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The man behind the mustache: Hey Reb driven by passion for UNLV sports
The man behind the mustache: Hey Reb driven by passion for UNLV sports
Saturday, November 17, 2012
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Mr. Sun spoke with UNLV’s mascot, the mega-mustachioed mountain man Hey Reb. The student who brings the mascot to life likes to keep his identity secret but loves to bring smiles to the UNLV faithful.
Photo: Therapist Terri Merz poses in her office Monday, N
Can a family divided by election be reconciled?
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
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Mr. Sun answers a question about making amends now that the election is over.
When clocks fall back tomorrow, will employees' paychecks rise?
When clocks fall back tomorrow, will employees' paychecks rise?
Saturday, November 3, 2012
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Mr. Sun answers an inquiry about whether employees working when daylight saving time rolls over get paid overtime.
Mr. Sun on a marryin' cowboy, lost dentures and a teasing tourist visiting Las Vegas
Mr. Sun on a marryin' cowboy, lost dentures and a teasing tourist visiting Las Vegas
Thursday, November 1, 2012
What happens in Vegas:
A cowboy named Darrell Diamond blew into town the other day from Leadville, Colo., a man on a mission. Normally he rustles up horses for the government. This day, he was on the Strip, hoping to rustle up a bride.
Ask Mr. Sun: How airlines, McCarran are affected by a presidential visit
Ask Mr. Sun: How airlines, McCarran are affected by a presidential visit
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
What happens in Vegas ...:
It’s nice of the president of the United States to visit Las Vegas as often as he does, but doesn’t he cause a bit of disruption at McCarran International Airport each time he drops in? Well, pardner, you’re right about that — President Barack Obama does seem to have a hankering for these parts.
Mr. Sun: Shrieking alarm test added angst to stranded travelers' long night
Mr. Sun: Shrieking alarm test added angst to stranded travelers' long night
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
What happens in Vegas ...:
Go back to last Thursday night: Big thunderstorms rolling across the valley forced a bunch of flights to be canceled at the airport. Normally, people don’t stay overnight at McCarran. On this night, hundreds did.
Mr. Sun on Jews playing poker, sushi smoke shops, a freeway blunder and more
Mr. Sun on Jews playing poker, sushi smoke shops, a freeway blunder and more
Friday, October 12, 2012
What happens in Vegas ...:
“During the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day holidays, Jews have struggled to find things to do," says the website for the Jewish Poker Championships.
Mr. Sun looks at some Vegas Thanksgiving myths
Mr. Sun looks at some Vegas Thanksgiving myths
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
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So you’ve heard the Las Vegas myths about the kidney-harvesting syndicate and the pure oxygen pumped into casinos. Here are a few Thanksgiving-themed myths for Mr. Sun to confirm or debunk.
Photo: The Las Vegas Springs, a long-ago primary water so
Where are the original springs discovered by Rafael Rivera and others located?
Friday, November 26, 2010
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Dear Mr. Sun, Can you tell me where the original springs discovered by Rafael Rivera and others are located?
Can I write in candidates with electronic voting machines?
Friday, October 29, 2010
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I’m Mr. Sun, and I approved this message:
What do the letters P and T stand for in the PT’s chain?
Monday, October 18, 2010
Ask Mr. Sun:
The Everly Brothers had Phil and Don. Las Vegas’ ubiquitous chain of video poker bars has — or rather had — Phil and Tom.
Why don’t candidates put their party affiliation on their signs?
Tuesday, October 5, 2010
ASK MR. SUN:
Why don’t candidates for office in Nevada put their party affiliation on their ubiquitous signs?
How did TV ad makers drape Hoover Dam in orange cloth?
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Ask mr. sun:
I have been watching the AT&T commercial about phone coverage, showing orange bolts of cloth dropping from the top of Hoover Dam and Strip hotels. My question is how did they do that?
Is it legal to post fliers on street signs, utility poles?
Thursday, July 15, 2010
ASK MR.SUN:
Is it legal for every huckster selling carpet-cleaning services, condos or drink specials to post banners and signs on stop signs and light poles along the streets in my neighborhood, or even along busy thoroughfares?
Has this been the windiest spring on record?
Thursday, July 8, 2010
Ask Mr. Sun:
The spring of 2010 was the windiest in a decade, but didn’t come close to being the windiest on record, according to the experts at the National Weather Service.

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