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Thinking about five-diamond resorts and underwater homes

Aria’s Lumia fountain is bright enough to outshine the sun.
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Drowning The newest report says four out of every five Las Vegas homeowners are underwater. So to all those who bought their homes in the 1950s, congratulations. You might turn a profit if you sell. — Ken Miller, associate editor

Cultural exchange Work by the artists of Left of Center Gallery, including paintings by Vicki Richardson, will be on display from 6-10 p.m. December 3 at D’arte Designs Pop-Up Gallery, 241 W. Charleston Blvd. — Kristen Peterson, staff writer

Making history To describe Harry Reid’s re-election campaign as “textbook” is by now cliché, but also literally true: UNLV prof David Damore is writing a chapter about the race for the forthcoming book Cases in Congressional Campaigns. — John P. McDonnall, copy editor

Eat smart The Southern Nevada Health District is now posting health inspections online. They’re searchable and free to access. Give them an A+ for assisting cautious county residents. — April Corbin, web content editor

Staycation Vegas is officially home to the most AAA Travel Five Diamond resorts and restaurants of any city in the country. Forget airport security. Pack a bag and stay in town this winter. — Sarah Feldberg, editor

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