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Playing Defense Against Concussions
Some high school football teams are already preparing for the upcoming season. Soon the stadium stands will be filled with cheering students and...
Gun Control Advocates Want Restrictions In Domestic Violence Cases
For years, Nevada has led the nation in the number of women killed by men with handguns. It’s still a widespread issue in Nevada, but the Violence...
The Debt Collector is Calling: Nevadans Struggle With Unpaid Bills
Almost half of Nevadans have some debt that has been sent to collections, according to a recent study by the Urban Institute. The Silver State leads...
Carson City Coins Fetch Millions
When the state of Nevada was founded, its primary industry wasn’t gambling – it was mining. But while silver and gold were widespread in Nevada’s...
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DEALicious wings, burgers and hummus
Chicken wings: nature's bar food. In the Vegas spirit of frenzied invention, you can get 'em brined, smoked, spiced, and there's a probably a chef coating them in Sriracha Pop Rocks as I write this. Fine. Bedazzle the hell outta those yummy flappers, but let's not forget a core principle: respect the meat. Three valley eateries get it. Chummy Hendo... [more]

Lily Bui: Ice Cream Truckster
For someone who traffics in sweets, Lily Bui is surprisingly tiny and thin. It's an occupational advantage, though, since there isn't much room to maneuver inside her food truck, Sin City Snoballs and Snacks, which can be found most days parked on the northern edge of the Las Vegas Premium Outlets on Civic Center Drive. "Try this," she says, her... [more]

Notes from my dinner at Guy Fieri's
Editor's note: This is real. Preamble: "Welcome to Flavortown," the server says. She delivers Guy Fieri's signature phrase in rote, employee-handbook fashion, a mild disappointment at first, but I later reflect that, yes, there's almost a note of self-aware but not totally serious funereal finality to it, like a mock-grim farewell before a rite... [more]

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We know, it's a desert out there including every place there's a lawn. Norm Schilling reminds us all the ways he wants you to consider losing the lawn... permanently.

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Mixing law with the gaming industry seemed a natural fit for one Las Vegas attorney, who passed away recently. Here's a look back at the influence of attorney Bob Faiss on the gaming industry.

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