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July 30, 2014

Las Vegas Sun

After exchange debacle, Sandoval leery of new contracts with Xerox

Sandoval leery of new Xerox contract with treasurer

Posted 2:00 a.m.

After being blamed for problems in the state’s troubled health insurance exchange and losing the associated $75 million contract, Xerox is back in negotiations with Nevada for ...

Cass Via, a maintenance worker at the High Roller, looks over a home listing in his RV at the Oasis Las Vegas RV Resort Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Via is in the market for a house but says he will be buying a pre-owned home, not a new one.

Steve Marcus / Las Vegas Sun

Cass Via, a maintenance worker at the High Roller, looks over a home listing in his RV at the Oasis Las Vegas RV Resort Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Via is in the market for a house but says he will be buying a pre-owned home, ...

REAL ESTATE

New-home sales in Las Vegas slide in first half of 2014

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Sales of new homes in the Las Vegas Valley are down sharply in the first six months of this year compared with the first half of last year. Prices have risen dramatically and builders continue to pull permits, but the reasons some prospective buyers aren't closing deals are ...

College football by the Vegas odds: Sports book preview of the SEC

College football by the Vegas odds: Sports book preview of the SEC

Posted 2:00 a.m.

In recent years, the public had treated the SEC like the archetypal television antihero. But last year’s defeat of Auburn in the national championship will likely fall under ...

News

Ticket me Elmo? NYC mulls law for impersonators

A visitor to Times Square poses for photos with iconic costumed characters, Monday, July 28, 2014, in New York. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday that he believes the people wearing character costumes in Times Square should be licensed and regulated. ()

AP Photo/Rachelle Blidner

A visitor to Times Square poses for photos with iconic costumed characters, Monday, July 28, 2014, in New York. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday that he believes the people wearing character costumes in Times Square should be licensed and regulated. ()

Posted 12:00 a.m.

New York City officials are turning up the heat on Elmo, Cookie Monster and Statues of Liberty impersonators — Times Square costumed characters who often demand money for posing in photos with tourists. The city wants to rein in ...

The Kats Report

Tara Palsha’s teary departure; SLS finds fast friend in Monorail; ‘MDQ,’ ‘Jersey Boys’ represent on tavern scene

Principal dancer Tara Palsha reacts to a pending kiss by a Wayne Newton character played by Josh Strickland while performing with the cast during her final night in "Vegas! The Show" on Friday, July 25, 2014, at Planet Hollywood.

Tara Palsha cried her way through her final performance at “Vegas! The Show” on Friday night. Palsha is leaving this week for New York, to start a new life with her fiance, model Scott Moats, and to take a shot at ...

Posted 5:09 p.m.

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