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January 26, 2015

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This Thursday, April 26, 2007, file photo shows Mattel company headquarters in El Segundo, Calif. Mattel on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015 said CEO Bryan Stockton has resigned after about three years of leading the struggling maker of Barbie dolls and Hot Wheels cars. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
Mattel CEO resigns, toy maker results miss expectations
Jan. 26, 2015
Mattel Chairman and CEO Bryan Stockton has resigned after the struggling maker of Barbie dolls and Hot Wheels cars reported fourth-quarter results that fell far short of analyst expectations. Shares of the El Segundo, California, company slipped in Monday morning trading. The company said longtime board member ...
Off the Strip, a bistro and bar, opened last week at the Linq.
White Castle makes Las Vegas debut; restaurants open at Lou Ruvo Center, Linq, Aria
Jan. 26, 2015
New restaurants are making their way downtown and on the Strip, from upscale dining to healthy to-go options. A local clothing boutique, Haute Chix, is closing, and White Castle lovers can celebrate as ...
In his line of work, Rick Harrison comes across plenty of jewelry, including championship rings from professional sports teams. Athletes often use the rings as collateral for loans.
The ultimate pawnshop treasure
Jan. 26, 2015
The 14-karat, white-gold Super Bowl ring encrusted with 143 diamonds is hard to miss in the display case at Gold & Silver Pawn Shop on Las Vegas Boulevard North. But store owner Rick Harrison doesn’t plan on parting with his prized possession.The price tag on the New England Patriots 2002 Super Bowl ring is ...
Marcel Bilak, owner of Legacy Sports Cards, Las Vegas, Jan. 7, 2015.
If we ever get a pro team, you’ll know where to buy its memorabilia
Jan. 25, 2015
Marcel Bilak opened his sports memorabilia shop in 2007. In the years that followed, he watched long-standing businesses in his industry close across the country, but with perseverance, his store survived.
People on the Move: Jan. 25-31
Jan. 25, 2015
In the People: Heather Mongie, Jenn Michaels, Kyla McKown, Sherri Lewis, Ena Licina, Lori Nomura, Ericka Aviles, Terry Shirey, Desiree Caputo and more ...
The Notes: Jan. 25-31
Jan. 25, 2015
In the Notes: Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Boyd Gaming, Diabetes Treatment Center, First American Trust and more ...
The Data: Jan. 25-31
Jan. 25, 2015
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]
Mary Beth Hartleb owns Prism Global Management Group, which runs human resources operations for about 30 companies.
How to share bad news in the workplace
Jan. 25, 2015
Experts discuss ways to handle workplace crises, both with employees and with the public.
Every little trade show counts for Southern Nevada’s economy
Jan. 25, 2015
The International Swizzle Stick Collectors Association is a real thing, and we welcome its members with open arms ...
Epic Thrift Store, 3145 E. Tropicana Ave. in Las Vegas, on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015.
Thrift shopping: What’s old can be new again
Jan. 25, 2015
Finding a bargain is in style these days, and thrift shops are great places to start. Don’t worry about the musty smell the clothes sometimes have. That can be taken care of.
Sheldon Adelson, chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands Corp.
Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson to lead China subsidiary
Jan. 23, 2015
Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson will take the same title at his company's subsidiary in Macau, Asia's gambling mecca near Hong Kong. Sands China Ltd. announced Friday that ...
Vietnam allows new casino, may allow Vietnamese to gamble
Jan. 23, 2015
A recently announced government decision to allow a casino on Vietnam's biggest island drew mixed reactions Friday from citizens, who weighed its potential economic benefits against its perceived social vices. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung's approval in principle of ...
A pole dancer performs in the trade show hall during the Adult Entertainment Expo, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in Las Vegas. Potential opportunities for X-rated film production in Nevada were the talk of the Expo at the Hard Rock hotel and casino this week, sparked by a Los Angeles law requiring male actors to wear condoms.
Will Las Vegas porn stars be required to wear condoms like brothel workers?
Jan. 23, 2015
After reports surfaced last year that two male performers contracted HIV during an adult film shoot in Nevada, state health officials are considering tighter safety regulations on porn sets, including requiring condoms. That news has some people concerned that ...
This partially built, nine-story residential tower at Gramercy, formerly ManhattanWest, on Russell Road near the 215 Beltway in Las Vegas, is being prepared for implosion on Jan. 22, 2015. Demolition is planned for 2 a.m. Feb. 17.
Crumbling, off-Strip tower in Las Vegas scheduled for daytime implosion
Jan. 23, 2015
Stardust. Desert Inn. New Frontier. Dunes. All famed Las Vegas casinos, all imploded in spectacular fashion. Add a property to this list of dynamite and destruction: the Gramercy ...
A view of the stalled Fontainebleau resort, left, on Las Vegas Boulevard South Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2015. Fontainebleau Las Vegas filed for bankruptcy protection in June 2009. Carl Icahn assumed part-ownership of the project in 2010.
Las Vegas mystery: What will become of Fontainebleau?
Jan. 23, 2015
When viewed from afar in the light of day, the second-tallest structure in the Las Vegas area looks like many of the other resorts on the Strip. But at night, the Fontainebleau reveals itself for what it really is: a monolithic, largely abandoned black hole on the otherwise brilliantly lit skyline. It’s been a ghost of a building for years now, and no one seems to know when ...

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