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October 21, 2014

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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. ...
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]
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 ...
David Siegel, founder and CEO of Westgate Resorts, talks with media before being hoisted more than 200 feet to remove the LVH letters off his newly purchased property Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Time-share mogul on lawsuit: ‘I don’t like being accused of stiffing anybody. It’s not true’
Oct. 5, 2014
David Siegel responds to allegations that he failed to pay a real estate agent for work done on his purchase of the LVH.
A view of the Las Vegas Strip taken from a helicopter May 21, 2012.
Have we reason to fear terrorism on the Strip?
Oct. 5, 2014
As an American landmark, the Strip is in the limelight. That’s true for tourists, but also for terrorists. The question for Metro Police is: When terror threats emerge, how should police share them without needlessly scaring tourists and residents? Two recent but vague ...
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.
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]
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.
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 ...
Tips for carving a perfect pumpkin for Halloween
Tips for carving a perfect pumpkin for Halloween
Oct. 5, 2014
Most people know the basics of carving a jack-o’-lantern: Cut off the top of the pumpkin; stab out some eyes, a nose and a mouth; stick in a candle; and display your creation. But professional pumpkin artists and experts use several tricks that make their pumpkins stand out and last longer. Most are easy to adapt ...
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 ...
The Notes: Oct. 5-11
Oct. 5, 2014
In the Notes: Real Gaming, Steinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging, El Sombrero, Smart City Networks, Allied Integrated Marketing, 87AM and more ...
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.
Community’s female leaders get sweet recognition from Girl Scouts
Oct. 5, 2014
Some of Southern Nevada’s best leaders were honored recently by an organization striving to produce some of the area’s next generation of great leaders — the Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada. Each of the honorees was well-deserving and has made a difference in this community.
Who’s the choice in Southern Nevada’s swing district?
Oct. 5, 2014
Erin Bilbray is challenging Rep. Joe Heck for his seat in Washington, D.C., in one of the few districts nationally that isn’t solidly red or blue.
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.
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 ..
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.
Will Las Vegas law usher street performers onto Strip?
Oct. 5, 2014
Any ordinance for Las Vegas still is months away, but it seems likely regulation is coming — but the Strip is not Las Vegas, technically.
A sign seen early Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, announces the closing of Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, N.J.
Las Vegas rebounds as Atlantic City spirals down
Oct. 5, 2014
On a Tuesday morning in September, employees of Atlantic City’s Trump Plaza braced themselves as news of the resort’s closure arrived. The announcement was hardly unexpected, but its sting was acute. It confirmed a sinister trend for the resort town: One-third of Atlantic City casinos have closed this year, three within the past month. And the decline is expected to continue. Meanwhile, Las Vegas continues to bounce back. Why? ...
The List: International airlines
Sept. 28, 2014
Find out about international airlines. This week, we rank them by number of passengers enplaned and deplaned at McCarran International Airport in 2013.
A banner welcoming Tesla to Nevada is hung on the US Bank building south of the downtown Reno casino district Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. State lawmakers planned to meet in a special legislative session in Carson City on Wednesday to consider a package of tax breaks and incentives worth as much as $1.3 billion to seal a deal to bring the electric car maker's $5 billion lithium battery "gigafactory'' to an industrial park in the state.
Rise of Reno: Northern Nevada is booming. What can we learn from its growth?
Sept. 28, 2014
News that Tesla Motors will build a battery "gigafactory" near Reno is just the latest feather in the city's cap. The Reno-Sparks region for years has lured major multinational companies and their development dollars. Why? The foresight of business and government leaders — a lesson Southern Nevadans can learn ...
UNLV men's soccer head coach Rich Ryerson talks with players during practice at UNLV Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014.
UNLV soccer team kicks it into high gear
Sept. 28, 2014
Rich Ryerson knew what he was getting into. When the former UNLV soccer player moved from volunteer assistant to head coach at his alma mater in 2010, he knew ...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks with reporters following a Democratic policy lunch at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.
Will Nevada falter if Harry Reid loses the Senate majority?
Sept. 28, 2014
As much as anyone, Harry Reid is responsible for building modern-day Nevada. He has leveraged political savvy and ...
Bryan Lindsey ,VP/General Manager at Station Casinos, is surrounded by some of the school supplies which will be distributed to students in need.
Q+A: Lead with a pat on the back, not a kick in the rear
Sept. 28, 2014
When Sunset Station General Manager Bryan Lindsey heard many students at Hollingsworth Elementary were homeless and hungry, he came up with a plan to ...
Owners Oliver Morowati, left, Zelma Hulet, center, and Jean-Francois Chavanel make frozen popcorn at Popped, a gourmet popcorn shop at 3700 S. Hualapai Way, Wednesday Sept. 24, 2014. The shop blasts popcorn with liquid nitrogen (-321F) to create a frozen popcorn dessert.
For these entrepreneurs, business is popping right along
Sept. 28, 2014
For three years, the operators of Popped have worked to create fun, new flavor combinations for ...
The Data: Sept. 28-Oct. 4
Sept. 28, 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: Sept. 28-Oct. 4
Sept. 28, 2014
In The Notes: Lewis Roca Rothgerber, school principals of the year, Global Cash, Urology Specialists of Nevada and more.
The List: Domestic airlines
Sept. 28, 2014
Find out about domestic airlines. This week, we rank them by number of passengers enplaned and deplaned at McCarran International Airport in 2013.

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