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Las Vegas Enters Horse And Buggy Era

Las Vegas City Council has approved a one-year program for horse-drawn carriages to operate in some downtown areas.

04/16/2014

Solar energy will be used to light up this famous sign at night. (Getty Images)

Solar Energy To Power Iconic Vegas Welcome Sign

Solar panels now linked to the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign.

01/09/2014

Lavish parties were the rule for a record number of revelers in Las Vegas. (Getty Images)

Lavish Parties, Uninhibited Tourists Rule In Vegas

Tourism officials say 335,000 visitors welcomed 2014 in Las Vegas.

01/01/2014

A participant holds a rainbow flag during the gay and lesbian pride parade. (Credit: PEDRO ARMESTRE/Getty Images)

N.M. Eyes New Tourism Amid Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Towns and cities in New Mexico are expecting a jump in tourism from same-sex couples who can now get marriage licenses in the state.

12/25/2013

Lav Vegas' newest shopping mall will echo one of the world's oldest...the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul. (Getty Images)

Las Vegas Mall Modeled On Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar

Las Vegas developers say the newest shopping mall will be modeled on one of the oldest shopping centers in the world.

12/03/2013

New York voters authorized an expansion of gambling in the state, making way for 7 Las Vegas style casinos. (Getty Images)

New York Rolls Into Casino Business After Voter Approval

New York voters authorized an expansion of gambling in the state, making way for 7 Las Vegas style casinos.

11/06/2013

The number of people visiting Las Vegas dipped in September from the same month last year. (Getty Images)

Las Vegas Visitor Count Down In September

Tourism authorities say the number of visitors to Las Vegas went down slightly in September compared with last year.

10/31/2013

Arizona is using state funds to reopen Grand Canyon National Park. (Getty Images)

Grand Canyon Reopens With Arizona State Funds

Arizona reached a deal Friday with the Interior Department to pay for Grand Canyon National Park to completely reopen using state and local funds during the federal government shutdown.

10/11/2013

File photo of Zion National Park. (MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Utah Sends Money To Reopen National Parks

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert wired money from state taxpayers that will reopen the state’s national parks 12 days after they were closed because of the government shutdown.

10/10/2013

AZ Gov. Jan Brewer is urging President Obama to reopen Grand Canyon National Park (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Arizona Governor Urges Obama To Reopen Grand Canyon

AZ Gov. Jan Brewer is calling on President Obama to reopen Grand Canyon National Park.

10/05/2013

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