Sunday brought a new milestone — and much relief — to the UNLV football program. The Rebels accepted an invitation to the Heart of Dallas Bowl, the team’s first bowl game since 2000.
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To the editor:
Universal pre-kindergarten for 4-year-olds sounds great in the high-minded speeches of education advocates, members of Congress and the president himself. But the achievement data that result from pre-K programs? Not so great.
To the editor:
In the international travel marketplace, visitors have more options — and the United States has more competition — than ever before. We are in a race to capture trillions of dollars in travel and tourism spending, and destinations worldwide are investing in state-of-the-art infrastructure projects as a means to win.
A great deal of misinformation has circulated recently about my position on immigration reform, despite explaining my position at length for months in interviews, video messages, telephone town halls and public meetings, not to mention thousands of direct constituent responses. So let’s clear the air (again) about what I support and what I am doing to address this critical issue.
The Las Vegas Review Journal’s Dec. 1 front-page article , “Hatching a survival plan,” was presented as a potential environmental triumph by writer Henry Brean. Nothing could be further from the truth. It is just the continuation of a wrong-headed, maybe-we’ll-get-lucky program that started in 1967.
Balance is crucial for top-performing athletes, professional dancers, human health and equitable public policy. However, when it comes to the well-being of Nevada’s wildlife, which legally belongs to all state residents, no such balance exists.
There is only one argument against staging the 2016 Republican National Convention in Las Vegas: inconvenience.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid promised Americans that if they liked their existing health insurance, they could keep it. It’s a promise the Nevada Democrat intends to honor — for some of his staff.