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Mandalay Bay Convention Center

Mandalay Bay Convention Center Expansion | When Big is Never Enough

By Elizabeth Crane / May 5, 2014

With every new hotel or project in Vegas, there have been the doubting Thomas’s that say we will never fill the rooms or draw the crowds. Nevertheless, there always seems to be room for more. The Mandalay Bay Convention Center expansion is no exception. The Mandalay Bay Convention Center is one of the top venues…

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Opportunity Village | Camelot at the Magical Forest

By Elizabeth Crane / November 8, 2013

The charitable event of the year was held last night at Opportunity Village. Camelot at the Magical Forest is an extraordinary affair that celebrates the many accomplishments of Opportunity Village. Since 1954, they have been educating and providing occupational opportunities to thousands of adults. Camelot at the Magical Forest honored Barrick Gold Corporation.  Barrick has…

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Fire Mt. Charleston

Fire at Mt. Charleston | Smoke and Fireworks

By Elizabeth Crane / July 4, 2013

A fire at Mt. Charleston has caused the Nevada Highway Patrol to shut down State Route 157, Kyle Canyon Road, and State Route 156, Lee Canyon Road. Some residents have been evacuated. The fire appears to be a continuation of the fire that has been on the Pahrump side of the mountain since earlier in…

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Dogs for Vets

Dogs for Vets — New Website Supporting Veterans and Dogs

By Elizabeth Crane / October 21, 2012

Ranking Edge, a website design and Internet marketing company has launched a new website for veterans and dogs. The website is called Dogs for Vets. This new website highlights service dogs, therapy dogs, and companion dogs. All of these types of dogs have been proven to help veterans and active military members. Many members of…

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Lake Mead

Lake Mead Tunnel Collapse Kills One

By Zoe Paxani / June 11, 2012

The Lake Mead Tunnel being built to help supply water to Las Vegas has killed one worker. The project started construction in 2009 but has been postponed for around two years. A second worker was involved in the accident. The condition of the second worker is not known at this time. Apparently grout exploded late…

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Dan Wheldon Dies at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

By Elizabeth Crane / October 16, 2011

Dan Wheldon died today in a tragic blaze of fire at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. He was last year’s Indy 500 winner.  He was airlifted at 1:19 p.m. to University Medical Center (UMC) and pronounced dead two hours later. Wheldon was in the rear, behind a pack of other cars, as Wade Cunningham made…

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