Early voting in Las Vegas municipal primaries ends Friday

Early voting for municipal primary elections in four Las Vegas Valley cities ends Friday. This year’s early voting period for municipal elections is on pace to have the second-lowest turnout in the last two decades.

Nevada senator proposes 30 percent tax on vaping products

Vaping products would be taxed like tobacco, at 30 percent of their wholesale cost, under a bill heard in committee Thursday. Health advocates said they were trying to reverse a rise in teenage vaping while shop owners said the tax would kill their business.

Trump reverses course on cut to Special Olympics funds

President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he was backing off his budget request to eliminate funding for the Special Olympics, reversing course on a proposal that was unlikely to be approved by Congress after days of bipartisan criticism.

Bryce Harper strikes out twice as Phillies win 2019 debut

Bryce Harper struck out twice in green Phanatic cleats in his $330 million debut and bowed to thousands of fans in No. 3 jerseys who gave him rousing standing ovations in the Philadelphia Phillies’ 10-4 win over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday.

Senate Democrats grill Trump’s Interior nominee

Senate Democrats grilled Interior Secretary nominee David Bernhardt during a confirmation hearing about his lengthy lobbying career for energy interests and possible conflicts involving public lands and coastal waters.

Arcade businesses set for revival, industry insiders say

Technology was once the arcade industry’s greatest asset. But it also helped lead to the industry’s downfall. Rohit Joshi, the owner of Neonopolis downtown, believes virtual reality’s immersive technology is the next big thing for the arcade industry.

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