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Thinking about Charlie Sheen, free parking and more

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Taking off the Sheen So who’s idea was it to let Charlie Sheen party in Las Vegas the same week as the Adult Entertainment Expo? Seems about as sensible as sending a pyromaniac to a kindling convention. — Ken Miller, associate editor

Free parking My secret technique for avoiding CES’ $30 parking fee? Parking at Sahara. Now, if I had a secret technique for making mile-long walks go by faster, I’d be set. — Rick Lax, staff writer

Pet peeve If you’re in the market for a furry friend, resist the allure of breeders and visit your local animal shelter. With hundreds of abandoned pets in the Valley, some little pup or mutt out there is perfect for you. — April Corbin, web content editor

Stay focused State lawmakers appear eager to crack down on distracted driving this session, but critics say a ban on cell-phone use would be at odds with our libertarian ethos. They’re right ... but the alternative risks too much. — John P. McDonnall, copy editor

Mascot fossil I never knew that the mascot image of Beauregard inlayed on the wood floor of UNLV’s Barrick Museum is a relic from the days when the museum was the university gymnasium. — Kristen Peterson, staff writer

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