For several years as the economy soared Las Vegas-style, obtaining financing for a business often involved little more than signing a home equity line of credit.
Any list of the most important people in Las Vegas history should include Bill Bennett. He built a huge name for himself in the 1970s and 1980s by transforming Circus Circus from a struggling casino into the then-most profitable property on the Strip.
Amid all the gloom in the local economy, Greg Twedt offers a ray of hope: free help for struggling companies. Now, if only more of them would take his offer.
Check out slideshows and a video from the annual Aviation Nation festivities at Nellis Air Force Base this weekend. Go to lvrj.com/multimedia.