, lawmakers can count on government figures asking for more power to limit public access to public business.

Why Nevada joined lawsuit against executive amnesty

On Friday, Nevada joined 25 other states in a lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama’s unconstitutional actions on immigration. Nevada did not join the lawsuit to make a statement about immigration. Rather, we joined the lawsuit to take a stand on behalf of Nevadans in support of the rule of law, the United States Constitution and the separation of powers between Congress and the president. Partisan critics were quick to call the lawsuit a “war on immigrants.” Clearly this is not so.

Life

Leukemia patient’s dad asks school to ban unvaccinated kids for fear of measles

School officials at a San Francisco Bay area district publicly responded to a call from the father of a 6-year-old boy with weakened immunity to close the door to students at his child’s school if their families opted out of vaccinations because of personal beliefs. He fears his immune compromised child would badly suffer from the infection, and the boy has not been vaccinated because he is still regaining strength from his battle with leukemia, which is in remission.

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