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Stephanie Kishi

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Home of Sin City's original sin
Block 16 housed prostitues, alcohol during prohibition
Thursday, May 15, 2008
Dusty saloons, gambling tables, whiskey and gin flowing like a river, and of course, scantily-clad women with loose morals. That describes many towns in classic Western movies, but don't expect John Wayne or Clint Eastwood to ride into this one. That's because this place was real, this place was Block 16.
Festivities abound at annual brothel event
Friday, May 2, 2008
What does a bikini contest, beer pong, a carnival, a chili cook-off and lots of hot rods have in common? They're all a part of the Fourth Annual Chicken Ranch Experience in Pahrump.
Holocaust memorial event features scholar
Tuesday, April 29, 2008
Holocaust scholar Michael Berenbaum will be the keynote speaker at the Temple Beth Shalom on Wednesday night to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Contractors warn of scam artists
Tuesday, April 29, 2008
The Nevada State Contractors Board is warning homeowners to beware of spring and summer scam artists offering so-called "good deals" on home repair.
Ensign pleased about voter ID ruling
Monday, April 28, 2008
U.S. Sen. John Ensign, R-Nev., a longtime proponent of reducing election fraud, says he is pleased with today's U.S. Supreme Court's 6-3 ruling backing Indiana's right to require voters to present a valid photo ID at the voting booths.
Teachers sought for new program
Monday, April 28, 2008
The Clark County School District is on the hunt for qualified teachers for the new Fremont Professional Development Middle School.

Shooting victim still not identified
Monday, April 28, 2008
Metro police have still not identified the victim of Saturday's shooting in the 4000 block of Tully street in Las Vegas.
Show times for '21'
Thursday, March 27, 2008

Based on factual events, "21" is the story of six MIT students who won millions Las Vegas casinos after becoming experts in card counting.

The movie, opening March 28, will be showing at 15 movie theaters across the Las Vegas Valley.