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October 30, 2014

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J.B. Mauney tries to stay aboard Bushwacker for 8 seconds at a Professional Bull Riders event.
Bushwacker makes his last stand in Las Vegas
Oct. 19, 2014
Arguably the greatest competitor in Professional Bull Riders history will go to work one last time this week at the Thomas & Mack Center before trotting off into the sunset ...
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.
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]
Jamie Stephenson, 2014 Ms. Asian Las Vegas, and Annie Chang Evans, founder of the Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant, pose during an interview in Summerlin Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014.
Miss Asian Las Vegas pageant rewards go well beyond the crown
Oct. 12, 2014
For the creator of the Miss Asian Las Vegas pageant, as well as one of the category winners in this year's competition, the importance of the event is ...
Easy, cute and cheap DIY costume ideas for Halloween
Easy, cute and cheap DIY costume ideas for Halloween
Oct. 12, 2014
You don’t have to break the bank to get your children ready for trick-or-treating. We have a few do-it-yourself ideas.
Rylynn Berkey assists her grandmother April Hiett as she casts her ballot at Las Vegas High Tuesday, June 10, 2014.
Our choices, our future: A quick review of November’s ballot
Oct. 12, 2014
There are eight races of particular importance for Nevada this election season.
Religious belief takes many forms in the Las Vegas Valley
Religious belief takes many forms in the Las Vegas Valley
Oct. 12, 2014
Most believers in the world practice one of five religions, but there are niche groups that in some cases have been around for centuries. The Las Vegas Valley is home to small groups of practitioners of such beliefs as Goddess Spirituality, Scientology, the Unification Church, Urantia, Santería, Druidry and Kabbalah ...
Development company Triple Five is trying to sell a 5.4-acre property on the north Strip for $16 million per acre, as pictured Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014.
For sale: Blighted Strip land, only $246 million
Oct. 12, 2014
The prices are stark reminders that Strip real estate values have plunged since the boom years but still vastly outpace the rest of the valley.
Franchising physical therapy is a ‘win-win’ for Las Vegas business owner
Franchising physical therapy is a ‘win-win’ for Las Vegas business owner
Oct. 12, 2014
The owner of the former Werner Institute of Balance and Dizziness, now Fyzical Therapy & Balance Centers, explains why joining a national franchise is beneficial for him as a businessman as well as for the clients he serves.
Your vote is no less important for lack of top-ticket races
Oct. 12, 2014
Just because there are no presidential candidates on the ballot this year, and the race for governor is a one-man affair, doesn’t mean you have no reason to vote. If you care about how Congress, the state Legislature and law enforcement are run, or about taxes and education in Nevada, cast your vote.
The Data: Oct. 12-18
Oct. 12, 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: Philanthropy, Oct. 12-18
Oct. 12, 2014
In the notes: City National Bank, Three Square Food Bank, Bank of Nevada, Dress for Success Southern Nevada, Nevada State Bank, America First Credit Union, MGM Resorts International, SBE Foundation, Allstate, Society for Information Management, Margaret "Poco" Davis, Caesars Foundation, Juliana McRae, Goodie Two Shoes Foundation and more ...
Jacob Bailey has created a haunted house in a hospital parking lot to benefit local nonprofit groups.
He puts a good scare into people — for the kids, of course
Oct. 12, 2014
Though he’d rather keep the focus on the Undead Maze and the organizations it benefits, Jacob Bailey said his own struggles with poverty have motivated him.
President and CEO John Sullivan is shown at First Security Bank in Las Vegas Tuesday, September 9, 2014.
Southern Nevada financial industry paranoid about pot business
Oct. 12, 2014
Although medical marijuana was legalized in the state, few so far have been willing to support the industry ...
Former UNLV golfer Ryan Moore watches his drive from the 11th tee during the 2012 Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open at TPC Summerlin Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012.
5 great moments in Las Vegas golf
Oct. 12, 2014
The Shriners Hospitals for Children Open is back in town, looking to build on its tradition.
Rob Oseland, president of SLS Las Vegas, speaks during a press conference at SLS Las Vegas on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.
Music festival generating excitement on north Strip
Oct. 12, 2014
The north side of the Strip stands to gain from Rock in Rio, which is expected to draw 300,000 fans across the street from SLS Las Vegas. ...
Arizona quarterback Anu Solomon, a Bishop Gorman graduate, throws against California during the first half Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Tucson, Ariz.
Is it too soon to talk Heisman for Anu Solomon?
Oct. 12, 2014
Anu Solomon is off to a spectacular start to his college career. The redshirt freshman from Bishop Gorman High School led the University of Arizona football team to a 5-0 record heading into this weekend ...
The List: Available commercial space
Oct. 12, 2014
Find out about available commercial space. This week, we rank them by available square feet.
Tabletops could touch off new trend in sports betting
Oct. 12, 2014
Interactive tables in sports books could be the next big thing for MGM Resorts.
Pinot's Palette, a sip-and-paint studio located in the District at Green Valley Ranch, Thursday Oct 2, 2014.
Not an artist? Not a problem. You can still paint a masterpiece
Oct. 12, 2014
Paint. Drink. Have fun. Those are the core values of Pinot’s Palette, a place where people can create their own wall-worthy masterpieces under the guidance of professional artists, in a casual atmosphere intended to engender a fun experience for customers who don’t consider themselves artists.
Bryan Chan and his daughter in San Diego in September 2014. They visited the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld and Legoland.
In San Diego, ‘Kids Free’ returns for third year
Oct. 5, 2014
If you thought BOGO promotions were restricted to outlet malls and Big Macs, we’re about to make your fall season. In what’s proven to be one of the sharpest moves by the San Diego Tourism Authority, “Kids Free San Diego” has returned ...
The List: Commercial printers
Oct. 5, 2014
Find out about commercial printers. This week, we rank them by number of employees as of Sept. 15.
Miguel Amaral and Stephanie DeJesus attempt to register voters outside the E. Saraha DMV, Friday Sept. 12, 2014. Amaral and DeJesus are field registrars for Mi Familia Vota, a non-partisan organization that encourages civic engagement among the Hispanic community.
Hispanic voting bloc’s hue not so blue these days
Oct. 5, 2014
Democrats hope lieutenant governor candidate Lucy Flores can energize voters, but many in the Hispanic community are disillusioned and feel as though they’ve been lied to, given ...
The Data: Oct. 5-11
Oct. 5, 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]
Staging a home: Art and science
Oct. 5, 2014
Once foundations are poured and tiles are laid, home developers spend big bucks to decorate model homes to make them cozy and inviting.
Brent Hathaway, Ph.D., dean of the Lee Business School, stands about his books in his office at UNLV on Wednesday, August 27, 2014. He has presented his list of 10 of the most influential business biographies and autobiographies.
Recommended reading: Business biographies and autobiographies
Oct. 5, 2014
UNLV dean and others share thoughts on 10 books about the lives of influential U.S. entrepreneurs ...
Tom Skancke, president and CEO of the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance, is hopeful that Las Vegas can alter its mindset to embrace its potential, rather than defaulting to the “we can’t afford that” mentality.
‘You can create a dream job if you want it’
Oct. 5, 2014
The head of the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance discusses the organization’s impact on the community, his management style, pet peeves and best business advice, as well as what he sees coming in Southern Nevada over the next six months.
Ciara Swenson uses a note book to help work out a math problem with tutor Michael Christenson during a tutoring session in the Swenson's home Saturday, May 31, 2014.
Adult class aims to clear up confusion from Common Core
Oct. 5, 2014
Some parents are getting frustrated trying to help their children with math homework.
Kellie Duran owns and operates Kiss My Honey, which makes organic, paraben-free, all-natural lip balms.
Organic lip balm a natural venture for Las Vegas mother
Oct. 5, 2014
Kellie Anaya Duran just wanted a lip balm that was safe for her toddler to use. Several months later, she found herself at the Emmy Awards, handing out her new product and getting shout-outs from celebrities.
People on the Move: Oct. 5-11
Oct. 5, 2014
In the People: Terri Conway, Humberto Trueba Jr., Jennifer Carleton, Tedd Rosenstein, Steve Wolfson, Timmy Pittman and more ..

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