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EDITORIAL: Falling gas prices provide boost for consumers

Last Tuesday night, President Barack Obama declared "the state of our union is strong." The sluggish economic recovery from the Great Recession continues to say otherwise, particularly here in Nevada, where the unemployment rate still ranks 48th nationally and many people haven't rebounded from the housing crash.

EDITORIAL: Rice's firing a result of leadership failure all around

The men's basketball program at UNLV is the linchpin of the entire athletic program. It has to consistently succeed in tangible ways — read: NCAA Tournament appearances — or every other Rebels team will be in peril. When UNLV doesn't have that success, changes must be made. That's why Dave Rice, as good a person as you'll ever meet, rightly finds himself out of a job today.