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From the Chef: Fresh Peach Crisp

Written by Mark Marques What sets this crisp apart is its topping: It is crusty and wonderful,and there is lots of it. If unpeeled peaches bother you, peel them.Serve this for dessert, of course, and also for breakfast. Filling: 7 ripe but firm medium peaches, unpeeled, pitted, and coarsely chopped or sliced 1/4 cup Scotch […]

Clark County Now Offers Online Voter Registration

Written by Bud Grant Registering to vote in Clark County has never been easier.  Beginning last week, the State of Nevada has begun online voter registration for residents of Clark County.  Nevada is the ninth state in the country to allow online voter registration. This service will allow the state to start to eliminate the […]

Nevada Connections Academy Received State’s Top Virtual School Rating

Article by PRNewswire Nevada’s virtual public school, Nevada Connections Academy(NCA), announced today that it has achieved across-the-board success in making adequate yearly progress (AYP) toward the educational goals for grades K-12 as defined by the federal No Child Left Behind Act and Nevada Senate Bill 1. Nevada Connections Academy is the only virtual school in the state […]

Wolfe Cut From Falcons

Written by Informer Staff Former UNLV Wide Receiver Ryan Wolfe was cut from the Atlanta Falcons on Saturday as the Falcons finalized their 53-man roster. Wolfe played at UNLV from 2006 through 2009 and holds the career receiving records for UNLV with 283 receptions for 3,495 yards. 

UNLV Loses to No. 12 Wisconsin 41-21 in Bobby Hauck Debut

Written by Joe Buda The UNLV Rebels lost to the Wisconsin Badgers on Saturday, September 4, in new Head Coach Bobby Hauck’s debut. The scoring started early for the Badgers , who spent most of the game dominating the Rebels on both sides of the ball. The Badger’s John Clay scored half way into the […]

Sniffany and Company: Offering Affordable Luxury for Pets

Written by Kristan Obeng Sniffany and Company’s strategy is to stay a step above the competition, according to its owner, as it stands nearly alone in a Las Vegas shopping center where many businesses have shut down. A Budget moving truck parking in the Village Square shopping center near where the pet salon and boutique […]

Technology Review: DROID X vs iPhone 4

Written by Bud Grant This week we introduce a new feature in The Las Vegas Informer: Technology Review.  Our first review will be a comparison of two smartphones I have been using for over a month: the DROID X and the iPhone 4.  We will compare these on several criteria listed in this article. Ease-of-use: […]

87 Plays Competing in Pepsi Refresh Project

Written by Joe Buda 87 Plays is participating in the Pepsi Refresh Project in this month.  As part of the Pepsi Refresh Project, Pepsi is giving away $1.3 million in grants to the top rated charities each month.  87 Plays is in the running for $50,000 and needs to be in the top 10 to […]

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New USFL Team Planned for Las Vegas

Written by Joe Buda The United States Football League is making a comeback and Las Vegas is currently on their list of cities to debut in their opening season.  In an interview with Michael Dwyer, Founder and Chairman of the New USFL, some of the details of what is currently planned for this new league […]

Locos & UFL Improving Game Day Experience

Written by Joe Buda When asked what fans can expect in this, the second season of the United Football League, Commissioner Michael Huyghue responded that they are going to see a much higher brand of football. “I think they are going to see very much close to the equivalent of 80 percent of what you […]

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