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Police union’s ex-chief avoiding court

The former head of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Managers and Supervisors Association is accused of mis­appropriating nearly $40,000 in union funds, but he might avoid prosecution.

Retail market still struggling in Southern Nevada

Drive by just about any shopping center in Las Vegas and you’ll see shuttered storefronts, going-out-of-business sales and banners advertising space available for lease.

Grand Canyon air tour operators say noise-reduction proposals could hurt business

Roger Clark likes to hike down into the Grand Canyon for a break from the continual hum, clash and clatter of city noise. However, the last time he took a hike down the canyon’s Hermit Trail, the whop-whop-whop sound of helicopters carrying tourists overhead destroyed the natural quiet.