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FOOD REVIEW: ROSE. RABBIT. LIE.

Jan 29, 2014 3:41pm

You have probably seen the billboards, the blogger posts, the banner ads, the news spots, and maybe even the TV commercials (apparently people still watch TV?). Even a faux demonstration of grammarians protesting the gross...

PIZZA MAKING ART

Jan 08, 2014 2:19pm

THE HAPPY SIDE OF THE SHUTDOWN

Nevada Governor Sandoval warned this week that the federal government shutdown, beyond putting thousands of people out of work, could lead to an end to food stamps for more than 390,000 and the...

Tags: Politics
State parks such as Floyd Lamb State Park remain open so little kids like this can feed the ducks.

STATE WANTS TO LET YOU KNOW ITS PARKS REMAIN OPEN, BECAUSE THEY AREN'T FEDERAL

People obviously need to pay better attention in history class, or watch some more Schoolhouse Rock.

The state government and the federal government are two separate entities, but some...

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Metro police confiscate alcohol on Fremont Street

LAS VEGAS IMPOSES DOWNTOWN CURFEW

The message from the city is clear: Downtown Las Vegas, or at least the Fremont Street corridor, is no place for kids on weekend nights.

The Las Vegas City Council voted...

Tags: downtown

OBAMACARE'S BRUTAL REIGN OVER NEVADA... APPARENTLY NOT SO BRUTAL AFTER ALL

The first day of the new state health insurance exchange - the state-level imposition of the harsh new Obamacare regime - ran into a few glitches, but there were due to people trying to...

Tags: health
First Friday - no drunken chaos

Fremont Street chaos v. First Friday: Not the same thing!

Two things happen on the first Friday of the month in Las Vegas. There is chaos on Fremont Street, with unruly crowds, a heavy police presence, reports of underage drinking, fighting and even a...

Tags: first friday

WHERE'S THE LOVE? UFC/CULINARY/THE LGBT CENTER

The Ultimate Fighting Championship franchise has a 20-year history of its fighters saying some amazingly stupid things about women, rape, gays and lesbians, and minorities.

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COUNCIL TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA ADVOCATES: DON'T SPEAK!

The Las Vegas City Council cut off public speakers at its regular meeting Tuesday and unanimously passed a moratorium halting the establishment of medical marijuana dispensaries.

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Example 1: First-world problems

Man Against the Machine

Rage.
That was my first overreaction to getting an unjustified parking ticket, in the legal district downtown. Not only did I pay the electronic kiosk for the right to park on Sixth Street, I...

Tags: Parking
What's a raven doing in this commercial about vultures?

North Las Vegas shoos the "vultures" away

As of Thursday morning, an FM rock-radio advertisement was still warning of financial “vultures” who would swoop into North Las Vegas and seize people’s homes through eminent domain, but...

Tags: economy
But what about the burgers?

Labor demands fair pay for fast-food workers

Fast food workers and labor sympathizers demonstrated outside three Las Vegas-area fast food joints Thursday, Aug. 29, demanding a "living wage" of $15 an hour. Many industry workers make the...

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