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5.3-magnitude earthquake shakes Las Vegas; Spaghetti Bowl ramps closed

A 5.3-magnitude earthquake shook Las Vegas and surrounding areas Friday morning, and the state closed parts of the Spaghetti Bowl to inspect ramps for possible structural damage, backing up traffic for miles.
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First round of Hillary Clinton emails reveal information on Benghazi

The State Department released Friday its first round of emails from Hillary Clinton’s time as Secretary of State, offering a new look at her handling of the attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.

North Las Vegas axes 3 human resources workers as part of outsourcing

Three North Las Vegas human resources employees, two who have filed ethics complaints against the mayor and other high-ranking city officials, are out of work after the City Council voted to outsource their jobs , the Las Vegas Review-Journal learned Thursday.

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval’s compromise tax plan gets guarded legislative reception

A compromise tax plan Gov. Brian Sandoval is counting on to raise $262 million a year and help fund his $7.4 billion budget received a guarded, somewhat tepid reception Thursday from a panel of lawmakers.

EDITORIAL: UNLV’s First Amendment ranking improves

Nevada’s underperforming K-12 schools aren’t the only campuses stuck with low ratings. Higher education has its problems, too, particularly when it comes to free speech at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and the University of Nevada, Reno.

SEBELIUS: Revenue tax common thread in governor’s tax plan

If anything, Gov. Brian Sandoval’s revised tax package told us more than his original idea.

LETTER: Assembly picketing bill constitutional

Your editorial on Assembly Bill 356 was spot on when it described the tactics of Culinary Local 226 as “reprehensible” (“Assembly bill unconstitutionally targets unions,” May 17 Review-Journal). Unfortunately, the piece is on much shakier ground when it calls AB356 unconstitutional.

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