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September 2, 2014

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A view of vacant land west of Mandalay Bay on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Developer Jack Kashani is said to be buying the 63-acre parcel to build a two million-square-foot fashion-industry expo center.
Developer fashions plan for Las Vegas expo center off I-15 near Strip
Sept. 2, 2014
Developer Jack Kashani, who helped launch the World Market Center furniture-expo hall, has his sights on another massive showcase center for Las Vegas, even though his first one was marred by financial and legal woes. Kashani is rumored to be under contract to buy ...
Molly Malone's Irish Pub located at 11930 Southern Highlands Parkway in Las Vegas, Nevada on August 28, 2014.
Here we grow again: PT’s parent company acquires four more taverns
Sept. 2, 2014
Golden Gaming, which owns PT’s Entertainment Group, plans to expand by adding four Irish-themed taverns in the Las Vegas Valley. They are ...
Bob Combs of R.C. Farms Inc. scoops up a bucket of freshly cooked food scraps for his pigs on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014.
What are the dirtiest jobs in Las Vegas? Come take a look — and a whiff
Aug. 31, 2014
They spend their days doing things like cleaning up fish feces and mucking around in pig slop. The work might sound gross, but it is crucial to the city’s economy and our residents’ well-being. And the people who work in some of Las Vegas' dirtiest jobs have a secret: They love what they do, and they ...
The Data: Aug. 31-Sept. 6
Aug. 31, 2014
All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at [email protected]
Four Lights 3D Modeler Andrew Wong is with the self-producing and self-publishing video game company on Wednesday, August 27, 2014. Their first release is multiplayer tower defense game "Defenders of Time," slated for official release in September. L.E. Baskow
Serious business can be fun and games
Aug. 31, 2014
Las Vegas is long known for being on the forefront of gaming technology. But Four Lights LLC is a different kind of gaming technology that is part of the growing tech industry in the city ...
People on the Move: Aug. 31-Sept. 6
Aug. 31, 2014
In the People: Annie Emprima-Martin, Joseph Miller, Alicia Ashcroft, Jeffrey Barr, Dr. Ashraf Osman, Michelle Nalepa, Kayla A. Rowzee, Julia Gilmour, Adam Porsborg, Michael Speciale, Marilyn Valenzuela, Dr. Susan Ritter, Joseph Decker, Gail Anderson, Dr. Shirley Rodriguez and more ...
The Notes: Aug. 31-Sept. 6
Aug. 31, 2014
In the Notes: Verizon Wireless, Vegas PBS, Cobalt Data Centers, City National Bank, Creel Printing, Allstate Insurance Company, Nevada State Contractors Board, Nathan Adelson Hospice and more ...
Odds are posted at the LVH sports book during the second round of the NCAA basketball tournament Thursday, March 20, 2014.
No need to be intimidated, rookie: Here’s a beginner’s guide to placing sports bets
Aug. 31, 2014
Sports betting can be mystifying to those who've never wagered on a game. But for those who want to get off the sideline, here's a basic introduction on how to start. The first step: Either position yourself in front of the betting board or grab a line sheet to find the team you want to wager on. To the left of the team name, there ...
James Vance, owner-operator of eight local McDonald's franchises, poses in his McDonald's at 6990 S. Rainbow Blvd. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Vance is also president of the Greater Las Vegas McDonalds Owner Operators Association. Since 1999, the local effort has awarded more than $3.1 million in Ronald McDonald House Charities scholarships, helping more than 1,300 Southern Nevada high school students.
Scholarship is an investment in kids’ future
Aug. 31, 2014
Two thousand dollars. It might seem like a small amount when talking about the cost of college. But $2,000 was a big deal this year for 148 Southern Nevada high school graduates who received college scholarships from the Ronald McDonald House Charities of ...
Culinary and Bartenders union members with Station Casino workers and local faith leaders march from George E. Harris Elementary to Boulder Station to rally in support of fair jobs on Friday, August 29, 2014.
1,500 rally in latest Culinary effort to pressure Station
Aug. 29, 2014
Las Vegas casino workers, faith leaders and others marched to a rally at Boulder Station today in protest of what they described as unfair labor practices from Station Casinos. The demonstrators called on Station to ...
Nonprofit can make 4 million bars of soap a year at NLV plant
Aug. 28, 2014
A nonprofit group that distributes soap to poverty-stricken countries is opening a manufacturing plant in North Las Vegas. Global Soap Project, based in Atlanta, has ...
FBI investigating reports of cyber attacks on US banks
Aug. 28, 2014
The FBI said Wednesday it's working with the Secret Service to determine the scope of recently reported cyberattacks against several U.S. financial institutions. A report on Bloomberg.com said Wednesday that the FBI is investigating an incident in which Russian hackers ...
An aerial view of the Las Vegas Strip on Tuesday, March 13, 2012.
Nevada casino revenue up slightly in July
Aug. 28, 2014
Nevada casino revenue increased less than 1 percent in July from the same month last year, partly due to continued gains on the Las Vegas Strip. The state Gaming Control Board reported today that ...
Marcos Ontiveros, Blaze Brooks and Evan Savar, who have collaborated to create the anti-bullying app "Bully Alert," are seen in their new workspace Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.
Sister’s ordeal motivates Las Vegas innovator to create anti-bullying app
Aug. 28, 2014
Motivated by the bullying of his little sister, Marcos Ontiveros developed an app that will make it easier for students to report being abused by their classmates. The app will be piloted in ...
In this April 20, 2006, photo, Hildale, Utah, sits at the base of Red Rock Cliff mountains with its sister city, Colorado City, Ariz., in the foreground. Utah's liquor commission has approved a winemaking license for a new winery in the town of Hildale, home to a polygamous sect.
Utah approves winery in town with polygamous sect
Aug. 28, 2014
A town on the Utah-Arizona border largely controlled by Warren Jeffs' polygamous sect moved closer to opening its first commercial winery, a new venture and a signal of yet another lifestyle choice that separates the sect from mainstream Mormon teachings. State liquor authorities say ...

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