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It’s party time at the office
It’s party time at the office
Nov. 16, 2014
With holiday season approaching, companies share ideas about how to throw an appropriate celebration ...
Travelers check in at the Allegiant Airlines counter Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, at McCarran International Airport. Allegiant is charging a $5 fee for printing boarding passes at the airport. The $5 charge boosted sagging quarterly earnings.
Allegiant fliers complaining about fees but still paying
Nov. 16, 2014
Las Vegas-based Allegiant racks up consistent profits selling cheap airplane tickets with a bevy of add-ons, but some people view its latest fee as particularly unreasonable. On Sept. 1, the airline began charging customers, with some exceptions, $5 to print a boarding pass at airport ticket counters. But fliers are paying, and the fee is padding Allegiant’s earnings ...
The Data: Nov. 16-22
Nov. 16, 2014
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]
Steve Wynn is interviewed by John Katsilometes of the Las Vegas Sun on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, at Wynn Las Vegas.
Wynn a cheerleader for new Strip projects
Nov. 16, 2014
Anything would be better than the empty lot across the street from his properties, he said.
The Notes: Nov. 16-22
Nov. 16, 2014
In the Notes: Chaparral High School, Caesars Foundation, Communities in Schools of Southern Nevada, Teach for America, Vegas PBS, Lake Mead RV Village, Jetpack America, South Point, Ballard Spahr and more ...
Simon Keith, one of the world's longest living organ transplant recipients and COO of Nevada Donor Network, poses at the Network offices Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014.
In business, sports and life, he’s all heart
Nov. 16, 2014
The chief operating officer of the Nevada Donor Network was a former UNLV athlete who played professionally after a heart transplant. He talks to us about how to maintain a healthy business and a healthy life, and misconceptions about organ donation.
Las Vegas real estate market is a wild ride
Nov. 16, 2014
Housing is a volatile business but seems more extreme in Las Vegas, with its long history of fast-paced construction, out-of-town investors and transient residents.
Assistant Sheriff Joe Lombardo speaks during a news conference at Metro Police headquarters Monday, June 9, 2014.
New sheriff: Budget is first item on agenda
Nov. 16, 2014
The sheriff-elect discusses the budget, how he views his role and his relationship with the union that didn’t endorse him.
People on the Move: Nov. 16-22
Nov. 16, 2014
In the People: Therese Sam, Beth Hart, Jennie Bowman, Dr. Alfred Danielian, Andy Brignone, Chris Giunchigliani, Bobbette Bond, Linda Rheinberger, Scott Kreeger, Kevin Siegel, Eric Post, Jayne Post, Shelli Ryan, Julia Cocks, Kamran Foulad and more ...
Major Southern Nevada construction company being sold
Nov. 14, 2014
One of the largest construction firms in Southern Nevada is being sold. Martin-Harris Construction owner Frank Martin is selling his company’s assets to ...
A view of the newly renovated main entryway at the Stratosphere Hotel & Casino, Thursday April 5, 2012.
Revenue, profit up for Stratosphere parent company
Nov. 14, 2014
The Stratosphere’s parent company, which also owns Arizona Charlie’s and the Aquarius in Laughlin, reported its third-quarter earnings today. As with last quarter, nongaming revenue was key to ...
A sample poker game is played on the Ultimate Gaming website in Las Vegas on April 29, 2013. Ultimate Gaming began offering Internet gambling in Nevada in early 2013.
Nevada online poker company Ultimate Gaming shutting down
Nov. 14, 2014
Ultimate Gaming, one of Nevada’s three legal online poker providers, announced today that it’s ending operations in the state. The move comes about two months after Ultimate Gaming withdrew from New Jersey. In a news release, the company referenced some of the online poker industry’s overall struggles as ...
Tourists pose in front of the iconic Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign in this file photo.
Las Vegas tourism officials see more visitors, money
Nov. 14, 2014
Las Vegas tourism officials say the destination expects to see more than 40 million visitors this year —an all-time record number— after four years of consecutive growth. Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority ...
Nevada attorney Mark Thierman has gone from working for big companies to filing lawsuits against them. He is currently counsel in a suit that alleges Amazon warehouse employees should be paid for the time they spend waiting in line to pass through a metal detector at the end of shifts.
Former union-busting corporate attorney takes on Amazon in Supreme Court wage case
Nov. 14, 2014
Members of the carpenters’ union shot at him. The Teamsters chased him down a freeway and the longshoremen slashed his tires. But today, things are different for ...
The Nevada State Legislature building is shown in Carson City, Nev., Thursday, March 31, 2005.
Slot parlors among host of gaming issues legislators will tackle
Nov. 14, 2014
Slot parlors, the role of technology in gambling and illegal sports betting are among the casino-related issues that the Nevada Legislature could take up when it convenes ...

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