Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez continue grand Las Vegas wedding tradition

Bennifer do their part for the Nevada economy

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What’s Buried Here, Stays Here: the few famous graves of Las Vegas (Part 5)

A look at the life and death of Robin Leach and Richard (Old Man) Harrison

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Despite big talk, Las Vegas economy remains a one-trick pony

Notwithstanding recession and pandemic, diversification away from gambling remains an elusive goal

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Overlooking Las Vegas, the mystique–and myths–of Mount Charleston

Sitting as it does in the Mojave Desert of southern Nevada, less than 300 miles from Mexico, the immediate Las Vegas area has pretty mild winters, with no snow most years. Except for this: A scan of the mountainous horizon … Continue reading

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Las Vegas predictions for 2022

Trump, Covid, the mob–they’re all here

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Las Vegas COVID-19 per-capita death rate still double that of U.S.

Local media ignores the poor comparison

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COVID-19 pandemic still hits Las Vegas worse that U.S.–just like 1918 Spanish flu

Per-capita death rate is 13% worse than the national rate

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A warning to would-be Las Vegas visitors

COVID-19 death rate is four times the national average

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Las Vegas could do a lot more to fight the pandemic

Clark County Commission imposes a half-hearted mask mandate

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Pandemic has killed more Las Vegas folks per capita than rest of U.S.

Death rate is 7% worse than the country’s

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Las Vegas locals are told to stay home and let tourists face coronavirus

To Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak, jobs are the thing

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Social distancing Las Vegas-style

Tourists still crowd for photo at famous Strip icon

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Coronavirus crisis suggests Las Vegas economy remains a one-trick pony

Since the Great Recession, there hasn’t been much diversification away from “sin stuff”

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Las Vegas-area drivers are far worse than the national average

New annual Allstate Insurance report has dreary statistics on Sin City motorists

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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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It Didn’t Stay Here: Alleged bribe to NY cop included hooker in Las Vegas

Ongoing trial hears racy testimony about events during Super Bowl weekend 2013.

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In Las Vegas, Clark County Parks and Rec has a doggone problem

New signage after dog-on-dog killings at Dog Fancier’s Park contains embarrassing typos

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As feds ponder nuke dump near Las Vegas: Payback for decades of dirty dealings?

Bill that just passed the House would restart Yucca Mountain licensing process

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Las Vegas dog on dog crime rate may mirror humans

Two canines are killed by their own at Dog Fancier’s Park

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