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2013-11-11 23:24:30

The Las Vegas Review-Journal has selected NewsEngin Ampere as its new content management system for its daily newsroom and its affiliated weekly publications. (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 The Las Vegas Review-Journal has selected NewsEngin Ampere as its new content management system for its daily newsroom and its affiliated weekly publications, NewsEngin announced today. As part of the deployment, NewsEngin has upgraded Ampere to provide full functionality to users with iPads, Android...

2013-04-03 16:22:04

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy: The FBI declassified 775 pages about former Las Vegas Sun newspaper editor Herman "Hank" Milton Greenspun (1909-1989). Released under FOIA in January, files telling the story of how Greenspun parlayed profits from illegal gun-running into a Las Vegas media empire are now available online at the Israel Lobby Archive (http://www.IRmep.org/ila/greenspun)...

2009-08-05 14:01:27

The U.S. courthouse in downtown Las Vegas is being renovated to make way for the Las Vegas Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, city officials said. The Las Vegas Review-Journal said elected officials and former U.S. Senator Richard Bryan dressed as gangsters Tuesday and announced plans for the museum, which they said they hope becomes a tourist destination for those interested in the city's history, without glorifying the violence the mobsters perpetrated. Las Vegas Mayor Oscar...

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2009-06-06 22:30:00

Las Vegas gaming revenues declined in April compared to a year earlier, analysts said. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Saturday that gaming revenues were $441.3 million in April, a decline of 15.8 percent compared with $524.1 million a year ago. For the year, the newspaper said revenues are down 16.6 percent for Las Vegas casinos. The Review-Journal reported that customers gambled $2.2 billion in April on table games, an increase of less than 1 percent from a year ago. Casino revenues...

2009-06-06 14:19:44

A new series of exhibits at the Lied Discovery Children's Museum in Las Vegas is focused on the subject of bodily excretions, a site official says. Tifferney White, director of education and programs at the museum, said in addition to excretions, Grossology will offer visitors insights into the noises and odors typically associated with the human body, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Saturday. White said the unusual series of exhibits has already attracted the attention of several...

2009-06-06 14:44:11

The rate of decline regarding Las Vegas tourism is slowing, offering hope for businesses in the city facing financial struggles, an expert says. Jeremy Aguero, a principal at the Applied Analysis business advisory firm, said while April tourism figures represented a 2.9 percent drop compared with April 2008, the overall rate of tourism decline is slowing, the Las Vegas Review-Journal said Saturday. The rate at which we're declining is slowing, which is encouraging on all fronts, Aguero said....

2009-04-13 13:32:00

THUNDER FROM DOWN UNDER NAMED LAS VEGAS REVIEW JOURNAL'S 'BEST' FOR 4th YEAR IN A ROW AND READERS PICK THUNDER 'BEST' TOO! LAS VEGAS, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Australia's hottest export, THUNDER FROM DOWN UNDER was chosen as Best Male Strip Show by both the staff and readers of the Las Vegas Review Journal in the Best of Las Vegas 2009 poll. This is the 4th year that THUNDER FROM DOWN UNDER has been honored by the Las Vegas Review Journal staff and for the second year in a row their readers...

2009-03-11 17:45:00

Three hundred-forty events were canceled in Las Vegas in the past 90 days, a tourist group said, leaving some to wonder how much to blame the president. In February, President Barack Obama said companies should not be traveling to Las Vegas on the taxpayer dime, a comment that has created a scapegoat for Sin City's slump in tourism. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority said visits to the city dropped to fewer than 2.8 million in January -- prior to the president's comment -- an 11...

2008-11-19 10:21:31

Hip-hop icon Suge Knight has been charged with battery in an alleged incident involving his girlfriend in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Review-Journal said the Clark County district attorney's office has filed against Knight one count of battery and two counts of possession of a controlled substance for allegedly possessing Ecstasy and hydrocodone. The charges stem from Knight's Aug. 27 arrest for allegedly beating Melissa Isaac while brandishing a knife in a parking lot. Las Vegas police have...

2008-10-13 06:00:25

Review-Journal North Las Vegas police were searching Friday for a man suspected in an Oct. 3 shooting death at an apartment. Police identified the suspect as Joseph Fleming, one of several people who confronted the victim during a robbery gone bad, police said. The victim, Thomas Bruce Buster, 51, was shot multiple times and killed during the 1 p.m. incident at an apartment at 2125 Las Vegas Blvd. North, near Carey Avenue. The public can call Crime Stoppers at 385-5555 with anonymous...