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Rumor of Smatresk's $125,000 proves false

There are tips that are based on rumors and there are tips that are based on facts. Often, they are based on a sliver of partly true, partly false information. But sometimes a rumor needs to be set straight, even if it’s not true, or else it will live on in history.

Downtown Grand promises self-parking

Warning: If you want to check out the Downtown Grand Las Vegas, plan on valet parking. At least for the next two weeks. There was no self-parking on my visit Thursday. So the round-and-round driving I did searching for its parking garage was for naught.

Research from Guinn Center will be down the middle

A group of Nevadans who don’t consider “moderate” a dirty word have opened the Guinn Center for Policy Priorities, named after the late governor, who worked effectively with both parties. His passion was education and tax policy, and his grasp of the state budget was unparalleled.

Sarno book reveals good, bad

Going to Shanghai was meant to be an escape, a real vacation where I didn’t work. Yet I couldn’t quite let go of the job, deciding to read David Schwartz’s new book about Jay Sarno on the flight over.

Collins, Brager cost police millions

Clark County commissioners refused to compromise Tuesday — in particular Tom Collins and Susan Brager. By delaying a decision again, Brager and Collins cost the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department millions. Yet both claim to be advocates for public safety.