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February 27, 2015

Las Vegas Sun

Slot company mergers: Why they happened, and how they’ll affect Las Vegas

Slot company mergers: Why they happened, and how they’ll affect Las Vegas

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Recent mergers between major slot machine companies shouldn't dramatically alter what gamblers experience on the casino floor, but they're very significant for ...

Records: Suspect in killing of neighborhood mom was abused as a baby

Records: Suspect in killing of neighborhood mom was abused as a baby

Posted 23 mins ago

Records show a 19-year-old accused of killing a Las Vegas mother in a neighborhood gunbattle suffered a severe head injury at the hands of his father when ...

House flipping in Las Vegas has scaled back but continues to be lucrative

Report: House flipping in Las Vegas has scaled back but remains lucrative

Posted 9:01 p.m.

House flippers are slowing down in Las Vegas and making less money than investors nationally, but they’re still doing plenty of deals here and ...

An Allegiant Air jetliner flies by the Luxor after taking off from McCarran International Airport, Thursday, May 9, 2013. While other U.S. airlines have struggled with the ups and downs of the economy and oil prices, Allegiant has been profitable for 12 straight years.

David Becker / AP

An Allegiant Air jetliner flies by the Luxor after taking off from McCarran International Airport, Thursday, May 9, 2013. While other U.S. airlines have struggled with the ups and downs of the economy and oil prices, Allegiant has been profitable for 12 straight years.

Aviation

Allegiant’s fares remain low while its stock price soars

Posted 2:00 a.m.

If a family of four in Missoula, Mont., flies to Las Vegas for vacation this May, they’d pay at least $560 for tickets on budget carrier Allegiant Air. Not a bad deal — or they could scrap the getaway and buy a mere three shares of Allegiant’s ever soaring stock, which closed Thursday at ...

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American blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh

In this Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, photo, Bangladeshi policemen investigate at the site of attack on Avijit Roy, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Roy, a prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger, known for speaking out against religious fundamentalism was hacked to death in the streets of Bangladesh's capital as he walked with his wife, police said Friday.

Rajib Dhar / AP

In this Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, photo, Bangladeshi policemen investigate at the site of attack on Avijit Roy, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Roy, a prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger, known for speaking out against religious fundamentalism was hacked to death in the streets of Bangladesh's capital as he ...

Posted 8:46 a.m.

A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger known for speaking out against religious extremism was hacked to death as he walked through Bangladesh's capital with his wife, police said Friday. The attack Thursday night on Avijit Roy, a Bangladesh-born U.S. citizen, occurred ...

The Kats Report

Rockin’ Las Vegas with Elvis, Imagine Dragons, Roseanne and Jim Rogers’ cars

Michael Pratt stands with Jim Rogers among the massive amount of cars in Rogers’ collection Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011. Pratt is director of transportation for Rogers’ collection and has been responsible for tracking down a majority of the vehicles.

Fresh off a remarkably vigorous spree of performances tied to the Destination Dragons promotion with Southwest Airlines, Imagine Dragons is prepping for its upcoming tour beginning April 12 in Santiago, Chile.

Posted 7:54 p.m.

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