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October 25, 2014

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Photo: Artist Eric Tillinghast of Los Angeles poses by in
What’s with the giant slides? Artists take over Western Hotel at Life Is Beautiful
“Freefall” is a vertical move from Tillinghast’s courtyard water installation (a 30-by-60-foot reservoir) last year at the Odyssey,
Photo: The Dutch Mulemade with Ketel One Citroenis just a
Three things you should know about Life Is Beautiful's beverage program
From cocktails to beer to wine, you are seriously covered here.
Photo: Bronze Cafe's Tree of Life
Bite into LIB: Five tasty dishes to try
One of the things setting Life Is Beautiful apart from other festivals is its impressive culinary component. Try these five bites!
Photo: UNLV basketball players gather for the scarlet and
Some new Rebels bonding over similar hardscrabble backgrounds
Chased out of New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina, a 9-year-old Jordan Cornish went from the relative calm of home life with his two parents to a new city where ...
Photo: Green Valley High senior offensive lineman Carter
Sun Player of the Week: Green Valley’s Nielson leads the way up front
Carter Nielson’s high school football career was already respectable entering this season. The Green Valley High senior offensive lineman had been a starter since his freshman year, helping the Gators three times reach the playoffs and last season win a league title. ...
Photo: Festival goers fill the intersection of Fremont St
Life Is Beautiful: Five burning questions
Life Is Beautiful 2014 Preview: How will this year compare to last year? Plus so much more!
Photo: Take a look inside the most unique set of the week
Come Together: Las Vegas Philharmonic and Cirque’s ‘Love’ pair up at Life Is Beautiful
Orchestral renditions of "Eleanor Rigby" and professional aerialists? You won't want to miss this.
Photo: Taxis wait at
Uber arrives in Las Vegas today; battles with taxi companies loom
Technology company Uber has arrived in Las Vegas and plans to launch its ridesharing service today, a move that could spark an all-out battle with ...
Photo: Eric Jordan Young sings during a performance of th
EJY summons Flip Wilson, but ‘Shakin’’ is no flippant effort
Eric Jordan Young has talent that spans all time. His goal today is to both remind and indoctrinate fans of what a multitalented entertainer looks and sounds like onstage. ...
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‘Absinthe’ starlet Penny Pibbets launches ‘Dancing With the Crazy Stars’
When The Gazillionaire’s outrageous “Absinthe” sidekick, wacky comedienne Penny Pibbets, asked him to financially back her new solo show on Dec. 21, he refused and flung a paltry $5 at her. She has now retaliated.
A generation without chores
I recently moderated a talk for a colleague who was addressing a large group of parents. She asked me to hand out a time wheel, which listed a variety of activities that could make up a typical day in the life of a kid today. She instructed parents to spend a few minutes thinking about how much time their kids spend on each category, then shout out estimates as we made our way around the time wheel.
The blue-collar imperative
In Georgia, Democrat Michelle Nunn is giving Republicans a real scare in a Senate race the GOP thought it had put away. Some of her new momentum comes from a sustained attack on David Perdue, her businessman foe, for his work shipping American jobs overseas.
A world without OPEC?
Forty-one years ago this month, the Arab oil embargo began. The countries that were part of it belonged, of course, to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries — OPEC — which had banded together 13 years earlier to strengthen their ability to negotiate with international oil companies. The embargo led to widespread shortages in the United States, higher prices at the gas pump and long lines at gas stations. By the time it ended, the price of oil had risen to $12 a barrel from $3.

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