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DECADES OF DYNAMISM: Reflecting on the Las Vegas Convention Center on its 60th anniversary

Since its inaugural convention in 1959, the Las Vegas Convention Center has racked up six decades of hosting visitors, from diploma-waving Las Vegas graduates to nuclear code-bearing American presidents. Between those ends of the spectrum have been millions of trade-show conventioneers and their confabs sending multimillion-dollar streams of revenue flowing into the coffers of Las Vegas. Now, amid its ambitious $1.4 billion expansion project that is expected to catapult Las Vegas years ahead of its convention competition, the future looks to be fertile ground for many more memorable — and historical — moments.

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Mirage celebrates dolphin birth

Our desert mecca welcomed a new member of our marine-life community in August when a bottlenose dolphin calf entered the world at Siegfried & Roy’s …

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SafeNest teams with Harvest Festival

Donations will get you discounts at the 46th Annual Las Vegas Harvest Festival Sept. 7-9, courtesy of SafeNest. By providing unexpired, nonperishable canned food, paper …