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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

Villa at Laughlin

Golden Nugget Unveils Laughlin ‘Villa’

The 2,900 square foot digs overlook the Colorado.

09/12/2013

(credit: George Rose / Getty Images)

Tourism Numbers Up Sightly

Room rates are up, and so is convention business

08/30/2013

Britain's Prince William (R) and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, show their new baby son to the world's media outside the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital in London on July 23, 2013. (Photo by LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Vegas Tourism Agency Gets In On Royal Baby Hype

Sin City tourism officials are banking on the new royal baby taking after his Las Vegas-loving uncle.

07/24/2013

(Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

April Tourism Flat, Room Rates Up

Tourism officials say they counted 3.34 million visitors to Las Vegas in April, up a slight 0.5 percent from the same month in 2012.

06/11/2013

Governor Brian Sandoval (photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Sandoval Names Tourism Members

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has announced new members to the state’s tourism and economic development boards.

12/10/2012

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Tourism Up In August, Hotel Rates Up Too

Visitation to Las Vegas rose slightly in August according to tourism officials. Total visitor volume was up 1.5 percent compared to the same month last year.

10/10/2012

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Reno Air Races Get New Title, Sponsor

The Reno Air Races are getting a longer name in a nod to sponsors donating hundreds of thousands of dollars to keep the event alive.

08/16/2012

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