You’ll walk forever to ‘Rock in Rio’

If you haven’t heard, a gargantuan music fest called “Rock in Rio” is coming to Vegas on May 8-9 and May 15-16, starring Taylor Swift, John Legend, Deftones, Metallica, Mana, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Linkin Park, No Doubt, the Pretty Reckless, Sepultura, Bruno Mars, and Joss Stone.

Legislature looks at helping with your student loans

Senate Minority Leader Aaron Ford delivered some encouraging news to university and college students visiting the Legislature Monday: He will soon introduce a bill that would establish a new state-run program to refinance their student loans to reduce their payments.

Poll: Nevadans favor Sandoval tax increase plan

A majority of likely Nevada voters back Gov. Brian Sandoval’s plan to raise taxes to bring in more money for education, with 56 percent backing his proposed higher business license fee and 41 percent opposing the idea, according to a new poll released Monday.

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Prospective NHL team owner strikes deal with Opportunity Village

Bill Foley, prospective owner of a possible NHL team in Las Vegas, has already cut the team’s first business deal with a local organization. Even though the National Hockey League Board of Governors has not yet approved a team for Las Vegas, the Foley-led Hockey Vision Las Vegas has agreed to pay $1 per ticket sold in its first year to Opportunity Village, a Las Vegas not-for-profit that helps people with intellectual disabilities.

Ravens, Ray Rice settlement was reportedly $1.59M

The settlement of a wrongful termination grievance reached in January between the Baltimore Ravens and running back Ray Rice was for $1.59 million, the Baltimore Sun reported on Tuesday, citing sources.

Entertainment

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett are coming back to Vegas

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga are bringing their cross-generational summit back to Las Vegas on April 10 and 11, this time to The Axis theater at Planet Hollywood Resort. Tickets go on sale Saturday through Ticketmaster.

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Prospective NHL team owner strikes deal with Opportunity Village

Bill Foley, prospective owner of a possible NHL team in Las Vegas, has already cut the team’s first business deal with a local organization. Even though the National Hockey League Board of Governors has not yet approved a team for Las Vegas, the Foley-led Hockey Vision Las Vegas has agreed to pay $1 per ticket sold in its first year to Opportunity Village, a Las Vegas not-for-profit that helps people with intellectual disabilities.

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Measles outbreaks may produce tougher vaccination laws

This year’s highly publicized measles outbreaks are no longer front page news, but they could have a lasting public health legacy. Lawmakers in 10 states are promoting legislation that would make vaccination exemptions harder to obtain.

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