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May 2, 2016

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Living with an ostomy pouch
Living with an ostomy pouch
April 24, 2016
Because of stigmas, misinformation and social discomfort, ostomies often are not discussed. But with nearly 750,000 people living in the United States with one, it’s time for that dialogue to begin.
Denny Crine has won the "Long Haul Bombers" tour four times since 2008, regularly blasting slow-pitch softball home runs of 450 feet or more.
Henderson is home base for nation’s best power hitter
April 24, 2016
Denny Crine, a Henderson resident and graduate of Basic High, was a seventh-round draft pick by the Chicago White Sox and played two years in the organization, and his long-ball hitting at Major League Baseball parks is the stuff of legend. But it’s not fastballs …
Casino promotions: April 24-30
April 24, 2016
Feeling lucky? Gaming establishments throughout Southern Nevada offer deals and promotions for gamers ...
An instructor works with students at Dean Petersen Elementary School as part of the Communities In Schools program, a nonprofit resource for students.
Nonprofit’s CEO: All children deserve hope for their future
April 24, 2016
Communities in Schools of Nevada's mission is to keep children focused on their studies by removing non-academic obstacles, allowing them to stay in school and achieve in life. We talk to the CEO to find out more about the nonprofit's work of coordinating community resources ...
Thoughtful gifts for new parents
April 24, 2016
When a friends or family members have children, most of us shop for presents at the babe store. But there are easier, original ways to let the parents know you care and are thinking about them.
Red Rock Resort’s luxurious environs are fresh as ever.
Successful Red Rock Resort offers evolving SLS something to aspire to
April 24, 2016
The week of the opening of Red Rock Resort in April 2006, I toured the property with the president of the hotel, Scott Kreeger. I recall him being especially responsive to my questions about Rocks Lounge, Cherry …
A beginner's guide to watching the Kentucky Derby
A beginner's guide to watching the Kentucky Derby
April 24, 2016
The Kentucky Derby, dubbed the “most exciting two minutes in sports,” is packed with tradition, culture and over-the-top customs. The benchmarks of the annual horse race are so distinct, they are revered and celebrated far beyond Louisville city limits. Many of the traditions date to the early days of the race in the late 1800s and have held strong since.
Moroccan tajine
Recipe: Chef Olivier Dubreuil’s Moroccan tajine
April 24, 2016
Learn how to make a dish being served by a renowned chef at this week's Vegas Uncork'd Grand Tasting.
The List: Skilled nursing facilities, April 17, 2016
April 18, 2016
Find out about skilled nursing facilities. This week, we rank them by number of certified beds as of April 11.
As society changes, employers and law must adapt
April 18, 2016
Beyond rights being afforded based on sexual orientation and the right to marriage, the law is attempting to keep up with greater societal acceptance of transgender employees. Currently, changes in the law largely focus on restroom access. However, we anticipate in the near future even greater changes affecting transgender employees.
The Data: April 17-23
April 18, 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.
Jeff Foley of the Darling Tennis Center, which is said to be the largest outdoor tennis center in Nevada on Thursday, April 7, 2016.
Tennis center creates lifelong enthusiasts
April 18, 2016
Jeff Foley has been teaching tennis for more than 25 years in Southern Nevada, long enough to start teaching the children of former students. He shares the struggles and rewards of teaching in the Las Vegas Valley.
Wallin Elementary School on November 18, 2015.
Henderson elementary school offers glimpse of CCSD’s future
April 18, 2016
Crowded classrooms, a shortage of available land and concerns about safety have transformed public schools — and the way architects design them. Wallin Elementary in Henderson, one of ...
A SolarCity employee installs solar panels on a house June 27, 2014, in Camarillo, Calif. SolarCity, the nation’s largest provider of rooftop systems, is among a cluster of companies built with the aid of government subsidies and utility incentives now facing deep uncertainties and accelerating losses despite unflagging consumer interest and surging growth in renewable energy.
PUC chair: No regrets about solar decision
April 18, 2016
Paul Thomsen defends the Public Utility Commission's controversial decision not to grandfather existing customers and talks about the tactics used by the solar industry ...
People on the Move: April 17-23
April 18, 2016
In the People: Renee Moses, Bob Brown, John O'Rourke, Linda Gonzales, Desiree Belcher, Dr. Christina Nguyen, Erika Washington and more ...
Light heavyweight title fighter Jon Jones eyes his opponent Daniel Cormier as they are set to begin their UFC 182 fight Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Can troubled athlete, one of world’s best, overcome his demons?
April 18, 2016
Mixed martial artist Jon Jones will fight in the main event of UFC 197 not only for an interim light heavyweight title, but for his reputation. One of the greatest athletes in the world, Jones has struggled with personal and legal problems that put his fighting career on hold. Now ...
Guests participate in a Silent Savasana session at Red Rock Resort on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015.
Your guide to yoga in Las Vegas
April 18, 2016
For thousands of years, people have practiced yoga for its physical, mental and spiritual benefits. How can yoga help the body and mind? What is needed to get started? And what’s the deal with all the different types of yoga available? The Sunday breaks down the ancient practice for advanced yogis and novices alike.
Scott Godino Jr. is the owner/operator of Born And Raised on Thursday, April 7, 2016.
Native Las Vegan aims to raise the bar in service industry
April 18, 2016
The owner of Born and Raised restaurants talks about how he came up with the concept for his business, his passion for customer service and his plans to expand the brand in Southern Nevada, nationally and internationally.
A rendering of Wynn Paradise Park.
Steve Wynn takes a mulligan on his golf course
April 18, 2016
It was a conversation about a new show, to be called “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers.” But as is the case with so many conversations with Wynn, this one required every club in the bag. It was ...
Dealing with back pain? Try these options
Dealing with back pain? Try these options
April 17, 2016
The National Institutes of Health estimates that 80 percent of adults will experience back pain at some point.
Andrew Gnatovich of Desert Cab, author of Las Vegas Cabbie Chronicles, writes a tell-all blog about his experiences as a cab driver.
Outrageous stories from the driver’s seat
April 17, 2016
Andrew Gnatovich is the man behind Las Vegas Cabbie Chronicles, a blog and Twitter account that documents the trials and tribulations of a Las Vegas cab driver. Having grown up near the Mississippi River, Gnatovich moved to Las Vegas looking for adventure. He studied music education at UNLV but dropped out when it struck him as pointless. After working various jobs and being fired, he decided to drive a cab because it seemed like an easy fix with a low threshold for entry. Most of his day is pretty mundane. But some rides just beg to be told about ...
Ondori Asian Kitchen at the Orleans.
Fishing for new customers, Orleans recasts its food offerings
April 17, 2016
Now nearly 20 years old, the Orleans has carved out a solid niche in the Las Vegas gaming market, but Boyd officials want the new restaurants to attract more foodies, millennials, locals and …
Ask an Attorney: Know your rights when dealing with debt collectors
Ask an Attorney: Know your rights when dealing with debt collectors
April 17, 2016
I got a call from a bill collector this morning, and he said if I don’t pay him all the money I owe by Friday, a warrant will be issued, the sheriff will come to my office, and I’ll be arrested. I’m very scared, but I don’t have the money to pay them. Can they do this? Please help!
Casino promotions: April 17-23
April 17, 2016
Feeling lucky? Gaming establishments throughout Southern Nevada offer deals and promotions for gamers ...
Recognize and celebrate the classiness of our Strip
April 17, 2016
Locals and visitors can see how much Las Vegas has evolved through the years, even if its reputation is slower to change.
A day in the life of a movie extra
A day in the life of a movie extra
April 17, 2016
Actors, retirees, college students, the self-employed and the unemployed were among the 5,000 extras who spent 10 to 12 hours a day filming the latest Jason Bourne movie on the Strip.
Rise & Shine's Ultimate Ribeye Steak & Egg Breakfast.
Nuts and berries, oh my! Make breakfast more interesting
April 17, 2016
Plain oatmeal or dry toast can get boring day after day. Why not jazz up your breakfast with fruit, nuts or spreads? We suggest healthy ways to kick up a notch that all-important first meal of the day.
Kevin E. Burke is president and CEO of Burke Construction.
Construction industry has been a wild ride
April 11, 2016
CEO of Burke Construction Group talks about the industry’s past, present and future in Las Vegas and beyond ...
The Flora Dungan Humanities building at UNLV.
Architecture gems: Las Vegas is more than just cookie-cutter homes
April 11, 2016
Transplants from other cities and visitors who venture outside the resort corridor often lament that Las Vegas is a suburban sea of beige stucco houses that lacks the character of older American cities. But if you know where to look, you can find some architectural gems in the valley, including some that have stood for decades ...
Brian Fike is vice president of investment sales at Colliers International and stands about some of the undeveloped property they have for sale/lease along E. Craig Road on Wednesday, April 6, 2016.
‘It’s a good time to sell,’ but for buyers, value ‘is still out there if you turn over all the rocks’
April 11, 2016
The vice president of investment sales at Colliers International forecasts the year for Southern Nevada’s commercial real estate industry, offers advice for buyers and sellers, and talks about how Las Vegas has changed in his 57 years here.