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How Police Officers Deal With Danger On The Job
The number of on-duty deaths of police officers increased by one-third compared to last year, according to a study commissioned by the National Law...
VA Bill Offers Help For Local Veterans
Just as Congress is set to go on a summer break, a committee from both houses has negotiated a package to reform the Veterans' Administration and fund...
Adoption Brings Surprises Later In Life
Adoption was often a secret business. Families were encouraged to keep adoption a secret and pretend that the adoptive parents were the birth parents....
Pedro Martinez Fires Back At Washoe School Board
Washoe County Superintendent Pedro Martinez filed a lawsuit Friday against the Washoe County School District Board of Trustees for breach of contract...

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DEALicious wings, burgers and hummus
Chicken wings: nature's bar food. In the Vegas spirit of frenzied invention, you can get 'em brined, smoked, spiced, and there's a probably a chef coating them in Sriracha Pop Rocks as I write this. Fine. Bedazzle the hell outta those yummy flappers, but let's not forget a core principle: respect the meat. Three valley eateries get it. Chummy Hendo... [more]

Lily Bui: Ice Cream Truckster
For someone who traffics in sweets, Lily Bui is surprisingly tiny and thin. It's an occupational advantage, though, since there isn't much room to maneuver inside her food truck, Sin City Snoballs and Snacks, which can be found most days parked on the northern edge of the Las Vegas Premium Outlets on Civic Center Drive. "Try this," she says, her... [more]

Notes from my dinner at Guy Fieri's
Editor's note: This is real. Preamble: "Welcome to Flavortown," the server says. She delivers Guy Fieri's signature phrase in rote, employee-handbook fashion, a mild disappointment at first, but I later reflect that, yes, there's almost a note of self-aware but not totally serious funereal finality to it, like a mock-grim farewell before a rite... [more]

Normhateslawms.jpg Desert Bloom
We know, it's a desert out there including every place there's a lawn. Norm Schilling reminds us all the ways he wants you to consider losing the lawn... permanently.

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Mixing law with the gaming industry seemed a natural fit for one Las Vegas attorney, who passed away recently. Here's a look back at the influence of attorney Bob Faiss on the gaming industry.

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