Carolyn Goodman isn’t the mayor of the Las Vegas Strip, or me

She draws national scorn for CNN interview calling for economic reopenings but disclaiming the coronavirus consequences

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Watching the pandemic play out in Las Vegas–a century ago

Coverage by a local newspaper suggests eerie parallels with today’s coronavirus crisis

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New book paints namesake of Fremont Street in Las Vegas as the war criminal he was

“Imperfect Union,” by Steve Inskeep, recounts John C. Frémont’s slaughter of Indians and Latinos

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Thoughts on Las Vegas and ‘View of the World from 9th Avenue’

Sin City graced Saul Steinberg’s magazine cover masterpiece in 1976

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‘What’s it like living in Las Vegas?’

Families lead normal lives, with kids who play soccer matches and parents who watch them

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Green Book–the real thing, not the movie–shows racist history of Las Vegas

Over three decades, just five places were deemed hospitable to black travelers

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Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas, may revise John C. Frémont exhibit after my criticisms

Official acknowledges war criminal acts, among other bad stuff, was left out of display

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Las Vegas exhibit to open for war criminal John C. Frémont

By massacring Indians and Latinos, he helped open the West to gringos.

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Trump, Stormy, Las Vegas–and me

Turns out a 2006 Forbes issue I tried to sell for big bucks on Ebay wasn’t used to spank the future president

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Las Vegas news media scene remains weak

Top newspaper sat on explosive Steve Wynn story for 20 years, and other tales

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Nevada mountain north of Las Vegas still named for Confederate leader

Jeff Davis Peak is state’s third highest point

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Las Vegas Strip isn’t in Las Vegas, and other oddities

The famous gambling district sits in unincorporated Clark County

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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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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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Las Vegas heat nears end of its yearly run

Upwards of eight months of good weather is about to appear

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Popular Fremont Street in Las Vegas named for a war criminal

John C. Frémont was a military officer, politician, businessman–and murderer.

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The other signs around the famous ‘Fabulous Las Vegas’ sign say a lot more

Warnings about crime and overreaching photographers highlight area’s culture

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Las Vegas ‘What Happens Here’ slogan is a recent PR invention

Famous expression about Sin City dates back just 13 years

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