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March 19, 2018

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Average gas prices in Las Vegas area increasing
March 19, 2018
Gasoline prices in the Las Vegas area have gone up in the past week. reports the average retail price of a gallon of gas in the area has increased almost 6 cents in the past week, to an average of ...
Dentists Audrey Nghiem and R.J. Guiding own Desert Inn Smiles, 3220 S. Durango Drive.
For dentist, 'Vegas is home, and home is family'
March 19, 2018
For husband and wife R.J. Guideng and Audrey Nghiem, marrying traditional values with modern technology gives their dental practice a familial quality they depend on for success.
The List: Largest private employers, March 18, 2018
March 19, 2018
Find out about private employers. This week, we rank them by the number of employees as of March 16.
People on the Move: March 18, 2018
March 19, 2018
In the Notes: Association of Fundraising Professionals, Arthritis Foundation, Burger King, Fremont Street Experience, Opportunity Village, Disabled American Veterans, Communities In Schools of Nevada and more ...
Dr. Charles Bernick at the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health conducts a telehealth session with Sue Burich who is a nurse supervisor at the Ruvo Center in Elko, Nevada.
Telemedicine is paving the way for medical diagnoses from afar
March 19, 2018
When health care is obtained through a computer, mobile device or remote kiosk, the doctor is always in.
A Ballgirl participates in a groundbreaking ceremony for Las Vegas Ballpark, a 10,000-fan capacity baseball stadium and future home of the Las Vegas 51s, in Summerlin Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.
Sports facilities help engender ‘sense of community’ in Downtown Summerlin
March 18, 2018
Most locals probably hear the words “Downtown Summerlin” and think of the master-planned community’s centrally located outdoor mall. But the urban-style development also includes Red Rock Resort, the Lifetime Fitness center and City National Bank building, the new Constellation luxury apartment building and ...
In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, shoppers walk into a Toys R Us store, in San Antonio, Texas.
What happens to toy makers without Toys R Us?
March 18, 2018
The likely liquidation of Toys R Us, the nation's largest independent toy seller, could add stress for the companies that make toys and games, and mean changes for the owners of ...
From left, Justin Leigh and Steve Haft of Seattle and Matt Martinkus of Yakima, Wash., cheer as they watch the first rounds of March Madness at Beerhaus, Thursday, March 15, 2018.
March Madness in Vegas: 'Super Bowl Sunday and New Year’s Eve combined into one'
March 16, 2018
The saying was repeated all day: The next best thing to being at the NCAA Tournament is being in Las Vegas for the tournament. Being here, actually, could be slightly better. Our over-the-top parties have cheap eats, easy access to betting stations and games displayed on ...
Lollapalooza founder Perry Farrell speaks during a news conference for Kind Heaven, a Southeast Asian-themed entertainment complex, at the Linq Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Kind Heaven, a partnership between Farrell, Immersive Artistry and Caesars Entertainment is expected to open in the Linq Promenade in 2019.
New augmented reality experience coming to the Strip
March 13, 2018
Rocker and Lollapalooza founder Perry Farrell is set to bring an unconventional dream to reality with a new Las Vegas entertainment venue. Kind Heaven, a four-story, $100 million venue at the Linq Promenade, will feature ...
A group of friends from Chicago watch college basketball games at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook Friday, March 9, 2018.
Where to watch the NCAA Tournament in Las Vegas
March 13, 2018
Here’s the good news for the many visitors coming to Las Vegas this week to watch the NCAA Tournament: Some places around town have free viewing parties. That is ...
Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem is shown Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Bethlehem, Pa.
Five things about Sands Bethlehem buyer Wind Creek's casino in Alabama
March 13, 2018
The circular casino floor, surrounded by shops and restaurants, measures 57,000 square feet and offers more than 1,600 slot machine-style, electronic-gambling machines under amber-colored lights and ...
Natalia Harris owns Glam Parlor, which opened this year in Las Vegas.
Entrepreneur: 'The same things that make what I am doing scary are the things that make it special'
March 12, 2018
Natalia Harris spent 12 years in marketing for the nightlife industry — event planning, event production, artist relations and more. So she knows what people who want to be seen want to look like.
The Beverage Ordering Service System at the Westgate Las Vegas allows machine players to order cocktails while gambling.
Getting a cocktail while gambling made easier at this Las Vegas casino
March 12, 2018
The days of waiting for a cocktail server to take your drink order while playing a slot machine are over at one Las Vegas casino. Now, it's as simple as pressing a few buttons. The more than 600 machines at the Westgate Las Vegas are equipped with the Beverage Ordering Service System that allows players to skip waiting for a cocktail server to make their rounds. Westgate is believed to be one of the first properties in Las Vegas to ...
The List: Golf courses, March 11, 2018
March 12, 2018
Find out about private schools. This week, we rank them by the championship rating of the farthest tee with the highest slope rating as of Feb. 22.
Scott Pensivy is CEO of Fyzical Therapy and Balance Centers.
Physical therapist responsible for saving the careers of many
March 12, 2018
In his more than 30 years in the industry, Scott Pensivy and his staff have treated star athletes such as Steph Curry, Shaquille O’Neal, Tiger Woods and Muhammad Ali, and celebrity entertainers such as Mariah Carey, Elton John and Olivia Newton-John.