MGM Resorts International has named longtime company executive Corey Sanders chief operating officer, the casino operator’s No. 2 position.
Developer James Rhodes, who filed bankruptcy petitions for many of his real estate holdings in 2009, is buying some back. A bankruptcy judge Wednesday entered an order accepting the only bid for 1,600 acres near Kingman, Ariz., from Sagebrush Enterprises. Rhodes is its president.
Republican Senate candidate Sharron Angle’s new TV commercial accuses U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of helping illegal immigrants who are taking jobs from unemployed Nevadans. “Harry Reid, the best friend an illegal alien ever had,” the narrator says.
A think tank is accusing state officials of misleading the public by exaggerating a projected budget shortfall. Budget Director Andrew Clinger and others have said Nevadans must tackle a $3 billion budget shortfall in a two-year period that starts July 1.
MEXICO CITY — For one day Wednesday, Mexico looked beyond its drug war to throw a 200th birthday bash celebrating a proud history, whimsical culture and resilience embodied in the traditional independence cry: “Viva Mexico!”