Newspapers around the nation have been in trouble for many years. As readership of print editions has declined – and along with it the advertising dollar – many newspapers have instituted paywalls for their online editions.
Following Sheldon Adelson’s surprise $140 million purchase of the Review-Journal, the paper’s editorial staff weighed in on social media; national pundits also had their say. But what about that other set of stakeholders — the angry, libtard-hating, syntax-mauling denizens of the paper’s comment threads? A sampling …
Senator John McCain and members of the Senate Arms Services Committee will visit North Las Vegas and Nellis Air Force Base during a national tour. McCain wants to put the pressure on President Obama to avert the looming automatic 'across the board' cuts in January.
Last month video of a police beating in Henderson spraked a controversy. In the video officers pull over motorist Adam Green, believing he is driving drunk. Five officers take Green and hold him to the ground. We then see Sergeant Brett Seekatz come in and kick Green in the head repeatedly. Green has settled with the state and the city of Henderson. Why did the sergeant feel he needed to kick Green after he was already down? What should his punishment be? And what did that video tell us about the culture of cops?
Proposition 8 was called unconstitutional by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court. Prop 8 is the voter approved ban on gay marriage in California. This doesn't mean there will be any gay marriages allowed for some time. And, supporters of Prop 8 are likely to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. Will groups try and overturn the voter approved constitutional amendment in Nevada that bans gay marriage? Share your thoughts by calling in or on our website.
It was only three years ago that two big private equity firms bought Harrah's for $27 billion and a lot of debt. In recent weeks, there have been moves to put some of the company's shares back in play.