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December 5, 2016

Las Vegas Sun

EDITORIAL

Want to see the puck drop? Better leave your house early

Want to see the puck drop? Better leave your house early

Posted 2:00 a.m.

While other cities have modernized their transportation systems with light-rail, Las Vegas has chosen to stay stuck in a car-is-king mindset straight out of the days of ...

Palms vice president and general manager Michael Jerlecki poses in a Sky Villa at the Palms Monday, Nov. 21, 2016. Station Casinos completed its acquisition of the Palms in October. STEVE MARCUS

Steve Marcus / Las Vegas Sun

Palms vice president and general manager Michael Jerlecki poses in a Sky Villa at the Palms Monday, Nov. 21, 2016. Station Casinos completed its acquisition of the Palms in October. STEVE MARCUS

At 15 and with new owners, what’s next for the Palms?

Posted 2:00 a.m.

It’s appropriate that the Palms, which hosted the reality TV show “The Real World” and was a hangout for young celebrities and rock stars, has had its share of drama over the years. Now, 15 years after it opened, the resort is facing midlife with new owner Station Casinos. Questions about its future resemble those a middle-aged man might ask himself ...

Las Vegas teens chime in about Trump’s presidential victory

Sun Youth Forum gets young Las Vegans talking about Trump’s presidential victory

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Donald Trump’s victory was a key topic at 60th Annual Sun Youth Forum , which drew nearly 1,000 students from across the valley to the Las Vegas Convention Center for a day of discussions about ...

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Sleek casino with Bob Dylan art opening outside Washington

The MGM lion is seen in front of the 23-story hotel during a preview tour of the MGM National Harbor, Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 in Oxon Hill, Md.

Alex Brandon / AP

The MGM lion is seen in front of the 23-story hotel during a preview tour of the MGM National Harbor, Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 in Oxon Hill, Md.

Posted 7:19 a.m.

Far from the Las Vegas Strip, MGM Resorts International opens its $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor casino and resort just outside the nation's capital this week, advertising a gambling floor "bigger than the White House" and an art collection that includes a large welded collage by Bob Dylan. But don't ...