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Low fuel costs, other factors propel Southwest Airlines to record first quarter

A combination of low fuel costs, reduced operational expenses and more flying from the company’s Dallas headquarters propelled Southwest Airlines to a record first quarter, the company announced Thursday.
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Attorney Joe Brown resigns from Nevada Gaming Commission

Las Vegas attorney Joe Brown, a member of the Nevada Gaming Commission since 2008, resigned from the five-member regulatory board on Thursday for personal reasons.

Local participants help turn disabled vet’s residence into a habitable home

Disabled veteran Christina Slowik’s recently purchased home had issues from plumbing to power to a subpar rear addition. But by Saturday, Slowik and the two teen sons who live with her will finally have a habitable home, thanks to local participants in a national effort to fix up homes for low-income families and veterans.

New report shows passenger traffic at McCarran maintains moderate ascent

Passenger volume at McCarran International Airport continued its moderate climb, domestically and internationally, in March with 3.9 million customers passing through the gates of the Las Vegas airport.

Elaine Wynn: Efforts merited despite her failure to keep board seat

Elaine Wynn’s uphill bid to retain a seat on Wynn Resorts Ltd.’s board of directors failed, but the longtime philanthropist and ex-wife of Chairman and CEO Steve Wynn says her efforts served their purpose.

After successful FEI World Cup, Las Vegas Events bids for 2018

Fresh off staging a prestigious global equestrian event at the Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas Events is bidding to host the FEI World Cup in Las Vegas for 2018 with the host locations for 2016 and 2107 already locked up.

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