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April 20, 2019

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Alyssa Justino helps Michael Brousseau as he shops at Exhale Nevada dispensary during a dispensary bus tour sponsored by the Las Vegas Medical Marijuana Association Friday, April 20, 2018.
Las Vegas dispensaries ready for marijuana's version of 'Black Friday'
April 19, 2019
With April 20 — 420 if you’re so inclined — just days away, Mike Pizzo surveyed the scene at Reef Dispensaries on Western Avenue. To a first-time customer, it might have seemed like a busy afternoon, with people coming and going, peppering staff with questions about ...
A slots player from Arizona won a progressive jackpot worth $13.1 million while playing the IGT Megabucks Triple Red Hot Sevens at Sunset Station on April 14, 2019.
Progressive jackpot worth more than $13 million hits at Henderson casino
April 16, 2019
A lucky Arizona resident is $13 million richer after hitting a slot machine jackpot over the weekend at Sunset Station in Henderson ...
Russell Goldsmith, CEO of City National Bank, Friday Oct. 19, 2012.
City National Bank to expand branding at T-Mobile, MGM Grand Garden Arena
April 16, 2019
T-Mobile Arena will feature a new City National Bank premium level at the venue and five new ATMs ...
"I like to obsess about solving our clients’ financial problems from their perspective," says James Rensvold, executive vice president and private banking director at Nevada State Bank.
Bank executive passionate about paying it forward
April 15, 2019
James Rensvold is executive vice president and private banking director at Nevada State Bank, which this year is celebrating its 60th anniversary.
Four questions to consider before giving abroad
April 15, 2019
Whether you traveled to distant parts of the world and were inspired by the inventiveness of communities you visited, or read about an issue in an article, the desire to help can quickly move to the top of your priority list.
People on the Move, April 15, 2019
April 15, 2019
In the Notes: Southern Hills Hospital, Nevada Board of Regents, Nevada State Industrial Park, Kelli Little, Sheryl Capil, Achieving the Dream, Raiders Foundation and more ...
Shop owners Magdi Youssef, left, and his wife Yuliya Youssef pose for a portrait at Euro Market and Smoke Shop in Las Vegas on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
This west valley market offers European goods and a whole lot of love
April 13, 2019
Tucked into a suburban west Las Vegas strip mall is a small family-owned shop. Its shelves brim with treasured European treats, such as strong Turkish coffee, Bosnian cookies, German chocolates, hard-to-find Greek wines and breads baked in-house.
Station Casinos exec takes communications job with LVCVA
April 12, 2019
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has hired longtime Station Casinos corporate communications executive Lori Nelson-Kraft. Nelson-Kraft, who will start her new job next month, will be ...
A view of The Club LAS in Terminal 3 at McCarran International Airport Wednesday, April 10, 2019. The 7,000-square-foot lounge opens to travelers Thursday, April 11.
Photos: A look inside the new Club LAS at the Las Vegas airport
April 11, 2019
McCarran International Airport has a new hangout for travelers. Built and run by a Texas-based Airport Lounge Development, the 7,000-square-foot Club LAS lounge opened this morning inside the airport’s D concourse. The lounge features complimentary food and ...
Nevada bill seeks to raise minimum wage, hearing scheduled
April 9, 2019
A bill to raise Nevada's minimum wage will face its first legislative hearing on Wednesday, a renewed effort that failed in the last session after a ...
Marines install concertina wire, above, as pedestrians leave the United States for Mexico at the San Ysidro port of entry Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Las Vegas analyst: Mexico border closing would hurt economy
April 9, 2019
Financial analyst Mike PeQueen said last week at the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s annual economic insight presentation that closing the border ...
Don Logan, president of the Las Vegas Aviators, and Kevin Orrock, president of Summerlin for the Howard Hughes Corporation, are shown at the new Las Vegas Ballpark, Monday, March 25, 2019.
New ballpark will be a boon to the Summerlin economy
April 8, 2019
With professional sports franchises and venues transforming Las Vegas, a new minor league ballpark in Summerlin is about to provide an economic jolt for the master-planned community. On about 70 days this spring and summer, thousands of people will visit the new, $150 million Las Vegas Ballpark, where the Aviators will ...
The College of Southern Nevada is offering three new courses to help cannabis entrepreneurs, dispensary employees and others who want to learn more about the pot industry. During the first full day of registration, nearly a dozen people signed up, officials said.
Higher education: College of Southern Nevada offering marijuana-related courses
April 8, 2019
With Nevada’s legal cannabis industry thriving, the College of Southern Nevada thought it was high time to offer some marijuana-related courses. The school this week announced three new courses to help ...
The Notes: Philanthropy, April 8, 2019
April 8, 2019
In the Notes: Young Dreamers Foundation, Whalen Financial, Project 150, Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada, Firefighters of Southern Nevada Burn Foundation, Wendy Shirey, Isaac Barron and more ...
Michael Boychuck is owner and master colorist at Color Salon inside Caesars Palace.
Renowned hair stylist values daily grind on journey to success
April 8, 2019
Even a jock can be a hairstylist. During his junior year in high school, sports fanatic Michael Boychuck saw the movie “Shampoo,” and it changed his life. The three-sport athlete “just went for it and started my hair journey,” he said.