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Local law firms support funding for Legal Services Corp.
April 17, 2017 - 12:22am
Opposition from the leadership of several law firms in Clark County and across the nation is growing against President Donald Trump’s budget proposal calling for the elimination of funding for Legal Services Corp. — an entity that helps some of the poorest individuals in the country with various legal issues.
VIDEO: South Point hosts nation’s largest glass craft expo
April 16, 2017 - 11:34pm
The 2017 Glass Craft and Bead Expo brought together 7,000 professionals and enthusiasts at the South Point, March 29 to April 2.
Las Vegas Business Press announces winners of first State of Nevada Innovation Awards
April 17, 2017 - 10:00am
This year, the Las Vegas Business Press staff has chosen to hold one big awards ceremony, inviting all industries to come together to celebrate the burgeoning innovation of our state.
Shoptalk focuses on ecommerce technologies
April 9, 2017 - 11:52pm
For the second consecutive year and its second event, Shoptalk was held March 19-22 at the Aria Convention Center. The event is a platform for evolving ecommerce technologies, focusing on how consumers learn about and buy goods and services online.
Nevada National Security Site scientists, engineers honored
April 13, 2017 - 4:10am
The Nevada National Security Site (NNSS), once known as the Nevada Test Site, has a long history of exploring innovative technology and attracting high-grade members of the scientific community. At the end of March, several scientists and engineers at NNSS were recognized as “Distinguished” for their work at the site.
Soft Surroundings opens first Las Vegas store
April 9, 2017 - 11:51pm
More than 100 women lined up along a sidewalk at The District at Green Valley Ranch for the March 10 grand opening of Soft Surroundings, an upscale women’s clothing store.
International Wireless Communications Expo
April 9, 2017 - 11:46pm
Communications professionals from across the nation converged on the Las Vegas Convention Center’s south hall at the end of March to see the latest communications technology the industry has on the market and in the works.
Walker Furniture to build 150,000-square-foot store near IKEA
April 5, 2017 - 3:07am
In a reflection of the continued recovery of the Las Vegas housing market, Walker Furniture has acquired 14 acres adjacent to IKEA to open a second superstore in the valley.
Guide Dogs for the Blind train 400 puppies annually — VIDEO
April 3, 2017 - 12:09am
People who deal with visual impairments prove remarkably resilient and adaptable, but for many, having the services of a guide dog is critical for meeting challenges in the professional world and broader society, according to Susan Neff, major gifts officer for the Guide Dogs for the Blind Southwest region.
Hyperloop One test slated for June: Hoping for a Kitty Hawk moment
March 27, 2017 - 1:05am
Employees at Hyperloop One are hoping for a “Kitty Hawk moment” of their own when their company launches its first test of a high-speed pod that can accelerate and glide on waves of opposing electromagnetic fields.