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In this Thursday, May 9, 2013, photo, Allegiant Air flight attendant Chris Killian prepares his passengers for the Laredo, Texas-bound flight before it pushes back from the terminal at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.
Allegiant Air lags in passenger satisfaction survey
April 20, 2015
U.S. airlines get some of the worst consumer reviews of any industry in America, and Las Vegas’ hometown carrier, Allegiant Air, lags below average, a new report shows. Allegiant ranked sixth for passenger satisfaction among ...
Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberte speaks at a news conference Monday, April 20, 2015, in Montreal. Cirque du Soleil has signed a deal to sell a majority stake in the famed circus group to U.S. private equity firm TPG for a reported $1.5 billion.
Cirque du Soleil sells majority stake to private equity
April 20, 2015
The founder of the Cirque Du Soleil said Monday he is giving up the majority stake in his circus troupe that has wowed audiences worldwide for 30 years and propelled him from street performer to billionaire. What was once a small troupe of vagabonds has grown to a 4,000-person operation headquartered in Montreal that will now ...
Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation received $10,000 from Ledcor Construction’s employee giving campaign.
The Notes: Philanthropy, April 19-25
April 19, 2015
In the Notes: Firefighters of Southern Nevada Burn Foundation, Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation, PT’s Entertainment Group, Nacho Daddy, Discovery Children’s Museum and more ...
The Data: April 19-25
April 19, 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]
Sale of Stirling Club in limbo three years after closing
Sale of Stirling Club in limbo three years after closing
April 19, 2015
A group of investors from a New York hospitality company reportedly is willing to make a $15 million offer on the Mansion and Stirling Club at Turnberry Place, but a legal dispute has put a hold on the transaction ...
Army veteran Cristina Alfonso-Zea, 29, poses at her home Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Now employed in IT with a casino company, she previously served in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Programs aimed at getting veterans back to work
April 19, 2015
Several programs are available to help reintroduce military personnel to civilian life ...
Stephanie Ann Vehon owns Image Empowering and the Style Psychology Academy, a three-semester program that offers certification programs in personal styling and image consulting.
Because like it or not, image matters
April 19, 2015
Stephanie Ann Vahon is in the business of style. For nine years, she has worked as a consultant for individual and corporate clients. And now she’s started a program to train others to be certified image consultants.
Mommy Diaries: How self-described hot mess manages to be mother, business owner
April 19, 2015
I’m a 33-year-old wife, mother, business owner and hot mess.
Henderson commercial real estate broker Joe DeSimone, shown Thursday, April 16, 2015, has taken charge of Railroad Pass. Changes at the historic property are already taking place.
‘Make it shine’: New owner offers light at end of tunnel for Railroad Pass
April 17, 2015
Once a lonely outpost among MGM Resorts' holdings, Railroad Pass is getting some attention under its new owner, Joe DeSimone. The new boss — whose background is in real estate, not gaming — is planning several significant changes that will affect ...
Elaine Wynn speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the Rio.
Elaine Wynn wins advisory backing in board battle
April 16, 2015
Elaine Wynn has secured a third-party advisory endorsement in her contentious campaign for re-election to the board of Wynn Resorts making her tied with her opponents as the public fight approaches ...
Anchor Bar, inventor of buffalo wing, coming to Las Vegas
April 16, 2015
Anchor Bar, a N.Y.-based restaurant which created the famed wing style in 1964, plans to expand its franchise to Las Vegas in June with a location at the Venetian ...
A view of the Sahara Pavilion shopping center Monday, April 13, 2015, at the northeast corner of Sahara Avenue and Decatur Boulevard.
Retail rebound: Sahara Pavilion becomes latest major mall to change hands
April 16, 2015
Sahara Pavilion, at the northeast corner of Sahara Avenue and Decatur Boulevard, was once a hot spot for Las Vegas retail. Now, it's part of a trend in which Las Vegas strip malls are being snapped up by ...
Tourists ride an escalator down from a pedestrian overpass Thursday, April 28, 2011, on the Strip.
Survey: Only 12 percent come to Las Vegas mainly to gamble
April 14, 2015
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority says it has a pretty good idea who visited the destination last year: 45-year-old married people making $40,000 or more with ...
A view of the sign at the Wells Fargo bank, 4425 Spring Mountain Road, near Arville Street Thursday January 20, 2011.
Wells Fargo net income falls slightly from a year earlier
April 14, 2015
Wells Fargo, the third-biggest U.S. bank by assets, said Tuesday that its first-quarter earnings fell slightly from the same period a year earlier. The bank got a boost from increased mortgage lending, but a key measure of ...
Communication key in caring for Southern Nevada’s aging population
April 14, 2015
A UNLV program teaches current and future health care professionals to communicate with one another to improve patient care, especially for seniors.

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