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July 24, 2017

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  • Marc-Andre Fleury of the Golden Knights looks for a few new hats during media availability for new players in the official team store, The Armory, at the T-Mobile Arena on Thursday, June 22, 2017.
    Fleury brings Stanley Cup home for 'last day as a Penguin'
    July 24, 2017
    Vegas Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury was in the middle of Colisee Cardin, the biggest rink in his hometown, and stood with the Stanley Cup as hundreds of ...
  • The wreckage of a vintage single-engine British-built military jet is shown after it crashed and burned in the desert just after takeoff from the Henderson Executive Airport in Henderson Monday, July 24, 2017. The pilot escaped serious injury, authorities said.
    Vintage plane crashes near Henderson airport
    July 24, 2017
    A vintage single-engine British-built military jet crashed and burned in the desert just after takeoff Monday from a suburban Las Vegas-area airport, but authorities said the pilot escaped serious ...
  • Flash flood watch issued for Las Vegas; strong storms on Mount Charleston
    July 24, 2017
    Lighter showers, with the possibility of thunder and lightning, are expected to hit the valley ...
  • A look at the construction progress on the Golden Knights Practice Facility during a tour, in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 21, 2017. Construction began on the facility in October and is expected to finish in August.
    Golden Knights practice facility named City National Arena
    July 24, 2017
    The Golden Knights practice facility, slated to open for training camp in September, will be named City National Arena, the team announced today. A multiyear partnership makes City National Bank the official bank of the team as well as ...
  • Police: 2 injured in shooting at Boulder Highway casino
    July 24, 2017
    Law enforcement authorities say two people were injured early Monday in a shooting at a Las Vegas area casino. Police say they are still searching for the suspect in ...
  • 3 Las Vegas firefighters injured after roof collapses
    July 24, 2017
    Three Las Vegas firefighters have been injured battling a house fire after the structure's roof collapsed. Las Vegas Fire & Rescue spokesman Tim Szymanski says none of ...
  • The founders of Revive Brand Co. from left Jonathan Santos, Medin Gebrezgier, and Cesar Santos pose for a photograph in their garage workshop in Las Vegas on Sunday, July 17, 2017.
    Beyond their product or service, businesses connect to customers by sharing their stories
    July 24, 2017
    It is a journey that nearly all companies need their customers to take, and which customers often enjoy. The timeless power of stories to communicate culture, character, relevance and more is a precious tool for businesses.
  • Carlos Holguin poses for a photo at Gold Spike in downtown Las Vegas prior to his band's set, Saturday, July 16, 2017. Carlos—a first-generation college graduate—received his music degree from UNLV.
    How students are overcoming the nation’s education inequality
    July 24, 2017
    Higher education opens so many doors. But what about the door to college? For those aspiring to be the first in their families to reach that level, the challenges are daunting ...
  • The Data: July 23-29, 2017
    July 24, 2017
    All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at
  • The List: Chambers of commerce, July 24, 2017
    July 24, 2017
    Find out about chambers of commerce. This week, we rank them by number of members as of June 1.
  • How to avoid the curse of a shared family property
    July 24, 2017
    It may sound ideal to keep a home of your grandparents for all family branches to gather, relax and enjoy, or share a beautiful summer home on the lake. But what happens when your cousin comes with her five kids and three large dogs for a month? Or the taxes and maintenance are being split equally but you barely use the property?
  • Clayton, left, Bianca, center, and Trent Alenik poses with their namesake dishes at the Pasta Shop Ristorante & Art Gallery, 2525 W Horizon Ridge Parkway, in Henderson Monday, July 10, 2017. From left: Whole Wheat Claton, Ravioli Bianca, and Diablo Trent.
    Chef’s memory lives on through food
    July 24, 2017
    The late David Alenik was an accomplished and beloved chef, and his wife, Ann, is a renowned artist. Together, they created a gourmet Italian restaurant that has served the people of Southern Nevada for three decades.
  • Melanie Walker, a luxury residential organizer, poses in the Greenspun Media Group studio in Henderson Monday, July 10, 2017. Walker is the franchise owner of NEAT Method, which provides professional organizing and unpacking services.
    Born organizer’s message: Spread positivity
    July 24, 2017
    A former human resources executive and current Southern Nevada franchisee of Neat Method, a professional organizing business, gives her definition of success, tells us why she has no pet peeves and explains the appropriate time, in her line of work, to refuse business.
  • The Notes: July 24, 2017
    July 24, 2017
    In the Notes: Virginia Toalepai, Justin Randall, Donna Marcou-Stafford, Dr. Paul VreNon, Nick McCabe, Tiffany Twohig, Patrick Munster, Marek Petrilak and more ...
  • Nicole Castillo, 7, holds a sign while standing with her brother Diego, 4, and mother Elsa, who is originally from El Salvador, during a "Here to Stay" rally in Boston.
    Immigration crackdown sparks commitment to help
    July 24, 2017
    Concerned residents are asking for help as the effects of federal immigration policy reach Nevada. This year, President Donald Trump’s administration moved to crack down on people living in the country illegally, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions said recently that he was directing federal prosecutors to make such cases a priority. “People don’t know what’s going on,” said immigration attorney and AmeriCorps fellow ...
  • GOP’s let-them-eat cake policies betray working class
    July 24, 2017
    These are very good times for the wealthiest Americans, and yet the Republican-controlled Congress and President Donald Trump seem to think there’s no such thing as enough for ...
  • In this July 18, 2017 photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. There are many reasons why the Senate will probably reject Republicans’ crowning bill razing much of “Obamacare.” There are fewer why Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell might revive it and avert a GOP humiliation.
    5 reasons why health care bill would fail, 3 why it may not
    July 24, 2017
    There are many reasons why the Senate will probably reject Republicans' crowning bill razing much of former President Barack Obama's health care law. There are fewer why Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell might revive it and avert a GOP humiliation...
  • A customer receives a delivery of medical marijuana at her home July 12. Marijuana delivery drivers in Nevada may transport up to 10 ounces at a time. Essence is the only dispensary currently handling its own deliveries, though owners of others hope to offer the service.
    Nevada’s recreational marijuana industry ramping up delivery services to meet demand
    July 24, 2017
    The front door to a house in a Summerlin subdivision opens, and Marie Shannon smiles and welcomes Quan Chanthavong into her home. The 34-year-old delivery man ...
  • Senator: American student arrested in China has been freed
    July 23, 2017
    Chinese authorities have dropped charges against an American college student who was arrested and detained in the Asian nation a week ago after reportedly injuring a taxi driver who was roughing up his mother in a fare dispute, a U.S. lawmaker said Sunday...
  • Alcohol poisoning kills 3 in southern Iran, 48 hospitalized
    July 23, 2017
    Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency is reporting that alcohol poisoning has killed three and left more than 40 people hospitalized in southern Iran...
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