Las Vegas locals are told to stay home and let tourists face coronavirus (To Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak, jobs are the thing), NewToLasVegas.com, November 16, 2020.
A punchier headline for today’s big presidential election news(“You’re Fired” is also a lot more appropriate), NewToLasVegas.com, November 7, 2020.
‘None of These Candidates’ line on Las Vegas ballot is set to dump Trump (Screw-’em-all count in Nevada is higher than Biden’s margin), NewToLasVegas.com, November 4, 2020.
With Salt Lake City losing its dailies, can Las Vegas be far behind? (Sin City’s economy is ailing a lot more), NewToLasVegas.com, October 30, 2020.
Dr. Fauci might have a lawsuit against the GOP in Las Vegas (In mailing, Nevada Republican Party falsely quoted him as supporting coronavirus-fighting efforts of President Trump),NewToLasVegas.com, October 23, 2020.
In Las Vegas, a cold call from a brand new faux charity? (United Women’s Health Alliance PAC is just getting started), NewToLasVegas.com, October 13, 2020.
‘None of These Candidates’ line on Las Vegas ballot could affect national outcome (Pox-on-all-parties line plus write-in vote ban could tip Nevada to Biden), NewToLasVegas.com, October 4, 2020.
In Las Vegas suburb, Home Depot stops blaming governor for masks (New sign doesn’t single out Governor Steve Sisolak), NewToLasVegas.com, September 9, 2020.
In Las Vegas, Forbes 400 roster continues to thin (Elaine Wynn drops off, leaving just four), NewToLasVegas.com, September 8, 2020.
In Las Vegas it’s Jason–or Greg–on the line from Energy Advocates (Robocallers pitch solar panels in ways that instill little confidence),NewToLasVegas.com, September 3, 2020.
Far from Las Vegas, fitting venues for GOP speeches (Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium and Fort McHenry carry a lot of baggage), NewToLasVegas.com, August 28, 2020, also reprinted in Oklahoma Observer, October 2020.
In a Las Vegas suburb, store blames government for the masks (Home Depot sign says face coverings are “mandated” by governor),NewToLasVegas.com, August 26, 2020.
The Best Places To Retire in 2020 (New Forbes list sorts through more than 750 places for value), Forbes.com, August 14, 2020.
In Las Vegas, Trump tries to rig Nevada election outcome–like Abe Lincoln did (Nevada gained statehood in 1864 just in time to vote for the Republican incumbent), NewToLasVegas.com, August 10, 2020.
Faux volunteer firefighter cause trolls Las Vegas and nationally (National Committee for Volunteer Firefighters PAC spent almost all donations on fundraising/overhead and none on politics), NewToLasVegas.com, July 22, 2020.
Hey, Nevada State Treasurer Zach Conine, proof-read your ad! (Notice about unclaimed property is grammatically challenged), NewToLasVegas.com, July 17, 2020.
Far from Las Vegas, how a 1980s management book explains Trump (Unstable at the Top: Inside the Troubled Organization, by Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries and Danny Miller, describes wacko leadership), NewToLasVegas.com, June 25, 2020.
Sketchy police charity that doesn’t engage is back trolling in Las Vegas (Law Enforcement for a Safer America PAC, which solicits as Police Officers Support Association, is up to its old tricks), NewToLasVegas.com, June 9, 2020.
In Las Vegas, reopenings include pitch by faux autism charity (American Alliance for Disabled Children, soliciting as American Coalition for Autistic Children, essentially spends it all on fundraising), NewToLasVegas.com, June 4, 2020.
Post-pandemic, what will be left of the Las Vegas Strip? (Social distancing will retard recovery of the Sin City economy), NewToLasVegas.com, May 25, 2020.
Far from Las Vegas, did Gannett claim Pulitzer Prize credit for papers it didn’t own? (Media company cites a big number far above honors won on its watch), NewToLasVegas.com, May 6, 2020.
Carolyn Goodman isn’t the mayor of the Las Vegas Strip, or me (She draws national scorn for CNN interview calling for economic reopenings but disclaiming the coronavirus consequences), NewToLasVegas.com, April 22, 2020.
Watching the pandemic play itself out in Las Vegas–a century ago (Coverage by a local newspaper suggests eerie parallels with today’s coronavirus crisis), NewToLasVegas.com, April 13, 2020.
From Las Vegas, thoughts on the pandemic recession and the election (Economic downturns last on average 20 months, which would be well past the 2020 presidential election), NewToLasVegas.com, April 9, 2020.
Only in Nevada (even if not in Las Vegas) (State order formally declares prostitution a “nonessential business”), NewToLasVegas.com, March 22, 2020.
Social distancing Las Vegas-style (Tourists still crowd for photo at famous Strip icon), NewToLasVegas.com, March 20, 2020.
Coronavirus crisis suggests Las Vegas economy remains a one-trick pony(Since the Great Recession, there hasn’t been much diversification away from “sin stuff”), NewToLasVegas.com, March 18, 2020.
Far from Las Vegas, coronavirus and Thomas Paine legacy in New Rochelle (Illness containment zone includes political shrine where nothing political happened), NewToLasVegas.com, March 12, 2020.
Different names but same sketchy financials for Knoxville cancer charity trolling Las Vegas (United Cancer Support Foundation, d/b/a American Breast Cancer Support Association, has a very iffy provenance), NewToLasVegas.com, March 2, 2020.
New study ranks Las Vegas economy as very good but off a bit (Milken Institute report says Reno and Carson City did far better against peers), NewToLasVegas.com, February 26, 2020.
Las Vegas Sun story claiming victory in Review-Journal litigation omits major point (State judge upheld finding that Sheldon Adelson’s paper didn’t operate unfairly or in bad faith), NewToLasVegas.com, February 19, 2020.
Las Vegas billboards vie for attention with presidential caucuses (Big ads touting drunkenness, human sexuality, over-the-top lawyers greet candidates, national press),NewToLasVegas.com, February 13, 2020.
Las Vegas finally changes famous slogan, confirming role as bug light for mischief (The often-untrue “What Happens Here, Stays Here” officially becomes the more-true “What Happens Here, Only Happens Here”), NewToLasVegas.com, February 3, 2020.
New book paints namesake of Fremont Street in Las Vegas as the war criminal he was (Imperfect Union, by Steve Inskeep, recounts John C. Frémont’s slaughter of Indians and Latinos), NewToLasVegas.com, January 27, 2020.
Police-themed cause still hosing folks in Las Vegas (Law Enforcement for a Safer America PAC, d/b/a Police Officers Support Association, spent nothing on the stated cause), NewToLasVegas.com, January 17, 2020.
It Didn’t Stay Here: East Coast municipal manager allegedly used stolen loot for Las Vegas travel (Lisa M. Moore faces charges she took $3.2 million from a small Pennsylvania township), NewToLasVegas.com, January 14, 2020.