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<p>FILE PHOTO</p><p>The D Las Vegas in downtown Las Vegas recently announced it will begin accepting Bitcoin. Accepting the Degecoin seems like a natural fit too, because the symbol for this currency is &amp;#208;.</p>

CRYPTOCURRENCY ON THE RISE: Such doge, much profit

Jan 29, 2014 3:52pm
This is Part III of the Cryptocurrency On The Rise series. Be sure to check out Part I (http://bit....

Savage Love

Jan 29, 2014 3:44pm
I’m what was once quaintly called a “woman of a certain age” who started reading your...
<p>State Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto, middle, is taking the brunt of criticism for a brief filed in a court case challenging Nevada&amp;#8217;s voter-imposed gay marriage ban.</p>

The will of Nevada’s people taking a beating

Jan 29, 2014 3:41pm
The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government, and to...
<p>Futurist Ray Kurzweil is scheduled to speak Feb. 10 at the Barrick Lecture Series at UNLV. He believes increasing technology is the next stage of evolution and that humans will will be organically bonding with their machines.</p>

And miles to go, perhaps

Jan 29, 2014 3:41pm
The universe is a psychopath. It doesn’t care, one way or the other, whether or not we...

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<p>Gov. Brian Sandoval, left, attends a Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 11 at the Nevada State Veterans Home in Boulder City. The state is investigating the home for various complaints including abuse and not properly reporting a possible assault.</p>

SNARK WEEK

Dec 26, 2013 8:38am
LEFT AT THE ALTERThe City of Las Vegas had thought its search for a new finance director was over, only to have their choice bolt for Fort Worth, Texas before any ink had dried on the contracts....
<p>Ruth Hackford-Peer, right, and Kim Hackford-Peer, standing next to her, are married by Rev. Curtis Price, left, while hugging their two children Riley Hackford-Peer, back middle, and Casey Hackford-Peer, bottom middle, in the lobby of the Salt Lake County Clerk&amp;#8217;s Office in Salt Lake City on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. A federal judge ruled on Friday that Utah&amp;#8217;s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, which was upheld Monday.</p>

TO OUR ELECTED LEADERS IN NEVADA

Dec 26, 2013 8:37am
Last week, our gay and lesbian friends and family got a surprising gift, courtesy of an unlikely source: the Beehive State, Utah, next door to Nevada. The state prohibition on same-sex marriages was...

Tragedy of bullying

Updated: Dec 26, 2013 3:02pm
Earlier this month, a 13-year-old middle school honor student who enjoyed soccer and camping apparently committed suicide two days after her birthday, a likely victim of bullying.An obituary in the...

Savage Love Savabr

Dec 19, 2013 9:38am
DEAR READERS: Sophia Wallace, the NYC-based conceptual artist behind the amazing Cliteracy project, was a guest on my podcast recently. (To hear our conversation, go to savagelovecast.com and look up...

Tony and the big one

Dec 19, 2013 8:30am
Before I launch into the Clark County School Board’s recent randy discussion about its antiquated sex education policy, first let me say a few words about Zappos’ CEO Tony Hsieh.Has anyone else,...

A new place to play

Dec 19, 2013 8:25am
It’s early evening at Press Start Gaming Center, and business partners Andy Reanrungroch and Bryant Dietz are at ease as they enjoy the slow period of the day; the hour or two after the younger...
A dancer collets her tips at The Horse, the site of the former Crazy Horse Too, on Industrial Road in Las Vegas on Thursday, May 30, 2013. The strip club is set to hold a grand opening party Saturday with a new owner after years of being closed. (Jessica Ebelhar/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

SNARK WEEK

Dec 19, 2013 8:25am
TOO SEXY FOR THE MEETINGThe Clark County School District Board of Trustees last week tabled dangerous talk about instituting comprehensive sex ed programs. It’s weird that the only state in the union...
<p>A bus traveling from Newtown to Monroe, Conn., stops in front of 26 angels along the roadside on Jan. 3, 2013 to represent those who died in the Dec. 14, 2012 shooting.</p>

A year later, and what have we done?

Dec 19, 2013 8:24am
“At a time when more than 30,000 Americans are killed by guns each year, it is shameful that the United States Senate can’t pass gun safety legislation that would protect our most vulnerable citizens...

Take off them boots and stay a while longer

Dec 19, 2013 8:22am
Call me naive, but I don’t see the cowboys pulling up their boots and cattle making for Orlando with the National Finals Rodeo. They are not trading bikini bull riding and gambling for Mickey Mouse...
<p>Visitors browse stores at the Downtown Container Park during its opening Nov. 25. The operators said a new bag-checking policy was because the city of Las Vegas wanted to keep liquor out. The city of Las Vegas said, &amp;#8220;Um, no. We never said that.&amp;#8221;</p>

TO THE MASTERS OF THE (DOWNTOWN) UNIVERSE

Updated: Jan 08, 2014 12:09pm
EDITOR'S NOTE: After CityLife went to press, we received the following note from the Downtown Project spokeperson: "I wanted to let you know that we have discontinued random bag searches at Downtown...