Las Vegas wallops Round Rock
The Clark County coroner’s office identified the man killed early Sunday in a suspected DUI crash involving a rented race car. Joshua Badell, 39, was in the passenger seat of a Toyota Camry parked in a strip mall near Tropicana Avenue and Pecos Road when a green McLaren 570S left the road and crashed into the vehicle, police said. He died of blunt force injuries, and his death was ruled an accident, the coroner’s office said.
The Clark County School District revealed for the first time Tuesday that it is facing a budget deficit of between $17 million and $18 million next year despite winning additional funding in the just concluded legislative session. That means the possibility of a teachers strike in the fall remains on the table.
In December 2020 the Las Vegas Bowl will be played at the Las Vegas Stadium, home of the Raiders, and will feature a team from the Pac-12 Conference vs. a team from either the SEC or Big Ten Conference in a six-year deal.
On Monday, Democrats extended the current Modified Business Tax rate, which would raise
around $100 million. The tax was scheduled to decline. The legislature has the ability to raise
taxes, but only with a two-thirds vote in both houses. Democrats claimed the MBT extension didn’t need a two-thirds vote, but their actions Monday showed they know they’re on shaky legal ground. They desperately tried to get a Republican vote, but Republicans remained unified in opposition.
The Nevada Highway Patrol will eventually start enforcing the new rules on HOV lanes and the 30-day grace period before fining drivers.
Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone’s Seven Magic Mountains art installation received a base coat of white as part of a restoration project to repaint the boulders. (MIchael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Please use this one instead — the title in the last one didn’t have the between “Sparrow” and “Wolf”
Lazy Dog, among Las Vegas restaurants that allow dogs, is probably the most accommodating, with free bowls of water and a doggy menu. (Heidi Knapp Rinella/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Marc Vetri will launch a new collaborative chef series June 18, with a little help from Sparrow + Wolf’s Brian Howard. (Al Mancini/Las Vegas Review-Journal)