Columnist shares dad’s story of long-term cancer survival

Columnist Jane Ann Morrison shares her 88-year-old father’s story as a longtime cancer survivor to remind people that a cancer diagnosis doesn’t necessarily mean a hopeless end.

The mass shooting no one’s talking about

Some mass shooting are more equal than others. At least when it comes to media coverage. Last Sunday morning, one of the worst mass shootings of 2018 took place in Trenton, New Jersey, but the tragedy barely made a blip on the national news.

Metro officers need more marksmanship training

If our officers fired 58 times and hit the intended target only twice, there are 56 bullets that struck something unintended.

Golden Knights’ George McPhee braces for free agency

Unrestricted free agents can begin contacting other teams Sunday night and sign starting July 1. The Knights have four unrestricted free agents — forwards James Neal, David Perron and Ryan Reaves and defenseman Luca Sbisa.

Developer of new Las Vegas Strip resort has backer in Trump

The man behind the Las Vegas Strip’s first new resort since 2010 received an endorsement Saturday from a powerful figure — the president of the United States.

Nye County Commission District 4 candidate wants recount

Nye County Commission District 4 candidate Tina Trenner is seeking a recount after she lost to Leo Blundo by eight votes in the county’s tightest primary race of 2018.

A morning stroll with 51s president Don Logan at dream home

Don Logan is talking about things like slab on grade and casting and excavation and value engineering, the latter not his favorite term but a necessary ingredient to raise this 10,000-seat, $150 million structure known as Las Vegas Ballpark.

Gay man hurt at Las Vegas hotel says he forgives attackers

At first, the 31-year-old gay tourist wanted to see the men accused of calling him slurs, punching him and kicking him inside a Hard Rock Hotel parking garage behind bars. But in the days since the June 1 attack, Darnell Morgan had a change of heart and has forgiven the five men who face a hate crime charge in the attack.

Las Vegas’ Mexico fans welcome all to World Cup bandwagon

The Mexican national team defeated South Korea 2-1 on Saturday to remain atop the World Cup standings of Group F. Mexico can win the group Wednesday with a victory or tie against Sweden.

Mormons post list of questions asked during youth interviews

The Mormon church for the first time Wednesday posted the list of questions lay leaders are supposed to ask youth during closed door, one-on-one interviews that have come under scrutiny because sexual questions sometimes arise.

Texas war memorial getting piece of sunken USS Arizona

An 800-pound chunk from the USS Arizona battleship that sank during the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor is heading to Texas for display at a war memorial.

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