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Clark County boasts fair share of current, former celebrity residents

January 12, 2020, 6:30am Clark County Life

A drive down Officers Row is enough to inform you that former U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant and Nobel Peace Prize winner George C. Marshall once lived in Vancouver. Read story

Trebek not retiring anytime soon despite cancer

January 12, 2020, 6:05am Entertainment

PASADENA, Calif. — The brief farewell that Alex Trebek says will close his final “Jeopardy!” episode isn’t on the horizon. Read story

Book paves way for gay rights

January 12, 2020, 6:05am Entertainment

BALTIMORE — t’s an unassuming little book, bound in olive green leather and stamped with gilt. Seven inches tall and less than 5 inches wide, it’s small enough to be concealed in a coat pocket. Read story

How travel will change in 2020

January 12, 2020, 6:05am Life

The 2010s were the decade when travel became easier. The arrival of short-term lodging services, the embrace of “second cities,” and the rapid growth of budget airlines both shrunk our globe and made it more intriguing. And the siren song of social media sent us to far-flung corners in search of “authentic,” “local,” and “undiscovered” places, or (contrarily) to recreate influencers’ brilliant snaps. Read story

5 reasons boys should see ‘Little Women’

January 12, 2020, 6:05am Entertainment

What kind of mother would take her two 16-year-old sons to see “Little Women?” Read story

Marijuana in movies changes with culture

January 12, 2020, 6:05am Entertainment

CHICAGO — Now that cannabis and Illinois have made it legal, time has gone a little … haywire. It seems so long ago since Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong gave us the “Dave’s not here” routine. Forty-nine years later, it’s still 83 seconds of stupidly perfect stoner comedy, and without it, just about every commercially successful 21st century pothead odyssey, with side orders of violence and snacking — “Harold &… Read story

‘The Nanny’ heads to Broadway

January 12, 2020, 6:02am Entertainment

Fran Drescher’s beloved sitcom “The Nanny” is heading to the stage. Read story

Writers Guild declares nominees

January 12, 2020, 6:02am Entertainment

NEW YORK — Sam Mendes’ World War I tale “1917” followed up its big night at the Golden Globes with a nomination for best screenplay from the Writers Guild on Monday. Read story

The real science of nurture vs. nature

January 12, 2020, 6:02am Life

When Robert Shafran started community college in upstate New York in 1980, he was puzzled that some of his fellow students seemed unusually friendly, acting as though they already knew him. Read story

Check It Out: Try two titles to help with holiday aftermath

January 12, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

Now that it’s 2020, I wonder how many times we’ll hear a reference to “2020 hindsight”? Maybe we’ll have to wait until next year to find out. A new year, a new decade … I wonder what the 20s have in store for us? I do know one thing. Now that the holidays are behind us, all of the doing too much and eating too much, it’s time to reduce… Read story