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Goodman defends St. Valentine’s wall

Mayor Oscar Goodman would like to put the critics of his mob museum idea up against a wall and let ‘em have it. Rat-a-tat-tat. Goodman took time this past week to give his reasoning behind the acquisition of the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre wall for...

At McCarran, don’t take the Subway

Friday’s edition of USA Today features an article on overpriced airport food, and our own McCarran International makes reporter Roger Yu’s dispatch for selling a foot-long turkey with cheese sandwich from an on-site Subway for a choking $10.99. It’s...

DEFCON JOB: Riv says ATM was legit

Riviera officials say the report from the recent DEFCON convention that one of the hotel’s ATMs was fake was just plain inaccurate. The machine was legitimate, but “was turned off and the cash was removed as a precaution in preparation for the...

Another Dr. Murray fan heard from

Embattled physician Conrad Murray has a lot of things going against him these days. For one, he’s suspected of being connected to the drugs that killed pop superstar Michael Jackson. But Murray also suffers from a distinct lack of public relations...