Las Vegas Sun

June 25, 2016

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  • A protester confronts a supporter of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in downtown Salt Lake City as Trump gave his first campaign speech Friday, March 18, 2016, in Utah.

    A common-sense guide to how to talk politics with anyone

    June 20, 2016

    With Nevada's swing-state status comes great responsibility. You can keep your opinions to yourself, sharing only with a couple of close friends and family members; you can blast them out boldly across the internet for all to see; or you can engage every stranger you meet to make sure they ...

  • Michael Feder of the Dickinson Wright law firm.

    Attorney’s advice: ‘Be true to yourself and always act professionally’

    June 20, 2016

    Michael Feder, a member of law firm Dickinson Wright’s litigation department, talks about the issues facing Southern Nevada, balancing work and family life, and why he aspires to live up to the standards set by his father.

  • The List: Highest-paid executives, June 19, 2016

    June 20, 2016

    Find out about Southern Nevada's highest-paid executives. This week, we rank them by total compensation based on their company's most recent available SEC filing.

  • The Notes: Philanthropy, June 19-25

    June 20, 2016

    In the Notes: National Security Technologies, Aid for AIDS of Nevada, Patrick Kelley Youth Foundation, Sunrise Hospital, Sunrise Children's Hospital, United Health Foundation and more ...

  • What to know about using ventilation tubes to battle ear infection

    June 20, 2016

    To prevent long-lasting effects on children whose ear infections keep coming back and aren’t cleared by antibiotics, doctors often recommend a surgical procedure commonly referred to as ear tubes. Here’s a look at what the procedure entails, its risks and its benefits.

  • Owner Cait Messina poses with a strawberry malt at Salted Malted Bakery & Creamery, 6584 N. Decatur Blvd., Tuesday, May 17, 2016. Behind the counter, from left, are: Jhezmin Rasberry, Jill Beausoleil, head baker, Madi Williams, and Cassidy McLaws. The restaurant offers many Canadian specialties such as poutine, peameal bacon, and a variety of sweets.

    North Las Vegas café gives snowbirds a taste of home

    June 20, 2016

    Canadian food — yes, it's a thing. Cait Messina moved to Las Vegas 24 years ago, and for years dreamed about opening a Canadian restaurant. Last year, she did it, crafting a menu that serves Canuck favorites, such as poutine.

  • Has cash been dethroned?

    Has cash been dethroned?

    June 20, 2016

    Cash has been elbowed out by the use of debit cards, credit cards and online transactions, a trend that will accelerate with the arrival of ApplePay and other technology that transforms mobile devices into charge cards. And it’s about to be hit by another wave, as payment technology gets installed in ...

  • The Data: June 19-25

    June 20, 2016

    All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at research@vegasinc.com.

  • Nevada, New Jersey taking the lead in eSports

    June 20, 2016

    Unlike daily fantasy sports and traditional Internet gaming, eSports games are thriving without a gambling component.

  • Editorial: The blood that’s shed when intolerance is perpetuated

    June 19, 2016

    An unbalanced person might be seduced by terrorists, but it is within our own country that he may be emboldened by the irresponsible remarks of a politician spewing thoughtless rhetoric, or the ready availability of the assault weapons adored by the National Rifle Association.

  • Cocktail of the Week: Apple 75

    Cocktail of the Week: Apple 75

    June 19, 2016

    Like a crisp green apple, this cocktail is sweet but with just enough sour to satisfy.

  • Mario Najera returns the ball as teammate Vince Cimino watches against other members of Sun City Anthem Pickleball Club playing on courts Wednesday, May 25, 2016, at Liberty Center.

    Sport’s die-hards want to put Las Vegas on pickleball map

    June 19, 2016

    About seven years ago, John Sloan was in St. George, Utah, when he first heard pickleball. Not heard of it, an explanation that would come later, but literally heard it, the little pops and pongs of paddle thwacking ball as teams dinked and slammed against one another on a court a quarter the size of tennis’ playing surface. “They were playing this sport that I had never seen before,” Sloan said. That sport has become …

  • The Salvation Army has served the Southern Nevada community for 70 years, working to feed, clothe and shelter those in need, as well as rescue people from sex trafficking.

    Charity compelled by religious calling

    June 19, 2016

    "Our goal is always to meet someone at their point of crisis, then walk with them until they can find their footing again, and return to full independence."

  • Cherry Creek II, UNLV's 26,000 processor supercomputer, is stored at Las Vegas data company Switch, pictured here.

    Why UNLV is doubling down on big data

    June 19, 2016

    Already equipped with a supercomputer, the university pledges to create a campus Institute for Big Data.