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September 1, 2014

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  • Another month, another arena project in Las Vegas
    Aug. 31, 2014
    It seems like every month someone has an idea to build an arena in Las Vegas, and almost never with a major professional sports team in mind as an anchor tenant. And that’s the way it is with Jackie Robinson, a former UNLV and NBA player who has received a permit to build on the north Strip.
  • Passion for clean energy began in Reid’s backyard
    Aug. 31, 2014
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s passion for renewables began in his own backyard.
  • 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 ...
  • 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]
  • 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 ...
  • Attorney general candidates culled from Nevada political elites
    Aug. 31, 2014
    Nevada's attorney general candidates start with three priceless political ingredients — presidential good looks, law degrees and a pedigree in state politics. Democrat Ross Miller's father was Nevada's longest-serving governor. Republican Adam Laxalt's grandfather was former governor ...
  • A Henderson mother sits with her newborn son at Sunrise Hospital, Jan. 1, 2010.
    Save your money: The six most useless items for babies
    Aug. 31, 2014
    What does baby really need? Retailers tout a stunning list of "necessities," but many of the items serve little purpose. Keep reading for suggestions on what to skip...
  • What to know about The Other Hotel opening
    What to know about The Other Hotel opening
    Aug. 31, 2014
    The opening of SLS Las Vegas has overshadowed another Strip hotel unveiling set for this week. The debut of Delano Las Vegas is upon us. The property once known as The Hotel at Mandalay Bay is ...
  • Commission adopts fracking regulations for Nevada
    Aug. 31, 2014
    The Commission on Mineral Resources' unanimous decision in Elko drew criticism from opponents, who say fracking could lead to water contamination, excessive water consumption and earthquake activity. But supporters ...
  • The shuttered Crazy Horse Too gentlemen's club on Industrial Road, as seen Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.
    Club kingpin Mike Galam is out as Crazy Horse Too sits dark
    Aug. 30, 2014
    Um, maybe it’s the location? Maybe the parcel on which Crazy Horse Too is simply cursed? Not likely, but that enclave of debauchery ...
  • Members of the Mountain Ridge Little League team listen to coach Bob Kryszczuk during a ceremony at Las Vegas City Hall Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. After the ceremony, the team boarded an open-air Big Bus for a police-escorted parade down the Las Vegas Strip.
    Mayor, Tarkanian, fans honor Mountain Ridge Little League team
    Aug. 30, 2014
    Though they came up short in Williamsport, Pa., members of the Mountain Ridge Little League baseball team received a warm reception Saturday as hundreds of fans turned out to celebrate their historic run ...
  • Tove Lo at The Sayers Club on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in SLS Las Vegas.
    Tove Lo toasts grand opening of The Sayers Club; Rebecca & Fiona at Foxtail
    Aug. 30, 2014
    Sweden took over SLS Las Vegas on Thursday night with two grand-opening soirees. The intimate lounge, nightspot and live-music venue The Sayers Club celebrated its official grand opening with Swedish pop sensation Tove Lo and her five-song, 30-minute performance.
  • Jerry Lewis mugs behind his famous director's chair at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, as he is admitted as a Member of the Order of Australia, the highest civilian honor awarded by that country. Lewis was recognized for his work with the Muscular Dystrophy Foundation of Australia.
    As Jerry Lewis accepts Australia’s top honor, rare MDA Telethon video surfaces
    Aug. 30, 2014
    There was once a time when the entire country was tuned in to Jerry Lewis on Labor Day Weekend, but on Friday afternoon it was a handful of dignitaries who joined Lewis at Reynolds Hall in the Smith Center for the Performing Arts ...
  • Man found dead near Galleria mall may be hit-and-run victim
    Aug. 30, 2014
    Police responded around 1:30 a.m. to Galleria Drive west of Gibson Road, where they found the man lying in the westbound roadway in a right-hand turn lane ...
  • MMA fighter ‘War Machine’ extradited from California, booked into Clark County jail
    Aug. 30, 2014
    Jonathan Koppenhaver, also known as mixed martial arts fighter "War Machine," was extradited from California and booked this morning into Clark County Detention Center. Police accused Koppenhaver, 32, of ...
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