• Employee sues Wynn Las Vegas over secondhand smoke

    A Wynn Las Vegas employee is suing the resort, claiming it is an unsafe workplace because of secondhand smoke. The federal lawsuit filed Tuesday, which seeks class action status, alleges the casino encouraged patrons to light up and disciplined workers if they complained. Continue reading…

  • Gun Law Expert Meets With Nevada Political Activists

    Gun rights expert John M. Snyder met recently in Las Vegas, Nevada with conservative activists to assess the political situation in the Silver State. Among the conferees was former Nevada State Senator Sue Lowden, a leading contender in next year’s United States senatorial contest. Continue reading…

  • Not to Pith on Your Parade

    Let’s tax the scrivener’s mind. This requires your columnist to come up with several topics to amuse or annoy RN&R readers. Continue reading…

  • Nevada’s unemployment rate is second-highest in the country

    Your monthly reminder that the stimulus was and is an epic failure. Continue reading…

  • Henderson Home News, Boulder City News to suspend publication

    (Las Vegas Review-Journal) – The Greenspun Media Group empire continued to shrink Wednesday with the announcement that the company was suspending publication of two Southern Nevada community newspapers, the Henderson Home News and Boulder City News. Continue reading…

  • Greenspun news show ‘Las Vegas One’ ends operations

    (Las Vegas Review-Journal) – “Las Vegas One,” a television news program produced by Greenspun Media Group and KLAS-TV Channel 8 in Las Vegas, pulled the plug on its operations Tuesday and laid off four staff members, according to local media reports. Continue reading….

  • Beltway Harry may need to get home more often

    (Las Vegas Review-Journal) – Speaking before a carefully hand-picked audience — most of the 500 tickets to the gathering in the Lawlor Events Center at the University of Nevada, Reno were distributed through the office of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid — Vice President Joe Biden assured Northern Nevadans on Friday that...

  • Union Threatens Blog Against Using Union’s Name

    (Warner Todd Huston) – In an interesting take on what is or isn’t legal, a union is threatening a critical blog for using the union’s name in its blog title. The American Federation of Teachers had its lawyers send a cease and desist letter to the operators of a blog called AFTexposed.com....

  • Union Demands Exemption from Furloughs

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – Staffing cuts, furloughs and a mandated eight-hour work schedule all contributed to a state employee protest outside a Las Vegas mental health facility on Saturday, a state official said. Harold Cook, administrator of the Nevada Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services, said in an interview Monday...

  • Public Cops for Private Security Detail?

    (Mike Zahara) – Then our friends at LVMPD Vice: Lead by the most incompetent Vice el tee in the entire country, emotional basket case and terror with a badge, Lt. Karen Hughes, wants laws changed to stop that damn lap dancing and girls asking johns to ‘touch them first’. Horrors! Who knew...

  • Kick Harry Reid Out of Office

    (Sue Lowden) – Dear Fellow Conservative: I’m running for the U.S. Senate in Nevada to kick liberal Democrat Harry Reid out of office once and for all. Harry Reid supports big government and all that comes with it – tax hikes, wasteful spending and government takeovers. If we retire him, we can...

  • A Reason to Believe Again

    (Brian Sandoval) – Dear Fellow Republicans: Part of what makes our state great is its spirit. It’s the spirit that drew the pioneers West across the Great Plains in search of freedom and opportunity. It’s the spirit that drove the prospectors to dig and the farmers to grow. The spirit that turned...

  • Rory Reid Says Dad Wrong, Yucca Mountain is Safe

    Most of what Harry Reid says about safety concerns over the Yucca Mountain project is pure, unadulterated political flapdoodle. It’s interesting to discover that his son apparently feels the same way.

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