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Celebrate NKOTB show with these earworms

Whether you’re hangin’ tough with New Kids on the Block, taking a ride with Nelly or ain’t to proud to beg with TLC, Friday night should be filled with singalongs at the Mandalay Bay Events Center.

Wolfgang Puck’s Postrio closed after 16 years.

Puck — the original Vegas celebrity chef — still has six Vegas eateries, including the revered Cut in the Palazzo, the go-to Spago in Caesars, and the mainstay Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill in MGM Grand.

Business

Nevada a finalist for geothermal lab

A site within the U.S. Naval Air Station in Fallon was one of five the Department of Energy is considering for its Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy lab. California, Utah, Idaho and Oregon also are competing.

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2015 Legislature making great strides for Nevada

In November, Nevadans entrusted Republicans with historic majorities in the Assembly and the state Senate, and re-elected Gov. Brian Sandoval with more than 70 percent of the vote. The Legislature has reached the deadline of first house passage, and we have accomplished much.

EDITORIAL: Recall Judge Ramsey to halt NLV court’s overreach

The suffering taxpayers of North Las Vegas shouldn’t be surprised if they’re served with a divorce filing in the coming months. Their Municipal Court, already hopelessly disconnected from the people it serves because of arrogant, vindictive practices, wants to break up with City Hall.

Life

Enjoy the run for the roses in style with these Derby Day specials

This is going to be a huge — legendary — sports weekend in Las Vegas, but let’s not forget one of the oldest events in the country, the 141st renewal of “the greatest two minutes in sports,” also known as the Kentucky Derby. Here are a half-dozen places to see it in style.

Health screenings all women should know about

I now see that in the process of juggling many responsibilities, my mother, like so many other women we know and love, all too often put her own health on the back burner. So, with Mother’s Day approaching, I am sharing a two-part reminder about key health screening tests that can help protect these national treasures.

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