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Producer, KNPR Las Vegas

Producer with KNPR's State of Nevada and contributor to Nevada Business magazine

Bankers eager to unwind Obama regulations — T he midterm elections are over and Congress will be firmly under Republican control next month, but what does that mean for the economy and the banking industry? It's well-known that many Nevadans and investors equate Republican political control with better business prosperity and a stronger stock market.

Nevada Lawmaker: Nevada GOP Needs To Move To Solution-Oriented Governing — As chairman of the powerful Ways and Means Committee Las Vegas Republican Assemblyman Paul Anderson plays a key role in overseeing Nevada's state budget. But before Anderson's committee holds any budget hearings, they are going to have to close a massive gap between what the state has to spend and what various agencies are requesting for the next two years.

The Value Of Life: Kenneth Feinberg Talks Victim Compensation — Attorney Kenneth Feinberg is no stranger to emotionally charged negotiations. Some 30 years ago, he served on presidential commissions handling sensitive Agent Orange litigation. But what he's most well-know for his taking on the harrowing task of determining compensation for the survivors and families of those lost on Sept. 11, 2001.

Forty-Three Days 43 Names On Display In Barrick Museum Lobby — Artist Javier Sanchez wants you to remember the names of 43 students who went missing on Sept. 26 in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico. The students who had been attending Raul Isidro Burgos Rural Teachers' School of Ayotzinapa, had gone to Iguala to protest discriminatory hiring practices by the Mexican government.

Questions Remain About New Tavern Rules — Clark County Commissioners today voted 6-1 Wednesday to tighten restrictions on Dotty's and similar so-called slot parlors, forcing them to become more like traditional taverns. They will now have to operate full kitchens and embed slot machines in bar tops, or prove that slot machine earnings do not exceed 50 percent of revenues.

Silver State's Brothel Industry Continues To Shrink — The list of names includes the Cottontail Ranch, Bikini's Gentleman's Club and Brothel, and Angels Ladies Brothel. And on Dec. 14, Bobbi Davis will close the Shady Lady Ranch brothel down on Highway 95 in Nye County. Davis told the Pahrump Valley Times that she's leaving to return to her native Texas to care for her ailing parents.

Macau Gaming Revenues Fall For 6th Straight Month — Macau's casino revenues declined for the sixth straight month, as Chinese officials continue to discourage gambling by high rollers. Casino revenue fell 19.6 percent to $3.04 billion in November, according to Macau's Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau. Bloomberg News reported the previous longest losing streak was seven months between 2008 and 2009 as the global recession took hold.

DAVID • Know: Doron’s Son — As a former top Israel Defense Forces commander, retired Maj. Gen. Doron Almog participated in some of his country's most famous operations, including the Entebbe rescue mission and the secret airlift of Ethiopian Jews to Israel. Almog also served as the army's Southern Command chief from 2000 to 2003.

Average Student Loan Debt Reaches $21,666 In Nevada — Graduates of Nevada universities and colleges are less likely to be saddled with student loans, according to a new survey. The Institute for College Access and Success ranked the state 48th in a recent study of money owed by 2103 college graduates.

Las Vegas Chefs Offer New Twists On Turkey Day Leftovers — Thanksgiving dinner is nearly as treasured for its leftovers as for the feast itself. In fact, wise professionals, as well as home chefs, cook with the
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Dec 18, 2014

Nevada Gaming Commission signs off on $1.73 billion Cosmopolitan sale via @reviewjournal

Dec 18, 2014

@HowardStutz reports the Nevada Gaming Commission gives Nazarian one-year limited license

Dec 18, 2014

RT @seanw801: Hambrick picks DerekArmstrong, R-Las Vegas, to lead the Taxation Committee.

Dec 18, 2014

Nevada Assembly Speaker designate John Hambrick says Michele Fiore is out as Assembly majority leader & as chair the taxation committee.

Dec 18, 2014

Michele Fiore is out as Nevada's Assembly majority leader and as chairwoman of the chamber’s taxation committee. @KNPRnews

Dec 18, 2014

Brothel Sheri's Ranch Gives Back with Holiday Toy Drive - Vegas Seven via @sharethis

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