The Help Desk
Where we sort it all out for you
Thu, Mar 26, 2009 (midnight)
83-year-old fugitive arrested in Las Vegas. Authorities were able to track him down using the AARP newsletter.
Man attacked by swarm of bees in Las Vegas back yard after disturbing their nest. You can’t really blame the bees—they thought they were being foreclosed on.
City approves $190 million in bonds for construction of the Smith Center for the Performing Arts. Yeah, it might not seem like a great idea in a recession, but if there’s one thing that’s got a future in Vegas, it’s the arts—right?
Clark County school officials think they can tackle $120 million shortfall without 6 percent pay cut for teachers. The first part involves getting the city of Las Vegas to issue bonds, and ... well, that’s pretty much it.
Dubai World sues MGM Mirage to be relieved of its obligations to CityCenter. Okay, but when this thing takes off in 2030, don’t come crawling back!
Las Vegas homicides already up 87 percent from last year. New York Times columnists already hard at work trying to find ways to pin this on the Obama stimulus package.