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August 29, 2014

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Photo: Detainees sleep in a holding cell at a U.S. Custom
Las Vegans remain focused on immigration overload despite falloff in media coverage
The national news media may have moved on to topics like the racial crisis in Ferguson, Mo., and fighting in the Middle East, but immigration attorneys and advocates say the fight is just beginning over how to handle ...
Photo: The 202-room Greek Isles is shown April 23, 2009,
Clarion, the former Debbie Reynolds hotel, to close Labor Day Weekend
The hotel opened by film legend Debbie Reynolds on Convention Center Drive seems to be fading to black. The Clarion Hotel Casino has reportedly announced ...
High School Football Picks: Week 1
Las Vegas Sun sports reporters Ray Brewer and Case Keefer make their weekly picks for every high school football game.
Photo: Artist's rendering of proposed stadium.
Four things to know about Las Vegas’ MLS stadium deal
When they announced a tentative deal to build a new soccer stadium, Las Vegas city leaders said the public's share of the $200 million stadium would be just 31 percent. On its face, the deal is a bonanza for taxpayers. The public share of recent Major League Soccer stadiums is ...
Photo: Is this the best turkey burger you'll ever taste?
Between comfort and culinary flash, Carson Kitchen hits the sweet spot
From bacon jam to a mysteriously succulent turkey burger, Carson Kitchen is full of surprises.
Photo: Local hospitality veterans Kelly and Julio Torres
Super-healthy hits the streets with 50 Shades of Green food truck
Local hospitality veterans Julio and Kelly Torres will have you ditching the drive-thru for food as nature intended.
Photo: The Turkeygiving Burger should be crowned Vegas qu
Skinny Chick Fat Chicken: Your new favorite post-strip club meal
The Turkeygiving Burger should be crowned Vegas’ quintessential Thanksgiving-inspired dish.
Photo: Chopped chicken liver in a jar, a twisted take on
What to expect at brand new Made L.V.
The Honey Salt team doubles down in the Summerlin area with its new Tivoli Village tavern.
Not all vehicles must be registered
In the Sunday letter “Will NRA back this plan?” the writer tried to draw an analogy between automobiles and firearms. He wrote: “Auto owners must register their autos when purchased and relicense and pay taxes every year. A person must be at least 16, in most if not all states, and have a license to operate the auto.” He concluded that firearms should have similar registration and licensing conditions.
Don’t get involved in the ISIS mess
It’s time to address the hysterical overreaction to the ISIS threat. It does not have an air force or a navy, and it is much more of a threat to its fellow Muslims than it is to us.
Wealthy Bieber escapes justice
I guess money does talk. Justin Bieber cut a plea deal in a Miami DUI case if he takes a 12-hour anger-management course and donates $50,000 to charity.
Our thoroughly modern enemies
In his remarks on the murder of James Foley, the American journalist decapitated by the terrorists of the Islamic State, President Barack Obama condemned Foley’s killers, appropriately, as a “cancer” on the Middle East and the world. But he also found room for the most Obama-ish of condemnations: “One thing we can all agree on,” he insisted, is that the would-be caliphate’s murderous vision has “no place in the 21st century.”
Black, white and baseball in Philadelphia
If you were looking last week for a thread of hope amid all the hurt in America and savagery abroad, for something to thrill to and cheer about, this is where you found it, on a baseball diamond in central Pennsylvania that really did amount to a field of dreams.
Why Obama won’t abandon Israel
The ongoing Gaza crisis seems to have broken a lot of crockery in the U.S.-Israel relationship.

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