NASCAR Weekend and Events Arrive in Las Vegas March 1st Through 3rd

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The “Boys of Thunder,” and more than 116 Hauler Trucks, with at least two NASCAR race trucks, Infinity cars or Cup cars, plus spare parts tucked inside, are on the Interstate heading for one of their favorite racetracks, the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, home of the Busch brothers, Kyle and Kurt, who will be competing this coming […]

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NASCAR Spring Weekend March 1st through 3rd at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway

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It’s only two and a half weeks until the Boys of Thunder hit the 1.5 mile, high-banked-asphalt race track at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, located across the street (Las Vegas Boulevard) from Nellis Air Force Base. And, unlike the new Raider’s Stadium (under construction) the Speedway has a ton of parking spaces to handle […]

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Historic NASCAR Test Concludes at LVMS and This & That

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A group of 21 NASCAR drivers completed an historic organizational test with a sunny half-day session at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Friday. In addition to single-car laps, drivers ran two more drafting sessions on the final day, racing at high speed around the 1.5-mile speedway in packs of up to 11 cars. NASCAR’s two-day […]

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Walker Furniture’s 25th Annual “Home For The Holidays”

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Pictured: Ronald McDonald House Delivery – Hernandez Family with Walker CEO Larry Alterwitz – Photo Credit: Jackie Brett In 1994 Walker Furniture came up with an idea. Management at that time began a small campaign to pick a few local families who needed some help over the Christmas holidays. They would pick a few families who […]

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Mike Schaefer Wins California State Board of Equalization District 4

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The California state senator who drunkenly “threatened to ‘bitch slap’ a female lobbyist at a Sacramento bar this summer will soon be out of office. Sen. Joel Anderson, R-Alpine, conceded defeat in his bid for a seat on the state’s elected tax board — the Board of Equalization. It’s the first time a Democrat has captured the […]

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“The Moving Wall” – Vietnam Veteran’s War Memorial Comes to Las Vegas

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The traveling Vietnam Veteran’s War Memorial “The Moving Wall” (for nearly 30 years) a half-size replica of the original touring Vietnam’s War Memorial in Washington, DC, comes to Las Vegas for the first time on November 1, 2018. The traveling wall is brought to you by the Jimmerson Law Firm. The Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial originated when John Devitt attended the 1982 dedication in Washington, […]

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18th Annual NHRA Toyota Nationals at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway

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This reporter first started covering motor sports as a sports writer for Copley News Service in Los Angeles, California, in the early ‘60s. My first National Hot Rod Association race was at an event in Pomona, Calif.  Since then I have written about the NHRA whenever the opportunity arrived. I even participated in a couple […]

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Vicki Barbolak at the Tropicana Laugh Factory

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Vicki Barbolak, who finished in 6th place during the finals of this season’s “America’s Got Talent” will be headlining at the Laugh Factory, inside the Tropicana Las Vegas, opening Monday, Oct 22, through Sunday, with showtimes 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. nightly. Hosting this week will be Jesse Egan and fan favorite Jackson Perdue will be […]

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Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s NASCAR Fall Weekend 2018

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The city of Las Vegas will be well-represented during four consecutive days of NASCAR racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this week. In addition to Kurt and Kyle Busch competing in Sunday’s South Point 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs kickoff race, five other local drivers will turn laps at LVMS over the course […]

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