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Success is all about teamwork, enjoying your job

Terry Downey, general manager at Aliante, poses at the property.

Surround yourself with great people, said Terry Downey, the president and general manager of Aliante Casino and Hotel.

New technology could put an end to taxicab long-hauling

Leo Samson, CTO and director of product engineering, holds a smartphone showing fee at the end of a taxi ride during a demonstration of a Frias Transportation Infrastructure (FTi) system Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012. The GPS-based system would provide useful real-time information to both regulators and consumers.

A Las Vegas company is testing a cloud-based vehicle monitoring system that could revolutionize transportation regulation and help solve one of the Nevada Taxicab Authority’s biggest problems: the illegal long-hauling of taxi passengers. Frias Transportation Infrastructure, a technology company operated ...

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Pessimistic about poker

Casino industry representatives and exhibitors watch an online poker game during industry's G2E conference, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, in Las Vegas.

It was clear as the “fiscal cliff” deadline closed in on federal lawmakers last month that there was no way an online poker bill would reach the floor of the Senate for a vote. It was a disappointing way to end the year for millions of poker players who believed there was a slim chance for Congress to act on legislation that most Nevadans believe is a no-brainer to legalize an activity that already occurs and could provide badly needed revenue for federal coffers.

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Nonprofit New Vista plans major expansion of medical center

CEO Kelly DeGuzman hugs a resident at New Vista Ranch in Las Vegas on Monday, January 7, 2013.

Gerald Bowie flashes a toothless smile. The 60-year-old man lost many of his teeth to disease. He has dangerously high ...

The People: Jan. 14, 2013

In the People: Diane F. Fearon, Tomokazu Taniuchi, Elise Timothy, Andrea Mestdagh, Adam Godorov, Swadha Rath, Connie Gamble, Lee “Rocky” ...

The Notes: Jan. 14, 2013

In the Notes: Sandhill Executive Suites; BluFi Lending; Fentress Architects; North Las Vegas City Hall and Civic Plaza; NEWave; Las ...

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Records and Transactions: Jan. 14, 2013

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: 2013 Largest Scheduled Conventions

Find out about the largest conventions scheduled for 2013. This week, we rank them by estimated attendees.

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