The "Welcome to Downtown Las Vegas" sign on Las Vegas Boulevard is pictured in this 2014 file photo. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority board of directors on Thursday approved a $359.8 million operating budget that continues the process of building a $1.4 billion expansion to the Las Vegas Convention Center.
In a unanimous vote, the board approved the financial plan for the 2018-19 fiscal year following a 30-minute presentation.
The budget includes a $101.5 million advertising budget, 1 percent less than what the LVCVA expects to spend on advertising in the current fiscal year.
Under the approved budget, the LVCVA will have 538 employees, eight fewer than the current year, as a result of the transfer of Cashman Center to the city.
Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Las Vegas, NV – Mayweather Promotions’ Cameron Krael 13-13-3) opened up the telecast with a close split decision loss to Erick Bone in a fight that could have went either way. Bone, who has been in the ring with the likes of Shawn Porter and Chris Algieri, started out strong before Krael came on.
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Las Vegas, NV – Last night (April 27), mom-to-be Cardi B joined fiancé Offset — and the Migos — for an impromptu performance at Las Vegas hot spot Drai’s Nightclub, much to the surprise of the sold-out crowd.
Also joined on stage by Denver Broncos defensive end Von Miller and Sacramento Kings center Willie Cauley-Stein, Cardi took the audience by complete surprise, grabbing a mic and erupting on stage to perform her verse for “MotorSport.” Afterward, she and the Migos partied the night away in stageside VIP.
🎥Last night was movie at Drai’s Nightclub with resident artists @Migos taking the stage, and a SPECIAL performance from the one and only @IamCardiB! • #Vegas #DraisNightclub #CardiB #Migos
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(PRLEAP.COM) King Godfrey’s New Stove, a new book by Janine Nugent, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.
The King’s new stove has arrived just in time for a visit from the Duke of France. A big turkey dinner is being served, with the Duke, the King’s whole family, and all of his servants in attendance. But there’s just one thing the cooks forgot to do…
Even in the richest domains, planned events can sometimes go awry-with humorous results!
About the Author
Janine Nugent is an avid reader, moviegoer, and videophile. She has tutored inner-city schoolchildren in reading and math and has traveled extensively throughout Mexico and Southeast Asia, including Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Hong Kong. As a young woman, she also lived in Australia and New Zealand...
Kevingarnerphoto.com This home on 2030 Mohigan Way, which is owned by Dale Tyczkowski of Dalek Interiors, has been included in the Home + History Las Vegas to be held April 27-29.
This home in the historic McNeil Estates, near Charleston and Rancho boulevards is also included in one of the Home + History Las Vegas tours. (Bill Hughes RJRealEstate.Vegas)
This 1974 home in a historical Las Vegas neighborhood was extensively remodeled by high-rise developer Uri Vaknin. (Bill Hughes RJRealEstate.Vegas)
The interest in Las Vegas’ historic homes and neighborhoods continues to grow inside and outside Nevada and will be celebrated this year with a special tour of a 15,000-square-foot underground bomb shelter that features a putting green, pool, Jacuzzi and casita.
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Crosses crafted by Greg Zanis for each slain victim line the grass behind the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign (FOX5).
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –
Five months after the worst mass shooting in American history, crucial funds will be distributed to victims and families.
The fund collected $31.4 million from over 90,000 donors, according to officials.
Zappos, MGM International, Boyd gaming, Las Vegas Sands Corp, Wynn Resorts, Caesars Entertainment and Red Rock Resorts contributed to 40% of funds raised.
Compensation breaks down by severity of injuries and days spent in the hospital:
32 PEOPLE HOSPITALIZED 1 DAY: $17,500 77 PEOPLE HOSPITALIZED 1-7 DAYS: $52,500 15 PEOPLE HOSPITALIZED 8-15 DAYS: $100,000 9 PEOPLE HOSPITALIZED 16-23 DAYS: $150,000 14 PEOPLE HOSPITALIZED 24+ DAYS: $200,000
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Zuant Custom Skins enables marketing and sales teams to deliver a heightened level of quality presentation for both in store point-of-sale displays and on the road. Tested by Zuant clients such as Pirelli, Dow and Ferrero Rocher, Custom Skins exposes a whole new world of corporate branding and personalized customer engagement. The superior quality of today’s iPad and iPhone Retina screens incented Zuant to develop this new version of the app to leverage the impressive visual presentation power of these mobile devices. Watch video.
The addition of Zuant Custom Skins to the Zuant App is that the whole app can now be branded not only in an appropriate corporate identity, but also with rich graphical backgrounds...
Carlos “Big Daddy” Adley is owner of Backstage Bar & Billiards, the Fremont Street music and entertainment venue set to celebrate its fifth anniversary this year. @benjaminhphoto Carlos “Big Daddy” Adley is owner of Backstage Bar & Billiards, the Fremont Street music and entertainment venue set to celebrate its fifth anniversary this year.
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CA Las Vegas NV Zone Forecast for Wednesday, January 24, 2018
206 FPUS55 KVEF 251026
Zone forecasts for the Mojave Desert and Southern Great Basin
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