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August 28, 2014

Las Vegas Sun

Business of Water Summit 2.0

Q+A: There’s a drought in Las Vegas, and that’s a challenge for Denver, too

Q+A: There’s a drought in Las Vegas, and that’s a challenge for Denver, too

Posted 9 mins ago

Sitting near the headwaters of the Colorado River, Denver seems like it would have little reason to worry about the drought that has parched Las Vegas and the Southwest. But ...

Artist's rendering of proposed stadium.

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Artist's rendering of proposed stadium.

Major League Soccer

Four things to know about Las Vegas’ MLS stadium deal

Posted 9 mins ago

When they announced a tentative deal to build a new soccer stadium, Las Vegas city leaders said the public's share of the $200 million stadium would be just 31 percent. On its face, the deal is a bonanza for taxpayers. The public share of recent Major League Soccer stadiums is closer to half, according to Forbes. In Chicago, taxpayers covered the full cost. But examined from a different angle ...

Win or lose, opener at Arizona is one of UNLV’s key games this season

Win or lose, opener at Arizona is one of UNLV’s key games this season

Posted 9 mins ago

If the first step to raising expectations is winning, then the next step is to press repeat. The Rebels go into the 2014 season with a drastically different ...

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Hackerspaces help techies turn ideas into reality

Brett Warner, left, watches as Alisa Palson works on a project at HeatSync Labs in Phoenix, in this photo made Sunday, July 27, 2014. Palson, 22, started coming to HeatSync to make clothing and accessories that mimic characters from movies and video games for conferences she attended.

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Brett Warner, left, watches as Alisa Palson works on a project at HeatSync Labs in Phoenix, in this photo made Sunday, July 27, 2014. Palson, 22, started coming to HeatSync to make clothing and accessories that mimic characters from movies and video games for conferences ...

Posted 11:06 p.m.

Inside a nondescript garage-like workshop nestled between restaurants, a flower shop and jewelry stores along Main Street, ideas are taking shape. At HeatSync Labs, the tables are littered with computer chips, pens, pads and tools while the room is abuzz with ...

The Kats Report

Singing, joking and grooving to the end, Cook E. Jarr closes with a flourish at Harrah’s

Las Vegas lounge legend Cook E. Jarr performs his final show at The Piano Bar in Harrah's on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.

What is to become of Cook E. Jarr, whose name brings to mind the heyday of Las Vegas lounge schmaltz? He arrived more than 30 years ago toting the act Cook E. Jarr & The Krums, ...

Posted 7:25 p.m.

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