No reason to oppose ban on anti-gay therapy

What’s the holdup with Senate Bill 353, anyway? That bill, sponsored by state Sen. David Parks, D-Las Vegas, would ban what’s called “conversion” or “reparative” therapy for people younger than 18, basically a psychological assault intended to turn a gay person into a straight one.

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Drug trafficker gets 30-year prison term

Paul Edward Davis was sentenced to more than 30 years in federal prison Wednesday for possessing with the intent to distribute massive amounts of methamphetamine and marijuana.


Golden Boy Promotions sues Al Haymon for $300M

Oscar De La Hoya’s company, Golden Boy Promotions, filed a $300 million suit against Al Haymon, claiming Haymon violated antitrust laws as well as being in violation of the Muhammad Ali Boxing Reform Act.



Tesla posts wider net loss, stands by full-year delivery target

Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk wrote in a letter to shareholders on Wednesday that Tesla still plans $1.5 billion in capital spending this year to expand production capacity, buy production tooling for the Model X and complete its large battery “gigafactory” in Northern Nevada and other facilities.

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EDITORIAL: Pacquiao’s injury deceit deserves punishment

Manny Pacquiao managed to give both boxing and the state of Nevada a black eye, not because of any punch he threw against Floyd Mayweather Jr. during Saturday night’s megafight at the MGM Grand Garden, but because he couldn’t punch hard enough to make the bout competitive.

EDITORIAL: Keep primaries in place

If Nevada abandons its presidential caucuses in favor of a primary, it should do so because it serves the interests of voters, not the interests of a dysfunctional state Republican Party.


3 signs that could lead to divorce

Is it ever right to divorce? Of course, divorce should be avoided whenever possible. It’s not a solution to marital problems. Just an escape hatch.