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October 2, 2014

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Photo: A foreclosed home is shown in the Silverado neighb
Court’s HOA foreclosure ruling ‘a win for Nevada,’ Las Vegas investor says
The recent Nevada Supreme Court decision that allows homeowners associations to trump mortgage lenders in foreclosing on homes had plenty of critics, but they have it ...
Photo: Former UNLV kicker Nolan Kohorst works with Basic
Kicking with the enemy: Former GV kicker now an assistant at rival Basic
Nolan Kohorst thought he’d never get another chance to be part of the Henderson Bowl after he and his Green Valley High teammates lost to Basic in 2009 during his senior season. Kohorst remembers watching as Basic players raced across the field to grab the Henderson Bowl trophy and celebrate their victory in arguably ...
Photo: Zappos CEO and Downtown Project investor Tony Hsie
Tony Hsieh issues statement on layoffs, outlines five-year plan for Downtown Project
“[J]ust like any startup,” Hsieh wrote, “[DTP] has gone through the same range of ups and downs that we went through at Zappos—just twice as quickly, so therefore the highs and lows can oftentimes appear to be twice as intense.”
Photo: Neon lights reflect on East Fremont Street in down
Community ponders the ripple effect of Downtown Project shake-up
Following the layoff of 30 Downtown Project employees Tuesday, entrepreneurs downtown are left with mixed feelings about the future of the fledgling tech corridor. The restructuring of the $350-million transformation campaign to revitalize and expand downtown Las Vegas comes more than three years after the program's inception. Its mission aimed to zap new life into the city's struggling urban core and create ...
Photo: Tod Goldberg's 'Gangsterland' book cover art
Not into gangster capers? The skillfully spun 'Gangsterland' could convert you
Told Goldberg's cleverly spun novel is set in 1998 Las Vegas.
Photo: Eric Jordan Young, shown with dancers Sarah Short,
What’s ‘Shakin’? Eric Jordan Young’s fiery show at Sin City Theater
Where driven and talented Eric Jordan Young resides today is the home where all artistic streets meet. ...
Photo: Linda and Walter Misco of Chester, N.H., won the $
History, legend of ‘Lion’s Share’ slot machine come to a close at MGM Grand
The “Lion’s Share” was the oldest mechanical-reel machine in the casino. Custom made for the resort’s opening, it slowly gained a cult following as it held onto its top jackpot as the years went by. It grew to become the most popular slot machine.
Margin tax hurts business
Would you think it fair if you were taxed, even if you had little or no take-home pay? The Education Initiative does!
Why are groups silent on Cordish?
In regard to allegations of racial discrimination on the part of Cordish Cos. employees at entertainment venues throughout the country, I find the collective silence by the Las Vegas chapters of the American Civil Liberties Union and NAACP disillusioning and dismaying.
A lesson for a Nevada rancher
In my humble opinion, Cliven Bundy needs to learn three simple words: accountability, culpability and responsibility.
Let judge pay for own imprisonment
Family Court Judge Steven Jones is probably going to prison after pleading guilty in a federal fraud case.
When smoking off-duty is a workplace issue
You probably wouldn’t imagine that firefighters are big fans of smoke.
Is it time to get rid of football?
Of course my father wanted me to play football. He played in the coal mine league in western Pennsylvania, and in high school before that, and would have gone on to college to play football except he had to keep working to help support the family.
When parent discipline goes too far
I stood frozen in a parking lot one day as a middle-aged woman screamed at a child she was extracting from a car seat.

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