Las Vegas Sun

June 17, 2019

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Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress, jeans queen, dies at 95
Photo: In this April 4, 2016, file photo, CNN anchor Ande Gloria Vanderbilt, the intrepid heiress, artist and romantic who began her extraordinary life as the "poor little rich girl" of the Great Depression, survived family tragedy and multiple marriages and reigned during the 1970s and ...
8:35 a.m.
WinCo's frozen raspberries from Washington farm recalled
Frozen red raspberries from a Washington state farm are being recalled across the western U.S. WinCo Foods says it sold frozen red raspberries manufactured by Rader Farms of Bellingham, Washington, that may be ...
8:27 a.m.
Firefighters battle large blaze at office building near Strip
Firefighters battle large blaze at office building near Strip Firefighters were battling a large blaze at a two-story office building this morning just east of the Strip, according to the Clark County Fire Department. The fire broke out about 3 a.m. at the building ...
7:52 a.m.
Shania Twain, Guns N’ Roses returning to the Las Vegas Strip
Photo: Shania Twain starts her new Vegas residency in Dec Twain played 105 Vegas shows during her two-year “Still the One” residency at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace.
7:45 a.m.
The Notes: Philanthropy, June 17, 2019
In the Notes: Nevada HAND, Three Square Food Bank, Henderson Chamber of Commerce, Professional Women in Building, Las Vegas Philharmonic, Spread the Word Nevada and more ...
2:00 a.m.
Tech advances help bolster Las Vegas hospitality businesses
Photo: Images are projected onto a table and place settin With mobile apps now a regular part of daily life, it makes sense that one would be dedicated to helping organizations find short-term employees. Enter Instawork, a gig worker app geared toward the hospitality sector.
2:00 a.m.
Las Vegas luxury homebuilder undeterred by horrific wreck
Photo: Ranny McKee, owner of Elegant Homes, poses for a p While walking through perhaps his most-exquisite masterpiece, homebuilder Ranny McKee couldn’t help but take a moment to admire his work. “Even for the homes I build, this one was over the top,” McKee said of ...
2:00 a.m.
Scarcities are a recycled excuse for bigger government
Randolph Bourne (1886-1918) said, “War is the health of the state.” James Madison said, “War is in fact the true nurse of executive aggrandizement,” and the executive almost is the American state, Congress now being ...
2:00 a.m.
Members of Congress never fade away
It may be that “old soldiers never die, they just fade away,” but that can’t be said for politicians.
2:00 a.m.
Donald Trump’s delusion discount
The events of the past few weeks destroyed whatever credibility President Donald Trump may still have had on economic policy. And investors are celebrating. At this point, evidence that Trump tweets are sound and fury ...
2:00 a.m.
Trump killed his own credibility
Special counsel Robert Mueller was sideswiped by President Donald Trump because Mueller is a straight shooter, easy pickings for a man who will say or do anything.
2:00 a.m.
Be mindful of dogs in hot cars
On a 78-degree day, the temperature in a car can reach 140 degrees in a short time. Opening windows or parking in the shade won’t prevent a dog in the car from overheating.
2:00 a.m.
Mueller has explaining to do
Special counsel Robert Mueller owes us further explanation. His recent public statement is insufficient.
2:00 a.m.
Take caution to prevent wildfires this summer as spring growth dries up
This year’s unusually wet spring weather created a visual symphony of blooming flowers and flourishing plants in the Las Vegas Valley.
2:00 a.m.
Drag Queen Story Hour set for Sparks Library despite critics
The Drag Queen Story Hour is coming to northern Nevada ...
2:00 a.m.
Jimmy Kimmel keeps the laughs coming at the Linq Promenade in Las Vegas
Jimmy Kimmel keeps the laughs coming at the Linq Promenade in Las Vegas The club’s grand opening event generated plenty of buzz over the big fight weekend, thanks to an all-star roster of surprise performers that joined ...
2:00 a.m.
Funeral home's owners say personal touch sets them apart
Photo: Aaron Forgey, Alan, Laura Sussman and Wendy Kraft For Wendy Kraft and Laura Sussman, it is an honor to care for the deceased. Both were part of the Jewish burial society, or chevra kadisha, and say it was a fulfilling, spiritual experience.
2:00 a.m.
2020 race brings free college back to the national stage
Plans from Warren, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Obama housing chief Julian Castro aim to eliminate tuition at all public institutions. The candidates say that would open college ...
2:00 a.m.
Advocates, law enforcement discourage feeding Las Vegas homeless, encourage outreach
Advocates, law enforcement discourage feeding Las Vegas homeless, encourage outreach While not illegal, law enforcement and outreach organizations discourage feeding the homeless. What may seem like a good deed in the moment can actually have ...
2:00 a.m.

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