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The Data: July 27-Aug. 2
July 27, 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]
Wells Fargo Bank, Nevada HAND, the city of Las Vegas, Neighborworks America, Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada and Metro Police broke ground on the new Boys & Girls Club’s Desert Pines facility.
The Notes: Philanthropy, July 27-Aug. 2
July 27, 2014
In the Notes: Wells Fargo Bank, Nevada HAND, Neighborworks America, Johnson Jacobson Wilcox CPAs, Las Vegas Sands Corp., Clean the World, the Engelstad Family Foudnation, Roseman University of Health Sciences, United Way of Southern Nevada, Southland Industries, Cabo Wabo Cantina, HELP of Southern Nevada, Gold Coast Promotions, One Hour Air Conditioning, and more ...
Atlantic City is no Las Vegas, and it never was
July 27, 2014
New Jersey's gaming hub is collapsing because it didn't have the DNA advantages that have made Southern Nevada sustainable ...
A car arrives at valet during the opening of the Downtown Grand Las Vegas Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas Sunday, October 27, 2013.
Navigating the rules of the valet
July 27, 2014
Where can you valet? When? How much do you tip? What happens if your car is damaged?
Teazled CEO Dina Proto displays gay and lesbian greeting cards at her office Monday, July 21, 2014. Teazled is a company that makes "traditional greeting cards for nontraditional familes."
As LGBT-owned companies come out of the closet, they find support in business community
July 27, 2014
With same-sex marriage rapidly becoming legal and accepted nationwide, business owners and others who market to this demographic are in position to grow.
Laurie Kendrick, Table 34 general manager, and her brother Wes Kendrick, executive chef, pose in their fine dining restaurant Wednesday, July 16, 2014.
It’s fine dining, family style
July 27, 2014
Brother and sister Wes and Laurie Kendrick opened Table 34 in 2004, embraced the city and survived the Great Recession by focusing on the long road rather than dwelling on short-term pain ...
From left, Paula Newman, Alexandra Davis, Susan Lara and Brenda Gunsallus work on their application for a medical marijuana dispensary and production facility Wednesday, July 16, 2014.
Group of women trying to break into pot business ‘for the right reasons’
July 27, 2014
Five women say they want to sell medical marijuana because they've each known someone who could benefit from it.
Business owner Abdul Nasser Karouni has been waiting since 2012 to become a U.S. citizen.
Citizenship delayed: Las Vegas businessman caught in limbo after questioning by FBI
July 27, 2014
When the citizenship process goes smoothly, it typically takes five or six months for someone to go from application to taking the oath of allegiance. In the case of Lebanese immigrant Abdul Nasser Karouni, it's been almost two years, and a lot of scrutiny in airports ...
Canyon walls surrounding Lake Mead ringed with white mineral deposits where water once lapped indicate the drop in water levels, near Boulder City, Nev., Dec. 18, 2013.
Colorado River Day message: ‘We need to conserve’
July 25, 2014
Following a cascade of increasingly bleak news about the health of the Colorado River, one of the nation’s most vital waterways, a collection of southwestern cities including Las Vegas ...
A foreclosed home is seen Thursday, April 28, 2011.
Banks moving more aggressively against delinquent Las Vegas homeowners, report says
July 25, 2014
After a brief lull, lenders are again ramping up pressure on delinquent Las Vegas homeowners. The number of default notices filed in Clark County has climbed ...
Tourists walk along the Las Vegas Strip in this April 28, 2011, file photo.
Las Vegas visitation up 3.1 percent in June
July 25, 2014
The number of visitors coming to Las Vegas jumped 3.1 percent in June compared with a year earlier, helped by a lift in convention attendance. A report released Friday by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority says...
In this 2010 photo, a baccarat game is shown in the high-limit room at Hard Rock Hotel.
Nevada casino revenue hits $11.2 billion for fiscal year
July 25, 2014
Nevada casinos reported revenues of $11.2 billion last fiscal year, up 2.9 percent from the prior year. The increase was due mainly to baccarat. Casinos won $1.6 billion on ...
Nevada gambling revenue jumps 14 percent in June
July 25, 2014
Nevada officials say casino revenues shot up more than 14 percent in June thanks to a banner month on the Las Vegas Strip. The state Gaming Control Board reported...
Katherine Lau, a biomedical engineering student from Rutgers University, Zachary Cook, a UNLV mechanical engineering student, and Kareem Trabia, an A-Tech High School senior, at UNLV on Thursday, July 17, 2014. The team is designing a "robohand" for 4-year-old Hailey Dawson using the school's 3D printer. Dawson was born with a birth defect that left her only with a thumb and pinky on her left hand.
Warm hearts meet high tech: UNLV team crafting new hand for Las Vegas girl
July 25, 2014
When the mother of a 4-year-old Las Vegas girl made a plea for engineers at UNLV to help build her daughter a prosthetic hand, they listened. The result is a wonder of modern technology, created with a 3-D printer and allowing the girl to ...
UNLV student Greysel Sousa poses outside the UNLV student union Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Sousa, a recipient of President Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), has started the Coalition for Advancement of Undocumented Student Education (CAUSE) to help other immigrant students, specifically undocumented students and those with DACA work permits.
Helping others: UNLV senior launches group for undocumented students
July 25, 2014
A year ago, Greysel Sousa wouldn’t have made her recent trip to explore the international relations doctorate programs of several East Coast colleges, including Johns Hopkins, Tufts and Princeton. Such a trip would have been...

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