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October 18, 2019

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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman gestures during a news conference before Game 1 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals at T-Mobile Arena Monday, May 28, 2018.
NHL's Bettman: Sports betting can help grow league's audience
Oct. 16, 2019
Don’t be surprised if National Hockey League broadcasts eventually include heavy dosages of sports gambling references and information. That was part of commissioner Gary Bettman’s message today at a sports betting symposium at the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas ...
A view from the outfield pool at Las Vegas Ballpark as the Las Vegas Aviators play the Salt Lake Bees Thursday, July 11, 2019.
Is Major League Baseball in Southern Nevada's future?
Oct. 16, 2019
If Southern Nevada eventually woos a Major League Baseball franchise, a longtime Las Vegas baseball man doubts it will be the Oakland Athletics. Following MLB Commissioner ...
The Las Vegas Monorail passes by the construction site for the Madison Square Garden (MSG) Sphere on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. The MSG Sphere is set to open in 2021.
New station: Funding secured for Las Vegas Monorail expansion
Oct. 10, 2019
The Las Vegas Monorail Co. has funds in place for a new station on the Strip that will provide transportation to the Sands Expo Center, the Venetian and ...
An exterior view of Main Street Station in downtown Las Vegas Nov. 4, 2015
Hawaii resident hits for nearly $1 million on Madonna machine in downtown Las Vegas
Oct. 9, 2019
The winner, a long-time Boyd Gaming customer who chose to remain anonymous, hit the jackpot ...
US job openings slip 1.7% in August as labor market slows
Oct. 9, 2019
U.S. job openings fell 1.7% in August and hires edged down, bolstering views that the labor market may lose momentum as economic uncertainty and a manufacturing recession squeeze employers ...
The "final" signed beam is lifted into place as Turner/Martin-Harris, joint venture contractor for the Las Vegas Convention Center District (LVCCD) expansion project, recognizes its tradespeople with the hoisting of a signed beam and celebratory lunch inside the new exhibit hall framework at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019.
Cost of Las Vegas Convention Center expansion increasing
Oct. 8, 2019
The price tag for the Las Vegas Convention Center expansion project is increasing ...
McDonald’s is bringing back the McRib in the Las Vegas area starting Oct. 14, 2019, for a limited time
It's back: McDonald's to serve McRib in Las Vegas starting Oct. 14
Oct. 7, 2019
It's the first time in five years that the “tasty fan favorite slathered in tangy barbecue sauce and topped with slivered onions and pickles” has ...
Suzanne Richardson
40 Under 40 Alumni: Suzanne Richardson
Oct. 7, 2019
Suzanne Richardson is a former honoree of VEGAS INC's 40 Under 40 awards. We caught up with her ...
Kelly Dove
40 Under 40 Alumni: Kelly Dove
Oct. 7, 2019
Kelly Dove is a former honoree of VEGAS INC's 40 Under 40 awards. We caught up with her ...
General Manager Adam Wiesberg demonstrates winnings from a coin operated slot machine at El Cortez Casino Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.
Coin slot machines offer old-school Vegas experience at El Cortez
Oct. 7, 2019
During a recent morning at the El Cortez, Phyllis Henry heard a noise that has become all but extinct on Las Vegas casino floors. It was the ching-ching-ching of coins crashing down from a machine into a metal tray. In this case, it was ...
From left, Chris Baden, Travis Fox, Sean Malone and Melissa Malone, founders of Digital Genius Lab, pose for a portrait in Henderson on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019.
Software platform built for aspiring entrepreneurs who don't know where to start
Oct. 7, 2019
Digital Genius Lab, its founders say, is “for the people, by the people” — a community driven by successful people who use it to earn a living as well as coach others through the process.
People on the Move: Oct. 7, 2019
Oct. 7, 2019
In the People: Christie Eickelman, Ashton Ridley, Tiffany Hoven, Reed Gottesman, Jennifer Berres and more ...
A look at the shuttered Black Mountain Golf Club in Henderson, Sept. 25, 2019.
Some neighbors wary of Henderson golf course redevelopment
Oct. 6, 2019
Some neighbors worry a planned housing development at the shuttered Black Mountain Golf Club in Henderson will detract from the character of their neighborhood and bring unwanted traffic. “We have a historic neighborhood and have been here a long time.”
Cut & Taste managing partners Jeremy Jordan, left, and Alex Barnett are interviewed at their under-construction catering facility near McCarran International Airport, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019.
Former schoolmates find their success running catering service in Las Vegas
Oct. 5, 2019
Founded eight years ago, Cut and Taste is the brainchild of Adam Pusateri and Las Vegas native Jeremy Jordan. “We want to be known as the best caterer in Las Vegas,” Barnett said. That might be up for debate, but there’s no debating the company’s recent rise.
Software developer tops list of most in-demand jobs in Southern Nevada
Oct. 3, 2019
Southern Nevada needs more software developers, managers and nurses, according to a workforce report released today. The product of a collaboration among the ...

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