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Las Vegas Review Journal
September 3, 2020

Marco Villarreal has one of the coolest jobs in Las Vegas.

Literally.

Las Vegas Review Journal
August 28, 2020

A Las Vegas Strip icon reopened its doors Thursday after going dark for more than five months.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
August 28, 2020

MGM Resorts International announced the official layoff of 18,000 furloughed employees Friday, with separations beginning Monday, Aug. 31. MGM CEO and President Bill Hornbuckle made the official announcement following almost six months of the temporary closure of their U.S. properties due to COVID-19.

Las Vegas Review Journal
August 27, 2020

No, your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you; the Mirage resort-casino has reopened on the Las Vegas Strip.

The Sierra Nevada Ally
August 21, 2020

During Tuesday’s online meeting of the interim Legislative Committee for the Review and Oversight of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency and the Marlette Lake Water System, lawmakers heard several presentations regarding the role of science in state policy.

The Nevada Independent
August 21, 2020

In 2018, at a meeting in Las Vegas, the Nevada Division of Emergency Management presented its risk assessments for the state. What was most revealing was that many, if not the majority, of the threats were related to weather. Severe Heat. Wildfire. Floods. Earthquakes.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
August 5, 2020

8 News NOW has learned more about how UNLV is getting ready to accept students back into their college courses in a few weeks. The main theme of the campus is safety is key.

Vegas Inc
August 3, 2020

A massive $4 billion resort is scheduled to open next year at the site of the old Stardust property on the Strip, but that doesn’t mean the famed casino will be forgotten.

Travel Weekly
July 28, 2020

Officials at MGM Resorts International declined to comment about when or how the Park MGM, closed since mid-March because of the pandemic, will start welcoming guests again. But that has not stopped observers and industry experts from speculating about whether a smoking ban in casinos can limit the spread of the coronavirus and attract new customers going forward.

Travel Weekly
July 28, 2020

Officials at MGM Resorts International declined to comment about when or how the Park MGM, closed since mid-March because of the pandemic, will start welcoming guests again. But that has not stopped observers and industry experts from speculating about whether a smoking ban in casinos can limit the spread of the coronavirus and attract new customers going forward.

Travel Weekly
July 28, 2020

Officials at MGM Resorts International declined to comment about when or how the Park MGM, closed since mid-March because of the pandemic, will start welcoming guests again. But that has not stopped observers and industry experts from speculating about whether a smoking ban in casinos can limit the spread of the coronavirus and attract new customers going forward.

Fox News
July 23, 2020

Celebrity magician and longtime Las Vegas resident Penn Jillette didn’t mince words when asked to describe what Sin City is like without live entertainment.