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The 2013 Global Rallycross finals at Festival Grounds on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, across from the Luxor.
Linq to host Red Bull Global Rallycross auto race
Oct. 21, 2014
Auto racing is coming to the Linq next month. The Strip’s fledgling open-air mall and entertainment complex will host the 2014 Red Bull Global Rallycross championship finale Nov. 4 and 5. The race will be held at the ...
This Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, photo shows a McDonald’s Big Mac at a McDonald’s in Robinson Township, Pa.
McDonald’s CEO outlines changes as sales slide
Oct. 21, 2014
McDonald's CEO Don Thompson said Tuesday the company hasn't been keeping up with the times and that changes are in store for its U.S. restaurants. Starting in January, Thompson said McDonald's will "simplify" its menu to make room for restaurants to offer options that are best-suited for their regions. To offer greater customization, he also said the company planned to ...
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Phone provider CenturyLink to plug into Switch’s data fortress
Oct. 21, 2014
The region’s dominant telephone provider is setting up shop at Switch’s 1.7 million-square-foot SUPERNAP data center. As part of a business agreement announced Monday, customers of CenturyLink will now have access to ...
A view of Atomic Liquors, the oldest standing bar in Las Vegas, on Fremont Street, June 27, 2012.
Seller of Atomic Liquors building buys bank-owned office building
Oct. 21, 2014
A few months after selling the Atomic Liquors building to Downtown Project, the bar’s bosses have plunked down a few million for an office building in ...
Golfsmith International has opened a store as part of the Downtown Summerlin project, which opened Oct. 9.
Golfsmith swings into valley; Freakin’ Frog offers specials as hiatus nears
Oct. 20, 2014
A golf-store giant is in full swing in Las Vegas, and its arrival will be highlighted by giveaways and a contest. Elsewhere, eateries centered on burgers and seafood emerged; a bar-and-beer-store fixture near UNLV plans sales and events, and ...
Licensed clinician Hala Fawal practices drawing blood from a patient using a dummy Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, in Anniston, Ala. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has developed an introductory training course for licensed clinicians.
Preparing for an Ebola outbreak
Oct. 20, 2014
They fly into McCarran International Airport with their credit cards, their luggage and their plans to enjoy the type of fun only Las Vegas can offer. But with them arrives a risk to us — invisible, yet potentially just as dangerous as the weapons that the airport security system is designed to detect. The threat is an outbreak of contagious disease like Ebola, and Las Vegas is more vulnerable to it than ...
The Clarion on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, in Las Vegas.
New development’s rise from dust of Clarion’s impending implosion could come at right time
Oct. 19, 2014
The recently shuttered resort is scheduled for implosion in January, and its new owner is planning to open a mixed-use development in its space, making for an exciting time in that corridor.
How to get focused at work
How to get focused at work
Oct. 19, 2014
Experts share tricks and philosophies to help you stay on task and be more productive.
The Data: Oct. 19-25
Oct. 19, 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]
The Blind Center of Nevada provides job training and activities for visually impaired individuals. Clockwise from left are Dennis Humes, director of operations; Shanna Sabet, director of development, marketing and public relations; Todd Imholte, director of sales; and President Cory Nelson
Center looks out for Southern Nevada’s visually impaired
Oct. 19, 2014
The nonprofit Blind Center of Nevada, operating in Las Vegas since 1955, helps its members be more independent. After the recession, it had to get creative and make itself more independent.
People on the Move: Oct. 19-25
Oct. 19, 2014
In the People: Nikki Ganger, Clyde Smith, Dr. Jason Jaeger, Dr. Bobby Moore, Terry Shirey, Anthony Cabot, Nancy Wood, Glennyce Nelson, Theo Smith, Amanda El-Takrori, Michelle Chatigny, Jennifer Martinez, Andra Berry, Randy Robison, Ken Andriessen, Mark Martino, Kenda vonHamm and more ...
The Notes: Oct. 19-25
Oct. 19, 2014
In the Notes: Union Village, Valley Health System, Skyline Exhibits, Nevada State Bank, Boyd Gaming, League of American Bicyclists, Desert Research Institute and more ...
Help wanted: Good worker for fun-sounding job
Oct. 19, 2014
Despite the swagger that a great job title can bring at a high school reunion, a local team manager said recruiters aren’t impressed by titles.
An exterior view of Caesars Palace on Thursday, June 6, 2013.
As debt mounts, Caesars in talks with lenders
Oct. 17, 2014
Caesars Entertainment said Friday it is prepared to start formal discussions with some of its bank lenders as it works to reduce its debt and stave off what some see as near certain bankruptcy. In a filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission, the casino company announced that ...
This Sept. 22, 2011, file photo shows the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City NJ. Its owners and main casino workers union are clashing over the company's demand for substantial union givebacks and government aid in return for keeping the casino open past November 2014.
Federal judge voids Taj Mahal casino union contract
Oct. 17, 2014
The owners of the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort voiced optimism Friday that they can avoid closing the struggling casino after a federal bankruptcy court judge voided its contract with ...

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