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June 8th, 2018

Several rules apply for candidates, staffers and poll volunteers to ensure that all voters have a fair and unbiased experience and Nevada polling places don’t turn into campaign rallies ...

  • Opinion

    Memorial Day gives our country pause to reflect on brave men and women who died while in the service of the United States Military.

  • Opinion

    This past week marked two distinct celebrations of the State of Israel’s 70th birthday.

  • OpinionUNLV

    Pushed out by the Board of Regents and Chancellor Thom Reilly, UNLV’s dynamic president, Len Jessup, was a gentleman.

  • Intersection

    Even if—or in fact because—the nation is not prepared to address the ERA in 2017, a lone symbol of equality coming from one state is ...

  • Intersection

    Locally, the tortuous relationship between humans and the natural world is coming to a head.

  • Intersection

    From Alicia Keys to a recent Girls' Life magazine cover, women are demanding more empowering messages.

  • Incidental Tourist

    Here’s the course I would chart as Station Casinos to reinvent what is still one the Valley’s most recognizable resorts.

  • Opinion

    It is not just a house — excuse me, a mansion. The story of Las Vegas lives within its walls. The history of an era ...

  • Intersection

    "Randomly exploding manure leapt over the boundaries of my capacity for denial. Clearly the universe is trying to tell us something."

  • OpinionRaiders

    Welcome to your new home, Oakland Raiders. OK, that’s more than a bit premature, but Las Vegas appears to have come up with …

  • Opinion

    Summertime, and the living is anything but easy. Only the people can make it better. First, we have to talk about the tragic events that ...

  • Intersection

    It takes a special presidential candidate who owns more than a dozen courses to reignite golf’s image problems.

  • Intersection

    It is not a good time to be weary of irony. Be careful out there.

  • Intersection

    Sunday's event at the Center drew more than 600 people, billed as a prayer vigil but serving as a call to action.

  • Intersection

    "We like the automatic car wash, the industrialized passing of worry to someone else."

  • Intersection

    Weigh in on Las Vegas’ best dining, nightlife, entertainment and more!

  • As We See It

    "Here it is again, clogging up my news feed—recycled ignorance, the same hackneyed hate and fear all crumpled up, repackaged and sold with a new ...

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  • Music

    Carey explained she’s working on a new album before launching into “Make It Happen.”

  • NewsAllAggregate

    “The biggest thing for an undocumented person is to just stay off of ICE’s radar. If interaction with local police puts you on ICE’s radar, ...

  • Music

    Chilli is hoping TLC can set up a Las Vegas residency sometime soon.

  • Music

    The actor's bluesy rock-and-roll show comes to the Red Rock Resort on July 13.

  • Dining

    Hospitality professionals make Las Vegas look easy. It's not.

  • A&E

    I think people are looking for the next thing [in Las Vegas], and this could be that next thing like Absinthe was in 2011.

  • Dining

    Mike Minor pretty much invented a new kind of food when he launched Truck U Barbeque in 2014, blending his passion for slow-smoked awesomeness with ...

  • NewsAllAggregate

    Natural wellness is a hot topic—and a lucrative one. There are scores of teas, essential oils, tinctures and supplements that contain powerful properties to help ...

  • Music

    The frontman of the enduring alt-rock band talks producers, podcasts and his love for Las Vegas.

  • SportsThomas & MackBasketball

    The idea of Las Vegas as home to an NBA franchise has swirled on and off, with varying degrees of intensity, for more than a ...

  • SportsNHLhockey

    The Golden Knights have signed goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury to a three-year contract extension to keep him in Las Vegas through the 2021-22 season, the team ...

  • NewsAllAggregate

    The journey through cartel-controlled states in Mexico is safer than what they face in Central America’s Northern Triangle, comprised of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador.

  • Nightlife

    Saturday brings a set from one of the classic voices of Bad Boy’s golden era.

  • Nightlife

    The happy, helmeted DJ plays XS and Encore Beach Club July 14 and 15.

  • Best of Vegas 2018

    Check back on July 19 for the results and RSVP to our event

  • Dining

    It was a circuitous route that landed Las Vegas its best current gelato shop.

  • Dining

    The selection of ready-to-go sandwiches and pastries included the hearty mozzarella onion bread, essentially an exploded baguette bursting with cheese, herbs and onions.

  • Nightlife

    It’s a breakup song that makes you feel good, especially in the still-hot wee hours of a summer night.

  • Stage

    Like her fictional counterpart, local 10-year-old Teah DeStefano dreams of entertainment stardom.