Vegas weather heating up fast

The month of May has been a record-setting month for mild Las Vegas Valley weather, but temperatures are expected to climb back to average as soon as Tuesday, the National Weather Service said.

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UNLV football GPA on the rise

The grade-point average of UNLV’s football team rose from a 2.35 in the fall semester to a 2.7 for the term that recently ended, coach Tony Sanchez said. He also said 11 players made the Dean’s List.


Here’s what’s leaving Netflix in June — VIDEO

May is wrapping up and so are 55 titles from Netflix’s streaming service. Don’t start to panic just yet, because the streaming service is also getting 60 new titles, some of which are actually notable.


Taxable sales move up in Nevada, Clark County

Taxable sales edged up statewide and in Clark County in March, the state Department of Taxation reported Tuesday. Nevada businesses sold $4.55 billion in tangible goods in the month, up 2.6 percent from $4.43 billion in March 2014.

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EDITORIAL: Don’t let VA build anything ever again

There is no federal bureacracy more plagued by incompetence than the Department of Veterans Affairs. Not only has the VA neglected our veterans through unacceptable delays in processing disability and compensation claims, it has also routinely made veterans wait too long for care. Across the country, VA officials have covered up information that documents the depths of the department’s dysfunction so they could collect bonuses. And it’s nearly impossible to fire anyone responsible.