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July 23, 2014

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Photo: Congressman Joe Heck, R-Nev., smiles as someone's
How does a bill become law in Washington? Follow Joe Heck’s case study
Today, President Barack Obama is signing into law a bill modernizing the nation’s job training programs. A critical component of the bill can be traced back to Nevada’s Rep. Joe Heck ...
Photo: Custom looks by Bell Uniform Design for (left to r
Barbara Bell designs uniforms you wish you could wear
Who says uniforms have to be blah? Bell Uniform Design kicks up hospitality wear with current fashion.
Photo: Jose Aldo right, punches Chad Mendes during their
Analysis: Canceled UFC card sparks hidden benefits
A local sports occurrence that was once as nonexistent as Floyd Mayweather Jr. losing a fight or casinos failing to post betting lines on an NFL game has become alarmingly commonplace. With last week’s cancellation of ...
Photo: Sirloin and crab-topped shrimp at Outback Steakhou
G’day for Outback lovers in Henderson; frozen novelties pop up at new location
Henderson is getting a taste of the Outback once again. Elsewhere, another well-known national chain has opened a shop, and a late-night dining spot at Caesars Palace said goodbye. A gourmet popcorn shop serves up frozen novelties, and ...
Breaking up with a Limbaugh fan
Thank you for running the July 15 letter about shaming radio networks that air Rush Limbaugh.
America’s energy independence
The criticism President Barack Obama is facing over the Ukraine situation is misplaced. Truth be told, at this point there isn’t much he can do.
Desalination can be a water solution
Here is an idea for getting more water for Nevada: Pump seawater from the California coast and desalinate it here before distributing it as fresh water.
With invective directed at refugees, where is Lady Liberty?
The English language changes. I have no beef with that, generally. But I do have a problem with how the term “haters” has been mangled beyond recognition.
To fight trucker fatigue on our roads, focus on economics, not electronics
Last month, after a tractor-trailer collided with a vehicle carrying actor Tracy Morgan and others, national attention focused — briefly — on the serious issue of fatigued truck drivers.
Mexicans, gringos, dumb guys and politics
Hey, you know what Dems stands for? Dummies endorsed by minorities. Funny, right? No. Just like it’s not funny to say GOP should stand for “gringos y otros pendejos,” which is what state Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer, D-San Antonio, said at the recent Texas Democratic Party convention in Dallas.

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