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<p>Don Snyder, Executive Dean for Strategic Development, is seen at a UNLV stadium board meeting on campus at the Si Redd Room in October.</p>

Fantasy football fields

Jan 22, 2014 10:11am
Speaking of money (surely someone was?), your state of Nevada recently awarded a Dallas-area...
<p>Nevada voters will go to the polls in November to vote on raising the state mining tax on operations such as the Cortez Gold Mine in Eureka County.</p>

Now is no time to raise the mining tax, but it’ll have to do

Jan 08, 2014 2:18pm
ICYMI, gold started the year priced at about $1,700 an ounce, and finished 2013 at $1,200...
<p>Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval speaks to reporters following a ceremony honoring Jeffrey A. Hinton as the Nevada Teacher of the Year at Northwest Career and Technical Academy in Las Vegas Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013.</p>

Year-end factos that go in your ipso

Dec 26, 2013 8:39am
In an uncharacteristic oversight, the Tea Party has neglected to say when the founders...

The state at 150: A preemptive strike

Dec 12, 2013 9:08am
2014 isn’t just an election year. It will also mark 150 years since Nevada became a state...

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Hugh Jackson: Why Obama’s ahead in Nevada

Sep 05, 2012 5:34pm
As of the start of this week’s Democratic convention, the presidential race in Nevada had been polled nine times over the last five months. Mitt Romney trailed in all of them. In five of the nine,...
<p>Paul Ryan on Aug. 14 in Las Vegas. PHOTO: JASON BEAN</p>

Hugh Jackson: Medicare for all, courtesy of Paul Ryan?

Updated: Aug 30, 2012 8:01am
Democrats have become pretty good over the years at adapting, which is to say surrendering to, the right’s narratives. In the 1990s, Clinton (him, not her) famously declared “the era of big...

Hugh Jackson: Finally, the opponent Romney deserves

Updated: Aug 08, 2012 7:54pm
Harry Reid can toss The Crazy. For the mainstream media, the genre includes Reid’s “war is lost” bit, calling George W. Bush a “loser” and a “liar” or describing former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan as...
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Hugh Jackson: a charitable view of Dean Heller

Updated: Aug 01, 2012 4:16pm
Candidates and their campaign advisers tend to assume voters are ignorant, and hold them in contempt.Whatever the truth (and there is some) underlying the assumption, the obvious irony is that...
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Are Dems ignorant, or too cowardly to back Obamacare’s Medicaid provision?

Jul 18, 2012 5:51pm
After the Supreme Court ruled states didn’t have to expand Medicaid coverage as initially required under Obamacare unless they wanted to, the attorney who represented Nevada’s challenge to the law...

Joe the contractor

Jul 06, 2012 2:42pm
Congressional spouses are people too. Probably. So when Republican Congressman Joe Heck dissolved his company after winning election in 2010, his wife, who worked for the company, did what other laid...