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November 22, 2014

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  • It’s party time at the office

    It’s party time at the office

    November 16, 2014

    With holiday season approaching, companies share ideas about how to throw an appropriate celebration ...

  • From left, Stephen Zimmerman, Troy Brown Jr., Chase Jeter and Ray Smith — Las Vegas' Big 4 basketball stars for 2014.

    Las Vegas’ big four: Players the NBA wishes it could have now

    November 16, 2014

    Ray Smith of Las Vegas High, Chase Jeter and Stephen Zimmerman of Bishop Gorman, and Troy Brown of Centennial are five-star prospects, known across the country by college recruiters and NBA scouts. But they know that their work on the basketball court is just beginning.

  • UNLV junior Sara Beth Brooks and freshman Matt Gomez practice with the debate team practice at UNLV on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014. Brooks and Gomez won the Las Vegas Classic Invitational Collegiate Debate Tournament at UNLV last month. The team was heading to Winston-Salem, N.C., for the nation's largest regular-season debate tournament at Wake Forest University on Nov. 15.

    Fast-talkin’ Rebels at the top of their game

    November 16, 2014

    Teamwork helps lift UNLV’s nationally respected debate team to new heights ...

  • 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

    November 16, 2014

    The sheriff-elect discusses the budget, how he views his role and his relationship with the union that didn’t endorse him.

  • Victor Wakefield, executive direct for Teach For America Las Vegas, asks a question during "Cracking the Code on STEM:  A People Strategy For Nevada's Economy" at the Innevation Center Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. Representatives from the Brookings Mountain West discussed a report regarding the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) economy and education in Nevada.

    Are we properly preparing our kids for the workforce?

    November 16, 2014

    A study says the need for workers in STEM fields is greater than the capacity of Nevada schools to provide them ...

  • Royal Ink Graphic Design & Illustration, Monday Nov. 10, 2014.

    Design studio takes pride in giving clients personal touch

    November 16, 2014

    Rafael Rivas treats each of his clients as unique entities and caters design work to their needs. And, he says, his is a rare firm that really wasn’t affected by the Great Recession.

  • The Data: Nov. 16-22

    November 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]

  • The List: Banks

    November 16, 2014

    Find out about banks. This week, we rank them by local deposits as of June 30.

  • Las Vegas real estate market is a wild ride

    November 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.

  • People on the Move: Nov. 16-22

    November 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 ...

  • 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

    November 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 Notes: Nov. 16-22

    November 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 ...

  • 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

    November 16, 2014

    Anything would be better than the empty lot across the street from his properties, he said.

  • UNLV's Rashad Vaughn drives the ball against teammate Dwayne Morgan during a scrimmage on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at the Thomas & Mack Center.

    For UNLV basketball, the time is now

    November 9, 2014

    Given the immense talent the program has brought in and the way the past few seasons have ended, immediate success is expected of the Rebels. Fourth-year coach Dave Rice has put together one of the best nonconference schedules in the country, with the Rebels slated to play ...

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