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June 21, 2018

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Trump team defends cruelty with heresy
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Logic not being the strong point of the Trump administration, it claims that it is not to blame for the separation of families at the border, and that a just God is …
Kids used as political pawns
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Letter to the editor:
Congress is going to vote on two immigration bills this week, and it’s important to know that the Trump administration is …
Little to show for Singapore summit
Thursday, June 21, 2018
The summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un wound up in a victory of style and image over real substance. Trump, hours after his historic meeting with Kim, defended the vague final declaration in a show of …
The president’s apologists and the crying children
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Apparently, there are some people close to President Donald Trump with the capacity for shame. Not decency or courage, of course, but at least furtive recognition that they’re …
UNLV football's new season ticket package includes unlimited concessions
UNLV football's new season ticket package includes unlimited concessions
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Athletic department announces ticket package for select games with unlimited concessions
Some tickets for UNLV football this fall will include unlimited concession items in an initiative university officials believe is unique in college athletics …
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At 94, matriarch of family with six living generations still active in Las Vegas
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Eulalia McCamly has watched the valley grow through the years into a metropolis with more than 2 million residents. She’s also watched her family grow — and grow and …
Capitals showed class in victory
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Letter to the editor:
What a heart-warming tribute to sportsmanship — the full-page ad on June 12, which the Washington Capitals …
Trump looks out for only himself
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Letter to the editor:
It is said that we get the government we deserve. If so, what have we done to deserve the incompetent man who holds the office once held by …
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Golden Knights steal show at NHL Awards with 4 winners
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
As has become the norm in the NHL, the Golden Knights stole the show once again at the annual NHL Awards show Wednesday night at the Hard Rock Hotel. Teammates William Karlsson and Deryk Engelland strolled down the red carpet ...
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Gallant, who inspired Golden Knights to first-year greatness, is named NHL coach of year
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Gerard Gallant took his opportunity as the first coach in Golden Knights franchise history, galvanized a team of thrown-together misfits, and led them to the pinnacle of the sport in their first season. As good of a coach as Gallant is, those closest to him say ...
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Feds: Engine crack caused 2015 British Airways incident at Las Vegas airport
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Federal investigators say a fatigue crack in the engine compressor on a British Airways jet was to blame for an aborted takeoff and fire at ...
Police: Suspect in death of woman at Las Vegas apartment refused lie detector test
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
A man suspected in the slaying of a woman earlier this month inside a Las Vegas apartment was taken into custody ...
In reversal, Trump signs order stopping family separation
In reversal, Trump signs order stopping family separation
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
It was a dramatic turnaround for President Donald Trump, who has been insisting, wrongly, that his administration had no choice but to separate families apprehended at the border because of …
Big business is squashing small
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
The next round of media consolidation has arrived. AT&T has bought Time Warner, thanks to a federal judge’s ruling. Comcast and Disney are fighting with each other to buy 21st Century Fox. CBS, Verizon and Viacom, among others, may …
Stolen guns are not victims’ fault
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Letter to the editor:
In the June 11 letter “Want a gun? Be responsible for it,” the writer seemingly blames gun owners for being victims of crimes — assuming he means burglary wherein their property, specifically firearms, are stolen. But burglaries are …
Heller dances around issues
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Letter to the editor:
Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., struggled with his dancing skills at a recent Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce. When it came to the question of school safety, Heller pulled out the old two-step to …
Many ways to reach for help
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Letter to the editor:
The recent death of Anthony Bourdain again calls attention to resources available for those in need, such as …
What ‘The Incredibles’ says about police militarization
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
“The Incredibles 2,” the sequel to one of America’s beloved family-friendly superhero movies, hit the big screen last weekend. Moviegoers already have determined that it is a family favorite, but the original film presents a …
With family separation policy, the U.S. takes a turn toward cruelty
With family separation policy, the U.S. takes a turn toward cruelty
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Sun editorial:
Since it was instituted in April, the policy has resulted in 2,342 children being separated from their parents and sent to detention facilities while the parents were detained for …
Trump and the baby snatchers
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
This has become President Donald Trump’s policy of persecution. Attorney General Jeff Sessions even had the gall to invoke one of the same Bible verses used to …
Henderson keeps up pressure on pot dispensaries to find banks
Henderson keeps up pressure on pot dispensaries to find banks
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Marijuana is illegal under federal law, but officials in Henderson are still urging the city’s five dispensaries to find financial institutions to deposit their cash as soon as possible ...
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Scorching temps to soar near record highs this week
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
The heat will increasingly wallop the Las Vegas Valley this week. And on Thursday it will jeopardize a record high for the first day of summer only set a year ago. So, if Tuesday’s 100-degree high felt uncomfortably toasty, valley residents should ...
Water main break at Mandalay Bay floods part of convention center
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
A water main break in the loading dock zone of the Mandalay Bay Convention Center flooded an area between the first and second floors of the facility Tuesday afternoon ...
Wheel of Fortune jackpot at Silverton is property's largest ever
Wheel of Fortune jackpot at Silverton is property's largest ever
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
The Silverton saw a gambler hit the largest jackpot in the property’s history. An unidentified player won $3.2 million June 9 with a $5 wager ...
Unionized MGM Resorts workers ratify new five-year contract
Unionized MGM Resorts workers ratify new five-year contract
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Thousands of unionized workers at Las Vegas casino-resorts operated by MGM Resorts International, including Bellagio, Aria and Mandalay Bay, approved a new five-year contract ...