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July 22, 2014

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  • Paul Sergi is a UNLV alumnus and Pita Pit franchisee.

    Pita Pit was the right fit

    July 20, 2014

    Pita Pit is a quick-service sandwich shop, but franchisee Paul Sergi Jr. is counting on nutrition to be its trump card. "We are the nutritional opposite of any sandwich that you will find anywhere in town," he says. "Instead of a loaf of bread containing a few veggies and fatty meats, Pita Pit utilizes a thin, low-carb, Lebanese-style pocket pita that we stuff with over 16 vegetables and lean meats."

  • UNLV geology professor Brenda Buck and associate professor Rodney Metcalf confer over samples in their lab. They found asbestos in Boulder City that is delaying construction of a highway bypass.

    Asbestos proves to be a microscopic road block near Boulder City

    July 20, 2014

    The discovery of toxic fibers has stalled plans, more than 10 years in the making, to build a $490 million highway detour around Boulder City so traffic can move smoothly between Las Vegas and Arizona ...

  • The List: Gaming suppliers

    July 20, 2014

    Find out about gaming suppliers. This week, we rank them by number of employees as of April 30.

  • Boy Scouts participate in car safety activities at Henderson Chevrolet following the kickoff of the 2011 "Check Your Seat in the Heat" campaign. The goal is to eliminate preventable deaths that occur when children, elderly people and pets are left in vehicles during the summer heat.

    How to help cars and pets cope with summer heat in the desert

    July 20, 2014

    The desert summer can play havoc with your vehicle and endanger your children and pets. A few tips from professionals will help you maintain your car even as the temperature tops 110 degrees and keep your loved ones comfortable until autumn comes. ...

  • People on the Move: July 20-26

    July 20, 2014

    In the People: Ann Mackey Kling, Joanna Myers, Laura Hart, Sabrina Mansanas, John Travassos, Jeffrey Silver, Christal Allen, Selena Pope and more ...

  • Christopher Greaves competes during the World Series of Poker $10,000 buy-in No-limit Texas Hold 'em main event at the Rio Monday, July 14, 2014. Greaves finished in 12th place.

    Four ways to spot a poker player at the Rio in July

    July 20, 2014

    If you saw someone wearing sweats and ear buds while chugging an energy drink, chances are they were playing in the World Series of Poker's Main Event ...

  • Don Marrandino and Toby Keith.

    Return of the man known as ‘Rockin Don’ is not very noisy — yet

    July 20, 2014

    Five years ago, Don Marrandino left Las Vegas after 20 years to return to his hometown, Atlantic City. But now he's back in Nevada, helping manage a hotel in Lake Tahoe and reshape the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas.

  • The Data: July 20-26

    July 20, 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 Notes: July 20-26

    July 20, 2014

    In the Notes: Resnicks Grocery, Prestige Assisted Living, Braintrust Marketing + Communications, Touro University Nevada, Fisher Industries, Pardee Homes, Aristocrat, Xceligent, and more ...

  • Mario Guardado is the managing partner of Latin Media Group, which works to promote Las Vegas tourism to Brazilians through its website and online publication, Casino Billionaire.

    Prospera la industria comercial; For the Hispanic community, business is improving

    July 20, 2014

    A growing number of Latinos have made the Las Vegas Valley their home, have fallen in love with its entrepreneurial spirit and are making their mark on the business community. Here are a few of their stories ...

  • Michelle Fiore has her photo taken with attendees of the Fiore Club luncheon May 8, 2014 at the Italian American Social Club.

    Michele Fiore: A true Nevada political rise

    July 20, 2014

    Michele Fiore came from Brooklyn, loves guns and small government, hates the PC movement, and was the only Republican in the state Assembly to vote for legalizing medical marijuana and lifting the ban on gay marriage ...

  • A cyclist with the Las Vegas Valley Bicycle Club speeds past the brilliant sandstone mountains and desert terrain of Red Rock Canyon during the 50-mile ride.

    Our guide can help you find the right bicycle for your ride

    July 20, 2014

    So you want to get a little exercise, or save a few bucks by buying less gasoline, or just enjoy the desert outdoors. But what kind of bicycle do you buy? There are many to choose from, so we break down the right type for your needs ...

  • When is it time for ‘The Talk’?

    July 20, 2014

    Talking to your kids about sex isn't likely any more comfortable for you than it is for them. Sex education experts offer some advice for how to broach the topic, and how to handle yourself during the discussion...

  • Deb Newton was named MGM Resorts International’s Volunteer of the Year for the time she spends working at the Nathan Adelson Hospice Center.

    Hospice volunteer Deb Newton is a groovy lady

    July 20, 2014

    Deb Newton has spent much of her own time and money helping others cope with death.

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