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March 24, 2017

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Former NFL quarterback Payton Manning speaks before a large crowd during the Adobe Summit at the Palazzo on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.
Emotions emphasized in Adobe’s Experience Cloud
March 24, 2017
>A star-studded panel took to the Adobe Summit in the Venetian on Wednesday to speak about the importance of tapping emotion in users’ brand experience. ...
A digital self-order kiosk is shown during a grand reopening at McDonald's, 6480 S. Durango Drive, on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.
McDonald's unveils self-order kiosks, table service in Las Vegas
March 23, 2017
Customers walking to the checkout area of a southwest valley McDonald’s can see that the technological future of fast-food ordering and customer service has arrived to Las Vegas in the form of ...
This Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, file photo shows the AT&T sign at a store in Hialeah, Fla.
17,000 AT&T workers in Nevada and California go on strike
March 22, 2017
A union representing AT&T workers says about 17,000 employees in California and Nevada have gone on strike. The workers install cable and phone service and work in call centers where customers can phone in ...
Las Vegas City Manager Betsy Fretwell talks about working with former Mayor Oscar Goodman during the dedication of Oscar B. Goodman Plaza in front of Las Vegas City Hall Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016.
Las Vegas city manager leaving for job with Switch
March 21, 2017
Las Vegas City Manager Betsy Fretwell announced today she is leaving this summer for a job as a senior vice president over a new division at Switch. Fretwell, who is eligible ...
Armen Yemenidjian looks over marijuana plants at a Desert Grown Farms Cultivation Facility in Las Vegas, Dec. 15, 2016.
Q+A: Expert not expecting Trump to crack down on legal marijuana
March 21, 2017
Supporters of Nevada’s marijuana industry have been watching Jeff Sessions with wary, worried eyes. An expert from the Brookings Institution says that although Sessions has ...
Debbie Antonelli, left, talks with play-by-play announcer Beth Mowins before the start of a women’s basketball game between Duke and Notre Dame at the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.
Las Vegas and college basketball: What a team they could be
March 20, 2017
Basketball analyst Debbie Antonelli is on a mission to bring the women’s Sweet 16 to Las Vegas, and she's pouring all of her experience in marketing and playing the ...
Get followed: Marketing your brand through social media
March 20, 2017
By keeping our various digital platforms relevant and informative, we are ensuring the message our customers receive is engaging and useful. Direct dialogue through social media between brands and customers is something traditional marketing cannot achieve.
The Data: March 19-25
March 20, 2017
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]
Celebrate women’s history with eye on future
March 20, 2017
Being a woman in a city of some of the most powerful businesses and among some of the world’s most keen-minded individuals, it is important to communicate that these students can achieve whatever career ambition their dreams desire.
The List: Largest employers, March 19, 2017
March 20, 2017
Find out about the area's largest employers. This week, we rank them by number of employees as of March 15.
People on the Move: March 19-25
March 20, 2017
In the Notes: Var Lordahl, Justin Henderson, Marla Hudgens, Jessica Sayles, Ally R. Haynes-Hamblen, Bryan Ure, Dan Stewart, Michael Feder and more ...
Sue Cook, president of Homewatch CareGivers, poses in the company offices Wednesday, March 8, 2017.
Home health care business owner: ‘Investing in our youth will set us up for greatness’
March 20, 2017
The owner of Homewatch CareGivers of Las Vegas talks about the need for increased investment in Southern Nevada schools, her admiration for Michelle Obama and why she expects her home health care business to triple in size within 10 years.
Diona Fonte and Nick Friel own a Kona Ice truck and offer 10 choices to flavor shaved ice. They moved to Southern Nevada from California last year to launch their business.
California transplants driven to spread happiness and give back to community
March 20, 2017
The KEV, or Kona Entertainment Vehicle, is a party on wheels. It blasts tropical music and dispenses 10 flavors of shaved ice. It serves up to 500 people in an hour and can be booked for school fundraisers, sports events or even corporate events.
Introducing the VEGAS INC 2017 40 Under 40 honorees
Introducing the VEGAS INC 2017 40 Under 40 honorees
March 19, 2017
With a magic combination of smarts, skill, compassion and commitment to community, the honorees of our annual 40 Under 40 publication represent the best that Southern Nevada has ...
A Walgreens pharmacy is seen at 3717 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Feb. 9, 2015.
Bill requires pharmacies to offer prescription-reading audio devices to patients
March 17, 2017
When visually impaired Nevadans with multiple drug prescriptions are left to take medicine on their own, deliberating between tubes of pills can be a challenging task. Senate Bill 131 aims to help Nevadans who are blind or severely visually impaired to ...