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Program encourages owners to secure, beautify shuttered businesses

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on March 26, 2020
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The city of Las Vegas has announced a program to encourage business owners to secure and beautify their buildings while closed during the coronavirus crisis. Businesses that safeguard their buildings during ...

Las Vegas lets restaurants make curbside alcohol sales with food

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on March 26, 2020
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Las Vegas will allow restaurants offering curbside food service to sell alcoholic beverages as well, the city announced in a statement. The city plans to issue an “alcohol time-limited permit” for the next 30 days, with ...

Casino companies step up with food donations for victims of pandemic

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on March 24, 2020
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As Las Vegas casinos sit empty during a 30-day statewide shutdown out of coronavirus concerns, resort companies have turned to philanthropic efforts, donating food that would have otherwise gone unused.

Las Vegas’ Asian businesses felt the coronavirus’ financial effects sooner than most

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on March 23, 2020
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The Asian community in Las Vegas was the first to feel the economic effects of the outbreak and therefore has suffered the longest, starting in late January, when the Trump administration imposed restrictions on travel to the U.S. from China.

The Notes: Philanthropy, March 23, 2020

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on March 23, 2020
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In the Notes: Financial Executives International, Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada, Health Plan of Nevada, United Citizens Foundation, Miracle Mile Shops, Nevada State Bank and more ...

Nevada Resort Association: State is ‘national epicenter of economic devastation’ from coronavirus

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on March 22, 2020
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The lobbying organization for Nevada’s resorts and casinos predicts that the coronavirus pandemic could end up being twice as bad for the state as the Great Recession ...

Essential business: Las Vegas restaurants serving takeout and delivery are still open

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on March 20, 2020
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A Las Vegas virtual tip jar has been created to assist newly unemployed bartenders, servers and other industry workers.

Nevada AG reports nearly 100 complaints of coronavirus scams, inflated prices

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on March 20, 2020
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The Nevada Attorney General has received nearly 100 calls and complaints from Nevadans relating to coronavirus scams, including reports of inflated prices for in-demand items. ...

Lombardo: Metro will enforce order to close nonessential businesses

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on March 20, 2020
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Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo says Metro Police stand ready to enforce Gov. Steve Sisolak's stepped-up order Friday for non-essential businesses throughout Nevada to shut down for 30 days as ...

Casino shutdowns sideline 616,000 workers nationwide, trade group says

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on March 20, 2020
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The American Gaming Association estimates 616,000 casino employees in the U.S., including those at tribal properties, are out of work because of shutdowns caused by ...