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January 18, 2017

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  • Keys to combating proliferating pessimism

    January 16, 2017

    Many lean on New Year’s resolutions in an attempt to promote positive life changes, but reports indicate that upward of 25 percent of people who made resolutions had already failed at keeping them within seven days.

  • The Data: Jan. 15-21

    January 16, 2017

    All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at research@vegasinc.com.

  • Glen Meadows, director of ancillary gaming at Station Casinos, worked with the late Bobby Dean to create Station’s $600K Big Bingo Weekend, a four-day event.

    At Station, versatility is a prized characteristic

    January 16, 2017

    The corporate director of ancillary gaming at Station Casinos offers thoughts on how to be successful in the gaming industry, the importance of education reforms and the shift in societal norms that makes it acceptable to carry on a telephone conversation while standing in line at the bank.

  • The Notes: Philanthropy, Jan. 15-21

    January 16, 2017

    In the Notes: Senior Helpers, Inspirada, Station Casinos, Walker Furniture, Clark County Fire Department, Penta Building Group, Albertsons Foundation, Veterans Integration Program, Communities In Schools of Nevada, City National Bank and more ...

  • Don't be a bad boss

    Don’t be a bad boss

    January 16, 2017

    Business professionals discuss the pitfalls of being too critical of employees, and not critical enough. As with many aspects in life, the sweet spot lies somewhere in the middle ...

  • Inaugural preparations continue Nov. 15, 2016, on the West Front of Capitol Hill in Washington, looking at the National Mall and Washington Monument. One thing you can count on during inauguration season in Washington: People of all stripes will find a reason to show up, whether it’s to celebrate or commiserate.

    Inside the 58th presidential inauguration

    January 16, 2017

    On Jan. 20, Donald Trump and Mike Pence will lose the hyphens from their titles. The next president and vice president will take their oaths and do plenty of smiling and waving. While President-elect Donald Trump has promised a “great show,” Inauguration Day is really about the peaceful transfer of power. It goes back to George Washington, who ...

  • Ask an Attorney: What are my options if I'm injured in a hotel?

    Ask an Attorney: What are my options if I’m injured in a hotel?

    January 16, 2017

    Elsewhere in the country, visiting a hotel is typically reserved for vacations, but in Southern Nevada, resorts are part of many people’s daily lives

  • A drone takes flight during a groundbreaking ceremony held at Nevada State College for the HUVR or Henderson Unmanned Vehicle Range on Jan. 4, 2017.

    Broad acceptance of drones — and industry growth — depends on smart regulation

    January 16, 2017

    Drone industry leaders and government officials bantered during a CES panel discussion last week on regulation, specifically what needs to be done to create a clear set of guidelines from the federal level on down to the neighborhood streets. The race, as both sides see it, is against time: one major accident involving a drone could cause public panic and knee-jerk political response before those working on a comprehensive solution can present their case.

  • Marcus Mollmann is CEO of Closetbox, which opened a Southern Nevada location last October and serves 53 markets across 38 states. The company picks up boxes and furniture from customers’ homes, then stores the items at its guarded facility. The company also delivers items back to customers’ homes and, given notice, allows clients to visit the facility to grab their possessions.

    Closetbox offers self-storage, sans the hardest parts

    January 16, 2017

    Marcus Mollmann and his wife, Katy, came up with the idea for their business when they needed some extra hands around the house following the birth of their twins.

  • Do you need to start the year with a cleanse? The truth about 'detoxing' and 'cleansing'

    Do you need to start the year with a cleanse? The truth about ‘detoxing’ and ‘cleansing’

    January 16, 2017

    “Detoxing” and “cleansing” have been popular marketing terms in recent years, but how legitimate are associated claims?

  • Cocktail of the Week: Zesty Eddy

    Cocktail of the Week: Zesty Eddy

    January 16, 2017

    Some cocktails are strong and dark, some are classy and sophisticated, and others are just all-out fun. The Zesty Eddy falls joyfully into that last category.

  • For complicated jobs, take the extra time to do it right

    January 16, 2017

    Reorganizing any school district is a complicated process, but the size and complexity of Clark County's adds several degrees of difficulty. CCSD is the fifth-largest school district in the U.S., with more than 350 schools and 350,000 students, including a large percentage of English-language learners ...

  • The List: Taxicab operators, Jan. 16, 2017

    January 16, 2017

    Find out about taxicab operators. We rank them by revenue from first 11 months of 2016.

  • Casino promotions: Jan. 15-21

    January 15, 2017

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