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Nov 20, 2015, 13:34 ET
Irish tourist Joe Griffin Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 shows off his custom dual-sided GoPro camera high above the Fremont Street Experience at the SlotZilla zip line in Las Vegas. Griffin recently gained Internet notoriety when his son published a video that Joe shot of his vacation in Las Vegas, but didn't realize the camera was in selfie mode.  CREDIT: Las Vegas

Las Vegas Redo: Irish 'GoPro Dad' Invited for Second Chance to Film Vegas Vacation

 Global internet sensation Joseph Griffin made his triumphant return to Las Vegas on Thursday, Nov. 19, to properly capture the sights and...

Nov 19, 2015, 17:29 ET
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Las Vegas Sands Receives Global Designations For Corporate Action On Climate Change And Sustainability From Both CDP And Dow Jones

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) has been recognized as a global leader for its actions to address climate change issues and its disclosure of...

Nov 18, 2015, 09:54 ET
Las Vegas Marriott offers travelers a stroke of good luck the longer the reservation. Stay two nights and save 20%, or three nights and save 30% with the Stay Longer in Vegas & Reno package offered this holiday season. In addition to the state-of-the-art lobby, large work spaces and luxurious bedding, Marriott offers extra incentive to stay in Sin City. For information, visit or call 1-702-650-2000.

Get Away With A Longer Holiday Stay And Hit The Savings Jackpot With New Deal From Las Vegas Marriott

Lady Luck has struck again at Las Vegas Marriott. Travelers visiting Sin City during this holiday season can hit the jackpot even before stepping...

Nov 18, 2015, 08:15 ET

Local Holiday Shopping has its Rewards!

The busy holiday season is here! Small businesses in the Village of La Grange are partnering with the La Grange Business Association (LGBA) on A...

Nov 17, 2015, 16:10 ET

La-Z-Boy Reports Fiscal 2016 Second-Quarter Results

 La-Z-Boy Incorporated (NYSE: LZB) today reported its operating results for the fiscal 2016 second quarter ended October 24, 2015. Fiscal 2016...

Nov 17, 2015, 10:03 ET

La Roche-Posay Unveils New Pollution Study At The World Congress Of Dermatology

 New studies released at this year's World Congress of Dermatology (WCD) by leading dermatological skincare brand, La Roche-Posay, show how...

Nov 14, 2015, 09:00 ET

Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente Announces He is Running for President of the United States

Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente, a successful businessman from San Diego, California, has recently announced that he is running for President of the...

Nov 13, 2015, 06:50 ET

La Quinta Holdings Inc. Appoints Jim Abrahamson To Board Of Directors

La Quinta Holdings Inc. ("La Quinta" or the "Company") (NYSE: LQ) today announced the appointment of Jim Abrahamson, Chief Executive Officer of...

Nov 12, 2015, 12:25 ET
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Las Vegas Sands Helps Drive Support for Homeless Youth During National Homeless Youth Awareness Month

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) today announced a homeless youth awareness campaign in support of National Homeless Youth Awareness Month. ...

Nov 10, 2015, 16:15 ET

La-Z-Boy Announces Fiscal 2016 Second-Quarter Conference Call

 La-Z-Boy Incorporated (NYSE: LZB) will report its fiscal 2016 second-quarter operating results after the close of trading on the New York...

Nov 10, 2015, 08:35 ET

LA Furniture Showroom Grand Opening at Topanga Shopping Center in Woodland Hills

 LA Furniture New Showroom Grand Opening Date & Time: Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 12:00 pm through 4:00 pm Where: Westfield Topanga...

Nov 09, 2015, 08:30 ET

SLS Las Vegas to See Addition of a W Hotel

 The owner of the SLS Las Vegas announced today that Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. has agreed to open its first W Hotel on the...

Nov 06, 2015, 14:56 ET
Wynn Las Vegas Announces Intrigue, a New Nightlife Concept Opening April 28, 2016

Wynn Las Vegas Announces Intrigue, a New Nightlife Concept Opening April 28, 2016

Wynn Las Vegas announced the newest concept in nightlife, Intrigue, last night during a reveal at Tryst Nightclub's "Final Affair" industry party....

Nov 05, 2015, 07:07 ET
La Paz, with its pristine, ivory-sand beaches and turquoise, crystal-clear sea is conveniently located less than two hours north of Los Cabos. It offers unequaled access to a wide variety of water sports and activities including scuba diving, paddle boarding and more. The warm and inviting Sea of Cortez is one of the few places in the world where you may enjoy the once in a lifetime experience of observing up close the whale shark, the largest fish in the ocean. The gentle giants of the sea return year after year to the secluded, peaceful waters around La Paz.

La Paz - the Perfect Weekend Getaway

The perfect weekend getaway is closer than you think. La Paz, with its pristine, ivory-sand beaches and turquoise, crystal-clear sea is...

Nov 04, 2015, 17:30 ET

Desafío de realidades urbanas y oportunidades de resignificación de vivienda: Global Cities.

La tercera edición del proyecto "Global Cities: asentamientos informales, retos y oportunidades", taller realizado por estudiantes de la...

Nov 03, 2015, 14:26 ET

NCLR enfatiza la inscripción para planes de seguro médico disponibles por el ACA

El Consejo Nacional de La Raza (NCLR) insta a que los latinos se inscriban para sacar seguros de salud durante el tercer período de...

Nov 03, 2015, 12:14 ET

'Lo que importa está en tu cabeza': Consejo de la Comunicación impulsa el hábito de la lectura en México

El Consejo de la Comunicación lanzó la 6ta. fase de la campaña: "Lo que importa está en tu cabeza", la...

Nov 02, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Multi-Platinum Singer and Songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen to Ring in 2016 at Venetian Las Vegas Concerts

 Multi-platinum GRAMMY®-nominated singer and songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen will ring in the New Year at Venetian Las Vegas during three...

Oct 29, 2015, 10:35 ET
La Roche-Posay Promotes Year-Round Sun Protection for All Ages & Ethnicities

La Roche-Posay Expands SOS---Save Our Skin Program in Collaboration with the Women's Dermatologic Society to Promote Year-Round Sun Safety

 According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, one American dies every 57 minutes from melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer. And a recent...

Oct 28, 2015, 16:15 ET

La Quinta Holdings Inc. Reports Results For Third Quarter 2015

 La Quinta Holdings Inc. ("La Quinta" or the "Company") (NYSE: LQ) today reported its third quarter 2015 results on a historical basis, as well...