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Zappos CEO Tony Tsieh
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Mitch Kelly
August 25, 2020 - 7:03 am
In a surprise Monday, Zappos' CEO Tony Tsieh announced that he would be stepping down.
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Artist rendering of the new Virgin Hotel, Las Vegas
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Mitch Kelly
August 21, 2020 - 9:34 am
While construction of the Virgin Hotels Las Vegas at Flamingo and Paradise is still on schedule, officials with the company are now saying the planned fall opening date might have to be delayed.
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Terminal 3 at McCarran International Airport
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Associated Press
August 17, 2020 - 5:12 am
The food service provider at McCarran International Airport says it will lay off 940 employees, the organization said in a letter to Nevada officials.
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FILE - In this July 9, 2020, file photo, a large video display reads "Now hiring for our new hotel coming soon!," at the new Emerald Queen Casino, which is open, and owned by the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, in Tacoma, Wash. The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a pullback from the gains of May and June and evidence that the resurgent coronavirus has weakened hiring and the economic rebound. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Associated Press
August 13, 2020 - 5:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of laid-off workers applying for unemployment aid fell below 1 million last week for the first time since the pandemic intensified five months ago yet still remains at a high level. The viral pandemic keeps forcing layoffs just as the expiration of a $600-a-week federal...
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Exterior of a Stein Mart location
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Associated Press
August 12, 2020 - 10:56 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — National discount department store chain Stein Mart filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday after 112 years in business, and announced that it will close most, if not all, of its 280 stores. “The combined effects of a challenging retail environment coupled with the impact of...
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SportsBook at the Park MGM
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Mitch Kelly
August 12, 2020 - 8:35 am
NASCAR and BetMGM, a market-leading sports betting and iGaming platform, have announced a multi-year sports betting partnership.
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Electricity workers and pylon silhouette
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Associated Press
August 12, 2020 - 5:29 am
NV Energy Inc. and the Las Vegas Valley Water District plan to resume disconnecting some customers for nonpayment.
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Associated Press
August 09, 2020 - 2:46 pm
Tourism officials marked another index of the economic effect of the coronavirus pandemic on Friday, reporting that about 1 million people visited the Las Vegas area during June.
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FILE - In this July 9, 2020, file photo, a large video display reads "Now hiring for our new hotel coming soon!," at the new Emerald Queen Casino, which is open, and owned by the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, in Tacoma, Wash. The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a pullback from the gains of May and June and evidence that the resurgent coronavirus has weakened hiring and the economic rebound. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Associated Press
August 07, 2020 - 3:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. hiring slowed in July as the coronavirus outbreak worsened, and the government’s jobs report offered signs Friday that the economic damage from the pandemic could last far longer than many observers originally envisioned. The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a...
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Guests gather for an unexpected, custom-designed Intel Drone Light Show for the debut of the new SAHARA Las Vegas on June 27, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Mitch Kelly
August 06, 2020 - 9:24 am
Sahara Las Vegas has the dubious distinction of becoming the first property on the Las Vegas Strip to receive a regulatory complaint related to coronavirus safety protocols.
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