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January 30, 2015

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Photo: Jerry Izenberg has covered every Super Bowl since
Lombardi’s poolside rant, Rozelle’s suite press conference, ‘The Beast’s’ sweaty palms and more from Super Bowl I
Friday, January 30, 2015
Asking Jerry Izenberg for his favorite Super Bowl memory is like asking a parent to name his favorite child — if that parent has 49 children.
Photo: Wrangler forward Matt Tassone (16) attempts to set
Wranglers finished in Las Vegas as options, time run out
Friday, January 30, 2015
In the end, the Las Vegas Wranglers skated full circle. Vanquished from their home ice at the Orleans Arena in December 2013, the team crisscrossed the Las Vegas Valley in search of a new home. With a deal at the Plaza having melted away and ...
Mitt’s third run would be no charm
Friday, January 30, 2015
Mitt Romney might understandably think a third try would have a happy ending in a successful presidency. First, however, he must …
France needs a better ‘melting pot’
Friday, January 30, 2015
Mounting frustration with the lukewarm temperature of their melting pots led British Prime Minister David Cameron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and then-President Nicolas Sarkozy of France to agree in 2011 that “state multiculturalism,” as they knew it, was …
How unions could help Republicans on wages
Friday, January 30, 2015
If Republicans are serious about fighting stagnant wages but don’t want to expand government or tax the rich, here’s an idea: Why not …
Photo: DUKFAME, forever immortalized on Carmen Shortino's
The Shortinos’ famed Caddy: Gone in 60 minutes
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Carmen Shortino's Cadillac is something of a family heirloom and also sports a famous license plate. Or, rather, sported one ...
Technology’s role in the violence against journalists
Thursday, January 29, 2015
The murderous attack on the office of the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in Paris can be seen in the context of modern French society: its challenges …
How did Islam come to this?
Thursday, January 29, 2015
It is time for the debate on recent events to move from the relatively familiar ground of questions about freedom of speech and the importance of satire to thornier and …
How speech rights went wrong in France
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Unlike leaders in the United States, French leaders seldom talk about how much their fellow French increasingly …
Will taxing the rich save the middle class?
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Middle-class incomes have been stagnating since the 1970s, and it’s a problem that economists and observers on the left have been …
What change sounds like
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Since the economic recovery is now so strong that the GOP can no longer complain that President Barack Obama failed to bring the economy back to health, Republicans need to …
Photo: Brody Dolyniuk, frontman of Yellow Brick Road, per
Judy Alberti, popular longtime entertainment exec, splits with Station Casinos
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
One of the most influential behind-the-scenes figures in Las Vegas entertainment over the past two decades is stepping down.
Photo: Kazu Tsuji works on the makeup for Bob Anderson, w
Bob Anderson comes face-to-face with his idol in ‘Frank: The Man, The Music’
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Bob Anderson is a wonderful vocal impressionist and an expert conveyor of art by any estimation. But here, he is the tableau for another artist, makeup master Kazu Tsuji, one of the highest-regarded individuals practicing this craft in the world.
Photo: Vocalists Kerry OMalley, Lindsay Roginski, Nicole
Monday By the Numbers: NBT’s live-music outlay; ticket targets for ‘Showstoppers’ and ‘Frank’
Monday, January 26, 2015
The latest data culled from our scrambling around the scene. This week’s Monday By the Numbers column touches on ballet and a helicopter. Enjoy this stat parade:
We back free expression in Paris but not in U.S.?
Monday, January 26, 2015
Other Voices:
Like all civilized world citizens, I was outraged by the brutal killings this month in France. Those who first died were the cartoonists and editors of Charlie Hebdo. They were slain in retaliation for their creative satire of the Prophet Mohammed by extreme Islamists who felt the need and the right to impose their own judgment on these talented writers and illustrators. The world was outraged. Why?

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