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Yucca Mountain: A Project Only Toxic Avengers Could Lovenew

Today, the office of Nevada Attorney General and Executive Cougar of state law, Catherine Cortez Mastro, filed a formal petition asking the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to reject the DOE's application for a license to build the enormous-friggin' nuclear waste dump 90 miles north of the Las Vegas Valley.
Las Vegas Weekly  |  Aaron Thompson  |  06-05-2008  |  Environment

Is Art Dead in Las Vegas?new

As the Guggenheim closes and the downtown art scene struggles, the attempt to make art an appeal of the Strip may be hurting, but some say art in Vegas actually could be preparing for a renaissance.
Las Vegas Weekly  |  Aaron Thompson  |  05-16-2008  |  Art

Me vs. Coachellanew

Four days camping in the desert for the sake of music.
Las Vegas Weekly  |  Aaron Thompson  |  05-02-2008  |  Music

Is V-Day Different From Any Other Day at a Brothel?new

Legal brothels have populated Nevada since the 19th century and continue to flourish. On a day dedicated to all things love, we hit the road to find out what life is like at Pahrump's world-famous Chicken Ranch.
Las Vegas Weekly  |  Aaron Thompson and Benjamen Purvis  |  02-21-2008  |  Sex

Should Las Vegas Consider a Future Without the Monorail?new

It seems that the Las Vegas Monorail, the nearly four-mile mass of train track and troubled finances,­ can't catch a break. Despite rising ridership, the little rail that could is still in a world of hurt.
Las Vegas Weekly  |  Aaron Thompson  |  02-14-2008  |  Transportation

Robots, 'Lost' and Warm Vomitnew

Some questions with Aqua Teen Hunger Force and Squidbillies co-creator Dave Willis.
Las Vegas Weekly  |  Aaron Thompson  |  01-17-2008  |  TV

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