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Biggest babies on planes are grown-ups

The past few times I've been on a plane, I've had to endure the grating behavior of babies. It's without question the worst part of air travel today — and that's saying a lot in an era of baggage fees, poor on-time performance and terrorist treatment from the TSA.

The beginning of the end for The Donald

Thursday's question-and-answer sessions with Republican presidential candidates — sorry, they weren't debates — won't clear the field and won't create much separation in the polls, but they accomplished the top goal of party loyalists focused on taking back the White House in 2016.

GOP debate marks beginning of the end for Trump

Thursday's question-and-answer sessions with Republican presidential candidates — sorry, they weren't debates — won't clear the field and won't create much separation in the polls, but they accomplished the top goal of party loyalists focused on taking back the White House in 2016.

These bad deeds don’t go unpunished

In pleading for leniency from a judge, Priscilla Rocha reminded the court what drove her to steal more than a quarter-million dollars from the Clark County School District in the first place: a staggering sense of entitlement.

ESAs can cover private school tuition

Nevada’s new school choice initiatives are national news. Editorial pages and education writers everywhere are pointing to the state’s new education savings accounts and other reforms as the nation’s gold standard for parent empowerment and academic competition.

Bill hardly an attack on middle class

Nevada lawmakers don’t have to look too hard for reasons to pass Assembly Bill 182, which contains provisions that public employee bargaining groups have labeled “union Armageddon.” In fact, lawmakers can find the biggest justification for the bill walking the halls of the Legislative Building as a paid lobbyist.

City needs new vision for downtown

Carolyn Goodman announced Thursday that Major League Soccer had rejected Las Vegas’ bid for an expansion franchise. The decision did much more than dash the mayor’s dream of downtown professional sports. It killed the unpopular downtown soccer stadium project she championed.