Las Vegas Sun

November 25, 2015

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Photo: A view of the SkyVue project across from Mandalay
Site of stalled SkyVue observation wheel for sale on the south Strip
After the recession clobbered Las Vegas, real estate investor Howard Bulloch still had big plans for the south Strip, landing approvals to build an amusement park and breaking ground on a 500-foot observation wheel across from Mandalay Bay. “Every airplane that flies in and out of Vegas will fly past that wheel,” he said in spring 2012. Months later, however ...
Photo: The renovation of the Smith's at 10616 S. Eastern
Westgate welcomes Italian dining spot; store fills in Gap at Downtown Summerlin
An Italian restaurant arrives at the Westgate as another shutters at the Rio. Meanwhile, a Smith's renovation adds a range of new services to the store ...
Politicians have a golden opportunity
Recent terrorist attacks have called forth predictable demands from our nation’s politicians, particularly President Barack Obama’s opponents, for American leadership in the world. Here’s what these politicians don’t talk about: the image of our country they create in the way they manage — or mismanage — the work of governing.
Rather than get serious, GOP ramps up hollow tough talk after attack
The impact of the Paris attacks on the Republican presidential race may turn out to be minimal, especially given that the establishment candidates aren’t making any more sense than outsiders Donald Trump and Ben Carson.
Congress looks out for (rich) people
In honor of the coming vacation-travel season, the Senate is working on a bill that would loosen the requirement that pilots take medical examinations.
Cruz hides in plebeian armor
Venerated political strategist David Axelrod once described a presidential campaign as “an MRI for the soul.” It winds up being precisely that.

Frontpage of Las Vegas Sun newspaper on November 25, 2015

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