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Balloon rides, Ebola and business: A talk with a hospital CEO

Kim Anderson, CEO of Southern Hills Hospital, Monday Oct. 28, 2014.

Kim Anderson is CEO of Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center and the visionary behind the annual Balloon Festival, which lands in Las Vegas this weekend. He talks about how the festival got started, the growth ...

Greenspun Media Group announces promotions in key leadership roles

Key leadership roles within the Greenspun Media Group were reorganized Wednesday to better serve advertisers in its five weekly print publications and the company’s …

Startups need investors. Here’s a way they find them in Las Vegas

Kingsley Edwards, founder of Leetcoin, in his home office in downtown Las Vegas, on September 15, 2014.

Kingsley Edwards, a longtime video game enthusiast, was growing frustrated with just playing virtual casino games for bitcoins. He wanted to compete against other gamers the way online poker players do ...

Judge refuses to put brakes on Uber ride-sharing service

Uber West Coast Regional Manager William Barnes sits in the back of a car during a photo shoot Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Las Vegas. The ride sharing company has begun operations in Nevada.

Uber scored an early victory in court today when a Clark County District Court judge declined to issue a temporary restraining order that would have prevented ...

Nevada taxable sales up 7.5 percent in August

Taxable sales, one indicator of the Nevada economy, grew to $4 billion in August, a 7.5 percent increase from the same month a year ago. It was the 49th consecutive month ...

Hughes Center adding cheaper eating options at office park

Owners of the Hughes Center office park are building a retail plaza that's slated to open in summer 2015 with low-priced eateries. Above, a rendering.

Owners of the Hughes Center are bringing a slate of new eateries to the Las Vegas office park. The Blackstone Group, which bought the 68-acre property last year for $347 million, recently started construction of ...

Judge to hear motion today about Uber ride-sharing service in Las Vegas

Uber West Coast Regional Manager William Barnes sits in the back of a car during a photo shoot Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Las Vegas. The ride sharing company has begun operations in Nevada.

Less than a week after launching in Nevada, ride-sharing company Uber finds itself in court today fighting for the right to ...

Investors’ retreat from Las Vegas housing market triggers sales slowdown

An aerial view of a residential neighborhood in Las Vegas, Nevada.

When investors flocked to Las Vegas for cheap homes after the economy crashed, they resurrected the housing market with sorely needed ...

Casino mogul Steve Wynn still ‘very bullish on Macau’

The Wynn Macau and Encore towers, looking fairly familiar.

Wynn Resorts, which runs the Wynn and Encore properties on the Strip in addition to resorts in Macau, reported its third quarter earnings today. Wynn Resorts Chairman Steve Wynn ...

North Las Vegas looks to lure companies to industrial park

North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee gives the North Las Vegas State of the City Address at Aliante Casino in North Las Vegas, Jan. 16, 2014.

North Las Vegas announced today it plans to establish an economic diversification district at its Apex Industrial Center to lure businesses with the same type of tax incentives given to Tesla in Northern Nevada. Mayor John Lee said ...

Jury selection begins in case of flawed Strip hotel tower

An exterior view of the Harmon tower in MGM Resorts' CityCenter on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. The 26-floor tower, deemed structurally unsound, will be demolished piece by piece.

The Harmon Hotel tower was designed to soar 48 stories over MGM Resorts International's massive CityCenter complex, offering hotel guests and condominium owners unparalleled views at ...

Report: Outlook for new-home sales not ‘too exciting’

Las Vegas Strip casinos can be seen behind new home construction in Summerlin Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

A sluggish year for Las Vegas homebuilders isn’t expected to pick up anytime soon, a new report says. Local builders sold 605 new homes last month, bringing the year’s total to ...

Nevada gaming revenue down nearly 6 percent last month

Dice roll across the craps table during the opening of the Downtown Grand Las Vegas Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas Sunday, October 27, 2013.

Nevada gaming revenue dropped in September, the second straight month of decline, the state reported today. The state Gaming Control Board said Nevada casinos won ...

Family-owned Las Vegas staffing agency expanding its reach

A Mary Poppins character reads and sings to children at Tivoli Village on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. Nannies & Housekeepers USA presents the twice-monthly "Story Time with Mary Poppins" program there.

Nannies & Housekeepers USA, a 14-year-old homegrown staffing agency in Las Vegas, caters to local families and those who are visiting the city. It is expanding its customer base after ...

First mountainside home lot at Ascaya in Henderson sells — for $925,000

The lots at Ascaya are ready for mountain-mansion development with reservations now being accepted to begin the purchasing process Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in Henderson.

Developers of Ascaya, the long-delayed mountain-mansion project in Henderson, have sold their first lot — a 0.46-acre parcel for $925,000. The sale closed Friday, property records show, and sales of two other lots are expected ...