Commentary: Ex-FBI deputy director has history of misleading statements

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe will be on “60 Minutes” Sunday night and you can expect to see stories on him and his new book for days. You can also expect McCabe to portray himself as an upright lawman who stood up to President Donald Trump out of fear that the Russians may have helped carry Trump all the way to the White House.

Payless ShoeSource to close all Nevada stores

Payless ShoeSource will close all of its approximately 2,100 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico as part a retail liquidation, a Payless spokesperson told the Review-Journal Friday.

Judge limits public statements by Trump confidante Roger Stone

A federal judge on Friday placed some limits on what longtime Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone and his lawyers can say publicly about his criminal case brought by the special counsel in the Russia probe.

Sisolak signs Nevada gun background checks bill into law

A law requiring background checks on private gun sales in Nevada won final passage in the Legislature Friday and was promptly signed by the governor, fulfilling the intent of a 2016 voter initiative that proved unenforceable.

Broncos aren’t picking up option for LB Brandon Marshall

Even though Brandon Marshall was expecting it, Friday’s news that he had likely played his last game in a Denver Broncos uniform threw him for a bit of a loop.

California considers suing Trump over emergency declaration

California is likely to sue President Donald Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, the state attorney general said Friday.

GLVAR’s Global Committee earns National Association of Realtors award

Janet Carpenter is still settling in as this year’s president of the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors. But she’s already realizing that “one of the best parts of this job is learning about all the good things that are happening here in Las Vegas.”

Strategy key to Nevada Builder Trade In Program

Developing a well-thought-out plan is important before jumping into the real estate market as a buyer or a seller. A home shopper should know “what type of house” they want and “how much” they can afford, and a home seller needs to know for “how much” they want to sell their home and “what” they need to do in order to sell it.

Work starts on Summerlin luxury apartments

Downtown Summerlin, the 400-acre urban center taking shape in the heart of the Summerlin master planned community, is preparing to begin leasing for its second luxury apartment complex, Tanager. Construction on Tanager is well underway with leasing expected to begin in the first quarter of 2019. Pinnacle, a privately held organization that manages multifamily properties locally and nationwide, has been named property manager and will oversee leasing, marketing and management functions for the property.

Las Vegas master plan communities continue to develop

Summerlin, which was as low as 25th in the nation in 2011 with 221 sales, has steadily climbed back up the rankings since then. It reported 437 sales in 2014 when it was 15th in the nation and jumped back into the top 10 in 2015 and has stayed there since. It had 769 sales in 2016.

Move-in-ready homes offered at Pardee’s Onyx

Pardee Homes’ Onyx neighborhood in Skye Canyon, a master-planned community in northwest Las Vegas, offers modern, spacious, two-story home designs that range from 3,186 square feet to 3,386 square feet with prices that start approximately from the $450,000s.

CARTOON: Amazon takes its ball and goes home

Review-Journal editorial cartoonist Michael Ramirez is a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize and a three-time winner of the Sigma Delta Chi Award. Contact him at

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