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Mulroy could use power for good on way out

Jan 29, 2014 3:40pm
The clock is ticking for the immensely-talented Pat Mulroy, which means that, in a few days, we...

City’s dance with arena developer troubling

Jan 22, 2014 10:09am
Whenever I see a headline or an article that mentions the word “arena,” my thoughts drift...

Incident not going away for school district

Jan 16, 2014 10:14am
Imagine how you’d feel if your kid went to a party and got completely shit-faced while in...

Water czar’s impact will live on for generations

Updated: Jan 15, 2014 10:40am
It is the year 2113 and the robotic head of Pat Mulroy has just finished presiding over a...

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<p>George Knapp</p>

Knapp: UFO convention is coming

Jul 17, 2013 4:14pm
It’s been 24 years since the Mutual UFO Network, or MUFON, held its annual symposium in Las Vegas, and the long interim is probably no accident. The 1989 MUFON confab easily ranks as the most raucous...
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Book review: A provocative new book revises our views on female desire

Updated: Jul 17, 2013 5:09pm
Daniel Bergner’s provocative, pupil-dilating new book is called What Do Women Want?, whose title refers to Sigmund Freud’s exasperated question about those curious female patients of his that he...
<p>George Knapp</p>

Knapp: School cops lawsuit heats up

Jul 10, 2013 3:51pm
IT’S CRUNCH TIME for upper management within the Clark County School District Police Department. This month, a parade of veteran school cops and other longtime department employees will be answering...
George Knapp

George Knapp: Preserving humankind (some of it)

Jul 03, 2013 5:48pm
The first time I read a fictional account of an apocalyptic threat emanating from the general vicinity of Southern Nevada, it was in Michael Crichton’s 1969 techno-thriller The Andromeda Strain. In...
<p>George Knapp</p>

George Knapp: The BLM is not listening

Jun 26, 2013 5:16pm
Maybe you are one of those hard-bark, Western cowpoke types who doesn’t exactly get misty-eyed by the vision of a herd of wild mustangs majestically galloping across the sage-dotted open ranges of...
<p>George Knapp</p>

George Knapp: Justice delayed no longer

Jun 19, 2013 7:23pm
REMEMBER THE climactic scene from The Verdict, wherein lawyer Frank Galvin (Paul Newman) speaks to the jurors about justice, hoping they’ll know it when they see it?“And there is no justice,” Galvin...
<p>George Knapp</p>

George Knapp: Drink up, the water’s fine

Jun 12, 2013 4:40pm
WHEN I READ in the paper the other day about mysterious foamy gunk floating around in a section of Lake Mead, and about the hundreds of dead carp floating nearby, I knew it was only a matter of hours...
<p>George Knapp</p>

War on reporters

Updated: Jun 05, 2013 3:59pm
Do you think the Nevada Taxicab Authority would be willing to reinstate my long-expired permit to drive a cab? I mean, yeah, there have been a few negative stories I’ve written over the years, but...
<p>George Knapp</p>

George Knapp: Let’s hear it for the IRS

May 29, 2013 5:07pm
Last week, an IRS agent I know joked that he and his tax-collecting colleagues are hiding in basements and wearing fake glasses and mustaches these days because of the outpouring of anger directed at...
<p>George Knapp</p>

George Knapp: Gin and juice

Updated: May 24, 2013 6:02pm
The Mob Museum is about to be overtaken by what might as well be called Oscar-palooza. A three-day promotional blitz is scheduled to coincide with the release of Being Oscar, the new, first-person...