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Why Cirque du Soleil’s new action show “R.U.N” will reshape Luxor
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Why Cirque du Soleil’s new action show “R.U.N” will reshape Luxor

Monday, May 20, 2019 | 2 a.m. The days of regularly imploding casinos and building brand-new casino resorts on the Strip appear to be over. We are...

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Walkability is the new measure of livability
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Walkability is the new measure of livability

Monday, May 20, 2019 | 2 a.m. Walkability is the new hot concept in urban planning. A new generation of urbanites and people who would like to the...

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Neon2020 is coming to the iconic Neon Museum in Las Vegas
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Neon2020 is coming to the iconic Neon Museum in Las Vegas

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 | 3:06 p.m. The Neon Museum is booming. This fiscal year, 245,000 people visited the downtown museum known for its...

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Walmart ups the delivery game with next day shipping
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Walmart ups the delivery game with next day shipping

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 | 12:05 a.m. NEW YORK - Walmart is rolling out next-day delivery on its most popular items, increasing the stakes in the...

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Who looks out for landlords?
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Who looks out for landlords?

Sunday, May 12, 2019 | 2 a.m. In the April 25 story "Las Vegas' affordable housing shortage at crisis level, advocates say," LaLo Montoya, of Make...

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Enterprise rolls out monthly car subscription program in Las Vegas — at $1,500
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Enterprise rolls out monthly car subscription program in Las Vegas — at $1,500

Saturday, May 11, 2019 | 2 a.m. Just like they might subscribe to Netflix or Amazon Prime Video, Nevadans can now subscribe to an Enterprise...

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Amazon to open first Go store that accepts cash
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Amazon to open first Go store that accepts cash

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 | 12:05 a.m. NEW YORK - Amazon launched its high-tech Go convenience store a year ago, where shoppers can pull items off the...

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Vote for rapid bus transit need not be last word on light rail in Las Vegas
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Vote for rapid bus transit need not be last word on light rail in Las Vegas

Sunday, May 5, 2019 | 2 a.m. Let's not give up on light rail, Las Vegas. The decision last month by the Regional Transportation Commission board to...

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Are American retail jobs in a funk? It's complicated
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Are American retail jobs in a funk? It's complicated

Sunday, May 5, 2019 | 2 a.m. NEW YORK - The overall economy is adding jobs, but there's one spot that appears to be in a funk: retail. Overall, U....

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Landlord who refused to rent to Muslim men settles lawsuit
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Landlord who refused to rent to Muslim men settles lawsuit

Friday, May 3, 2019 | 12:05 a.m. DENVER - A Denver landlord who was recorded telling her tenant to find an "American person... good like you and me...

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The people in Las Vegas wanted light rail, but the leaders voted for a bus
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The people in Las Vegas wanted light rail, but the leaders voted for a bus

By Robert Lang and William Brown Jr. Sunday, April 28, 2019 | 2 a.m. The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada board recently...

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Las Vegas’ affordable housing shortage at crisis level, advocates say
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Las Vegas’ affordable housing shortage at crisis level, advocates say

Thursday, April 25, 2019 | 2 a.m. Ten years after the burst of the U. S. housing bubble sent Las Vegas into economic crisis, real estate has made a...

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Coming to store shelves: cameras that guess your age and sex
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Coming to store shelves: cameras that guess your age and sex

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | 8:27 a.m. NEW YORK - Eyeing that can of soda in the supermarket cooler? Or maybe you're craving a pint of ice cream? A...

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Sustainability on the Strip: Behind the glitz and glamorous excess, properties are serious about being green
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Sustainability on the Strip: Behind the glitz and glamorous excess, properties are serious about being green

Sunday, April 21, 2019 | 2 a.m. The Las Vegas Strip is the brightest spot on Earth, famous for operating 24/7 and for its opulent displays that...

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See benefits of vacation rentals
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See benefits of vacation rentals

Saturday, April 20, 2019 | 2 a.m. I'm a Las Vegas resident and Airbnb host. After the recent changes to the city's short-term rental regulations, I...

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Housing authority director: Past leadership exacerbated affordable housing woes in Las Vegas
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Housing authority director: Past leadership exacerbated affordable housing woes in Las Vegas

Friday, April 19, 2019 | 2 a.m. The director of the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority is conducting a programmatic audit of the agency's...

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Who owns aloha? Hawaii eyes protections for native culture
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Who owns aloha? Hawaii eyes protections for native culture

Thursday, April 18, 2019 | 12:05 a.m. HONOLULU - Last year, much of Hawaii was shocked to learn a Chicago restaurant chain owner had trademarked...

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Beloved toy store FAO Schwarz makes its comeback
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Beloved toy store FAO Schwarz makes its comeback

In this Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 photo, FAO Schwarz toy soldiers dressed in uniforms designed by model Gigi Hadid pose for a photo during a media...

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FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

NEW YORK — In a major new effort to curb smoking, a top U. S. health official pledged Thursday to try to ban menthol from regular cigarettes,...

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Transit riders, drivers brace for influx of Amazon employees

NEW YORK — Commuters beware: New York and Washington's clogged streets and creaky subway systems are about to feel more pain as 50,000 more people...

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Justice legal opinion backs Whitaker's naming as acting AG
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Justice legal opinion backs Whitaker's naming as acting AG

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Wednesday released an internal legal opinion supporting the legality of Matthew Whitaker's appointment as...

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Juul halts store sales of some flavored e-cigarettes
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Juul halts store sales of some flavored e-cigarettes

NEW YORK — The nation's leading e-cigarette maker is halting store sales of some flavors to deter use by kids. The move by Juul Labs Inc. comes...

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Amazon splits HQ between New York and northern Virginia
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Amazon splits HQ between New York and northern Virginia

NEW YORK — Amazon, which has grown too big for its Seattle hometown, said it will split its much-anticipated second headquarters between New York...

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Don’t underestimate the skills that veterans can offer after their service
News 11 months ago
Don’t underestimate the skills that veterans can offer after their service

As a retired U. S. Air Force colonel and current city councilman, I am proud to call Las Vegas home and to work on initiatives that will enrich our...

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NASA conducts quiet sonic boom tests near Texas Gulf Coast

GALVESTON, Texas — NASA is monitoring how residents living near the Texas Gulf Coast react to quiet sonic booms as the space agency works on an...

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Amazon considering New York amid reports HQ will be split
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Amazon considering New York amid reports HQ will be split

NEW YORK — New York is one of the finalists in Amazon's search to build another headquarters, according to a person familiar with the talks. After...

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Voting officials under scrutiny amid heavy election turnout

ATLANTA — Federal and state officials have been working for nearly two years to shore up the nation's election infrastructure from cyberattacks by...

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Door-to-door canvassers hope efforts influence Asian-Americans at polls
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Door-to-door canvassers hope efforts influence Asian-Americans at polls

Bags of rice and outright cash are some of the get-out-the-vote efforts that immigrants from the Philippines may have been used to in their home...

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Candidates for state and local offices share their stances on the issues
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Candidates for state and local offices share their stances on the issues

Candidates for a selection of influential statewide offices were asked to respond to a set of key issues relevant to their office. Those who...

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Organization supports the valley by helping prepare its leaders
News 11 months ago
Organization supports the valley by helping prepare its leaders

What does your organization do? The Leadership Foundation is laser-focused on this premise: A great community needs strong, capable and informed...

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