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  • Union members picket downtown Vegas casinos

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Some 2,000 union members picketed in downtown Las Vegas on Saturday to draw attention to ongoing contract talks. Culinary Workers' Union Local 226 spokeswoman Bethany Khan says multiple lines of picketers walked back and forth at entrances to 10 downtown properties. She says...

  • Watch Hillary Clinton dodge a thrown shoe during Las Vegas speech

    If you throw your shoe at Hillary Clinton, you'd best not miss. During a speech Clinton was delivering in Las Vegas, a shoe was thrown in her direction. The throw was less than accurate, and Clinton emerged unharmed. For what it's worth, George W. Bush was far superior at dodging flying...

  • Las Vegas casino workers union holds strike vote

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Union members at several Las Vegas casinos are set to vote whether to authorize a strike if bargaining doesn't yield a new contract. Culinary Union 226 spokeswoman Bethany Khan says voting takes place Thursday in two shifts at the East Las Vegas Community Center — from 10...

  • Las Vegas company to buy Miss. casino

    TUNICA, Miss. (AP) — Las Vegas-based Full House Resorts has agreed to buy Fitzgerald's Casino in Tunica, Miss., from Majestic Star Casino LLC. The purchase price is $62 million, exclusive of working capital and other adjustments, fees and expenses as of the closing date. The agreement is...

  • Judge orders parties to settle Vegas puppy case

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada judge blocked a planned puppy raffle for at least 45 days, imposed a gag order, and told lawyers Wednesday to settle their ownership tug-of-war over 27 dogs rescued from a Las Vegas pet shop fire more than seven weeks ago. Clark County District Court Judge Kenneth...

  • Tropicana plans $35M renovation

    The Tropicana Casino and Resort plans to carry out a $35 million renovation to its Atlantic City buildings, including the addition of a choreographed LED light show on its exterior. The project also would re-do the 434 hotel rooms in the Tropicana's north tower. If approved by state and local...

  • Vegas union plans strike vote as casinos negotiate

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas hotel workers are weighing whether to authorize union leaders to call a strike at nearly all downtown casinos and several independent Strip properties. The Culinary Union has been negotiating with 12 independent hotel-casinos since contracts expired last summer. The...

  • Las Vegas Actos case seeking more than $1 billion

    Eglet LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) – Plaintiffs attorneys are seeking more than $1 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed against Actos-maker Takeda Pharmaceuticals. The trial in Delores Cipriano’s and Bertha Triana’s lawsuits against Takeda began last week in Las Vegas in front of...



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