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Thinking about a sports arena and dreaming of Chick-fil-A

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Go team ... sort of ... In a city that barely supports the franchises it does have (51s, Wranglers, Locos), why in the world would we expect voters to go for building a sports arena? — Ken Miller, associate editor

Listen up! The Las Vegas Philharmonic goes all-out this time of year. The Las Vegas Master Singers and the University Children’s Chorale join the Phil onstage for two December 11 Christmas performances (2 and 8 p.m.) at Ham Hall. — Kristen Peterson, staff writer

Half full The London School of Economics says Vegas has the fifth-worst economy in the world. Or, put another way: Suck it, Dublin, Dubai and Barcelona! — Rick Lax, staff writer

Game of chicken Pick Up Stix in Nevada is no more. How about Chick-fil-A to fill the void? A college student in Chicago started a Facebook group to bring it there ... and it worked. You thinking what I’m thinking? — Deanna Rilling, staff writer

Hoosier heaven Indiana plays Northern Iowa later this month in the Las Vegas Classic at the Orleans Arena. Here’s hoping my Hurrying Hoosiers can avenge the Runnin’ Rebels’ first-round loss to the Panthers in March. — John P. McDonnall, copy editor

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Rick wrote the books Fool Me Once: Hustlers, Hookers, Headliners, and How Not to Get Screwed in Vegas and Lawyer ...

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Kristen Peterson joined the Las Vegas Sun in 1998 as a general assignment reporter. In 2003, she turned her focus ...

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