September 19, 2019

Destinations of the week

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America’s most-visited tourist attractions — and where to go instead By Talla Lakritz From Business Insider Atlantic City, New Jersey, is cheaper than the Vegas Strip, plus it has a boardwalk and beach. Niagara Falls gets 30 million visitors a year, so Havasu Falls, Arizona, is a more secluded option. Chicago’s Millennium Park has one famous […]

MGM resorts suffers backlash after suing shooting victims

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By Christopher Palmeri and Chris Dolmetsch Lawyers, PR experts question wisdom of casino maneuver ‘Rare to see a major brand blisteringly bury itself alive’ It took just minutes for the hashtag #BoycottMGMResorts to appear on Twitter, and for people to declare they would no longer patronize the largest casino owner on the Las Vegas Strip. […]

CNBC: Steve Wynn resigns as CEO, Chairman of Wynn Resorts

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By Solange Reyner From Newsmax Las Vegas casino magnate Steve Wynn, who is battling allegations he sexually harassed and assaulted a number of women, on Tuesday resigned as CEO and chairman of Wynn Resorts according to CNBC. “It is with a collective heavy heart, that the board of directors of Wynn Resorts today accepted the […]

The New Yorker evokes a powerful message about the Las Vegas shooting on its latest cover

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By David Choi From Business Insider The New Yorker previewed the cover of its October 16 issue with an evocative message following last weekend’s mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip. The cover, titled “October 1, 2017: One Day in a Nation of Guns,” displays bullets scattered across the page. The names of the Vegas […]

The Las Vegas gunman’s bullets reportedly hit an aviation fuel tank near his hotel

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David Choi From Business Insider During Stephen Paddock’s Sunday-night shooting spree on the Las Vegas Strip, some bullets hit a nearby aviation fuel tank, a source told the Las Vegas Review-Journal in a report published Wednesday. Though bullet holes were found on one of two massive circular tanks, they did not cause an explosion or […]