Monthly Archives: March 2014

Mark Zuckerberg reaps $3.3B gain from stock options

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on March 31, 2014
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reaped a $3.3 billion gain last year by exercising stock options in the social networking company that he founded in a Harvard University dorm room. The windfall saddled Zuckerberg with a huge ...

GM, safety agency face Congress over recalls

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on March 31, 2014
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The head of the nation's auto safety watchdog is blaming General Motors for a failure to act sooner to warn consumers of a defect in small cars that is linked to 13 deaths. Acting National Highway Traffic Safety Administration chief David Friedman says GM had information connecting ...

Natural gas leak shuts down intersection; businesses in area evacuated

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on March 31, 2014
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Construction crews struck a natural gas pipe today near Vegas Drive and Decatur Boulevard, causing traffic to be shut down and area businesses to be evacuated. Las Vegas Fire & Rescue responded about 11:30 a.m. to reports of the crew hitting …

Las Vegas-based ‘master tracker’ admits his Bigfoot body is hoax

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on March 31, 2014
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http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/article/Bigfoot-tracker-admits-body-is-a-fake-5363373.php

Take a spin: High Roller observation wheel opens for riders

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on March 31, 2014
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The world’s tallest observation wheel opened for business today in Las Vegas.

Tickets are now on sale to ride the 550-foot-tall High Roller at the Linq, between the Flamingo and the Quad. Attendants welcomed the wheel’s first ticketed passengers at 1 p.m. today. Executives with Caesars Entertainment, which built the complex, have said they expected between...

Brokerages Power Up on Tech

Posted by WSJ on March 31, 2014
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Technological warfare is escalating in the residential brokerage business. The latest combatant on the scene: Urban Compass, a fast-growing brokerage that was founded not even a year ago—last May.

Brokerages Power Up on Tech

Posted by WSJ on March 31, 2014
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Technological warfare is escalating in the residential brokerage business. The latest combatant on the scene: Urban Compass, a fast-growing brokerage that was founded not even a year ago—last May.

Brokerages Power Up on Tech

Posted by WSJ on March 31, 2014
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Technological warfare is escalating in the residential brokerage business. The latest combatant on the scene: Urban Compass, a fast-growing brokerage that was founded not even a year ago—last May.

Gaming regulators say Henderson casino was short of cash

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on March 31, 2014
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The state Gaming Control Board has filed an eight-count complaint against a Henderson casino that failed to keep enough money on hand to pay off potential winnings by customers. The Klondike Sunset Casino was cited for...

In Hoboken, Mayor Takes Go-Slow Tack on Development

Posted by WSJ on March 31, 2014
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In January, Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer picked a fight with Gov. Chris Christie's administration over the fate of roughly three blocks on the city's north end. But Ms. Zimmer's difficult relationship with development extends well beyond that narrow geography.