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.

Civil rights lawsuit revived against Nevada agency

A federal appeals court on Thursday revived a lawsuit alleging that the Nevada Health and Human Services Department has been disenfranchising potential low-income and disabled voters by not providing registration materials to clients at its offices as required by federal law.

Black Sabbath coming to Vegas in February

The metal gods (well, with the help of the fine folks at Live Nation) have smiled upon us, the good people of Las Vegas, with a generous, heartrending gift in the form of a show featuring Black Sabbath on the eve of Valentine's Day.

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Grimes named Review-Journal features editor

Stephanie Grimes is the new features editor of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, overseeing entertainment, food, health, travel and lifestyle coverage for the newspaper and its website.

Business

GVC wins battle for Bwin.party with $1.67B offer

Bwin.party ditched an agreed deal with 888 on Friday in favor of a higher 1.1 billion pound ($1.67 billion) offer from GVC Holdings, creating a sports betting heavyweight in a sector being reshaped by consolidation.

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.

Life

9 unusual foods in Las Vegas for more adventurous eaters

For some, adventurous means not knowing what type of vegetable they're eating, and for others, it's knowing you're eating a duck embryo wrapped in raw pig intestine. Either way, Las Vegas is a great place to leave your culinary comfort zone.

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