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2014-05-15 23:15:29

The alleged link between Takeda’s Actos diabetes drug and bladder cancer continues to hear arguments in the nation’s courts amidst a backdrop of sanctions and chastisements over destroyed documents and misconduct. LawyersandSettlements.com provides an update on Actos lawsuit progress. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Amidst a backdrop of court records showing jury awards for plaintiffs in previous Actos cases that were later vacated*, and censure by the court over destroyed...

2013-11-11 23:24:30

The Las Vegas Review-Journal has selected NewsEngin Ampere as its new content management system for its daily newsroom and its affiliated weekly publications. (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 The Las Vegas Review-Journal has selected NewsEngin Ampere as its new content management system for its daily newsroom and its affiliated weekly publications, NewsEngin announced today. As part of the deployment, NewsEngin has upgraded Ampere to provide full functionality to users with iPads, Android...

2009-06-06 14:44:11

The rate of decline regarding Las Vegas tourism is slowing, offering hope for businesses in the city facing financial struggles, an expert says. Jeremy Aguero, a principal at the Applied Analysis business advisory firm, said while April tourism figures represented a 2.9 percent drop compared with April 2008, the overall rate of tourism decline is slowing, the Las Vegas Review-Journal said Saturday. The rate at which we're declining is slowing, which is encouraging on all fronts, Aguero said....

2008-10-13 06:00:25

Review-Journal North Las Vegas police were searching Friday for a man suspected in an Oct. 3 shooting death at an apartment. Police identified the suspect as Joseph Fleming, one of several people who confronted the victim during a robbery gone bad, police said. The victim, Thomas Bruce Buster, 51, was shot multiple times and killed during the 1 p.m. incident at an apartment at 2125 Las Vegas Blvd. North, near Carey Avenue. The public can call Crime Stoppers at 385-5555 with anonymous...

2008-10-07 06:00:31

By Mike Weatherford It's getting harder to believe in magic. The nice folks at Cirque du Soleil were kind enough to let me in to the new "Criss Angel - Believe" last week without me sneaking around to buy a ticket, partly in response to poisonous exit interviews first-weekend patrons gave the Review-Journal's Doug Elfman. I agreed not to review the show before its official Halloween debut, keeping with the newspaper's policy when preview tickets are discounted. "This is called a soft...

2008-10-07 06:00:31

review-journal Review-Journal music critic Jason Bracelin and feature writer Corey Levitan received national first-place awards in the 2008 Excellence-in-Feature-Writing Competition sponsored by the American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors. Continuing a string of the national awards for Review-Journal feature writers that began in 2001, Bracelin received the award for arts & entertainment commentary, while Levitan garnered the top spot for feature specialty reporting in the...

2008-09-30 06:00:27

By Lawrence Mower By LAWRENCE MOWER (c) 2008 REVIEW-JOURNAL On Aug. 22, 2005, Bill Farnsworth, Wanda Murray and three other owners of condominiums at the Rhodes Homes development of Vistana walked into the local headquarters of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. In their possession was a 3-inch thick, three-ring binder full of records and other papers documenting - at the least - what they thought were serious conflicts of interest involving their home- owners association board of...

2008-09-22 06:00:24

By Sean Whaley By SEAN WHALEY (c)REVIEW-JOURNAL CARSON CITY - A major change proposed by the IRS for public pension plans, including Nevada's public employee retirement system, could eliminate early retirement pay for government employees in less than two years. A new regulation the agency is pursuing would prohibit most public pension plans from allowing participants to retire and collect benefits earlier than age 55, with a preferred retirement age of 62. This would cover everyone...

2008-09-19 06:00:22

By Keith Rogers By KEITH ROGERS REVIEW-JOURNAL The home-built airplane that plunged into a house near the North Las Vegas Airport last month had been "materially modified" before it was donated to the Salvation Army by its first builder, a Canadian pilot in San Diego, Federal Aviation Administration records show. The Velocity plane kit later was acquired by Mike and Kay Killgore, formerly of Las Vegas, who made it airworthy and obtained an FAA certificate to conduct test flights, like...

2008-09-19 06:00:20

By Mike Weatherford A network TV series carrying the same name as a Las Vegas show can be good publicity. Or it can be confusing. Or maybe both. Tuesday brings "The Mentalist," a CBS crime drama with strong advance buzz about a reformed psychic medium (Simon Baker) now working as one of the good guys with the California Bureau of Investigation. Gerry McCambridge performs at Hooters Hotel as "The Mentalist" and once had an NBC special by that name. In July, series creator Bruno Heller...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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