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Nevada lawmakers set for 2nd run at law governing Board of Regents

A proposed constitutional amendment that would give the Legislature more control over governance of higher education in Nevada began its second required trip through the legislative process Thursday, potentially on its way to a question before voters in 2020.

Keeping warm at the city of Las Vegas’ homeless courtyard
Keeping warm at the city of Las Vegas’ homeless courtyard

With help from the city of Las Vegas, a Salvation Army shelter stays open during the day Thursday and Friday, offering a safe place for the homeless to find respite from freezing temperatures and snow. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Caesars unlikely to raise fees in 2019, CEO says

CEO Mark Frissora hinted the company is unlikely to seek revenue growth by hiking parking and resort fees this year. Caesars last raised them in the first quarter of 2018.

Las Vegas radiation expert downplays Grand Canyon uranium scare

Federal safety regulators are investigating whether employees and visitors were exposed to unsafe levels of radiation at a Grand Canyon National Park research building where uranium ore samples apparently sat around for years in unmarked buckets.