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August 21, 2018

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Lyft driverless cars hit 5,000 rides in Las Vegas
Lyft driverless cars hit 5,000 rides in Las Vegas
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Lyft driverless cars have provided more than 5,000 rides to passengers on the Las Vegas Strip since May. The ride-hailing giant and technology company Apitv outfitted a fleet of ...
Chuck E. Cheese’s in Las Vegas to replace animatronics band with light-up dance floor
Chuck E. Cheese’s in Las Vegas to replace animatronics band with light-up dance floor
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Chuck E. Cheese’s in Las Vegas will soon look and feel much different than many of the popular entertainment center and restaurant chain’s other locations nationally. The Chuck E. Cheese’s at 9230 S. Eastern Ave. is ...
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New entertainment complex coming to downtown Las Vegas
Monday, August 20, 2018
A new entertainment complex in downtown Las Vegas will give patrons the feel of being out in nature even when they are inside. The $7 million, 22,000-square-foot ...
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Business owner roped into industry by instant gratification that comes with makeup artistry
Monday, August 20, 2018
MEET: L Makeup Institute and Cosmetic Store:
Lissette Waugh opened L Makeup Institute and Cosmetic Store to fill a void in Southern Nevada for makeup artistry and effects education.
The List: Real estate brokerages, Aug. 20, 2018
Monday, August 20, 2018
Find out about real estate brokerages. This week, we rank them by total 2017 local resale volume.
People on the Move: Aug. 20, 2018
Monday, August 20, 2018
People on the Move:
In the Notes: Bejac, Luis Ayon, Christopher Burk, Chelsie Adams, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, Scott Wiegand, Ballard Spahr and more ...
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New Las Vegas tourism boss: 'We need to look at who our customers are going to be in the future'
Monday, August 20, 2018
Steve Hill, who championed tax increases for the convention center expansion and new stadium, takes over Sept. 1
Steve Hill has already played a significant role in shaping the future of Las Vegas tourism. Hill led the charge for a room tax increase to partially fund the Las Vegas stadium (Hill is director of the Las Vegas Stadium Authority) and the Las Vegas Convention Center expansion project. Additionally, while he ...
Elon Musk confronts a fateful tweet and an ‘excruciating’ year
Elon Musk confronts a fateful tweet and an ‘excruciating’ year
Sunday, August 19, 2018
For two decades, Elon Musk has been one of Silicon Valley’s most brash and ambitious entrepreneurs, helping to found several influential technology companies ...
Nevada unemployment rate lowest since August 2007
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Recent figures show Nevada added 9,500 jobs in July, while the unemployment rate dropped 0.1 percent to 4.6 percent in the state. The Nevada Appeal reports data released Wednesday indicates ...
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Home means Nevada (for Californians, Utahans and Arizonans, too)
Thursday, August 16, 2018
While the addition of more than 100,000 residents since 2016 and three professional sports teams has certainly had a positive role in helping the market, those in the industry claim our local growth is thanks to Vegas’ booming economy ...
Fremont Street video canopy getting $32 million upgrade
Fremont Street video canopy getting $32 million upgrade
Monday, August 13, 2018
A $32 million upgrade of the Fremont Street Experience will make one of downtown Las Vegas’ biggest attractions brighter than ever. The upgrade will make the Viva Vision video canopy seven times brighter and allow ...
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Attorney's military training laid foundation for career in public and private sectors
Monday, August 13, 2018
Q+A: GREG BROWER:
Greg Brower, a shareholder at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, joined the firm after his third stint with the U.S. Department of Justice. He splits his time between the firm’s offices in Nevada and Washington, D.C., and was recently named co-chair of its Government Investigations & White Collar Group.
Legal notes: Local award winners, Aug. 13, 2018
Monday, August 13, 2018
Attorneys from Southern Nevada were recognized by Chambers USA and Mountain States Super Lawyers ...
The List: Law firms, Aug. 13, 2018
Monday, August 13, 2018
Find out about law firms. This week, we rank them by number of local attorneys as of July 1.
Businessman loves Trump, but hates tariffs, wants government health care
Saturday, August 11, 2018
Don Ahern, president and CEO of Las Vegas-based Ahern Rentals, is a Donald Trump guy. “Donald Trump is my hero ...