10 best and worst deals at Whole Foods

Whole Foods' reputation for being pricey earned it the nickname "Whole Paycheck," but the grocery chain, which specializes in organic fare, does offer some deals. If you need to run in to pick up a specialty item, you can expect several Whole Foods products to be competitively priced, according to Gina Briles, a writer for Cheapism.com who has researched Whole Foods price comparisons.

Tech execs reveal their travel secrets

Without the luxury of a corporate jet or personal assistant, startup tech executives have to make the most of coach -- and maximize the time spent out of the office. From must-have apps to the perfect travel outfit, we caught up with some tech founders to learn their tips and tricks for travel.

EDITORIAL: New NSHE report provides Klaich cover for rewritten report

Hey, look! The Nevada System of Higher Education released a report funded by taxpayers! Of course, this report wouldn't have been necessary if the system had released a previous report funded by taxpayers. Or if the members of the Nevada Board of Regents were interested in addressing obvious efforts by Chancellor Dan Klaich and his staff to protect their office from outside criticism and governance reforms that would have reduced their power — and perhaps made colleges better.

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10 best and worst deals at Whole Foods

Whole Foods' reputation for being pricey earned it the nickname "Whole Paycheck," but the grocery chain, which specializes in organic fare, does offer some deals. If you need to run in to pick up a specialty item, you can expect several Whole Foods products to be competitively priced, according to Gina Briles, a writer for Cheapism.com who has researched Whole Foods price comparisons.

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EDITORIAL: New NSHE report provides Klaich cover for rewritten report

Hey, look! The Nevada System of Higher Education released a report funded by taxpayers! Of course, this report wouldn't have been necessary if the system had released a previous report funded by taxpayers. Or if the members of the Nevada Board of Regents were interested in addressing obvious efforts by Chancellor Dan Klaich and his staff to protect their office from outside criticism and governance reforms that would have reduced their power — and perhaps made colleges better.

EDITORIAL: Of cocktails and competition

A round of applause is in order for the Clark County Commission. It's not every day that an elected body is willing to revisit a pointless law that hurts businesses.

LETTERS: NV Energy's proposed rate structure unfair to rooftop solar customers

The article on the National Clean Energy Summit quotes all the President Barack Obama catchphrases that seem to support residential rooftop solar systems for Nevada homeowners ("Obama talks clean energy at summit," Aug. 25 Review-Journal). The article states in part that Sen. Harry Reid said he wasn't satisfied with the current rooftop solar energy model used by NV Energy.

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Wooden artwork now sought after by galleries

Glass, pottery, bronze, silver and, of course, paper and canvas are all used to make important, and often expensive, works of art. But wood has been somewhat neglected as art, although highly regarded for useful furniture.

Inspiration for beautiful bars

My mother, Mary Lou, sage philosopher that she is, used to say, "The only difference between a good dinner party and a bad one is three cocktails!" Thankfully, Mom is a good cook (a gene she did not pass down to me), so no one needed a gin and tonic just to get through her dinner parties.

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