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Alex Bieniecki shows his "We The People" tattoo at a camp near Bunkerville Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
The world through militia eyes
April 20, 2014
Militiamen descended on Bunkerville from all over the nation to help Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy reclaim his cattle from the federal agency that had rounded some of them up because Bundy had not paid grazing fees for more than 20 years. We got a close-up view of their encampment.
The Notes: April 20-26
April 20, 2014
In the Notes: Civilpix.com, Thunder Valley Casino Resort, NightlifeHire, Global Cash Access Holdings, Palm Mortuary and more ...
Boulder City Hospital CEO Tom Maher is overseeing the nonprofit organizations efforts to recover financially through an expansion and renovation project on Monday, April 14, 2014.
Boulder City Hospital getting healthier
April 20, 2014
After two decades of losing money, Boulder City’s nonprofit health care provider has turned around its fortunes with the help of a federal program, and is actually expanding ...
People on the move: April 20-26
April 20, 2014
In this week's edition: Drs. Barry Nahin, Emily Peterson and Ethan Cruvant; Lynn Stange, Darris Peterson, Jennifer Gaynor, Molly Castano, Kristin Weddingfeld, Flerine Atienza, Stephanie Lane, Karen Javier, Mark Weinberg, Deborah Danielson and more ...
Recipe for success not so complicated
April 20, 2014
In an odd way, the struggles at Wild, the pizza restaurant on the first floor of the Ogden, could be a good thing for the Downtown Project ...
Bungalow Clothing owner Rob Wright says his online retailer has eliminated the worst aspect of shopping for clothes online while preserving the best parts of the experience.
Try on clothes before you buy them — online
April 20, 2014
Bungalow Clothing is solving the Achilles heel of online apparel shopping: not being able to try things on before buying them. Through a reconfiguration of the shopping process ...
Tammy Cooke of Henderson, who's birthday is Dec. 31, gets a birthday shot from a bartender during TributePalooza at the Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas on New Year's Eve Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.
Just how boozy do we want Fremont Street to be?
April 20, 2014
The Fremont Street area could become a commerce center with many residents — or it could be Bourbon Street West ...
Preserving my marriage
April 20, 2014
Communication was key when deciding to try to break into medical marijuana business ...
Passengers wait to board the Las Vegas Monorail at the Harrah's station Monday, Nov. 14, 2011.
How I grew to love the monorail
April 20, 2014
John Katsilometes discovered a great deal for locals, who might have good reason to start riding the rail ...
The Harmon at CityCenter in Las Vegas on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011.
Harmon tower set to fall — with a whimper
April 19, 2014
One by one, the grand old dames of the Strip outlived their charms — the Dunes, Stardust and Aladdin — and down they came, thanks to some well-rigged dynamite, in a booming flash of bravado and showmanship that became this city’s staple ...
A view of the 550-foot-tall High Roller observation wheel Monday, March 31, 2014. The observation wheel, the tallest in the world, is part of the Linq project, a $550 million development by Caesars Entertainment Corp.
Guinness confirms another world record for Las Vegas
April 18, 2014
The High Roller now has a page in the “Guinness World Records” book as the world’s tallest observation wheel. At 550 feet tall, the wheel is bigger than …
Naked City Pizza Shop chef/owner Chris Palmeri is the wing king.
Las Vegas locales featured on Guy Fieri’s ‘Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives’
April 18, 2014
Food television personality Guy Fieri opened his first restaurant in Las Vegas on Thursday, bringing his Guy Fieri’s Vegas Kitchen & Bar to the Quad on the Strip. The UNLV graduate is best known for hosting “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” on the Food Network.
Customers at Wal-Mart head to the checkout lines past a worker with the company’s motto on the back of her vest on Nov. 13, 2005, in Salt Lake City.
Wal-Mart jumps into the money transfer biz, loudly
April 18, 2014
Wal-Mart is delving deeper into financial services at its stores and shaking up the money transfer business.
In this Feb. 20, 2014, photo, a man walks through a hall at Secret Service offices in Washington, D.C. Secret Service investigators say it could take years to identify the hackers who breached Target’s computer systems in December — and even longer to bring them to justice.
Cyber cops: Target hackers may take years to find
April 18, 2014
Secret Service investigators say they are close to gaining a full understanding of the methods hackers used to breach Target's computer ...
Shoppers arrive at a Target store in Los Angeles on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013.
Cyber cops: Target hackers may take years to find
April 17, 2014
Secret Service investigators say they are close to gaining a full understanding of the methods hackers used to breach Target's computer systems last December. But the agency says it could take...

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