Ascuaga resigns from the Nevada Gaming Commission

Nevada Gaming Commission member Michonne Ascuaga resigned from the regulatory panel Friday, a day after it was revealed in a court filing that the Northern Nevada casino she managed for 16 years is under a federal investigation for failing to implement effective anti-money laundering programs.





15 ways being in debt can haunt you

Being in debt is about more than simply having to pay money back to bankers. The financial burden causes you to delay life plans and creates stress that affects your overall health.

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Obama's lame-duck oil tax proposal serves only to irritate

President Barack Obama's proposal to levy a $10-a-barrel tax on oil reminds me of an eternal truth that applies to almost all working humans: Once you know you are on short time, about to be transferred or discharged, a certain puckish insouciance seeps into the performance of your daily duties.

LETTERS: Roberson, Legislature should invest in public education

It was so nice of Nevada Senate Majority Leader Michael Roberson to remind us of how much he and the Republican-run Legislature were looking out for the interests of children when they pushed through their "groundbreaking" education reform bill ("School choice," Feb. 3 Review-Journal letters).