The Help Desk
Thu, Jan 28, 2010 (midnight)
Rapper Flavor Flav involved in car accident in Las Vegas. There was some grill damage, and the front of Flav’s car got a little dinged up as well.
Investor Carl Icahn acquires $2 billion Fontainebleau project for $157 million. Icahn also set to change his title from “investor” to “shameless opportunist.”
Las Vegas unemployment rate increases to 13.1 percent. This Help Desk item was outsourced to India. We humbly apologize for the lack of humor and hope you have a pleasant day.
National Association of Home Builders predicts Vegas housing market in 2010 will be “continued suffering.” Another group making that exact same prediction? Las Vegas homeowners.
Las Vegas Wrangler hockey team to dress up like Girl Scouts for upcoming game. We’re especially looking forward to the color commentary during fights: “Oooohhh, right in the Thin Mints!"
Las Vegas man helps tackle “unruly” New York man on Las Vegas-bound flight. He’s already more popular than Harry Reid.
Nicolas Cage sells Las Vegas home for $4.95 million, 40 percent of its value. Man, that Carl Icahn really gets around.
Mayor Oscar Goodman announces he will not be running for governor of Nevada. Three key things factored into the decision; he wanted more time with his family; he likes being mayor of Las Vegas; he’s not batshit crazy.