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  • 10 fast-growing retirement spots

    10 fast-growing retirement spots
    Nationwide, the age-65-and-older population increased by 15 percent between 2000 and 2010, according to a recent Brookings Institution analysis of 2010 Census Bureau data. But many major U.S. cities are aging much faster than that. Some 31 metro areas,...
  • Bruno Mars Takes Plea Deal, Avoids Prison Time

    Bruno Mars Takes Plea Deal, Avoids Prison Time
    LAS VEGAS -- Singer Bruno Mars can avoid prosecution for a Las Vegas, Nevada, drug arrest if he stays out of trouble for a year, gets drug counseling, does 200 hours of community service and pays a $2,000 fine, according to terms of a deal confirmed by...
  • If you go: Hoover dam

    THE BEST WAY TO HOOVER DAM AND BOULDER CITY, NEV. From Los Angeles, take Interstate 10 east to Interstate 15 north toward Las Vegas. Take Interstate 215 east to U.S. 93 south to Boulder City and the dam. Hoover Dam tours, (866) 730-9097, http://www....
  • Jerry Lewis' MDA telethon status gets nutty

     
    Jerry Lewis, Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon host, may have been reinstated to the telethon according to a report....
  • Spanish-language ad blames Republicans for immigration failure

     
    Immigrant, voting rights and workers advocacy groups announced today a Spanish-language radio ad campaign blaming Republicans for the defeat of the immigration bill that would have helped an estimated 2 million young immigrants to become legalized....
  • Matador at 21's greatest hits

     
    Guided by Voices' Robert Pollard closes Matador at 21's lost weekend out on Night 3 Your trusty blogger spent a four-day weekend in Las Vegas losing a lot of money at blackjack for Matador at 21, a celebration of the New York indie label's latest birthday...
  • Live chat: Debate the Harry Reid-Sharron Angle debate while it's happening

     
    Nevada Senate debate: Harry Reid and Sharron Angle. Join the live chat amongst readers....
  • O.J. Simpson's appeal rejected by Nevada Supreme Court

     
    The Nevada Supreme Court ruled Friday that all of O.J. Simpson's arguments for appealing his convictions on armed-robbery and kidnapping charges were without merit. The court did order the conviction of Clarence "C.J." Stewart, Simpson's co-defendant in...
  • Massive solar plant in Mojave Desert the first of its kind on federal land

     
    Las Vegas-bound travelers nearing the Nevada border rarely take notice of the vast, empty stretch of the Mojave Desert surrounding them. But that may soon change. On Wednesday, ground is to be broken for a massive solar thermal plant spanning......
  • A won-loss sheet for the Tea Party Express

     
    The meme of Tuesday's election has already been written: It was the year of the "tea parties." But just for fun, I looked at how one particular tea party group -- the Tea Party Express -- fared with its 112......
  • Manny Pacquiao: 'I helped' Jerry Brown and Nevada's Harry Reid win elections

     
    Manny Pacquiao didn't make his boxing trainer, Freddie Roach, too happy last week when he announced he'd be leaving after a workout Friday to board a flight to Las Vegas. Pacquiao, a congressman in the Philippines, had some important political......