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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...

EATING YOUR WORDS

Jan 08, 2014 2:19pm

$200 million

is the amount North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee claims was “looted” from the utility fund to cover general fund expenses.

$152.6 million

is the amount North Las Vegas will need in additional revenue to balance its budget and leave 8 percent in the general fund balance through 2012.

8th

is North Las Vegas’ ranking by USA Today for the nation’s worst-run municipalities.

1,000

employee positions have been cut at the City of North Las Vegas since 2008.

30,000

acres remain undeveloped in North Las Vegas, nearly half the city.

33

percent of Clark County graduates who stay in state need remedial, non-college-credit course as college freshman.

$5.5 million

is the fine CG Technology agreed to pay to settle an 18-count complaint with Nevada gaming regulators for accepting illegal bets, largest fine in state history.

$37.8 million

was the total weekend box office draw for Lone Survivor, which includes the story of a Navy SEAL from Boulder City who was killed in action in Afghanistan.

70 million

is the updated number of customers who had data stolen by hackers to Target’s system, not the 40 million previously announced.

5

is the number of consecutive years Nevada casinos have suffered a net loss.

44

is the number of times Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning called out “Omaha” during the team’s win Sunday against the San Diego Chargers. It is not known outside the Broncos what exactly “Omaha” means.

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