To the editor:
When entrepreneurs buy fast-food franchises from, say, McDonald’s, the contracts they sign give them considerable independence in hiring and firing employees and establishing wages and benefits. State and federal regulators have long recognized this separation between corporation and franchisee, but if a recent, baseless order from the National Labor Relations Board’s top prosecutor stands, that separation could disappear — and unions will get a huge boost in their long-running efforts to organize the fast-food industry and win a job-killing minimum wage increase.
When the state treats children in ways that law specifically prohibits — when it holds parents and caregivers to one standard and follows another — it warrants urgent scrutiny.
From “Million Dollar Listing” and Gucci Row, to Grumpy Cat and magic, Norm Clarke takes you inside Vegas and examines the latest in local entertainment.
A Montana man who is charged in the throat-slashing death of another man told police they were arguing over which branch of the United States military was better, the Army or the Marines, Yellowstone County prosecutors said.
Despite the silly name, this Shiraz from Argentina is a tremendous wine and incredible value at under $4 per bottle. This complete overachiever is worth the time and effort of going to the store for it.
Readers provide a recipe for watermelon rind pickles and find watermelon ice. Still no luck on maple ice cream with bacon bits.
Small Plates takes a first look at the restaurant at GameWorks in Town Square and a Mexican Oven Omelet for the cookbook “Good Cheap Eats”
Las Vegas starter Rafael Montero pitched a one-hit shutout as the 51s defeated the Sacramento River Cats 3-0 Tuesday in Sacramento, Calif. to wrap up a four-game series taking three out of four.
According to a Hold Security report, Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series of Internet heists affecting 420,000 websites.