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Surprise, Surprise: PLAN thumps Ensign

The liberal Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada (PLAN) is once again pounding on poor, beleaguered Sen. John Ensign (R-Nev., Seldom Seen) for his vote in the Senate Finance Committee “against giving the people of Nevada the choice of a public...

Fore! LV Country Clubbers go to war

A glimpse over the back fence at the Las Vegas Country Club reveals it’s anything but a happy family these days as longtime members litigate the current Board of Directors over millions of dollars in changes to its famous golf course. Former LVCC...

Carpenters Union gets aggressive

Check out the radio spots torching the Pete King construction company sponsored by the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters. So what took organized labor so long to start applying marketing techniques commonly used in politics and business? The...

Sources: Stupak gravely ill

Bob Stupak, creator of the gaudy Vegas World casino and the incredible Stratosphere Tower, is said to be gravely ill and suffering from medical maladies related to lung and blood disease. His body weight has diminished to under 100 pounds, one...

Goodman throws a strike

Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman has thrown out a first pitch more than once at Major League spring training baseball games at Cashman Field. He actually hit his foot once and hasn’t come close to the plate on any occasion. His aim was so wild you’d...