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November 29, 2015

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N.Y. Daily News: Derek Jeter set to marry Hannah Davis

(via New York Daily News)

Comment Derek Jeter’s days as a player are over in more ways than one, according to sources close to super model Hannah Davis. Jeter and Davis are finally ready to tie the knot after three years together, and if The Captain hasn't yet set a date, that'll be the next step. The notoriously private pair has been linked since 2012 and have become increasingly public about the romance since the Victoria's ...

Odom suffered 12 strokes at Nevada brothel, report says


Comment Lamar Odom suffered 12 strokes early on in his medical emergency, and although they didn't affect his vital organs, they affected his motor skills, according to TMZ. To read more, click here.

Inmate assaults Colorado theater gunman

(via USA Today)

Comment Authorities say James Holmes, who was found guilty on all charges in the shooting at an Aurora, Colo., theater in July 2012 that killed 12 people and injured 70 others, was assaulted by a fellow inmate in prison. To learn more, click here.

Floyd Mayweather gunning for $30 million car collection

An assortment of Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s super cars are parked in front of the Mayweather Boxing Club during a workout Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Mayweather will defend his WBC and WBA welterweight titles against Andre Berto on Sept. 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

(via TMZ)

Comment We spoke with Mayweather's car guy Obi Okeke at Fusion Luxury Motors who tells us he's brought in a Pagani Huayra ($3.2 million) and an Aston Martin One-77 ($3.3 million) especially for the boxer. "Floyd's car collections is worth about $16 million right now and he wants to push it up to $30 million, and the biggest challenge for me ...

Pricey rent in San Francisco makes it cheaper to commute from Las Vegas

George Limperis, a realtor with Paragon Real Estate Group, walks in the backyard of a property in the Noe Valley neighborhood in San Francisco, Wednesday, July 30, 2014. In the souped-up world of San Francisco real estate, where the median selling price for homes and condominiums hit seven figures for the first time last month, the cool million that would fetch a mansion on a few acres elsewhere will now barely cover the cost of an 800-square foot starter home that needs work and may or may not include private parking.

(via By Eric Jaffe, Business Insider)

Comment A Reddit user poses a humble question to all those San Francisco residents fed up with rising rents: Why not move to Las Vegas and commute back to the Bay Area? Trusting the user’s numbers, the basic math goes like this: $1,012 in rent for a two-bedroom apartment within 10 miles of Las Vegas, $1,120 on four round-trip flights a ...

Fresh & Easy begins closing down operations

A Fresh & Easy market near South Decatur Boulevard and West Cactus Avenue on Monday, March 19, 2012, in Las Vegas.

(via Los Angeles Times)

Comment Fresh & Easy, the grocery chain that has struggled for years in Southern California, said Wednesday that it was closing its business — but holding out hope for a buyer. The company operates 97 stores in California, Nevada and Arizona. To see the full story, click here.

The Koch brothers: Selling freedom, collecting data

(via National Review)

Comment For years, Ronnie Najarro was a sports anchor at the local Univision affiliate in Las Vegas. He joined the station as a college intern and rose to become sports anchor and then host of the news special “8 Rounds con Oscar de la Hoya,” which won an Emmy in 2007. He was laid off amidst the economic recession in 2008. ...

Sources: Lamar Odom moved from Las Vegas to L.A. hospital

In this July 2, 2012, file photo, newly acquired Los Angeles Clippers forward Lamar Odom takes questions during an NBA news conference in Los Angeles.


Comment Lamar Odom was transported by medical helicopter from Las Vegas to a Los Angeles hospital Monday night, sources told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne. Odom was accompanied by his estranged wife, Khloe Kardashian, sources said. They left Las Vegas around 5 p.m. PT. The helicopter for Monday night's move was large enough to transport the 6-foot-10 Odom, who had to be transported ...

Is Nevada’s labor movement ready to forgive Democrats?

(via National Journal)

Comment Last year, as the Re­pub­lic­an wave cres­ted across the coun­try, labor or­gan­izers seek­ing to rally uni­on mem­bers in Nevada foresaw a rout. The evid­ence was in their door-to-door ef­forts to ex­cite the faith­ful: Some work­ers slammed their doors. Oth­ers tore up cam­paign lit­er­at­ure and threw it in the or­gan­izers’ faces. Still oth­ers simply asked, “Why?” It was a stark dis­play ...

Love Ranch owner Dennis Hof has harsh words for Khloe Kardashian

(via NBC News)

Comment The owner of the Nevada brothel where Lamar Odom was found unconscious says Khloe Kardashian's publicist has asked him to stop speaking to the media — a request that made him furious. To see the full story, click here.

Here’s what it’s like for patients down hall from Lamar Odom

In this July 2, 2012, file photo, newly acquired Los Angeles Clippers forward Lamar Odom takes questions during an NBA news conference in Los Angeles.

(via By Kailyn Brown and John M. Glionna, Los Angeles Times)

Comment For three days running, Glenda Jewell and her family have been caught in a celebrity whirlwind. They don't like it. Jewell's 30-year-old daughter, Sara Cooper, is being treated in the intensive care unit at Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center — the same unit that is treating Lamar Odom, the former NBA player and reality TV star who was found unconscious ...

Legal brothels in Nevada, even with clients like Lamar Odom, are on the wane

(via Los Angeles Times)

Comment When Lamar Odom was found unconscious Tuesday inside a Nevada brothel, he’d wandered far off the beaten path of adult entertainment culture, back into an analog version of an increasingly high-tech sex-play universe. Like Wayne Newton and mobsters wielding tommy guns, the antics of the world’s oldest profession smack of a bygone era in Nevada. Brothels are under siege, more ...

TMZ: Kobe Bryant, Kardashians pray at Odom’s bedside

(via TMZ)

Comment TMZ reports that the Lakers' Kobe Bryant rushed from Las Vegas to the bedside of former teammate Lamar Odom and prayed with members of the Kardashian family. To see the full story, click here.

This pimp helps his prostitutes pay off student debt

(via CNN Money)

Comment The women who work at Moonlite Bunny Ranch Brothel may have unconventional jobs, but in one sense they're just like the rest of America's young adults: They've got student loans to pay off. To see the full story, click here.

Kris Bryant an inspiration to former hometown coach

(via By Carrie Muskat,

Comment CHICAGO — When the doctor told Matt Lawrence he needed a cancerous kidney removed, and that he wanted to do the procedure in March, Lawrence said, 'No.' He'd already made plans to go to Spring Training to see one of his star pupils, Kris Bryant. Lawrence had coached Bryant — and also the Nationals' Bryce Harper -- on a Las ...