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Business Booming at One Mall on the Strip

Business Booming at One Mall on the Strip
While the recovery in most places is plodding along the recovery at one local shopping complex is skyrocketing.

Wynn Spends Millions on Decorations for Macau Resort

Wynn Resorts says it bought a set of rare antique Chinese vases for its newest resort in Macau. The company announced Friday that it paid more than $12.7 million for four porcelain vases at an auction in London. The vases will be on display at the resort which is under construction on Macau's Cotai Strip. The resort will open in 2015. The vases date from the late 1700s and early 1800s. The only similar examples belong to the British Royal Family. The resort says it paid more than double the world auction record for similar vessels. Share prices for Wynn Resorts have jumped lately after analysts gave it a "buy" rating based on its business in Macau and the improving Las Vegas market. (The Associated Press contributed to this report)

Turnover at Tropicana Mob Exhibit

Litigation has been present from the beginning for Bloom.

Power struggles aren't confined to the content of the Las Vegas Mob Experience. The Tropicana attraction confirmed Tuesday the resignation of managing partner Jay Bloom.

Read more at the Las Vegas Review-Journal

Allegiant Approved for Large Jets

Allegiant Approved for Large Jets


Las Vegas-based Allegiant Airlines took another big step toward its eventual goal of offering service to Hawaii.

Allegiant has obtained approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to begin operating the Boeing 757-200 aircraft type.

“This is an important day for Allegiant,” Andrew C. Levy, Allegiant Travel Company President, said.  “The addition of the Boeing 757-200 will play an important role in our company’s future growth. Our operations team worked long and hard to ensure the completion of this certification and we thank them for their dedication in achieving this important goal.” 

WATCH: The Arts Take Center Stage

LAS VEGAS -- Las Vegas is transforming into a cultural mecca, and this weekend, 8 News NOW takea you inside as the arts take center stage.

From the new Smith Center for Performing Arts, to the Neon Boneyard and Arts District, Las Vegas is doing more with arts and theater than ever before.

8 News NOW and our Community Pride sponsors will be the first to take you through the new buildings and give you a sneak peak at what's to come in the next year in our special.

When New Terminal Opens at McCarran, Old One Will Come Down

When New Terminal Opens at McCarran, Old One Will Come Down


Hawaiian Airlines and others have used the dated facility.

When McCarran International Airport’s $2.4 billion Terminal 3 opens a year from now, Terminal 2, the eight-gate charter and international concourse north of the airport’s main facility, will be torn down.

Read more at Vegas Inc