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April 24, 2014

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Photo: Cattle graze by the Virgin River near Bunkerville
With a wink and nod, activist plans BundyFest! to protest rancher Cliven Bundy
Bunkerville could be the site of a monthlong anti-Bundy festival dubbed BundyFest! At least, that’s what organizer, activist and author Sean Shealy is promoting on the Internet. The BundyFest! logistics seem...
Photo: A rendering of City of Rock proposed for near Circ
MGM Resorts, Cirque to build 33-acre, open-air venue to host Rock in Rio in Las Vegas
Rock in Rio, one of the world’s largest music festivals, is set for Las Vegas in May 2015 and is a partnership among MGM Resorts International, Cirque du Soleil, billionaire Ron Burkle and Roberto Medina, who founded the headliner concerts 30 years ago.
Photo: Chante Fields, an Air Force veteran, prepares to g
Specialty court launches to help veterans ‘get back to a place where they feel good’
Homeless, unemployed and struggling with the legal aftermath of a DUI arrest, Chante Fields never guessed her military veteran status would be the key to turning her life around last year. For more than two years, she agonized over fees for the misdemeanor offense until …
Photo: Joan Severance, Eliza Roberts, Eric Roberts and Ro
From ABC’s ‘Celebrity Wife Swap’ to ABC’s ‘Dancing With the Stars’?
My Tuesday night appearance on ABC’s “Celebrity Wife Swap” with longtime friend, model and actress Joan Severance drew 3.4 million viewers, beating “Glee,” “The Originals,” “New Girl,” “The Mindy Project,” “Supernatural” and “Trophy Wife.”
Photo: Melody Sweets sings
Melody Sweets plays it cool in ‘MDQ’ rockabilly session
The Green Fairy in “Absinthe,” the latest guest star to join “Million Dollar Quartet,” upped the temp with a take on “My Boy Elvis,” closing tonight’s performance at Harrah’s. Sweets picked the 1956 rockabilly track from ...
Bundy is a victim of government
The editorial “Bundy is no victor” stated, “He could have staged an act of civil disobedience to garner help.”
America’s might takes money
The column “If Walgreen Co. moves home base to Europe, blame D.C.’s tax failure,” in Monday’s Sun, leaves me with some questions.
Tsarnaev: He who should be named
This is how it happens now: Someone commits a crime, and everyone turns to his Facebook page, hoping to glimpse his inner thoughts. And there, on the public page of Kevin Edson — who allegedly put a rice cooker in a backpack, then placed it near this year’s Boston Marathon finish line — was that familiar photo of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, staring out from behind tousled hair, with an off-color joke for a caption.
Still getting wolf whistles at 50
It’s weird to be jealous of your car. But I am. Men look at my car with such naked lust, their eyes devouring the curves and chrome, that I often feel as though I’m intruding on an intimate moment.
Race card season again?
After years of mostly hedging any suggestion that racism has anything to do with President Barack Obama’s ferocious opposition, there’s a new racial etiquette in town. Top Democrats are slipping off the kid gloves.

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