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October 31, 2014

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Photo: DJ R3hab.
Star DJ R3hab gives Life at SLS something to dance about
Thursday, October 30, 2014
SLS Las Vegas is placing a lot of hope and emphasis on R3hab’s appearance this weekend, kicking off three nights of electronic dance music with Borgone on Saturday night and Richie Hawtin on Sunday. R3hab has ...
Arbitrary changes jeopardize patient health and access to care
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Guest column:
Nevada patients living with chronic and life-threatening conditions depend on access to affordable medications to help manage their diseases. Some Nevada insurers, however, risk disrupting that access to care and jeopardizing the health of patients by …
Photo: Rock in Rio CEO Luis Justo listens to Chris Baldiz
Choudhry and Baldizan: A couple of Las Vegas insiders who have taken it outside
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Rehan Choudhry and Chris Baldizan are two kings of the asphalt jungle in VegasVille, Choudhry as founder of the Life Is Beautiful festival and Baldizan as a high-level entertainment exec with MGM Resorts. ...
The disgust election
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
OTHER VOICES:
Justice Anthony Kennedy doesn’t strike me as the kind of guy I’d want to share a beer and a brat with, or be stuck next to on a long flight. But I would like for the most influential swing voter on the Supreme Court to step away from his legal aerie and wade through some of the muck that he and four fellow justices have given us with the 2014 campaign.
Nevada best state for college savings
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
OTHER VOICES:
College is getting more expensive. Tuition plus room and board at a four-year institution cost more than $23,000, on average, in the 2011-2012 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. That’s $10,000 a year more than the price tag in 1991-1992.
Remembering the Ben Bradlee I knew and creation of the Post’s Style section
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
OTHER VOICES:
Ben Bradlee, who has died at the age of 93, did not so much edit The Washington Post as lead it.
Election is about what women want
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
OTHER VOICES:
omen are big this election season. No group is more courted. It’s great! The issues are important. Plus, we all enjoy the occasional pander. Candidates are reinterpreting their old arguments in a new, womancentric way.
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Rock in Rio founder Roberto Medina says of Las Vegas: ‘This is the place’
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Rock in Rio USA is an extended engagement on the Strip, and this is no understated operation. Six stages will be in play during the festival, with the main acts on the Main Stage and Sunset Stage. ...
Photo: Actress and singer Pia Zadora and her husband, Mic
Michael Jeffries, Pia Zadora’s husband, files suit against Metro over standoff, termination
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Michael Jeffries, the husband of Pia Zadora and a former member of the Las Vegas Metro Police force, has filed suit against Metro for allegedly violating his civil rights by firing him over a standoff at the couple’s home ...
Once again, guns enter the debate
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
There’s a TV ad that’s been running in Louisiana: It’s evening and a mom is tucking in her baby. Getting a nice text from dad, who’s away on a trip. Then suddenly …
Now’s time for U.S. to fix its education escalator
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
The best escalator to opportunity in America is education. But a new study underscores that the escalator is broken. We expect each generation to do better, but, currently, more young American men have less education (29 percent) than …
Photo: Malala Yousafzai listens as Harvard President Drew
Inspiration from a father
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
In 2009, I spent an afternoon talking with Malala Yousafzai’s father, Ziauddin, in an outdoor garden in Mingora, the capital of the Swat district of Pakistan, which had just been …
The secrets behind 2014
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Other voices:
There’s a hidden history to the nasty midterm election campaign that will, mercifully, end on Nov. 4. What’s not being widely talked about is as important as …
Second-term slide for Obama mostly about us
Monday, October 27, 2014
other voices:
As President Barack Obama heads into the final half of his final term, many of us Americans wonder what happened to the fresh promise of that cheerfully charismatic optimist who dominated the political stage back in 2008.
Capitalism’s suffocating music
Monday, October 27, 2014
other voices:
Onstage before thousands of fans, Sam Smith sang “Stay With Me,” beseeching his partner in a one-night stand for a few minutes more, and I half wondered whether the two of them needed the extra time to finish bottles of Miller Lite, because a printed plug for the beer hovered over his head.

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