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April 20, 2014

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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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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
    Fremont Street area could become a commerce center with many residents — or it could be Bourbon Street West.
  • Mulroy’s water expertise won’t go down the drain
    April 20, 2014
    A rock star in the world of water policy has come out of retirement to focus on what the nation will need to react to climate change in the coming generations ...
  • Jamie Hein, front left, is visited by her parents and Kathy Herman, front right, in prison March 6, 2010. Herman is the mother of Timothy Herman, whom Hein was convicted of murdering.
    Why one inmate costs taxpayers more than $400,000 a year
    April 20, 2014
    The family of convicted murderer Jamie Hein has been denied its request to care for her at home. Hein, who suffers from a rare condition that inflames with stress, needs multiple drug infusions per week, and the state foots the bill for it ...
  • Las Vegas’ themed streets
    April 20, 2014
    Ever wonder who decided to name your street Tequilla Lane or Hocus Pocus Place?
  • University of Nevada Reno President Marc Johnson listens to a question during an editorial board meeting at the Las Vegas Sun offices Tuesday, April 1, 2014.
    School president sees UNR, UNLV as complementary, not competitors
    April 20, 2014
    UNR President Marc Johnson sat down with the Sun’s editorial board earlier this month. A wide-ranging discussion included talk about improving the state’s education system, the proposed medical school at UNLV, attaining the top Carnegie Foundation classification and ...
  • 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 ...
  • Preserving my marriage
    April 20, 2014
    Communication was key when deciding to try to break into medical marijuana business ...
  • Northern Nevada youth coach pleads no contest to battery charge
    April 19, 2014
    A Nevada youth soccer coach accused of striking a referee after a game has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor battery charge. East Fork Justice Tom Perkins banned Elizabeth Deaton, 30, from ...
  • Crash into signal control box and light pole injures 2 in car and pedestrian
    April 19, 2014
    A driver slammed into a signal control box and light pole this morning, showering a 53-year-old woman who was waiting to cross the street with debris and fluid from ...
  • 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 ...
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