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August 30, 2016

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  • Las Vegas man accused of video post threatening terrorist attack
    Aug. 30, 2016
    A Las Vegas man who police say posed in battlefield gear and assault weapons for an internet video saying he intended to shoot "Satanists" and "homosexuals"
  • In this Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, photo, a wall with symbols of China partially blocks the view of the Resorts World property in Las Vegas. The Asian-themed casino property is projected to open in 2019.
    Vegas, Asian investors betting on Chinese tourism
    Aug. 30, 2016
    Las Vegas and Asian investors are going all in on Chinese tourism, as some of Las Vegas' latest developments on and off the Strip target Chinese nationals and Chinese-Americans. The Chinese have been regulars along the resort corridor for decades. Now officials and developers, intent on capitalizing on burgeoning Chinese wealth and Asian-American population growth, are ...
  • Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump points toward vice-presidential candidate Indiana Gov. Mike Pence after Pence's acceptance speech during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
    Video: 'Women Know Better' ad against Trump to run first in Nevada
    Aug. 30, 2016
    The super PAC American Bridge 21st Century and the pro-choice group EMILY’s List’s independent expenditure arm are partnering to release a new digital ad in Nevada today, painting Donald Trump as an anti-woman …
  • Trump isn’t ideal leader for GOP
    Aug. 30, 2016
    I would like to point out a portion of a column by Catherone Rampell of The Washington Post that explains what kind of person we get in Donald Trump: “The leader of the personal responsibility deadbeats is …
  • Students start their first full-day of kindergarten in Miss Pirrone's class at James B. McMillan Elementary School in Las Vegas on Aug. 29, 2016.
    School starts in Clark County amid familiar struggles, new bright spots
    Aug. 30, 2016
    Students headed back to class this week may not notice anything different, but this school year is a big one for the fifth largest district in the nation. For starters, it’s the first time ...
  • It takes more than just free college to help students be successful
    Aug. 30, 2016
    The idea of free college has been gaining a lot of attention this presidential election cycle, with both the Clinton and Sanders campaigns integrating the concept into their platforms. Just over a year ago…
  • Try cloud seeding to fight California fires
    Aug. 30, 2016
    While thousands of acres of land burn in California, why not …
  • Republican Rep. Cresent Hardy speaks at the Asian Culture Alliance amid a fierce re-election campaign against Democratic state Sen. Ruben Kihuen, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016.
    Cresent Hardy is hospitalized after heart attack
    Aug. 29, 2016
    The Republican congressman underwent a routine medical procedure after the attack and remains under observation from doctors while he recovers ...
  • T-Mobile Arena holds an open house for future NHL season ticket holders, Monday, Aug. 1, 2016.
    Las Vegas expansion team trademarks three nicknames
    Aug. 29, 2016
    The NHL Las Vegas expansion team trademarked the nicknames Desert Knights, Golden Knights and Silver Knights last week, a team spokesperson confirmed to NHL.com. On July 13, owner Bill Foley said he wanted to have a logo and nickname "ASAP," but copyright reasons have been an issue. He later said his goal is to have ...
  • 3 ways to innovate like an Olympian at the office
    Aug. 29, 2016
    Seek group support for your individual creativity. Build on the innovation that others have already discovered. Dream, and then work like crazy.
  • Tammy Graham, left, and Terri Weisbord, of WG Communications Group, pose at the College of Southern Nevada, Charleston Campus, Tuesday, May 3,  2016.
    Rewards of business ownership are worth risks
    Aug. 29, 2016
    The owners of WG Communications Group talk about the decision to leave successful sales careers to start their own business, their commitment to community service and their dream jobs, outside of their current field.
  • The List: Casino operators, Aug. 28, 2016
    Aug. 29, 2016
    Find out about casino operators. This week, we rank them by 2015 casino square footage reported on Jan. 7.
  • Rep. Cresent Hardy, right, cooks potatoes May 6, 2016, for constituents at the senior center in Pahrump while Site Manager Anne Blankenship-Harris and Hardy's campaign manager, Ross Hemminger, look on. The Republican congressman faces a tough re-election bid in a district that leans Democratic.
    Cresent Hardy puts head down for tough House re-election bid
    Aug. 29, 2016
    It was the perfect campaign setup for a Republican congressional candidate who showed up in an F-350 pickup and dusty work boots: a room full of potential voters settling in for a barbecue lunch he brought them on a recent Friday at the senior center in rural Pahrump. But instead of shaking hands inside, Rep. Cresent Hardy spent much of his time outside ...
  • 'Don't Breathe' scores, ousts 'Suicide Squad' at box office
    Aug. 29, 2016
    The horror movie "Don't Breathe" has reason to let out a big sigh of relief. Audiences turned out in droves for the late summer thriller, which brought in $26.1 million ...
  • The Rev. James W. Goolsby, Jr., senior pastor of the First Baptist Church, left, and the Rev. Scott Dickison, senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Christ, pose for a photo at Dickison's church in Macon, Ga., on Monday, July 11, 2016. There are two First Baptist Churches in Macon — one black and one white. Two years ago, Dickison and Goolsby met to try to find a way the congregations, neighbors for so long, could become friends. They’d try to bridge the stubborn divide of race.
    Neighbor churches, split on race lines, work to heal divide
    Aug. 29, 2016
    Two churches are working to bridge the stubborn divide of race against a painful and tumultuous backdrop: the massacre last year at a historic black church in Charleston, S.C.; the much-publicized deaths of blacks at the hands of law enforcement; the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, and the sniper killing of white Dallas police officers ...
  • The Data: Aug. 28-Sept. 3
    Aug. 29, 2016
    All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at research@vegasinc.com.
  • Natasha Pace of Silver Lining Estate Sales poses at Gypsy Bazaar, a friend's vintage resale shop, Thursday, May 5, 2016.
    Estate sales specialist: ‘We put everything into our reputation’
    Aug. 29, 2016
    For Natasha Pace, a death in the family provided a crash course in organizing and accounting. She now dedicates herself to helping people navigate such business in trying times.
  • Degrees of happiness: For today’s college graduates entering the workforce, it’s about much more than money
    Degrees of happiness: For today’s college graduates entering the workforce, it’s about much more than money
    Aug. 29, 2016
    A Barnes & Noble College study recently found that “students are more interested in fulfillment and connections than generations of the past.” So if employers hope to attract and retain the best and brightest grads, they have to offer more than a healthy paycheck. Business professionals weigh in on the value shift.
  • The Notes: Aug. 28-Sept. 3
    Aug. 29, 2016
    In the Notes: Stephanie Deines, Nicole Fields, Ricky Gourrier Sr., Micah Phillips, Nicole Williams, Paul Stowell, Jason Bilbruck, David Tristan, Tim McManus and more ...
  • Oakland Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree, right, runs past Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick during the second half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015.
    Thank goodness it's football season
    Aug. 29, 2016
    America’s favorite sport is starting a new season, and Las Vegas finds itself the backdrop of so much excitement about the game. We chat with a longtime voice of the Raiders about the move rumors, round up best bets and reasons to love watching the Rebels on home turf, and nod to the best high school players in Las Vegas history ...
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