Ann McGee, the founder of Miracle Flights for Kids in 1985, has departed with an annual retirement of $344,000, or 75 percent of her most recent salary of $430,000.
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Las Vegan Mark Brown is winding down a lucrative consulting business to become national CEO of Miracle Flights for Kids, a nonprofit founded by Ann McGee 30 years ago, which has become mired in controversy.
Although I have never been a perp, I participated on a famous perp walk in 1983 and have the black-and-white photo to prove it. The perp was later-to-be-murdered mobster Anthony Spilotro. The serious-looking FBI agent walking him by the press was Marc Kaspar.
Retired FBI agent and author Gary Magnesen has changed his mind. He no longer believes the late U.S. District Judge Harry Claiborne was leaking materials from FBI search warrant affidavits to the mob in the early 1980s, as he wrote in his 2010 book, "Straw Men."
Las Vegan Deborah Richard is not a movie critic, but she contends the movie "Casino" was spot on, while the current movie "Black Mass," with the exception of Johnny Depp as James "Whitey" Bulger, didn't capture the two corrupt FBI agents involved.
Tall and slim, with long, blond hair, Deborah Richard could look like an expensive call girl or a bag lady. She could wear an auburn wig and heavy makeup and look like a hooker. She could be the perfect ditz or the perfect waitress.
Donald Trump demeaned voters last Thursday when he said they didn't need written policy papers.
Gold Butte is not for wimps. Trust me.
One impassioned reader came out swinging when I wrote last Thursday it was time to stop dumping tax and fee dollars into saving the Huntridge Theater. After all, about $2 million of the public's money hasn't done the job so far.
Enough already. The time has come to stop pouring public dollars into reviving the Huntridge Theater. If some history buff wants to spend private dollars to restore the theater, hooray. But no more public money, please.
Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske didn't have to go public with her recently diagnosed breast cancer. She's not taking that much time off. But on Friday she sat with me at her home and explained why it was important to speak out and why she decided to stay in Las Vegas for treatment instead of leaving the state.
People ask what makes a worthy column for me. Often, it's when I mutter, "Huh? I didn't know that."
Lame answers from bureaucrats are nothing new, but John Hill, executive director of the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority, provided some of the lamest to Review-Journal reporter Yesenia Amaro.
The Mob Museum is proving it's not the huge waste of tax dollars that skeptics foretold. It's making money and visitors are coming in droves.
I couldn't bring myself to ask the man crying toward the end of "King Lear" if he was emotional because of the play or because the Adams Shakespearean Theatre in Cedar City, Utah, was going to be torn down after 38 years.
Nine years after his disabled 4-year-old son died in the family SUV because no one noticed he was missing and no one looked for him for 17 hours, Stanley Rimer is still blaming his wife, Colleen. To this day, Rimer refuses to take any responsibility for the death of his son.
Half a whodunnit appears to have been solved. Not by me, but by Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske's office.
If ever there was a legislative candidate shortchanged by an election in 2014, it was Gary Fisher.
Her husband praises her for her efforts to improve the lives of Nevadans, ticking off issues she works on including prescription drug abuse, homelessness, various programs for school children, and mental health.
How does $27 million become $8.3 million and then revert to $27 million? Penn & Teller?
Definitely, there‘s an ick factor when Dr. Jim Olson describes using "scorpion juice" to help people with cancerous brain tumors. But once you abolish the vision of him milking venom from Israeli Deathstalker scorpions, the ick decreases. Since he doesn‘t.
U.S. District Judge Robert Clive Jones received a double whammy the other day. In two unrelated cases, his actions on the bench were overturned on appeal, the court essentially telling the judge to stop marching to his own drummer.
Always thought Chancellor Dan Klaich was a straight shooter, but after a series of questionable actions on his part, I’m starting to have doubts.
For many years, Laura Myers volunteered for Habitat for Humanity, in places such as Uganda, Mongolia and New York. Her family suggests that memorial contributions to the late RJ reporter be made to Habitat.
Myers continued covering politics for the Review-Journal for two years after her diagnosis of stage 4 colon cancer in 2013. Her pain remained hidden as she worked.
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