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Walters ready to tee up taxpayers again

Oh, Billy. You've done it again. Never underestimate the patience of one the valley's most juiced political insiders and iconic gamblers. Taxpayers, like sports book operators, know the feeling too well. In the end, Billy Walters always wins.

Sandoval alone on sage grouse lawsuit, but Laxalt isn't

The nasty Republican divisions in Washington appear to have nothing on the party's infighting in Nevada. The split between fiscally moderate and fiscally conservative Nevada Republicans, exacerbated by this year's GOP-supported tax increases and an incompetent state party organization that's incapable of raising money or registering voters, is as wide as ever.

Hit piece on Fiorina highlights media's Democratic bias

Carly Fiorina's rise in the polls has made her a target for GOP rivals — especially Donald Trump — and a national press ever eager to trash Republicans. And the new focus on her background highlights the longtime double standard that GOP presidential candidates face.

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.