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The Story Behind 'Home Means Nevada'
It is the state’s 150th anniversary this year. But it’s only since the 1930s that Nevada has had its own song. And it came to be written in somewhat...
Influx Of Kids Forces Child Haven to Expand
In April, the population of children in the county's shelter mushroomed to 83. The shelter, which was authorized to hold 56, had to set up beds in...
Clark County Zoom Schools Show Early Signs Of Success
As much as any legislation can receive unqualified bipartisan support, Nevada’s zoom schools proposal did. Signed into law by Governor Sandoval a...
Macau Bans Smoking In Casinos
The Silver State – and its casinos – have resisted the anti-smoking tide that has swept to so many other states. Eighteen of the 23 states with...
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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]

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If you put a good deal of care into growing fruit trees, there are likely some birds who will take advantage of your effort. Here's Angela O'Callaghan.

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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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