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February 26, 2017

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  • Extending a branch to a much-maligned Las Vegas Valley staple

    Extending a branch to a much-maligned Las Vegas Valley staple

    February 26, 2017

    It doesn’t need much water, offers an abundance of shade and boasts two-toned leaves that create a shimmering effect when blown by the breeze on a sunny day. No wonder that when Las Vegas homeowners went wild over the plant. The problem was, they went a little too wild.

  • Casino promotions: Feb. 26-March 4

    February 26, 2017

    Feeling lucky? Gaming establishments throughout Southern Nevada offer deals and promotions for gamers ...

  • Palm Restaurant of Las Vegas' crabcakes

    Recipe: Crabcakes

    February 26, 2017

    A favorite in the Northeast, the crabcake offers home cooks the chance to spread their wings and experiment with seasoning. It can be deep fried, pan fried, baked, grilled or broiled, and served as a sandwich or an impressive starter for a dinner party.

  • Rob Cornelius is United World Sports vice president of business development.

    How one man nurtured Las Vegas’ relationship with rugby

    February 26, 2017

    Rob Cornelius was instrumental in bringing USA Sevens Rugby to Sam Boyd Stadium seven years ago. It has grown from 24,000 attendees its first year here to an expected 90,000 this year. ...

  • Michelle Balistreri and Chandler Gray attend a rally in front of NV Energy on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Las Vegas. Hundreds of activists gathered outside NV Energy headquarters in Las Vegas to protest a state cap affecting rooftop solar installations and urge the Legislature to lift it.

    Energy updates: Coal is out, NV Energy asks to boost rooftop solar incentives

    February 20, 2017

    With legislation proposed last week, Nevada lawmakers will soon debate a number of energy-related issues, including the state’s renewable portfolio standards and efficiency programs ...

  • How to prevent violence in the workplace

    February 20, 2017

    Rather than react to workplace violence, consider being proactive to stop these incidents before they occur.

  • Building situational awareness isn't just for super-spies

    Building situational awareness isn’t just for super-spies

    February 20, 2017

    Agents of law enforcement and covert ops are trained to have heightened senses and quick reaction time, but it’s useful for anyone to know how to hone situational awareness. It might help you avoid everyday chaos or keep you safe from real danger.

  • Since 2002, developers have tried to persuade Clark County to change the zoning on an old gypsum mine site about 5 miles from the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, in the interest of building a higher-density residential project there.

    The battle to build near Red Rock Canyon is coming to a head — again

    February 20, 2017

    A few miles from the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center, a piece of land has long been tugged between development and conservation. The smoldering conflict is reaching another crescendo, with the Clark County Zoning Commission about to vote on a revised concept plan for a residential project that activists hope ...

  • Remark Media CEO Kai-Shing Tao, left, and Chief Technology Officer Jason Wei

    Emphasis on millennials and the Chinese market fuels Remark Media’s rise

    February 20, 2017

    Remark Media’s future lies in its KanKan Data Intelligence Platform, which aggregates users’ digital footprints and analyzes behavior based on their social media use, travel and shopping habits.

  • The List: Engineering firms, Feb. 19, 2017

    February 20, 2017

    Find out about engineering firms. We rank them by the number of professional staff as of Feb. 10.

  • Potty training 101: How to potty train your child

    Potty training 101: How to potty train your child

    February 20, 2017

    Potty training a toddler can be a complicated task, and there are many schools of thought on the topic, such as incentives and rewards or a series of learning aids. Choosing the right method for your child can seem daunting, but Waldo Feng, MD, pediatric urologist at Sunrise Children’s Hospital, argues that the process can be much simpler once parents know what physiological aspect to focus on.

  • Ask an Attorney: The impacts of debt throughout your life

    Ask an Attorney: The impacts of debt throughout your life

    February 20, 2017

    The effects of debt extend beyond finances. Debt can hinder your career, relationships, future plans and general well-being.

  • A stripper gives a lap dance during halftime at a Super Sunday party at the Sapphire Las Vegas strip club Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013.

    After dozens of lawsuits, strippers still fighting for employee status

    February 20, 2017

    A federal judge has given preliminary approval for a $6.5 million settlement in lawsuits against 64 of the 132 strip clubs owned by Déjà Vu Consulting Inc. nationwide. But despite the likelihood of the federal labor settlement, compensation for local strippers may not change ...

  • The Data: Feb. 19-25

    February 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]