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September 27, 2016

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Culinary Union seeks boycott amid Las Vegas Trump hotel impasse
Sept. 27, 2016
The Culinary Union is calling for a national boycott of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s businesses after management at his Las Vegas hotel has failed to come to the …
A view of the sign at the Wells Fargo bank, 4425 Spring Mountain Road, near Arville Street Thursday January 20, 2011.
U.S. probing possible worker abuse by Wells Fargo
Sept. 27, 2016
The U.S. Labor Department is investigating possible abuses of employees by Wells Fargo in connection with the bank's alleged efforts to open millions of unauthorized accounts to meet sales goals. A group of Democratic senators last week asked the ...
In this Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, photo, Shelley Ewalt sits in her home, in Princeton, N.J., near an amber-colored CVS pharmacy prescription bottle, right, and two uniquely designed red ones from Target.
Unhappy Target customers send strong message on pill bottles
Sept. 27, 2016
Longtime customers of Target's pharmacies are finding a change in pill bottle design hard to swallow. After CVS began operating Target's drugstores earlier this year, distraught customers have been asking — in some cases begging — the drugstore chain to ...
One of the many sculptured angels about the exterior of Caesars Palace on Wednesday, August 5, 2015.
Caesars 'optimistic' on deal with bankrupt unit's creditors
Sept. 26, 2016
Caesars Entertainment Corp (CZR.O) is "optimistic" of finally reaching a $5 billion agreement with creditors to push its main operating unit out of a long and costly bankruptcy, the Las Vegas-based casino group said ...
The Pfizer logo is displayed at world headquarters Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, in New York.
Drugmaker Pfizer decides not to break up business
Sept. 26, 2016
Pfizer will not split into two publicly traded companies, a decision that, at least for now, ends Wall Street speculation over the drugmaker's future. The company said Monday it believes it is best positioned to maximize shareholder value in ...
The Data: Sept. 25-Oct. 1
Sept. 26, 2016
All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at
Jake Cannon, district manager at Smith's Food & Drug Store, 6855 Aliante Parkway, North Las Vegas, 89084, on June 29, 2016.
Grocer: ‘It will take a village’ to fight hunger
Sept. 26, 2016
A district manager at Smith’s Food & Drug talks about the company’s efforts to fight hunger and homelessness in Southern Nevada and being inspired by his father, who didn’t let a disability prevent him from achieving his goals.
The burning Question: Should Nevada legalize recreational marijuana use?
The burning Question: Should Nevada legalize recreational marijuana use?
Sept. 26, 2016
When America steps into the voting booth in November, Nevada will be among five states deciding whether to legalize recreational marijuana use and possession. While 25 states, including Nevada, already allow its medicinal use, only Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, Washington and Washington, D.C., grant adults the right to purchase the drug for other reasons. It’s a frontier full of ...
Las Vegas still a great place to chase the American dream
Sept. 26, 2016
In the aftershock of the Great Recession and growing globalization, people have questioned whether Las Vegas still holds promise as a city of opportunity, a place where children are likely to do better than their parents. Despite the tremendous economic and social losses that we experienced as a community, Las Vegas is ardently resilient.
The List: International airlines, Sept. 25, 2016
Sept. 26, 2016
Find out about international airlines. This week, we rank them by number of passengers enplaned and deplaned at McCarran International Airport in 2015.
The List: Domestic airlines, Sept. 25, 2016
Sept. 26, 2016
Find out about domestic airlines. This week, we rank them by number of passengers enplaned and deplaned at McCarran International Airport in 2015.
The Notes: Law Today, Sept. 25-Oct. 1
Sept. 26, 2016
In the Notes: Richard Harris Law Firm, Nathalie Daum, James Pisanelli, Todd Bice, Farhan Naqvi, John Frankovich, Andrew Gabriel and more ...
Treat the boardroom like a courtroom
Sept. 26, 2016
Be prepared and organized. Use your poker face. Steal; do not imitate. Get comfortable.
SPEEDVEGAS. Vice President of Business Allison Raskansky poses for a photo with a selection of cars available to race at their 1.5 mile long racetrack, Thursday, June 2, 2016.
Delivering a memorable experience puts businesses on fast-track to success
Sept. 26, 2016
Ten miles south of the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign, a new attraction greets Las Vegas visitors.
Poonam Khubani at the D2C Convention at Wynn Las Vegas on September 15, 2016.
Talking fitness myths and internet threats at the infomercial industry’s D2C convention
Sept. 25, 2016
The Electronic Retailing Association’s Direct to Consumer convention — D2C for short — is the major annual gathering of the infomercial industry, and Wynn Las Vegas hosted it Sept. 13-15. Under one roof were celebrity spokespeople, product inventors and the executives who turn their work into commercial wonders such as the Shake Weight and Pajama Jeans.