The Center for Business and Economic Research at UNLV has delivered its Midyear Economic Outlook and the news is good - but certainly not great. The national economic has been recovering for a long time but it has been doing so very, very slowly. That has eventually begun to trickle down to the Southern Nevada economy. That slow but steady trend should continue. We talk with CBER Director Stephen Brown about the numbers and why he thinks will get better.
Author and journalist confesses in his new book that he is a problem gambler. He's lost money and ambition playing poker. And he's not sure he's hit bottom. But it's a problem Sam Skolnik says he shares with the whole country. America, he thinks, is enthralled with gambling and we need to rethink the idea that gambling is harmless entertainment. So what should we do about his addiction?