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10:23 am
Mon November 18, 2013

Do Indians Make Better Cowboys Than Cowboys?

Dakota Louis prepares for his championship ride.
Credit Tristan Ahtone

The Indian National Finals Rodeo (INFR) just wrapped up in Las Vegas. During the event, spectators enjoyed the usual rodeo competitions: barrel racing, steer wrestling and bull riding. But what's different about this event is it’s an Indian-only rodeo, which means in addition to the bulls, cows and Indian cowboys, the whole family is there.

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Fronteras
10:28 am
Fri December 2, 2011

Beyond Sprawl: Las Vegas, NV, Homes Are Going Cheap to Foreigners

Photo via www.cfra.org

Half of home buyers in Las Vegas Nevada paid in cash in October. For the most part, these are investors buying up properties. Prices have dropped to 1990's levels, and many homes in the area are selling for below building cost.

In Part Four of the Fronteras Changing America Desk series Beyond Sprawl, Jude Joffe-Block reports some Las Vegas homes are getting attention from buyers from all over the world.

Fronteras
10:23 am
Fri November 4, 2011

Nevada Scammer Pleads Guilty to Unemployment Fraud

Photo by Khalilshah via www.flickr.com

A Las Vegas man has pleaded guilty in federal court to filing hundreds of fraudulent unemployment claims worth millions.  From the Fronteras Changing America Desk, Jude Joffe-Block reports the scheme cheated the government of 4-point-4 million dollars.

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10:04 am
Mon October 10, 2011

Las Vegas Jews Go To Casinos to Celebrate the New Year

Photo via www.traditionscustoms.com

As Las Vegas Nevada grew in recent years, so too did its Jewish population. But that can lead to problems during the High Holy Days.

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