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Visitation in Las Vegas down in July

Visitation to Las Vegas was down in July, marking the second monthly decline this year.

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Las Vegas tourism officials embracing value of LGBT dollars

At the Bagatelle Beach Club, DJ Roland Belmares spins a song while young people dance their Friday away. Cocktails flow as servers walk the area, ensuring no glass is empty. It’s just another pool party in Las Vegas, ladies and gentlemen. Or is it?

Dice clock traces origins to vintage Vegas

Circa 1968 Las Vegas: The Strip was sparsely dotted with casinos, among them the Stardust, Sands, Caesars Palace and Dunes. It was a time when patrons could pull up to the front door of a casino, valet park their Pontiac GTOs and walk right into a joint with no hassle.

Nevada Taxicab Authority cracking down on long hauling

While bargaining for lesser fines for traffic tickets is an everyday event for the general public, that option has disappeared for taxi drivers caught long hauling, or running up the tab on unsuspecting tourists.

Resilient Rosie’s Den betting big on comeback after disastrous fire

WHITE HILLS, Ariz. – It had gotten to the point where Brad Larsen, the owner of Rosie’s Den south of Hoover Dam, was starting to daydream about what it would be like to win with one of the Powerball lottery tickets he sells for a living; the losses from the fire were just too great.

Reid: Change name of McCarran International Airport

U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., on Friday cast his lot with those who would like to remove the name of former U.S. Sen. Pat McCarran from Las Vegas’ main airport.

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