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November 21, 2014

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Take 5: UNLV football changes travel philosophy to islands, hopes it leads to win at Hawaii
Photo: UNLV defensive back Tajh Hasson nearly intercepts During the UNLV football’s past two trips to Hawaii under fifth-year coach Bobby Hauck, the Rebels have lost by 38 points each game. ...
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Vote for your interests, not pols’
How is it politicians, Republican and Democrat, are able to get voters to either not vote or vote against their best interests? The last national election turnout was …
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On Cosby, hard to keep the faith
Photo: Entertainer Bill Cosby gestures during an intervie A few weeks ago, I spent a delightful afternoon and evening with Bill Cosby. I was the emcee of a gala for historically black Claflin University, which is in my hometown; Cosby was the headliner. ...
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Politicians, teens and birth control
Here’s a story of utter irresponsibility: About one-third of American girls become pregnant as teenagers. But it’s not just a story of heedless girls and boys who don’t take precautions. This is also a tale ...
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What happened to American isolationism? Two beheadings, for starters
Remember when pundits were worried Americans had turned isolationist? As recently as August, polls showed big majorities opposed to military intervention in Iraq, Syria or anywhere else. But it only took a couple of …
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Nevada’s Hispanic voters stayed home, drifted away from Democrats
Photo: Miguel Amaral, at right, attempts to register vote There were no lines winding out the door, and occasionally idle poll workers would step outside and look around like the early arrivals to a party wondering if they have the wrong address. Miguel Amarista, ...
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‘It’s so exciting’: How Obama’s plan could benefit Nevada families
‘It’s so exciting’: How Obama’s plan could benefit Nevada families President Barack Obama’s plan to reform the country’s immigration system could have a big impact on Nevada, which has the biggest ...
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Bright lights, big city and bigger opponent await UNLV in New York City
Bright lights, big city and bigger opponent await UNLV in New York City This city can catch you off guard even when you know what to expect. That’s exactly what UNLV is trying to avoid this weekend as the Rebels step into ...
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Why Obama’s speech may be unofficial launch of Reid’s re-election campaign
Photo: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid stands next to a When President Barack Obama stands on the stage at a Las Vegas high school today and rallies support for his immigration policies, Sen. Harry Reid will be right by the president's side. And he wants ...
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World Food Championships winner Ricardo Heredia is a rising star
Photo: San Diego chef Ricardo Heredia wins the overall ti This year’s top honors went to San Diego chef Ricardo Heredia. A two-time finalist at the event, when Ricardo is asked about how he got into the business of food, he likes to say he ...
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One-handed catch nothing new for Moapa Valley player
Photo: Moapa Valley High senior  Kayden Griffiths  catche As soon as Kayden Griffiths caught the football, his teammates on the sideline and supporters in the hometown bleachers wildly cheered. ...
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Sorting out Caesars: How company slid into distress, and what’s next
Photo: An exterior view of Caesars Palace, June 6, 2013. With Caesars appearing to be poised to file for bankruptcy as soon as January, the company's future could be complicated. Here's an explanation of what's happening, and what could happen as ...
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GOP majority will expose hypocrites
I was glad to see the Republican Party take the Senate and keep the House and governorships. This is the last hurrah for their party, and the public will finally see …
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Tesla says construction work underway on plant near Reno
Tesla Motors says 400 construction workers are busy building its battery-producing factory east of Reno — and half of them are Nevadans. Daniel Witt, a business-development manager with Tesla, told ...
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A Bellagio original, Todd English’s Olives is stuffed with goodness
Photo: Linguine alle Vongole The fountains-flanking standby continues its stellar run at the resort.
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Dancer-turned-bartender mixes it up at Golden Gate
Photo: Valerie Covarrubias Valeria Covarrubias is serving up a long tradition at Las Vegas' most historic hotel casino
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Q&A: Chrissie Hynde dishes on the new groove in her life
Photo: Chrissie Hynde Stockholm is the first album she's released under her own name
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Vegas’ Miracle Mile Shops unwraps hottest trends in winter fashion
Photo: Miracle Mile Shops Making a list? Everything you want can be found here... with more on the way.
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The Temptations take a career-spanning musical journey
Photo: The Temptations Legendary group explores old hits while breaking new ground
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Broadway favorite ‘Pippin’ catches third wind on national tour
Broadway favorite ‘Pippin’ catches third wind on national tour At The Smith Center, big names bring cachet to touring production of classic musical.
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The Forum Shops at Caesars is a mix of retail creativity and exclusivity
The Forum Shops at Caesars is a mix of retail creativity and exclusivity Nearly every influential fashion brand is housed all under one roof
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Ever-present Justin Timberlake readies for third ‘20/20’ go-around at MGM Grand
Ever-present Justin Timberlake readies for third ‘20/20’ go-around at MGM Grand The pop showman just can’t seem to get enough of Vegas on his latest tour.
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