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Thinking about Springsteen, dogs and more!

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Boss doc Ever wonder why it took Springsteen three years to follow up Born to Run? The Promise, now airing on HBO, details the long road to Darkness on the Edge of Town—with must-see footage of Bruce and Steve Van Zandt banging out a wild “Sherry Darling,” to boot. — Spencer Patterson, managing editor

Doggone digs Man’s best friend is now welcome at the Rio, Imperial Palace and Caesars. A bed, mini-bar and pillow mints ... and an upgrade gets a mat, treats and food and water bowls. Two paws up! — Mark Adams, listings coordinator

Key master Really? Making October 12 “Ron Artest Day” in Vegas? Given the city’s past with the NBA (All-Star Game, anyone?) and Artest’s colorful history, color us confused. — Ken Miller, associate editor

Lost in translation Memo to the 24-hour cable news vortex: Learn to pronounce our state’s name. It’s Nuh-VAD-uh. How can we get through to you now that Rick Sanchez’s CNN Twitter account is down? — John P. McDonnall, copy editor

Safe at the plate Nevada’s “Fair Share” program lets residents turn in people driving with out-of-state plates despite residing here. Good. Our fees might be higher than other states’, but if you live here, you need to pay here. — April Corbin, web content editor

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Mark Adams is the Web Editor of Las Vegas Weekly, overseeing the magazine’s EPPY Award-winning website. He previously served as ...

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