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HealthDay
February 12, 2010
A report last week that more than half of samples of brand-name canned tuna contained more mercury than deemed safe by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) raised concern among tuna lovers everywhere.
February 7, 2010
One week ago marked the true beginning of America’s recommitment to passenger rail service. For Nevada, however, the restart will have to wait. And because it must, using the requisite wait time well will now be crucial. Essential now is going to be total focus, strong coordination and a full-court press to marry a powerful case for high-speed rail in the Mountain West to top-flight organizing.
February 5, 2010
There has understandably been plenty of doom and gloom about Nevada’s economy — the indicators are sluggish, from unemployment to foreclosures. However, at the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting to look ahead, there was some tempered optimism. Several speakers offered some hope.
February 4, 2010
Urban planning expert Robert Lang recently became a resident of the region he’s long been studying from afar. He left Alexandria, Va., to become executive director of the Brookings Mountain West initiative, based at UNLV. This collaboration between the venerable Brookings Institution and the university builds upon the work of Brookings’ Metropolitan Policy Program. For example, Lang believes his new city can use the strengths it gained through tourism—such as a great airport—to fuel a more economically diverse future.
February 3, 2010
Here we go again — time to crank up the outrage machine. For the second time in less than a year, President Barack Obama made an offhand swipe at Las Vegas.
January 29, 2010
Watching Southern Nevada these past 30 months or so has been like watching a sick loved one wither and worsen, or like watching a continuous loop of an Ingmar Bergman film with dry, unsalted popcorn to snack on — endlessly depressing.
January 29, 2010
More than half of canned tuna samples from a local grocery store failed to meet the strict Environmental Protection Agency safety level for mercury in fish, according to a new study by University of Nevada, Las Vegas researchers.
January 12, 2010
It’s often said that pornography generates more revenue than all professional sports combined. Some people question the statistic, but the comparison seems apt just the same: Both are big-business national pastimes. And for porn fans, there is no greater stadium than the Adult Entertainment Expo, where it’s estimated 30,000 adult consumers and retailers make Mecca to—deep apologies in advance—tailgate.
January 12, 2010
It’s often said that pornography generates more revenue than all professional sports combined. Some people question the statistic, but the comparison seems apt just the same: Both are big-business national pastimes. And for porn fans, there is no greater stadium than the Adult Entertainment Expo, where it’s estimated 30,000 adult consumers and retailers make Mecca to—deep apologies in advance—tailgate.

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