A copy desk decline in Las Vegas

As an old newsie–four and a half decades as a journalist, much of that in newspapers–I especially have found the decline of the traditional print media to be a sad thing to watch. The outlets generally have fewer staffers, especially … Continue reading

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Las Vegas nonprofit for injured cops is legit but has high overhead

Injured Police Officers Fund has been around since 1982

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Clark County, home of Las Vegas, is named for a corrupt tycoon

Copper mogul William A. Clark tried to bribe his way into U.S. Senate before putting a railroad straight through the future Sin City

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The Las Vegas mobster next door

Guilty plea by Mafia boss living in suburbs creates local buzz

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Lying police union makes a lying pitch for money in Las Vegas

International Union of Police Associations, AFL-CIO, d/b/a National Police and Troopers Association, falsely depicts itself as a charity aiding fallen officers

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In Las Vegas sirens are constant background sound

High violent crime rate might be one reason for frequent emergency vehicle activity

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‘None of These Candidates’ is official option on Las Vegas ballot

Nevada is only state that allows voters this formal means of protest

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Cash gifts to veterans charity trolling Las Vegas do little good

Maybe 9% of money donations to Foundation for American Veterans was spent on charity

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Las Vegas is apt place for Trump election-rigging talk

Republicans favoring Lincoln hurriedly turned Nevada into a state eight days before the 1864 election

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Nine richest people in Las Vegas collectively worth $50 billion

Three-fifths of that wealth belongs to Sheldon Adelson

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