Trump, administration proving to be anything but ‘fine-tuned’ posted by on February 22, 2017

Trump’s administration faces two acute, interlocking crises: serious questions about his campaign’s contacts with official and unofficial representatives of the Russian government, which U.S. intelligence agencies believe made concerted efforts to help Trump win the election; and appalling levels of dysfunction in the White House that make self-inflicted wounds the rule rather than the exception. …

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Finish line in sight for slumping Rebels posted by on February 22, 2017

For UNLV, the final two weeks of the regular season will be all about finishing — first, finishing off a seven-game losing streak, and then crossing the finish line with some momentum heading into the conference tournament. In order to achieve those goals, the Rebels will have to start finishing easy shots …

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Human contribution to climate change is clear posted by on February 22, 2017

Global warming skepticism is a sign of blatant illiteracy. …

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E-sports enthusiasts get boost with Neonopolis arena posted by on February 22, 2017

Gamers are about to get the major league treatment with the addition of a state-of-the-art facility downtown aimed at showcasing the best in the e-sports world. Millennial Esports in Neonopolis is set to open a 15,000-square-foot e-sports arena on March 3 with a three-day Halo tournament. …

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Pence, Mattis do Trump no favors on foreign policy posted by on February 22, 2017

McCain’s characterization of disarray is much too charitable. With Trump too busy attacking his critics and Bannon evidently in charge, the administration is incapable of developing a coherent foreign policy supportive of traditional allies. It is much better at pushing the Trump brand than promoting the national interest. …

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Up all knight: Hockey open house gives fans a sneak peek posted by on February 22, 2017

Professional sports build a sense of community in a city, giving families something to gather around and bond over. Vegas Golden Knights fans got their first taste of that on Tuesday as the team held a 24-hour open house at T-Mobile Arena, selling season tickets and allowing fans down onto the floor …

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Trump is mesmerizing, in a bad way posted by on February 22, 2017

The majority of American voters who didn’t support Trump used to watch him on TV with a kind of cynical amusement as he bragged about fake election results and crowd sizes. Now every time it happens you can’t help thinking, “Wow, is this guy really unhinged?” …

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Green Ribbon Panel to examine marijuana rules for Clark County posted by on February 22, 2017

At its regular board meeting Tuesday, commissioners settled on a 12-member panel consisting of members from the marijuana industry, the gaming and retail industries, and professional associations related to recreational and medical marijuana.

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Trump has done nothing to deserve citizens’ confidence posted by on February 22, 2017

The Michael Flynn fiasco was the entirely predictable product of the indiscipline, deceit, incompetence and moral indifference that characterize President Donald Trump’s approach to leadership. …

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Does Bigfoot have a soul? A radio host’s audience ponders posted by on February 22, 2017

“Coast to Coast” began in 1984 as a talk radio program broadcasting from the Las Vegas station KDWN. Bell, its founder and first host, had originally been a DJ. He switched his focus to talk radio when music listeners began to favor higher-fidelity FM stations, forcing many AM channels to switch formats. When “Coast to Coast” went national, in 1992, he started to receive calls from listeners about their paranormal experiences. Those calls soon became the show’s trademark. …

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