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March 27, 2017

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  • Tom Cridland models one of his 30-Year jackets in chilli red.

    Waste not, wear not: Sustainable chic is always in

    March 26, 2017

    "Fast fashion" is wreaking havoc on our planet, and the landfills, toxic chemicals and carbon emissions are just the beginning of our global headaches. Low prices we see in trendy stores often are artificial, reflecting a range of poor working conditions and, in extreme cases, child labor or human trafficking.

  • Metro Police Explorers Diana Lopez, 20, and Nayla Rodriguez, 18, make a mock high-risk stop during training at Metro headquarters Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

    Teens immersed in law enforcement careers through the Metro Explorers prep program

    March 26, 2017

    Most Explorers don’t go on to become cops. “But that’s OK,” Officer Michael Rodriguez noted, saying that the program teaches maturity, responsibility, respect and accountability, which are valuable on any career path.

  • Vegas Golden Knights general manager George McPhee speaks during a news conference Wednesday, March 1, 2017, in Las Vegas. The NHL expansion team can now begin making trades and signing free agents for next season.

    Las Vegas NHL team’s GM has the golden touch

    March 26, 2017

    There’s no need to remind George McPhee that most expansion teams are painfully bad, especially early. But given how the expansion draft is formatted, there should be plenty of capable players in their prime.

  • Recipe: Shanghai-style calamari

    Recipe: Shanghai-style calamari

    March 26, 2017

    While best known for steak, Del Frisco’s offers seafood selections for those observing meatless Fridays during Lent.

  • Your guide to buying and selling in the digital marketplace

    Your guide to buying and selling in the digital marketplace

    March 26, 2017

    Gone are the days of garage sales ruling the weekend. Hawking that old shirt, couch or novelty item is as easy as snapping a picture and posting to an app, where communication and negotiation can happen without anyone having to bake in the sun reflecting off your driveway. If you’re looking to sell or buy, here’s a sampling of free outlets.

  • Debbie Antonelli, left, talks with play-by-play announcer Beth Mowins before the start of a women’s basketball game between Duke and Notre Dame at the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.

    Las Vegas and college basketball: What a team they could be

    March 20, 2017

    Basketball analyst Debbie Antonelli is on a mission to bring the women’s Sweet 16 to Las Vegas, and she's pouring all of her experience in marketing and playing the ...

  • Why folic acid is important for pregnancy

    Why folic acid is important for pregnancy

    March 20, 2017

    Taking a folic acid supplement is one of the most important things a woman can do during the early stages of her pregnancy because it can help prevent birth defects.

  • Ask an Attorney: Selling your home without a real estate agent

    Ask an Attorney: Selling your home without a real estate agent

    March 20, 2017

    Although there can be benefits to using a real estate agent, you can save what you would spend in commission costs by listing your home FSBO.

  • Waste salt, foreground, is shown by an evaporation pond during a tour of the Silver Peak lithium mine near Tonopah, Nev. Monday, Jan. 30, 2017.

    Lithium: How a mineral found in Nevada could power future

    March 20, 2017

    Shannon Jackson’s boots scrape over a hardened rut of earth atop a mountain of mud and salt. Jackson, a third-generation miner and husband of Nevada Mining Association ...

  • Moonlite Bunny Ranch brothel owner Dennis Hof answers the media questions on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, at the Legislature in Carson City.

    This famed Nevada brothel owner has a plan to end sex trafficking

    March 20, 2017

    Although many visitors to Las Vegas think prostitution is legal in the city, the fact is it isn’t. The world’s oldest profession can legally be found in eight of the 16 counties in Nevada, all of which are rural. Two of those counties, Nye and Lyon, are home to various brothels, many of them owned by self-proclaimed pimp Dennis Hof. Hof said he has 540 contracted working girls and 230 employees across ...

  • Get followed: Marketing your brand through social media

    March 20, 2017

    By keeping our various digital platforms relevant and informative, we are ensuring the message our customers receive is engaging and useful. Direct dialogue through social media between brands and customers is something traditional marketing cannot achieve.

  • Diona Fonte and Nick Friel own a Kona Ice truck and offer 10 choices to flavor shaved ice. They moved to Southern Nevada from California last year to launch their business.

    California transplants driven to spread happiness and give back to community

    March 20, 2017

    The KEV, or Kona Entertainment Vehicle, is a party on wheels. It blasts tropical music and dispenses 10 flavors of shaved ice. It serves up to 500 people in an hour and can be booked for school fundraisers, sports events or even corporate events.

  • The Data: March 19-25

    March 20, 2017

    All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at [email protected]

  • Sue Cook, president of Homewatch CareGivers, poses in the company offices Wednesday, March 8, 2017.

    Home health care business owner: ‘Investing in our youth will set us up for greatness’

    March 20, 2017

    The owner of Homewatch CareGivers of Las Vegas talks about the need for increased investment in Southern Nevada schools, her admiration for Michelle Obama and why she expects her home health care business to triple in size within 10 years.