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State unveils new tourism campaign

CARSON CITY — A new “brand” announced Tuesday by Gov. Brian Sandoval and state tourism officials is short and sweet: “Nevada — A World Within. A State Apart.”

Nevada gasoline prices on the downslide

Nevada’s average gasoline price is slowly sliding back down for the fourth week in a row.

Chinese want to increase tourism

Maybe Las Vegas will see an increase in Chinese travelers soon.

NHRA’s success fueled by blend of racial groups, ethnicities

For the major-league drag racers who have descended on Las Vegas for this weekend’s National Hot Rod Association Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event, there’s no clamor for a “diversity program.” The diverse backgrounds of the NHRA competitors serve as an organic feature of the drag racing’s premier circuit to be deployed for marketing, ticket sales and media exposure.

Cosmopolitan posts $106.5 million loss in 2012

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas posted a net loss for the year as the luxury resort continues to attract customers to its restaurants, clubs and retail shops but still struggles to produce strong casino revenues.

Source: MGM offered aid on UNLV stadium

Before UNLV ditched billionaire Ed Roski’s Majestic Realty as its private partner for a proposed stadium, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas received an offer from a powerful hotel-casino company to help build the 60,000-seat venue, the Las Vegas Review-Journal learned Thursday.

Unionized Southwest workers distribute leaflets at McCarran

Union members of Southwest Airlines ground crews handed out leaflets at McCarran International Airport on Thursday to protest the company’s proposals to outsource some jobs.

UNLV drops private partner for stadium project

UNLV made a radical move Wednesday in its bid to build a 60,000-seat domed stadium by dumping its deep-pocket private partner, Majestic Realty.

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