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January 26, 2015

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Protesters to rally against high payday lending fees
Jan. 26, 2015
With federal regulators scrutinizing payday lenders, activists in Las Vegas and across the country will take to the streets to protest an industry known for its sky-high fees. The Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada plans to ...
Blake Sartini in the Gold Bar, a private enclave in Golden Gaming headquarters, on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012.
Golden Gaming to take over Maryland casino in merger with Minnesota company
Jan. 26, 2015
Golden Gaming is growing again — this time beyond state lines. The Nevada tavern and slot route operator announced ...
In this Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, photo, a man takes pictures of Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
Attorneys battle over venue for Caesars bankruptcy case
Jan. 26, 2015
A court battle over whether the bankruptcy case of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. should proceed in Delaware or in Illinois was postponed Monday because of a snowstorm bearing down on the East Coast. The judge presiding over ...
This Thursday, April 26, 2007, file photo shows Mattel company headquarters in El Segundo, Calif. Mattel on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015 said CEO Bryan Stockton has resigned after about three years of leading the struggling maker of Barbie dolls and Hot Wheels cars. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
Mattel CEO resigns, toy maker results miss expectations
Jan. 26, 2015
Mattel Chairman and CEO Bryan Stockton has resigned after the struggling maker of Barbie dolls and Hot Wheels cars reported fourth-quarter results that fell far short of analyst expectations. Shares of the El Segundo, California, company slipped in Monday morning trading. The company said longtime board member ...
Off the Strip, a bistro and bar, opened last week at the Linq.
White Castle makes Las Vegas debut; restaurants open at Lou Ruvo Center, Linq, Aria
Jan. 26, 2015
New restaurants are making their way downtown and on the Strip, from upscale dining to healthy to-go options. A local clothing boutique, Haute Chix, is closing, and White Castle lovers can celebrate as ...
In his line of work, Rick Harrison comes across plenty of jewelry, including championship rings from professional sports teams. Athletes often use the rings as collateral for loans.
The ultimate pawnshop treasure
Jan. 26, 2015
The 14-karat, white-gold Super Bowl ring encrusted with 143 diamonds is hard to miss in the display case at Gold & Silver Pawn Shop on Las Vegas Boulevard North. But store ...
Mary Beth Hartleb owns Prism Global Management Group, which runs human resources operations for about 30 companies.
How to share bad news in the workplace
Jan. 25, 2015
Experts discuss ways to handle workplace crises, both with employees and with the public.
Every little trade show counts for Southern Nevada’s economy
Jan. 25, 2015
The International Swizzle Stick Collectors Association is a real thing, and we welcome its members with open arms ...
The Data: Jan. 25-31
Jan. 25, 2015
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]
Epic Thrift Store, 3145 E. Tropicana Ave. in Las Vegas, on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015.
Thrift shopping: What’s old can be new again
Jan. 25, 2015
Finding a bargain is in style these days, and thrift shops are great places to start. Don’t worry about the musty smell the clothes sometimes have. That can be taken care of.
The Notes: Jan. 25-31
Jan. 25, 2015
In the Notes: Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Boyd Gaming, Diabetes Treatment Center, First American Trust and more ...
Marcel Bilak, owner of Legacy Sports Cards, Las Vegas, Jan. 7, 2015.
If we ever get a pro team, you’ll know where to buy its memorabilia
Jan. 25, 2015
Marcel Bilak opened his sports memorabilia shop in 2007. In the years that followed, he watched long-standing businesses in his industry close across the country, but with perseverance, his store survived.
People on the Move: Jan. 25-31
Jan. 25, 2015
In the People: Heather Mongie, Jenn Michaels, Kyla McKown, Sherri Lewis, Ena Licina, Lori Nomura, Ericka Aviles, Terry Shirey, Desiree Caputo and more ...
Sheldon Adelson, chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands Corp.
Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson to lead China subsidiary
Jan. 23, 2015
Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson will take the same title at his company's subsidiary in Macau, Asia's gambling mecca near Hong Kong. Sands China Ltd. announced Friday that ...
Vietnam allows new casino, may allow Vietnamese to gamble
Jan. 23, 2015
A recently announced government decision to allow a casino on Vietnam's biggest island drew mixed reactions Friday from citizens, who weighed its potential economic benefits against its perceived social vices. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung's approval in principle of ...

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