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Tattoo removal company is all about changing lives

Technician Magdelyn Vasquez-Castro removes a tattoo from the stomach of Brandon Grady at Tattoo Vanish in Las Vegas on Wednesday, October 24, 2012.

Tattoo Vanish Inc. and Professional Permanent Cosmetics offers cosmetic tattooing with permanent eyebrows, eyeliner, lip color and areola restoration post breast cancer reconstruction. It also offers other procedures like skin re-pigmentation and tattoo removal.

Casinos hedge their bets when it comes to political spending

Casinos hedge their bets when it comes to political spending

If the election is all about the economy, then where are the brains behind Nevada’s biggest economic industry placing their bets? The short answer: All over the place.


Catching up with a sports star

Tina Kunzer-Murphy has resigned as the executive director of the MAACO Bowl Las Vegas. She held the position since 2001, when ESPN Regional Television took over ownership and operation of the game.

Fall is in the desert air, meaning it’s that time of year when local football fans begin to speculate on possible pairings in the Dec. 22 Maaco Bowl Las Vegas, our very own holiday game. So it seemed like an appropriate time to catch up with Tina Kunzer-Murphy, who on Aug. 8 left as the bowl game’s executive director.

Hogs welcome at Grand Canyon

They say you can tell if a motorcyclist is happy when you see the bugs in his teeth. I’m sure I had a few in my grill when I joined a group of reporters on a picture-perfect day at the Grand Canyon trying out a new helicopter-Harley tour being offered.

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Beloved Thrifty Ice Cream returns to Las Vegas, sans pharmacy

Thrifty Ice Cream store owner Pankaj Shah at one of his stores on Wigwam Parkway on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012.

Most people from the West Coast know and love Thrifty Ice Cream. Sold for years in its namesake pharmacy chain, ...

The People: Nov. 5, 2012

In the People: Paul Climer, Mark Tratos, Chip Davis, Charles H. Burt, Michael Augason, Kelly Messina, Brennon O’Neal, Tom Torrance, ...

The Notes: Nov. 5, 2012

In the Notes: Bank of Nevada, Nevada Small Business Development Center, New Vista, Nevada Division of Environmental Protection, Brownstein Hyatt ...

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Records and Transactions: Nov. 5, 2012

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]

The List: General contractors Nov. 5

Find out about general contractors. This week, we rank them bybillings from July 2011 to June 2012.

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