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Corrupt charities help veterans in name only

Some time back, my father wanted to give a car to a charity that advertised it helped veterans. I checked it out and it wasn’t legit. But it enraged me to know that people take advantage of patriotism to con those who served in the military. How sleazy.

After the cookie claim crumbles

I dare not show my face at the Red Velvet Cafe after outing Chef Aneesha Tolani’s claim that her cookies were a minuscule 27 calories, instead of the 157 calories an independent analysis showed.

Yucca Mountain sequels never end

I’ve lost track of the number of times that storing high-level nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain has been declared dead, only to climb up from the grave like Hollywood villain Freddy Krueger.

Veteran Buckley likely out of politics

Former Assembly Speaker Barbara Buckley said she would decide in 2013 whether she would run for another office. “I won’t need all of 2013 to make my decision,” she said. It looks “pretty much” like she won’t.

Democrats let politics trump education

The Assembly, controlled by Democrats, those stalwart advocates for improving education, passed on the opportunity to add 100 new teachers from the Teach for America program to work in at-risk schools in Clark County over the next two years.