NEWS AROUND THE STATE

ARCHIVE DIVE

Our featured cover is Spring 1968. This is magazine editor Megg Mueller’s least favorite from the archives. Most of us think it’s actually sort-a cute, though we are unsure about the number of fingers on that hand.
Today’s featured advertisement comes from our April 1984 issue. We would agree that the—recently renamed—airport has certainly handled tremendous growth beyond the year 2000.

This week, we’re pulling out the weighted dice and extra aces. These archive stories are all about casino surveillance, grifters, and gambling cheats.

The Eye in the Sky – Casino security in the early days of video surveillance.

Skims and Scams – Some gamblers will try anything to beat the house.

Million Dollar Marathon – What happens when a con artist adds a few zeroes to an IOU?

MYSTERY PHOTO

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