Victor Joecks: 4 reasons Tarkanian can beat Heller

History says Danny Tarkanian is wasting his time challenging Sen. Dean Heller in next year’s Republican primary. but past trends ignore the unique problems Heller faces in his re-election bid. (Victor Joecks/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

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Former 'Today' Show Anchor Ann Curry 'Not Surprised' By Matt Lauer Allegations
Former 'Today' Show Anchor Ann Curry 'Not Surprised' By Matt Lauer Allegations During an appearance on CBS This Morning, Curry was asked about her former co-anchor. I can tell you that I’m not surprised by the allegations. I would be surprised if many women did not understand that there was a climate of verbal harassment that existed. I think it would be surprising if someone said they didn’t see that. Curry was fired from the Today show back in 2012, with many rumoring Lauer played a role in her departure.
Las Vegas morning update for Wednesday, January 17th
Wednesday's headlines: criminal charges possible in Las Vegas shooting, police looking for man who stole a limo, Lucky Dragon faces foreclosure. Elaine Wilson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Golden Edge: Predators Shut Out the Golden Knights
Golden Edge host Bryan Salmond and Golden Knights beat writer Steve Carp go over the Golden Knights loss to the Nashville Predators.
Gerard Gallant has no complaints on Golden Knights effort vs. Predators
The coach felt his team was back in rhythm but faced a hot goaltender in Nashville Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018. (Steve Carp/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Marc-Andre Fleury gives Predators credit
Fleury allowed just one of 27 shots he faced to elude him in Nashville Tuesday Jan. 16, 2018 (Steve Carp/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Golden Edge: Knights Shut Out By Predators
Bryan Salmond recaps the Golden Knights away game against the Nashville Predators.
5 fun facts about Bishop Gorman big man Isaiah Cottrell
Bishop Gorman's Isaiah Cottrell, a 6-foot-9-inch sophomore, is the latest elite prospect to man the middle for the top-ranked Gaels. Here are five fun facts about Cottrell. 1. He wears a size 18 shoe. 2. He is the 30th ranked player in the sophomore class. 3. Prolific programs like Arizona, Oklahoma, Washington and Illinois are four of Cottrell's 19 reported scholarship offers. 4. He got his first scholarship offer from UNLV as an eighth-grader. 5. He plays in the Vegas Elite AAU Program, which finished last summer with the fourth-ranked 2020 team.
UNLV hopes new coordinator Tim Skipper will improve defense
UNLV coach Tony Sanchez has his new defensive coordinator Tim Skipper, former assistant at Florida, will join Sanchez's staff, a source close to the football program said Tuesday The Rebels allowed 31.8 points and 458.7 yards last season UNLV hasn't given up fewer than 30 points per game since 2007 Sanchez has made two changes to his defensive staff Two coaching spots remain to be filled at UNLV
UNLV basketball's Marvin Menzies, players on facing New Mexico
UNLV basketball coach Marvin Menzies and two players talk about facing New Mexico following practice on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. (Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Lucky Dragon foreclosure
Lucky Dragon, the struggling off-Strip hotel, is now facing foreclosure. A default notice was filed months ago, and a foreclosure auction is scheduled for Feb. 6. The Chinese-themed property is only a year old but has grappled with numerous problems. Crowds have been relatively small, workers have lost their jobs, and the casino and restaurants were temporarily closed.
Golden Knights' Deryk Engelland on 1-year contract extension
Golden Knights defenseman Deryk Engelland talks about his one-year contract extension following practice on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. The Golden Knights face the Predators Tuesday night.
New Las Vegas Lights FC players
The Las Vegas Lights FC signed seven new players Tuesday to preseason contracts. Here's a look at each, in alphabetical order: Zak Drake, 26, Defender Cristian Gonzalez, 20, Midfielder Jorge Guillen-Torres, 23, Defender Oscar Hernandez, 21, Midfielder Juan Herrera-Perla, 23, Defender Alex Mendoza, 27, Midfielder Andres Muñiz, 22, Forward The Lights' preseason begins Feb. 10 as the club hosts Major League Soccer's Montreal Impact.
William Karlsson talks about his success with Vegas Golden Knights
Golden Knights center William Karlsson talks about his success with the team on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, in Chicago. The center cited hard work and talented teammates for his success. (Steve Carp/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
"Fantasy" career move for Strip performer
Covering the Cage: Bellator’s Krutchen talks upcoming fight vs. Pico
Adam Hill and Heidi Fang talk to Shane Krutchen about his upcoming fight, and then discuss UFC Fight Night 124 and preview UFC 220.
The Right Take: Time For Republicans To Play Hardball On DACA
In the Art of the Deal, Donald Trump writes, “Leverage: don’t make deals without it.” Republicans have plenty of leverage in the stalled negotiations over passing a new version of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. It’s time for them to quit negotiating with Democrats and use it.
Lights FC owner Brett Lashbrook on soccer buzz in Las Vegas
Brett Lashbrook, Las Vegas Lights FC owner, chats at team headquarters on Jan. 15, 2017, about creating a buzz in pro soccer in Las Vegas. (Ron Kantowski/Las Vegas Review Journal)
‘Charges being investigated’ in Las Vegas shooting
Lawyers with Las Vegas police said Tuesday that criminal charges related to the Oct. 1 shooting may be coming. The news came during a hearing on whether documents related to the shooting investigation should be unsealed. LVMPD attorneys argued that the documents should remain sealed because they may be used to support charges. Stephen Paddock opened fire from his Mandalay Bay suite, killing 58. Officials have identified no other suspects in the case.
Las Vegas morning update for Tuesday, January 16th
Tuesday's headlines: fight breaks out after MLK parade, murder-suicide suspected in deaths of Las Vegas couple, 4 plead guilty to murder over iPhone, Kindle. Elaine Wilson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Tour guide Babs Daitch recalls Vegas days working for Sinatra
From entertainer to tour guide, Babs Daitch has seen all sides of Las Vegas. (Carol Cling/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Police investigating auto-pedestrian crash in central Las Vegas
Las Vegas police are investigating a Tuesday morning injury crash involving a man in his 20s and a Toyota sedan. The crash was reported at 4:45 a.m. at the intersection of Desert Inn Road and Valley View Boulevard. Northbound Valley View is blocked. The man was taken to the hospital. The driver of the Toyota is not suspected of impairment.
Golden Knights defenseman Nate Schmidt on the Vikings win
Golden Knights defensemen Nate Schmidt on the Vikings win Monday at City National Arena. (David Schoen/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant on on the upcoming road trip
Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant on the upcoming road trip Monday at City National Arena. (David Schoen/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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Business Insights: Brent Pirosch
Buck Wargo interviews Brent Pirosch who is a gaming analyst with CBRE.
Rebel Nation: UNLV getting back on track
Bryan Salmond, Adam Hill and Mark Anderson talk about UNLV's win over Air Force and what the Rebels need to do to climb up the Mountain West standings.
Casinos in the mix
Several Las Vegas-based operators have casinos in states likely to enact legislation to regulate sports betting, according to Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, assuming a favorable U.S. Supreme Court decision.
Nevada Preps: High school basketball weekly preview: Jan. 15, 2018
Ben Gotz and Elaine Wilson preview the top high school basketball matchups in southern Nevada.
Dolores O'Riordan, Lead Singer of The Cranberries, Dead at 46
The band's publicist confirmed Dolores O'Riordan's death in a brief statement. No further details are available at this time.
This Las Vegas bar has a 'wine ATM'
Serve yourself at a "wine ATM." Hostile Grape at M Resort lets you pour your own. (Janna Karel/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Road crews set up barriers for MLK Day parade
Road crews started closing down 4th Street in downtown Las Vegas early Monday morning in preparation for the Martin Luther King Day parade. (Max Michor/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas morning update for Monday, January 15th
Monday's headlines: police looking for robber at southwest valley gas station, gunman in Las Vegas shooting worked to cover his tracks, conflict over steel post installation gets ugly. Elaine Wilson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Real Estate Millions: Toll Brothers
Toll Brothers Granite Heights
Golden Edge: Golden Knights hold Fan Fest on Fremont
Bryan Salmond talks to Golden Knights players, staff and fans during the first Fan Fest held on Fremont Street.
Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant on goalie Malcolm Subban
Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant talks about Malcolm Subban and the team's goaltenders. (David Schoen/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
What went wrong in Bundy standoff trial?
It took nearly 4 years for the Bundys to go to trial following the Bunkerville standoff. But it only took 2 months for the case to collapse in court. Elaine Wilson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Chelsea Manning to Run for the US Senate in Maryland
Chelsea Manning to Run for the US Senate in Maryland The transgender former Amy private filed her statement of candidacy on Thursday. Manning was previously convicted of leaking government documents to WikiLeaks. But was released from her prison sentence on May 17. She would be challenging Democrat Benjamin L. Cardin who is up for reelection in November for his third term. Cardin is expected to win a third term.
Golden Edge: Knights Fall To Oilers In Overtime
Golden Edge host Bryan Salmond, Review-Journal reporters David Schoen and Steve Carp recap the Golden Knights second loss to the Oilers.
Golden Knights React To Loss Against Oilers
Marc-Andre Fleury, Pierre-Edouard Bellemare, Reilly Smith and Deryk Engelland answer questions in the locker room about their loss against the Oilers.
Gerard Gallant Goes Over The Loss Against Oilers
Golden Knights head coach Gerard Gallant takes question after the loss to the Oilers.
Law Enforcement Appreciation Day In Las Vegas
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Henderson Police, North Las Vegas Police, Nevada Highway Patrol and other departments came together for a day of celebrating law enforcement. Community members got to see police dogs, SWAT vehicles, and a search and rescue helicopter, among other things. (Patrick Connolly)
Cool home gadgets from CES
CES just ended in Las Vegas, but not without showcasing some must have gadgets for the home. Sony’s Aibo puppy robot has a camera in its nose, OLED screens for eyes and touch sensors on its body that give it the ability to recognize faces and react to petting. The puppy becomes attached to you the more you play with it and interacts with each person differently. The robot will go on sale in Japan this month for around $1,700. Hate folding laundry? The Foldimate folds clothes, towels and other items and stacks them in a neat pile. Foldimate will begin shipping the machines to the U.S. in late 2019. The machines will cost around $900. South Korea’s Coway has developed an appliance that can remove odors, bacteria and dust from clothing without the need to wash them. The Air Shower can freshen clothing in 45 minutes, and will soon be made available in the U.S. Always losing things? Tile will help you find them. The square-shaped Tile attaches to items like your keychain, bags, purses and even your laptop and can let you know the last location of the item through its app or Google Assistant.
Las Vegas Morning Update For Sunday, January 14
Sunday's headlines: Sheriff says he expects to deliver update on Las Vegas shooting soon, Wynn’s Las Vegas deal includes slice of land with rich history
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UNLV Hosts Weeklong Writing Boot Camp For Graduate Students
UNLV graduate students spent a week writing their dissertations during a new writing boot camp hosted by the university. Natalie Bruzda/Las Vegas Review-Journal.
Las Vegas Morning Update For Saturday, January 13
Saturday's headlines: Gunman’s girlfriend deleted Facebook account after Las Vegas shooting, Drug robbery sparked deadly Dec. 9 shooting in Las Vegas, UFC fighter’s cat fatally injured in Las Vegas robbery
Golden Edge: Interview With Shea Theodore
Golden Edge host Bryan Salmond interview Golden Knights defensemen Shea Theodore to talk about the fans and how he got into hockey.
Tile And Google Present At Ces
Google representative talks about how Google Assistant integrates with Tile, ehose technology helps you locate lost items like keys, bags and phones. (Todd Prince/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Golden Knights defenseman Brad Hunt on increased playing time
Golden Knights defenseman Brad Hunt talks about his increased playing time on Friday at City National Arena. (David Schoen/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant on defenseman Brad Hunt
Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant talks about increased playing time for defenseman Brad Hunt on Friday at City National Arena. (David Schoen/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Nate Schmidt is looking forward to facing Connor McDavid again on Saturday
The Golden Knights defenseman said the team is ready to resume its season after practice Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 at City National Arena. (Steve Carp/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Gerard Gallant says much work remains for Golden Knights
The coach isn’t thinking about playoffs as team returns to ice Saturday after practice at City National Arena Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 (Steve Carp/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
UNLV hosts weeklong writing boot camp for graduate students
UNLV graduate students spent a week writing their dissertations during a new writing boot camp hosted by the university. Natalie Bruzda/Las Vegas Review-Journal.
Review-Journal Reporter Roundtable: Possible SWAT building at Route 91 Festival location
Review-Journal reporters Elaine Wilson and Wade Millward discuss the latest update surrounding the Route 91 Festival location and the SWAT building that it could potentially host.
Bellagio Conservatory debuts "Year of the Dog" Chinese New Year display
Bellagio Gardens has gone to the dogs Bellagio has debuted its Chinese New Year display, themed "Year of the Dog" There are 18 dogs placed throughout the display to signify the beginning of 2018 In the center of the display is a 18 ft. Siberian husky dog 2018 is the year of the "Earth Dog," which is why the husky is the largest in the display The display also includes 13 Chinese lanterns, a koi pond and cherry blossom trees. You can see the new display through March 3.
The Right Take: Pence comes to Nevada to boost Heller
On Thursday, Pence offered remarks at two Air Force events, accompanied by Sen. Dean Heller and attorney general Adam Laxalt. Pence acknowledged Laxalt, but went out of his way to praise Heller.
UFC 220 media call highlights: Cormier vs. Oezdemir
In the co-main event of UFC 220, Daniel Cormier will look to solidify his promotion to UFC light heavyweight champion by putting his belt on the line against the undefeated Volkan Oezdemir.
UFC 220 media call: Miocic vs. Ngannou highlights
Ahead of UFC 220 on Jan. 20, heavyweight title challenger Francis Ngannou said the reigning champion, Stipe Miocic, is merely the interim champion who is holding on to his belt for him.
McKenzie shares memory of Gruden coaching in Green Bay
Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie shared one of his memories of working alongside head coach Jon Gruden back when they were both in Green Bay.
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New York-NewYork casino robbery
Las Vegas police released video footage of an armed man they said robbed New York-New York casino on the Strip Wednesday morning. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department)
Bellagio Conservatory debuts "Year of the Dog" Chinese New Year display
Bellagio Gardens has gone to the dogs Bellagio has debuted its Chinese New Year display, themed "Year of the Dog" There are 18 dogs placed throughout the display to signify the beginning of 2018 In the center of the display is a 18 ft. Siberian husky dog 2018 is the year of the "Earth Dog," which is why the husky is the largest in the display The display also includes 13 Chinese lanterns, a koi pond and cherry blossom trees. You can see the new display through March 3.
Tile And Google Present At Ces
Google representative talks about how Google Assistant integrates with Tile, ehose technology helps you locate lost items like keys, bags and phones. (Todd Prince/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Golden Edge: Golden Knights hold Fan Fest on Fremont
Bryan Salmond talks to Golden Knights players, staff and fans during the first Fan Fest held on Fremont Street.
Lucky Dragon foreclosure
Lucky Dragon, the struggling off-Strip hotel, is now facing foreclosure. A default notice was filed months ago, and a foreclosure auction is scheduled for Feb. 6. The Chinese-themed property is only a year old but has grappled with numerous problems. Crowds have been relatively small, workers have lost their jobs, and the casino and restaurants were temporarily closed.
Mike Pence speaks at opening of innovation project in Las Vegas
Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the grand opening of AFWERX Vegas, a work space for the Air Force program that fosters entrepreneurial innovation and development.
Virgin Hyperloop One shows off test track near North Las Vegas
On Wednesday, reporters visited Virgin Hyperloop One's operations near Las Vegas. The company is building a new mode of transit that could go from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 30 minutes. The last time the company opened up to the public was May 2016. VHO has conducted about 200 runs with its hyperloop test track. In December, the company set a new speed record of 240 mph with the track.
Jon Gruden news conference highlights
The Oakland Raiders announced Jon Gruden as their head coach on Tuesday at the team headquarters in Alameda, Calif. Gruden previously coached the team from 1998-2001. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Vegas Nation: Raiders introduce Jon Gruden as head coach
Bryan Salmond, Ed Graney and Michael Gehlken discuss the Raiders introduction of Jon Gruden as their new head coach, including the unique atmosphere and how Gruden will work with Derek Carr.
Driver killed after crashing into RTC bus
A 31-year-old man died Wednesday night after crashing into the back of a double-decker Regional Transportation Commission bus on Flamingo Road near U.S. 95. None of the 11 people on the RTC bus were injured. The Nevada Highway Patrol said the driver of the sedan was believed to be impaired. The driver of the sedan was not wearing his seat belt, NHP spokesman Jason Buratczuk said, but he was sitting on his seat belt, which was buckled. The man’s death marks the fifth fatal crash NHP has investigated this year. In 2016 there were 60 fatal crashes on Nevada highways involving people who were not wearing seat belts, Buratczuk said.
This Las Vegas bar has a 'wine ATM'
Serve yourself at a "wine ATM." Hostile Grape at M Resort lets you pour your own. (Janna Karel/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Review-Journal Reporter Roundtable: Possible SWAT building at Route 91 Festival location
Review-Journal reporters Elaine Wilson and Wade Millward discuss the latest update surrounding the Route 91 Festival location and the SWAT building that it could potentially host.
What went wrong in Bundy standoff trial?
It took nearly 4 years for the Bundys to go to trial following the Bunkerville standoff. But it only took 2 months for the case to collapse in court. Elaine Wilson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Rebel Nation: UNLV getting back on track
Bryan Salmond, Adam Hill and Mark Anderson talk about UNLV's win over Air Force and what the Rebels need to do to climb up the Mountain West standings.
Nevada Preps: High school basketball weekly preview: Jan. 15, 2018
Ben Gotz and Elaine Wilson preview the top high school basketball matchups in southern Nevada.
Sports Betting Spotlight: NFL divisional playoffs
Review-Journal sports betting columnist Todd Dewey, handicapper Kelly Stewart and CG Technology sports book vice president Matt Holt preview the NFL divisional playoffs.
Nevada Politics Today: Michele Fiore
Victor Joecks talks to Las Vegas City Councilwoman Michele Fiore about the Cliven Bundy trial.
UNLV reaction on beating Air Force
Reaction from UNLV on the victory at Air Force. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Golden Edge Look Ahead: Knights Face Oilers After Break
Golden Edge host Bryan Salmond, Review-Journal reporters David Schoen and Steve Carp go over what the Golden Knights have to face after their break ends on Saturday.
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