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XpressWest draws nominal high-speed rail competitors

When the Nevada High-Speed Rail Authority meets later this month to consider awarding a franchise for a system to deliver train passengers between Las Vegas and Southern California, there will be two competitors vying against the favorite, XpressWest.

Las Vegas tourism surges 6 percent in September

A calendar anomaly and the change in dates for the Life Is Beautiful festival boosted Southern Nevada visitation in September by 6 percent over a year ago, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority reported Thursday.