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Key question in Uber/Lyft fight: Should driver lists be required?

Uber mechanics inspect an applicant's vehicle within their inspection area about the Uber Activation Center at Hampton Inn Tropicana on Wednesday, September 16, 2015.

As Uber and Lyft fight efforts by Clark County officials to regulate them, one of their biggest concerns is over a provision that would require them to publicly identify their drivers. It's proprietary information, they argue, and ...

JetBlue considers new approach to training pilots

A JetBlue Airbus 320 descends for a landing at Reagan National Airport in Washington, Sunday, June 24, 2012.

JetBlue wants to recruit a few flight students with no flying experience and train them to become pilots. The airline says applicants would still need to meet minimum requirements including ...

Report: More Northeast casinos, more Atlantic City closures

This July 11, 2014, aerial photo shows the Atlantic City, N.J., beachfront with many of its Boardwalk casinos.

A Wall Street firm predicts a new wave of casino expansion in the Northeastern U.S. will lead to more casino closings in Atlantic City. Moody's Investors Service said in a report ...

Number of Las Vegas visitors hits 3.8 million in October, up 5.6 percent

Tourists take photos at the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign Saturday, March 14, 2015, on the Strip.

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority says nearly 3.8 million people visited the destination in October, an increase of 5.6 percent compared to a year ago. The agency ...

SolarCity opens training facility in Las Vegas

SolarCity workers practice installing solar panels at the company's new facility in Las Vegas.

For rooftop solar panel installers, walking on shingles or Spanish tile on sloped roofs is second nature, but it’s not an innate skill. That’s why SolarCity will acclimate ...

Nevada gaming revenue down 2.9 percent in October

Tapanee "Jib Jib" Songsee deals blackjack at the Cromwell on the Las Vegas Strip, Monday, April 21, 2014.

Gaming revenue from Nevada casinos dropped nearly 3 percent in October, the state reported today. The Gaming Control Board said casinos won ...

Three Stations Casinos employees climb the corporate ladder — in heels

Three of Station Casinos' property general managers are women: Carol Thompson at Green Valley Ranch, Lydia Mason at Texas Station and Stacy Stagg at Fiesta Rancho. They are pictured here at Hank’s Fine Steaks & Martinis at Green Valley Ranch.

The gaming industry traditionally has been dominated by men, but three women have risen to impressive heights at Station Casinos. They spoke with us about their journey up the corporate ladder and offered advice to young people who want to work their way up to become executives ...

Now we can seriously get down to recycling in this community

With Republic Services’ new plant up and running, Southern Nevadans’ well-meaning efforts will not be in vain.

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Former refugee is living an American dream

Nick Nasrollahi is a franchisee for and handful of Checkers restaurants.

The chief operating officer of Food in the Fast Lane, better known as Checkers to its customers, talks about his climb up the corporate ladder in the fast-food industry and the philosophy that motivates him to make the most out of any situation.

New health care model puts results first

By rewarding comprehensive care that results in improved health, medical organizations are working to prevent further health issues down the road, helping to control medical costs in the long run.

Santa’s Wrap not just for Christmas anymore

Beth Tom and Dave Kimler own Santa’s Wrap, which began as a pop-up seasonal concept but now has a permanent space. It also has expanded its product line.

Beth Tom and Dave Kimler opened their seasonal pop-up store in 2012 but have since expanded their product sales and secured a permanent location that allows them to do business throughout the year.

People on the Move: Nov. 29-Dec. 5

In the People: Jose Navarro, Stephanie Bolton, Vince Telles, Cecila Darr, Miranda LaBlanc, Jennifer Nichols, Amber Beason, Blake Sartini, Ricardo Regner, Kimani Williams, and more ...

For Macau’s casinos, challenges appear on multiple fronts

Hotels and casinos can be seen last week along the Cotai Strip in Macau. The once-booming gambling industry in Macau now confronts an array of obstacles, from restrictive local policies to China’s economic slowdown.

As gambling revenue has dropped over the past year, Macau’s casino developers have been making a huge bet on mass-market tourism, with big investments in hotel rooms, retail space, shows and family-oriented attractions. Developers are collectively spending about $20 billion on ...

Local shops hoping Small Business Saturday generates big interest

Small Business Saturday is a nationwide initiative that began in 2010 to encourage consumers to shop at their local mom-and-pop stores. Sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it’s a reminder that ...