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January 25, 2015

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One dead after car vs. bike accident
One person is dead following a crash between a bike and a vehicle this morning in the east valley.
1:39 p.m.
Man found in North Las Vegas drainage ditch identified as Henderson resident
A man whose body was found in a North Las Vegas drainage ditch earlier this month has been identified as 18-year-old Hussein Abdelgilil.
1:21 p.m.
Moapa resident killed after being ejected from car in rollover accident
A 35-year-old man died and another man was arrested on a DUI charge after a car accident on Glendale/Moapa Road early Saturday.
12:38 p.m.
Metro: Suicidal man barricaded inside home may have knife
Officers are responding to a report of a possibly suicidal man barricaded within a townhouse near East Desert Inn and South Mojave roads.
11:11 a.m.
Public education for a new Nevada
With an economy based largely on casinos and construction, the old Nevada had less need of an educated population than most other states. A worker with a high school degree could make good money building ...
2:02 a.m.
Resolve is needed in war of ideas; right to self-expression must prevail
A few weeks removed from the terrorist attacks in Paris, we are still struck by the tragedy and how the world has responded. There is a clear division between those who support the basic human ...
2:01 a.m.
Democrats place priority on schools
Bipartisan agreement is often hard to achieve. But Republicans and Democrats across Nevada agree that our state’s education system is broken. For too long, we’ve approached funding education as if we were stuck in the ...
2:01 a.m.
How casino games are created
Photo: A floor supervisor trains the craps table dealers Anyone with a good idea for a table game and a bankroll can pitch ideas to regulators.
2:00 a.m.
Why Palm tree trimming can be fatal
Palm fronds are responsible for several deaths every year in the United States ...
2:00 a.m.
Thrift shopping: What’s old can be new again
Photo: Epic Thrift Store, 3145 E. Tropicana Ave. in Las V Finding a bargain is in style these days, and thrift shops are great places to start. Don’t worry about the musty smell the clothes sometimes have. That can be taken care of.
2:00 a.m.
The List: Unions
Find out about unions. This week, we rank them by the number of members as of the most recently available filing with the Department of Labor.
2:00 a.m.
How GOP control in D.C. affects us in Nevada
Photo: GOP leaders House Speaker John Boehner, left, and The big fights in Congress are about the Keystone XL pipeline and military action. But Republican gains in Washington also could swing policy on issues closer to home.
2:00 a.m.
Goodman: Black Book is unconstitutional
Photo: Hersheys Chocolate World opens at New York-New Yor Former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman will dedicate the next of his dinner series talks to the infamous book that bans people from casinos in Nevada.
2:00 a.m.
The Data: Jan. 25-31
All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at [email protected]
2:00 a.m.
Story about Metro cop’s rants draws strong reactions
Our story about a Metro Police officer’s rants about race on social media drew strong reactions from online commenters.
2:00 a.m.
How to share bad news in the workplace
Photo: Mary Beth Hartleb owns Prism Global Management Gro Experts discuss ways to handle workplace crises, both with employees and with the public.
2:00 a.m.
By the books, Super Bowl is anyone’s game
Photo: Ads for Super Bowl 49 are displayed in downtown Ph Nevada sports books took a record $119.4 million in bets on last year’s Super Bowl. Here are some things to consider before placing a wager on the game between the Seattle Seahawks and New England ...
2:00 a.m.
People on the Move: Jan. 25-31
In the People: Heather Mongie, Jenn Michaels, Kyla McKown, Sherri Lewis, Ena Licina, Lori Nomura, Ericka Aviles, Terry Shirey, Desiree Caputo and more ...
2:00 a.m.
Ask an Attorney: How do I hire a lawyer?
Hiring, or what legal professionals call “retaining,” a lawyer is probably the most critical decision a person must make when deciding whether to take legal action. It also is one of the most overlooked aspects ...
2:00 a.m.
Vegas Play of the Day: Oklahoma City Thunder at Cleveland Cavaliers
Photo: Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook reac The only thing that could make this NBA season, which has been one of the most entertaining in recent memory, better is profiting off it in the Play of the Day ...
2:00 a.m.
Every little trade show counts for Southern Nevada’s economy
The International Swizzle Stick Collectors Association is a real thing, and we welcome its members with open arms ...
2:00 a.m.
If we ever get a pro team, you’ll know where to buy its memorabilia
Photo: Marcel Bilak, owner of Legacy Sports Cards, Las Ve Marcel Bilak opened his sports memorabilia shop in 2007. In the years that followed, he watched long-standing businesses in his industry close across the country, but with perseverance, his store survived.
2:00 a.m.
Fend off your Super Bowl acid reflux
Photo: Super Bowl/ acid reflux For many people, Super Bowl Sunday can be as much about socializing and overindulging in food and alcohol as it is about the game itself. That’s natural. Super Bowl parties overflow with delicious options — ...
2:00 a.m.
The Notes: Jan. 25-31
In the Notes: Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Boyd Gaming, Diabetes Treatment Center, First American Trust and more ...
2:00 a.m.

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