1st wife of Frank Sinatra, Nancy Sinatra Sr., dies at 101

Nancy Sinatra Sr., the childhood sweetheart of Frank Sinatra who became the first of his four wives and the mother of his three children, has died. She was 101.

Tyler Vizcarra’s 2-hit shutout powers Mustangs to Connie Mack final

Tyler Vizcarra was perfect through the first four innings, battled out of second-and-third jams in the fifth and seventh, and cruised to a victory that sent the Mustangs to Saturday’s championship game, where they will face the LV Cats at 6 p.m.

Aces defeat Lynx 85-77 for fourth win in a row

Kayla McBride had 24 points, a career-high tying nine assists and seven rebounds to help the Las Vegas Aces beat the Minnesota Lynx 85-77 on Friday night for their fourth straight win.

Preview and picks for UFC Fight Night 133

A breakdown of the fights on the main card of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 133 card at CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho, with picks from the Review-Journal’s Adam Hill and Heidi Fang:

Tax hikes push millionaires from California

Want to drive millionaires away from sandy beaches, beautiful weather and one of the world’s biggest economies? Try raising their taxes.

CSN administration, faculty reach bargaining impasse

Contract talks between College of Southern Nevada faculty and the administration reached an impasse on Friday after nearly two years at the bargaining table. The process now moves to a fact finder.

Suspect in Hoover Dam standoff writes Trump, cites conspiracy in letters

In letters to elected officials, Matthew Wright of Henderson uses a phrase popular among followers of QAnon, a murky online conspiracy plot that casts Trump as the hero in a campaign to topple evil, left-wing global elites.

Nevada school safety task force OKs 14 recommendations

The recommendations will be taken into consideration as Gov. Brian Sandoval creates a proposed biennial budget for the 2019 legislative session. But the term-limited governor’s successor will ultimately determine if any are funded.

Industry adjusts to changing trends at Las Vegas Pawn Expo

More people are bringing in items like leather bags and sneakers to pawn shops— as opposed to jewels — and the business model is shifting away from short-term lending to more traditional retail.

Northeast Utah’s Flaming Gorge underrated as outdoor play land

Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area isn’t among the most famous outdoor destinations, but perhaps it should be. Certainly, if you plan a northern trip to Wyoming’s Yellowstone or Grand Teton National Parks, consider a side trip to Flaming Gorge. Located in a remote area of northeast Utah and southwest Wyoming, this is an outdoorsman’s paradise. The most popular activities are fishing, boating, rafting, hiking and camping.

Dodge Durango rated one of best cars to buy this summer

Chapman Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram is a firm believer that summers are meant for fun and adventure, and the first step toward embracing that much-needed vacation is choosing the perfect car for the whole family. Last month, U.S. News and World Report ranked the eight best cars to buy for summer, and Chapman’s Dodge Durango ranked among the eight. It’s no wonder the 2018 Durango made the list with its impressive engine, sufficient seating space and the user-friendly tech features.

Friendly Ford truck pulls Vegas Golden Knights float in parade

The 24th annual Summerlin Council Patriotic Parade is history, and Friendly Ford capitalized on its annual participation in the July 4 event presented in the northwest valley. The dealership provided Ford trucks and convertibles for the event that attracted about 40,000 enthusiasts along with 75 parade entries.

UNLV students’ next mystery to unearth: Mammoth’s diet

At the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, UNLV researchers are slowly adding to their understanding of the mammoth, which died standing up roughly 20,000 years ago near the Nye County community of Amargosa Valley.

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