CCSD graduation rate declines slightly

The Clark County School District’s graduation rates for the second year continue to hover around 71 percent, with 16,604 students receiving diplomas in 2014. However, the 70.9 percent graduation rate was lower than the 2013 high of 71.5 percent, when 16,194 students graduated.

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Beasley back with Drive for Diversity

Las Vegan Jay Beasley will be back with NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity program for the second year in a row. He will again compete in the K&N Pro Series East.



Caesars, creditors start unusual trial to pick bankruptcy court

The operating unit of Caesars Entertainment Corp. begins an unusual two-day trial on Monday to decide which of two bankruptcy courts will review its $10 billion debt-cutting plan. In some ways, the decision is not just about which judge, but which law will govern.

Why bankruptcy isn’t a ‘Get Out of Debt Free’ card

When you are in the choking hands of debt, bankruptcy might seems like the only way out. The solution some people turn to when they are in financial holes, bankruptcy is — in reality — not an easy fix and should not be considered lightly.

Imagine Dragons to play a concert on a flight from Las Vegas

Southwest Airlines is taking Las Vegas indie rock band Imagine Dragons to new heights. The Dallas-based airline will host a concert on a flight between Las Vegas and Atlanta as part of a promotion for the release of the band’s new album on Feb. 17.

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EDITORIAL: City Hall doesn’t want vote on soccer stadium

Talk about moving the goal posts. City Hall is determined to subsidize a downtown soccer stadium the public doesn’t want to pay for. So determined, in fact, that city officials are actively working to deny voters the opportunity to kill the project.

‘On the threshold of a major transformation’

As we enter 2015 and start the spring semester, I am excited about what lies ahead for UNLV. I also am honored and humbled to serve as the 10th president of the university and appreciate the opportunity afforded me by the Board of Regents and Chancellor Dan Klaich.


Grandma still knows best about flu

Given that the flu vaccine we have this season isn’t quite as effective against the flu as we might have hoped, here are some tips for coping should you fall victim to it.