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EDITORIAL: Unelected arbitrator gets final say on UMC

If it weren’t already obvious that Nevada taxpayers and their elected stewards are powerless to rein in growing public employee compensation costs — far and away the largest expense of local government — an arbitrator ended all doubt last week.

House passes Northern Nevada land bills

The House passed a collection of Northern Nevada land bills on Monday that would create nearly 73,500 acres of new wilderness in the state while making more than 23,000 acres available for economic development in a rural counties.

Big new building a sign of hope for Vegas market

When developer Prologis breaks ground Tuesday morning on its 464,203-square-foot Las Vegas Corporate Center No. 19, it will be the first time since the recession that a large-scale, speculative building has been attempted in the local market.

Understanding chronic pain

Imagine suffering from something that your doctor, loved ones, or co-workers cannot see, feel or touch. It can be difficult to understand and even feel compassion for. Yet, for nearly 100 million Americans, chronic pain is a daily struggle on the inside, while the person appears fine on the outside.

Eagles beat Colts on late FG

Nick Foles threw a tying touchdown pass with 3:25 to go, and then set up Cody Parkey for the winning 36-yard field goal as time expired, lifting Philadelphia to a 30-27 win at the Indianapolis Colts.

BOYS SOCCER: Kramer, Mustangs nip Bengals

Nathan Kramer scored the winning goal with 10 minutes left in the match Monday to lift Shadow Ridge’s boys soccer team to a 3-2 win at Bonanza.

Appeals court needed to speed up justice, panel says

Nevada needs an appeals court before its legal system can graduate from the “horse and buggy” era, a panel of experts said Monday.

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