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Sandoval seeks review of gaming, marijuana industry relationship

Gov. Brian Sandoval wants the state to take another look at the relationship between the gaming and legal marijuana industries in Nevada. He has issued an order for ...

Pahrump utility sells transmission lines to Dallas company

Valley Electric Association, a Pahrump-based utility, announced today it has sold its 230-kilovolt transmission system to GridLiance, a Dallas-based operator of transmission systems, for ...

New MGM casinos in Northeast would be only 90 minutes apart

This image provided by MGM Resorts International shows an architectural rendering of a casino proposed for Bridgeport, Conn., announced on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, by MGM Resorts International and The RCI Group.

Whether or not MGM succeeds in opening a casino in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says the Bay State will hold the company and Wynn Resorts to commitments both operators have made here. MGM has proposed ...

UNLV technology park expects to construct third building soon

A rendering shows plans for a new building at the Harry Reid UNLV Research & Technology Park.

The UNLV Harry Reid Research & Technology Park in the southwest valley appears ready to begin construction on a new building. Representatives of the ...

Q+A: WSOP.com marks four years of online poker

A stack of $50,000 tournament chips await a poker player before the start of the 2017 World of Series of Poker Main Event at the Rio Convention Center on Saturday, July 8, 2017.

One of only two remaining online poker providers in Nevada, WSOP.com is celebrating its fourth anniversary today. The company began operating on Sept. 19, 2013, several months after the Nevada Legislature passed Assembly Bill 114 and Gov. Sandoval signed it into law ...

MGM announces plans for a new casino in Connecticut

This image provided by MGM Resorts International shows an architectural rendering of a casino proposed for Bridgeport, Conn., announced on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, by MGM Resorts International and The RCI Group.

MGM Resorts International revealed plans on Monday for a $675 million waterfront casino in Connecticut's largest city, the latest salvo in a competition with two Native American tribes that run two of the world's largest casinos in the southeastern part of the state. MGM is already building ...

Controversial GGG-Canelo decision prompts Las Vegas refunds

WBC/WBA/IBF middleweight champion Grennady Golovkin, left, of Kazakhstan and Canelo Alvarez of Mexico celebrate after a 12-round title fight at T-Mobile Saturday Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017.

Large bets for as much as $500,000 showed up on Gennady Golovkin at Las Vegas sportsbooks in the final hours before Saturday's title fight against Canelo Alvarez. They ...

Anti-fracking suit seeks to block oil drilling on BLM land

Environmentalists have filed an anti-fracking lawsuit in Nevada to block an effort to expand oil and gas drilling on federal land. Two national conservation groups say the Bureau of Land Management is ...

Sidetracks that lead forward: Business professionals say distractions in the workplace, managed correctly, can be beneficial

Sidetracks that lead forward: Business professionals say distractions in the workplace, managed correctly, can be beneficial

A recent University of California, Irvine study showed it took up to 23 minutes to recover from a distraction — small wonder then that work environments full of social-media busybodies and shiny objects can sap productivity. On the other hand, employers with some of the most celebrated work environments and cultures, such as Zappos and Google, offer diversions and luxe spaces to let employees get away from their desks. They argue that productivity increases if the brain is given breaks throughout the day.

Dentist’s advice: Treat patients like family

Dr. Steven DeLisle is passionate about treating patients with special needs, and created the Saving Smiles scholarship to help such patients who are under-resourced. (Christopher DeVargas/staff)

The owner of Children’s Dentistry talks about his passion for helping patients with special needs, the importance of good staff morale in the workplace and the possibility that he would one day run for public office.

Diners get what they want when they want it

Metro Diner owners Tony Grappo, left, and Tony Alonge pose for a photo on location, Thursday, July 13, 2017.

Metro Diner, which was featured on the Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives,” offers new takes on classic dishes, such as fried chicken and waffles with homemade strawberry butter and Charleston shrimp and grits. Longtime Las Vegas restaurateur ...

Celebrating the 2017-18 Angel Awards

Celebrating the 2017-18 Angel Awards

The winners of Greenspun Media Group's Angel Awards exemplify the caring and compassion found throughout Southern Nevada. We're happy to shine a spotlight on people and businesses like ...

The List: Nonprofit foundations, Sept. 17, 2017

Find out about nonprofit foundations. This week, we rank them by assets reported to the Internal Revenue Service as of Aug. 1 ...

The Data: Sept. 17-23

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The Notes: Sept. 17-23

In the Notes: Michael Bruner, Whitney White, Michael Vallante, Daniel LeCavalier, Larry Ruvo, Dr. Charles “Chip” Martin, Edward Farrell and more ...