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  • Features

    Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015

    If you’ve eaten Mexican food in Las Vegas, you’ve probably had Los Arcos tortillas or chips, which are the foundation for tacos and nachos in restaurants across the Valley.

  • Sports

    Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015

    Bernal is the first UNLV soccer player to earn all-conference honors four years in a row and the fourth to be drafted to Major League Soccer.

  • Education

    Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

    Medical school, stadiums and wars with the north—UNLV's new president has his work cut out for him.

  • Business

    Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

    The business a growing set of services that helps prisoners and their friends and family keep in touch through photos and phone calls.

  • Food

    Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

    The newest Coca-Cola product is a low-calorie soda sweeted with Stevia extract and cane sugar. But how does it taste?

  • Music

    Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

    The 68-year-old singer and songwriter still delivers what his fans love the most: great stories.

  • Immigration

    Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

    President Obama laid out his case for immigration reform at the Valley's Del Sol High School last week.

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, June 11, 2014

    A primer on the faces and storylines taking center stage in Brazil

  • Las Vegas

    Friday, April 11, 2014

    Metro Police identified a woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a speech in Las Vegas as Alison Michelle Ernst and arrested her on a count of ...

  • Food

    Monday, Dec. 30, 2013

    Chef Jose Andres, who helped popularize the Spanish tradition of tapas in the United States, has restaurants in four U.S. cities and Puerto Rico, helms a nonprofit organization and teaches college classes. While managing all of those responsibilities, Andres and his wife, after 23 years in the country, were sworn in as U.S. citizens in a ceremony Nov. 13 in Baltimore. Andres already operates Jaleo, É by Jose Andres and China Poblano in Las Vegas, and the offerings from the James Beard Award-winner will expand in 2014. Andres is culinary director for SLS Hotels and is currently planning the lineup for SLS Las Vegas.

  • Music

    Monday, Sept. 22, 2014

    Sean Hayes' first Vegas appearance was at Backstage Bar & Billiards September 20, 2014.

  • As We See It

    Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

    At Boulder City's Hemenway Park, bighorn sheep take refuge from the sun on hot summer days, and get surprisingly close to humans in the process.

  • As We See It

    Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

    At Boulder City's Hemenway Park, bighorn sheep take refuge from the sun on hot summer days, and get surprisingly close to humans in the process.

  • As We See It

    Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

    At Boulder City's Hemenway Park, bighorn sheep take refuge from the sun on hot summer days, and get surprisingly close to humans in the process.

  • As We See It

    Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

    At Boulder City's Hemenway Park, bighorn sheep take refuge from the sun on hot summer days, and get surprisingly close to humans in the process.