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Puppy Player Stats 101: An MVP Voting Guide for Puppy Bowl XI
This weekend, a Las Vegas resident is headed to the big game.... for dogs. Nevada SPCA puppy Keno was one of 85 shelter pooches selected nationwide to...
New Musical Parody Takes On
Trashy romance stories have been around since the days of Greek theater and humanity’s thirst for erotic fiction is centuries old. Then came “Fifty...
Is The Black Middle Class Disappearing In Las Vegas?
The general consensus is that the economy is making its comeback from the Great Recession. But the positive figures seen in the headlines might not be...
The Big Game weekend is upon us. In Las Vegas, the Super Bowl is referred to as “The Big Game,” especially in the casino industry, because the National...

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Best of the City: BFF's
Get a good look at this picture. It's a rare sighting of Mel Zeldin, whose usual habitat is his home office, crunching numbers and poring over spreadsheets. He's a much-sought-after volunteer whose work isn't glamorous, but it's indispensable. Zeldin helps local nonprofits keep their books in order, making sure they're square with the IRS and on... [more]

Waiting to Inhale
After two UNLV researchers discovered asbestos in Southern Nevada soil, they wanted to study it further. Why did state health authorities stand in their way? Sitting in her small, cluttered office on the fourth floor of UNLV's Science and Engineering Building, geology professor Brenda Buck pauses to ponder my question: Has her recent... [more]

The dish: The molecular chef next door
At 346 Patisserie, pastry chef Arthur Haynes aims to fuse scientific sweets with the neighborhood bakery. This is not the convenient story of a pastry chef whose calling came at birth. Las Vegas native Arthur Haynes never pictured himself wielding a whisk until he was in his early twenties and working a retail gig at a Joann's fabric store... [more]

honeysuckle1.jpg Desert Bloom
Don't look at the calendar. Look at your plants to tell you what do to in the yard right now. Your plants think Spring is near, so use this time to transplant and prune. Desert Gardener Norm Schilling tells us what to look for.

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As politics go, winning one election doesn't necessarily mean an easy victory in the next one. The first Las Vegas resident to be elected to the Senate faced more challenges the second time around.

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