Las Vegas probably won’t snap out of the the deepest recession since the Great Depression until the second half of 2011. The good news is that the worst appears to be behind us, said Stephen Brown, director of UNLV’s Center for Business and Economic Research.
Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas opened its doors to the public on schedule Wednesday, as curious locals joined tourists in exploring the Strip’s latest hotel-casino and likely its last one to open over the next decade as Las Vegas and the gaming industry recover from a weak economy.
Attorneys for Wyeth Pharmaceuticals are requesting a rehearing of a Nevada Supreme Court opinion that upheld an $80.7 million award to three women who allegedly contracted breast cancer after taking a hormone drug.
After deciding that previous cuts had gone too far, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority on Tuesday added $14 million to the current year’s budget.