Fresno State defeated UNLV 80-65 in the Mountain West tournament quarterfinals to end the Lady Rebels’ basketball season at 13-19. The Bulldogs (20-10) are the defending tournament champions.
For struggling education systems trying to lift achievement, every percentage point counts. The pressure to demonstrate improvement can lead to some questionable calculations by school districts. That’s why it’s important for taxpayers to heed the lessons of good teachers and double-check the math.
Too many Las Vegas tourists are being taken for a ride. Long-hauling, the cabdriver practice of intentionally using routes that are longer than necessary to inflate fares, remains a problem, especially at McCarran International Airport. The scam is a horrible welcome for the city’s visitors, yet it continues year after year. Plenty of locals are victimized, too.
To the editor:
Of all the political stunts ever recorded, the recent threat by Democratic pressure group American Bridge has got to rank among the lamest of the lame.
Andy Enfield took over a Florida Gulf Coast team in 2011 that was eligible for Division I postseason play for the first time and just a season later had that same program in the Sweet 16. But it’s not always that easy.
Diontae Jones scored only six points in the Division I-A state title game. But the senior forward for the Clark boys basketball team still found a way to have a major impact.
This weekend promises to be Big.
Nevadans could face $60 million in higher annual insurance premiums for car, home, life and health policies if a proposed 2 percent margins tax on business is approved by voters in November, an industry-backed study reported Tuesday.
A second brother pleaded guilty Tuesday in a family-run scheme to submit phony smog test results to the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles. Henry A. Batista, 30, a state-licensed emission control inspector, pleaded guilty before Senior U.S. District Judge Lloyd George to making a false statement to a government agency.