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October 20, 2014

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Photo: Attorney Matthew Callister poses in a conference r
Attorney Matt Callister fights with corporations, politicians and bulls
Matt Callister knows how to draw attention. It’s not his yellow button-down shirts and beaten leather jacket that stand out. Nor is it his cheekbone-length golden hair ...
Photo: Shucked oysters at Emerils New Orleans Fish House
Emeril’s 21 years in L.V.: From finding oysters to serving octopus, alligator
“Las Vegas has truly become the world’s restaurant capital,” said celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse. “Las Vegas has the best collection of celebrity restaurants and chefs of any city in the world.”
Photo: KRE Capital has begun listing condo units at the O
Owner of downtown’s Ogden bucks trend with condo sales blitz
When investors bought the Ogden and four other Las Vegas residential complexes last year for big dollars, they were among many laying bets on the valley’s apartment market. Now they’re betting they can ...
Photo: Sam Davis'
The beauty of strange circumstances and iconic stewardesses in Sam Davis’ ‘Jettison’
Here, the women are on an adventure of another kind, regardless of the bleak and sudden surroundings.
Endorsements for county races
In the race for Clark County sheriff, the public would be well served whether retired Metro Police Capt. Larry Burns or Assistant Sheriff Joe Lombardo wins. They both bring significant qualities and experiences to the race, but, in our view, one candidate stands out.
A daughter’s sense of duty
When friends heard I was in Michigan to help my elderly, macular-degenerated, moderately demented mother who had fractured her hip and been moved to a rehab facility, they told me not to forget to take care of myself. I’ve given other caregivers the identical advice. But now, after several weeks here, I wonder what it even means. How does it translate into reality?
When government was good
Tom Wolf’s mood is sunny but his words are serious. He’s answering teachers’ questions at an elementary school featured last year in a New York Times story about the costs of overcrowding and underinvestment.
Tackled by the language police
Wretched excess by government can be beneficial if it startles people into wholesome disgust and deepened distrust and prompts judicial rebukes that enlarge freedom. So let’s hope the Federal Communications Commission embraces the formal petition inciting it to deny licenses to broadcasters who use the word “Redskins” when reporting on the Washington Redskins.

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