Poll: Nevadans favor Sandoval tax increase plan

A majority of likely Nevada voters back Gov. Brian Sandoval’s plan to raise taxes to bring in more money for education, with 56 percent backing his proposed higher business license fee and 41 percent opposing the idea, according to a new poll released Monday.

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You’ll walk forever to ‘Rock in Rio’

If you haven’t heard, a gargantuan music fest called “Rock in Rio” is coming to Vegas on May 8-9 and May 15-16, starring Taylor Swift, John Legend, Deftones, Metallica, Mana, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Linkin Park, No Doubt, the Pretty Reckless, Sepultura, Bruno Mars, and Joss Stone.


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You can still eat at Simon until May 22

A lot of people seemed quite upset to read in my Saturday column that Simon at Palms Place is shutting down, while chef Kerry Simon battles a physically debilitating disease.


Next phase of sewer project brings new challenges for Rampart drivers

Sewer work along Rampart Boulevard north of Summerlin Parkway is winding down, but motorists who think they can breathe a sigh of relief are mistaken. The city of Las Vegas Public Works Department is closing one phase of the Rampart Sewer Installation Project and immediately starting another.