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‘President Squid’ will amuse even the politically weary

All the boxes are checked. Tie, mansion, fame, blah-blah-blah-talking, bossiness; it’s all there. So you know who to vote for, right? “All hail, President Squid.”

Literary Las Vegas: Thomas D. Powers

Henderson writer Thomas D. Powers shares a family-focused saga in his novel “Mother, Father, Son.”

View’s Nov. 10, 2016, caption contest

View’s Nov. 10 and 17, 2016, caption contest by staff writer F. Andrew Taylor. Send caption ideas to aking@viewnews.com with subject line “Caption contest.” Limit five per person. Deadline is Nov. 19. Look for the winners in the Dec. 1 edition.

Dining events and news for Nov. 3-9, 2016

View rounds up dining events and news from across the Las Vegas Valley, from restaurant openings to special dinners and promotions.

Developers decide to trim Badlands Golf Course project — for now

The developers proposing a housing development for the Badlands Golf Course are requesting to withdraw a significant portion of their application to the city in advance of a possible City Council action on the project later this month.

UNLV Medicine’s new center to offer support for Las Vegas families dealing with autism

Actress Pia Zadora wants families in the valley dealing with autism to know that “it’s going to get better.” Her now 19-year-old son was diagnosed with autism 15 years ago, and she was on hand Oct. 13 to celebrate the opening of the UNLV Medicine Ackerman Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment Solutions.