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Barry Manilow announces new residency at Westgate Las Vegas

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Barry Manilow performs at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday, April 10, 2015, in Las Vegas.

Friday, April 27, 2018|12:50 p.m.

Barry Manilow is all set to gamble again on Las Vegas. The Grammy, Tony and Emmy Award-winning vocalist and songwriter revealed today on CBS’ “The Talk” that he’s returning to the Vegas stage next month at Westgate Las Vegas for a brand-new production program dubbed “Manilow Las Vegas: The Hits Come Home.”

“They wanted me to come back and I have nothing but great memories of my five years there so I stated yes,” Manilow said on “The Talk.” He performed in the Westgate’s International Theater from 2005 to 2010 when the resort was still called the Las Vegas Hilton, and more just recently played for 2 years at Paris Las Vegas on the Strip. However the Westgate is the location that feels like house for Manilow. “It’s gorgeous now, but the space is among my favorite places to play. I’m usually on the roadway playing for 10,000 individuals and it’s terribly interesting but I enjoy this space. It’s still huge, 3,000 people, but for me, it makes love. I attempt to connect with people and it’s tough with 10,000 people. This room, I just like it.”

“Manilow Las Vegas: The Hits Get back” opens May 24 and tickets go on sale May 2 at barrymanilow.com and westgatelasvegas.com. Tickets will range from $20 to $330 and Manilow fan club members and Westgate Resorts owners will have access to a presale that started today. Show dates going on sale will be May 24-26, June 14-16 and 21-23, July 19-21 and 26-28 and October 4-6 and 11-13.

Long a Vegas favorite, Manilow has actually sold more than 85 million albums around the world and has actually notched fifty Top 40 songs throughout his profession. Billboard ranks him as the No. 1 Grownup Contemporary artist of perpetuity.

The residency is another home entertainment expansion at the Westgate, which recently arranged performances from Alan Parsons on June 9, Yes on September 1 and John Prine on December 12, along with the musical production program “Soundtrack” starring Clint Holmes and Earl Turner.

Change announces huge Gigawatt 1 joint solar project

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Change On Feb. 7, 2018, Las Vegas-based Switch announced plans, in conjunction with Capital Dynamics, to develop the Gigawatt 1 solar task in Southern and Northern Nevada.

Change plans to develop the single biggest solar task portfolio in the country in Nevada, the innovation facilities business based out of Las Vegas revealed today.

In a partnership with Capital Characteristics, the second-largest owner of solar projects in the United States, the Gigawatt 1 solar task will be integrated in Southern and Northern Nevada.

The project will generate some of the lowest-priced solar power on the planet and produce enough clean energy to power practically 1 million homes.

The project becomes part of Change owner and Chief Executive Officer Rob Roy’s Gigawatt Nevada plan that he presented in 2015. Amongst Change’s objectives, the company wants to power its data centers with 100 percent renewable resource.

” The foundation of Gigawatt Nevada is that Nevada needs to harness the sun the very same way Alaska harnesses its oil to substantially benefit all Nevadans,” Roy said. “Nevada takes pleasure in the very best solar window in the nation and so we Nevadans need to not just be using solar for ourselves, but exporting it throughout the western U.S. to create brand-new jobs, tax earnings, financial diversity, and raise energy independence.”

Gigawatt 1 anchor renters will include Switch and numerous Switch CORE clients that partner with Switch for their data center and telecommunication needs.

Some Change clients include Amazon Web Provider, eBay, Marvel, MGM and recently announced Hulu, which is moving its information center to a 100 percent renewable resource facility in Las Vegas.

Aside from present customers, several personal and public-sector gain access to customers in and outside the state remain in negotiations to join the project.

” This is the sort of opportunity that just really rarely presents itself,” said Benoit Allehaut, director at Capital Characteristics, which will own and establish possessions tied to Gigawatt 1.

” After hearing Rob Roy’s vision to build gigawatts of solar in Nevada, this was a chance we couldn’t pass. We see a natural collaboration to transform not just Nevada however the whole western electric grid. Change is the leader in cooperative purchasing of telecom capacity and can take a comparable management role in purchasing and distributing green energy.”

The job, slated to create 1,250 building jobs, will be built with American-made photovoltaic panels and will utilize regional Nevada labor.

Switch and Capital Dynamics will negotiate with their engineering, procurement and building and construction specialists and with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 357 and Laborers Union Resident 872 on agreement terms to build Gigawatt 1.

The statement is on the heels of Switch Stations 1 and 2 going live at the Apex Industrial Park north of Las Vegas in December. The combined plants produce 179 megawatts from the 1.98 million photovoltaic panels over the 1,979-acre task.

Greenpeace, which awarded Switch all A grades in its Clicking Clean Report, applauded the company for its tidy energy initiatives.

” Gigawatt 1 shows that when Switch and other leading business don’t take ‘no’ for a response, they can interact and kick open the door to big scale sources of renewable energy that are much better for the planet and much better for the economy in Nevada,” said Gary Cook, wenior IT sector expert and energy advocate at Greenpeace.

Xceligent Owner Announces Full Writedown in Value of Home Info Business

London-based Daily Mail and General Trust plc (DMGT), owner of U.S. CRE information supplier Xceligent, reported today a quarterly loss of US$ 150 million primarily due to its choice to write-off the amount of its investment in Xceligent.

In announcing the business’s 3rd quarter outcomes, Tim Collier, DMGT’s international chief financial officer and executive director, said that ongoing losses at Xceligent and SiteCompli, 2 of 5 elements of DMGT’s U.S. home info organisation, had hurt the division’s general profitability.

“The frustration in U.S. residential or commercial property has actually been two of our early-stage organisations, Xceligent and SiteCompli, where development was not as strong as we had expected,” Collier said. Xceligent is a “loss making business” as it has attempted to expand its information protection throughout the United States, he added.

“We have literally been collecting information one city at a time – an extremely labor-intensive process,” Collier said. “Basically, our technique was to produce earnings in each regional market with a view to producing significant income when Xceligent had adequate national coverage.”

Xceligent’s huge push this year enjoyed New York City, “where rather openly earnings were frustrating,” Collier stated. “Which recommends a longer and more challenging path to success.”

“Provided the timeline and degree of uncertainty regarding Xceligent’s ability to end up being cash generative in the future, I felt it was suitable to fully hinder the business,” Collier stated.

DMGT recorded a disability charge of US$ 56.54 million on the writedown.

Collier said Xceligent’s brand-new management team will carry out a strategic evaluation of business taking a look at all options that “will attend to and include the current operations.”

Similarly, DMGT’s SiteCompli’s organized growth into the nationwide retail market has actually proven more challenging than the company formerly anticipated and DMGT took a problems charge of US$ 32.1 million on that organisation too.

SiteCompli is a New York-based tech business that supplies software to track home compliance codes and regulations.

DMGT remains in the procedure of offering a 3rd component of its U.S. property info business called EDR, a realty ecological details business.

DMGT stated it plans to move its future focus to its other two U.S. home companies, Trepp, which supplies CRE securitization and banking data and analysis, and BuildFax, which provides residential or commercial property condition data for the insurance industry, expert and inspectors.

Xceligent is a direct competitor of CoStar Group (the publisher of CoStar News.) The two firms have actually been engaged in a lengthy legal disagreement.

UNLV Announces New Director for Maternal-HIV Program

UNLV has received approval from the federal Health Resources and Solutions Administration (HRSA) to designate a brand-new program director and business supervisor for its grant-funded maternal-HIV program, reliable right away.

Dr. David Di John, associate professor of pediatrics and section chief for pediatric transmittable diseases in the UNLV School of Medication, will act as program director. Pamela Beal, associate dean of clinical affairs with the UNLV School of Medication, will manage business operations for the program. The program’s devoted case manager and community health care worker, employed by the university in October, will continue to assist patients and deal with existing external partners to further enhance the comprehensive network of resources.

The UNLV maternal-HIV program is funded by a HRSA Ryan White Part D grant. The grant covers main and specialized healthcare and treatment for uninsured or underinsured ladies, babies, children, and youth living with HIV/AIDS. Dr. Di John and program personnel will instantly start taking consultations to see patients and work diligently to guarantee ongoing quality of care.

Dr. Di John joined the UNLV School of Medicine in July 2017 and has served as associate professor of pediatrics for the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medication because 2014. He brings more than 30 years of experience in research and treatment of pediatric transmittable illness, including medical look after females, babies, kids and youth with HIV/AIDS. He directed a pediatric AIDS clinic in New York, taught scientific pediatrics for 18 years at New york city University Medical Center, and acted as director of pediatric contagious diseases for Flushing Medical facility Medical Center in New York.

“We’re devoted to enhancing cooperations with hospitals, companies and individuals across Southern Nevada to supply customized care for patients in this underserved population, and I’m delighted to be a part of the effort,” Dr. Di John said. “I look forward to working with our partners to advance the program’s impact and enhance the lives of members of our neighborhood.”

Beal has more than two decades of experience in clinical and nonclinical program management for numerous patient populations, including women, infants, and children living with HIV/AIDS. Beal has actually led local maternal and kid health coalitions, protected and handled more than $14 million in grant funding for neighborhood and population-based outreach programs, that includes $4 million in HRSA/Ryan White funding. Throughout her career, she has concentrated on identifying systemic challenges and improving delivery of health care to assist underserved and high-risk populations.

Throughout the program administrative audit, clients continued to have the ability to talk to a physician and receive other resources and referrals offered by the grant-funded program. Each patient in the program is under the care of a pediatrician or primary care doctor.

Patients may get in touch with (702) 499-5827 or (702) 524-5388 or email [email protected]!.?.!.

CoStar Group Announces Pricing of Common Stock Offering

CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGP)( “CoStar “)revealed today that it has priced an offering of 2,884,616 shares of its typical stock at a price of $260.00 per share.

The company likewise stated it has actually granted the underwriters in the providing a 30-day alternative to purchase up to an extra 432,692 shares of its typical stock at the exact same rate.

J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs & & Co., Citigroup, BofA Merrill Lynch, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and Wells Fargo Securities are functioning as joint-bookrunning supervisors, with Needham & & Business, Stephens Inc., William Blair, JMP Securities, B. Riley & & Co. and Regions Securities LLC acting as co-managers for the offering. The company stated it anticipates the offering to close on October 3, 2017, based on popular closing conditions.

CoStar anticipates to use the net profits of the offering to money all or a portion of the costs of any strategic acquisitions it may pursue in the future, in addition to finance the growth of its company and for working capital and other general business functions.

The shares are being offered pursuant to a reliable rack registration statement that has actually been filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

Extra Disclosures:

An initial prospectus supplement associated to the offering has actually been filed with the SEC and is available on the SEC’s site at http://www.sec.gov.. Copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus connecting to the offering, when readily available, may be obtained from: J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Attention: Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Opportunity, Edgewood, NY 11717 or by telephone at -LRB-866-RRB- 803-9204 or Goldman Sachs & & Co. LLC, Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, telephone at -LRB-866-RRB- 471-2526, facsimile at -LRB-212-RRB- 902-9316 or by emailing [email protected]!.?.!. This press release shall not constitute an offer to offer or the solicitation of an offer to purchase, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction where such offer, solicitation or sale would be illegal previous to registration or credentials under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction. The offering of these securities will be made just by means of the prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus.

‘I do not belong here’: Ravens national anthem singer announces resignation

Baltimore Ravens national anthem singer announced his resignation on Instagram Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2017. (Baltimore Ravens)< img src=" /wp-content/uploads/2017/09/15016550_G.jpg" alt=" Baltimore Ravens national anthem singer revealed his resignation on Instagram Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2017.( Baltimore Ravens)"

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180″/ > Baltimore Ravens national anthem singer announced his resignation on Instagram Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2017. (Baltimore Ravens ). ( Meredith)

— Joey Odoms, the main national anthem vocalist for the Baltimore Ravens, has resigned after three years. On Tuesday, the fight veteran who served trips of responsibility in Afghanistan revealed his resignation on Instagram. The people I have actually had the pleasure of meeting at the Ravens organization have been nothing however good to me, however the tone/actions of a great deal of NFL fans in the midst of our nation’s cultural crisis, have persuaded me that I do not belong here.

Someone as soon as told me to constantly ‘go where you’re welcomed.’ This is not a psychological response to current occasions, rather an ethical choice that part of me regrets but my core knows is the ideal option.

In a Facebook post following his announcement, Odoms composed: “Fans who assault players for opposing, (a right which I fought to safeguard), but are merely not interested in comprehending why, is the reason I am resigning.”

Odoms choice comes 2 days after a number of Ravens’ gamers took a knee throughout the anthem in response to President Donald Trump’s comments that required NFL owners to fire those who don’t stand throughout the nationwide anthem.

Kevin Byrne, Ravens senior vice president of public and community relations, informed the Baltimore Sun the team appreciates Odoms’ service.

Odoms initially started working for the Ravens after he won a skill competitors in 2014 to end up being the group’s official singer.

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MGM announces prepare for a brand-new casino in Connecticut

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MGM Resorts International/ AP This image offered by MGM Resorts International shows an architectural rendering of a casino proposed for Bridgeport, Conn., revealed on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, by MGM Resorts International and The RCI Group.

Monday, Sept. 18, 2017|3:20 p.m.

HARTFORD, Conn.– MGM Resorts International exposed intend on Monday for a $675 million waterside casino in Connecticut’s biggest city, the most recent salvo in a competition with 2 Native American tribes that run two of the world’s largest gambling establishments in the southeastern part of the state.

MGM is already building an almost $1 billion casino in Springfield, Massachusetts, that threatens to take income and tasks far from the Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun in Connecticut. The Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes responded by proposing a casino less than 20 miles away from Springfield in northern Connecticut that was authorized by Connecticut officials and waits for final approval by federal authorities.

The two people stated in a statement Monday that the Bridgeport gambling establishment isn’t anywhere near receiving needed approval from the state legislature and Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. They likewise said approval of the resort would violate the gambling compact between the people and the state that provides the people special casino advancement rights in Connecticut.

MGM and its partner on the Bridgeport casino, advancement business RCI Group, promised to “work diligently” to acquire the required approvals.

The Bridgeport gambling establishment would be located along Long Island Noise in Bridgeport’s Steelpointe Harbor, the same location where President Donald Trump proposed a casino in the 1990s.

The new casino would include 2,000 slot machines, 160 table video games, a 700-seat theater, a 300-room hotel, restaurants and retail stores, inning accordance with MGM. It would include more than 7,000 brand-new tasks in the Bridgeport location, in addition to offer $50 million in license charges to the state this fiscal year, $8 million in annual payments to the city of Bridgeport and $4.5 million in yearly payments to surrounding communities, inning accordance with MGM.

James Murren, MGM’s chairman and chief executive officer, said the gambling establishment “can assist to turn the financial tide of this state.”

“We simply need the political dedication to make it take place,” stated Murren, who is a Bridgeport local.

Malloy said later Monday that he had not evaluated the Bridgeport proposition. He stated if the state violates the compact with the people, it might lose almost $500 million over the next 2 years in profits from the tribes’ two casinos. The state gets 25 percent of the slot machine earnings from Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun under the compact.

“I cannot picture any situation where the tribal countries would consent to open the compact on those premises,” Malloy said. “I cannot imagine participating in an agreement with any entity that would threaten our agreement with the tribal nations.”

MGM took legal action against Connecticut in 2015 over the procedure used by the state to authorize the gambling establishment proposed by the 2 tribes in East Windsor, about a 20-minute drive from the Springfield casino website. MGM stated it was put at a competitive downside after Connecticut authorities developed an unique path for the tribes to build a casino on non-tribal land.

A federal appeals court in June 2017 upheld a lower court judge’s choice to dismiss the suit.

MGM announces prepare for brand-new Connecticut gambling establishment

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MGM Resorts International/ AP This image supplied by MGM Resorts International reveals an architectural rendering of a casino proposed for Bridgeport, Conn., announced on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, by MGM Resorts International and The RCI Group.

Monday, Sept. 18, 2017|3:20 p.m.

HARTFORD, Conn.– MGM Resorts International revealed plans on Monday for a $675 million waterside gambling establishment in Connecticut’s largest city, the latest salvo in a competitors with 2 Native American tribes that run 2 of the world’s largest gambling establishments in the southeastern part of the state.

MGM is currently constructing a nearly $1 billion gambling establishment in Springfield, Massachusetts, that threatens to take profits and jobs far from the Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun in Connecticut. The Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan people reacted by proposing a casino less than 20 miles away from Springfield in northern Connecticut that was authorized by Connecticut authorities and awaits last approval by federal authorities.

The 2 tribes said in a declaration Monday that the Bridgeport gambling establishment isn’t really anywhere near getting needed approval from the state legislature and Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. They likewise said approval of the resort would break the gaming compact in between the people and the state that gives the tribes special casino development rights in Connecticut.

MGM and its partner on the Bridgeport casino, advancement business RCI Group, pledged to “work vigilantly” to get the required approvals.

The Bridgeport gambling establishment would be located along Long Island Noise in Bridgeport’s Steelpointe Harbor, the same area where President Donald Trump proposed a gambling establishment in the 1990s.

The brand-new casino would include 2,000 slots, 160 table games, a 700-seat theater, a 300-room hotel, dining establishments and retail shops, inning accordance with MGM. It would add more than 7,000 brand-new jobs in the Bridgeport location, in addition to offer $50 million in license charges to the state this fiscal year, $8 million in yearly payments to the city of Bridgeport and $4.5 million in yearly payments to surrounding communities, inning accordance with MGM.

James Murren, MGM’s chairman and ceo, stated the casino “can help to turn the financial tide of this state.”

“We just require the political commitment to make it occur,” said Murren, who is a Bridgeport local.

Malloy stated later Monday that he hadn’t reviewed the Bridgeport proposal. He said if the state breaks the compact with the tribes, it could lose nearly $500 million over the next 2 years in income from the people’ two gambling establishments. The state gets 25 percent of the fruit machine revenue from Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun under the compact.

“I can’t imagine any scenario in which the tribal countries would consent to open up the compact on those grounds,” Malloy stated. “I can’t think of entering into an agreement with any entity that would threaten our agreement with the tribal countries.”

MGM took legal action against Connecticut in 2015 over the process utilized by the state to approve the gambling establishment proposed by the two people in East Windsor, about a 20-minute drive from the Springfield casino website. MGM stated it was put at a competitive downside after Connecticut authorities developed an unique pathway for the tribes to construct a casino on non-tribal land.

A federal appeals court in June 2017 upheld a lower court judge’s choice to dismiss the suit.

State treasurer announces Republican quote for guv

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Cathleen Allison/ AP Nevada Treasurer Dan Schwartz affirms in committee at the Legislative Structure in Carson City on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015.

Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017|12:46 p.m.

. A businessman who became Nevada state treasurer two years ago states he’ll seek the Republican nomination for guv.

Dan Schwartz made his statement today in Las Vegas, focusing in a declaration on schools, the state economy, federal control of public lands and exactly what he called “pay-to-play” impact by political lobbyists and wealthy experts.

Schwartz joins Las Vegas bike store business owner and political newbie Jared Fisher in a Republican field that is expected to also include state Attorney General Adam Laxalt.

Laxalt has actually not made an official project announcement, however Schwartz has actually slammed Laxalt’s connect to billionaire gambling establishment magnate Sheldon Adelson.

Schwartz credits term-limited Republican Guv Brian Sandoval with guiding the state from the Great Recession, but he says the state economy has to diversify and schools need to improve.

Nevada Conservatory Theatre Announces its 2015-16 season

The Nevada Conservatory Theatre at UNLV is pleased to announce its 2015-16 season, a thrilling mix of Shakespeare, contemporary Broadway hits, and valued American classics.

Christopher Edwards, the artistic director for the NCT, invites the whole Las Vegas neighborhood to engage with the NCT throughout the 2015-16 season: “With an eye towards community engagement and entertainment for young and old alike, we want to get back to exactly what has actually made this theatre business promoting and available.”

The 2015-16 season provides something for everyone in your household, from among Shakespeare’s most long-lasting comedies, to Cole Porter’s traditional American musical, to a dramatization of Harper’ Lee’s ageless novel about coming of age in the racially-segregated south, to Quiara Alegr?a Hudes’s Pulitzer-prize winning play, which checks out the impact of war on a Latino household. Thrill your senses with our creepy Halloween program and feel the magic of the holiday season with our bi-annual production of A Christmas Carol.

In the Main Phase Series audiences will experience 5 expert programs including the work of nationally recognized theatre artists. The NCT will likewise provide three conservatory shows highlighting UNLV’s gifted MFA and Bachelor’s Degree students in its Studio Series. Also look for special events surrounding the theatrical offerings, such as a Halloween celebration, a Holiday celebration, Brush-Up-Your-Shakespeare workshops, playwriting workshops and new trainee matinees.

The 2015-16 season is as follows:

Much Ado about Absolutely nothing

by William Shakespeare
Sept. 17-20 (Studio Series)

In Shakespeare’s cherished romantic comedy, a lover’s trap is set for Benedick, a sworn bachelor and Beatrice, his preferred spoken sparring partner– the gloves are off and a comic love story remains in the making.

Water by the Spoonful

by Quiara Alegr?a Hudes
Oct. 2-11 (Main Phase Series)

When Elliot, a young Puerto Rican guy, returns home from Iraq, he finds that the lives of his member of the family are likewise in chaos. Through the strength of household and the neighborhood of chatroom, we see Elliot’s “look for human connection in a severe and destabilizing world” (Time). This play is winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Reward.

Title TBA

Oct. 23-Nov. 1 (Main Stage Series)

A Halloween treat of a program for the first annual Halloween Celebration.

A Christmas Carol

by Charles Dickens
December 2-13 (Main Phase Series)

The timeless holiday tale of Ebenezer Scrooge who believes Christmas is a “humbug” till the spirits of Christmas Past, Present, and Future remind him (and us) of what Christmas is truly all about.

To Kill a Mockingbird

by Christopher Sergel adjusted from the unique by Harper Lee
February 12-28 (Main Stage Series)

Harper Lee’s brilliant maturing story, told from a child’s viewpoint, which shows all of us how understanding and guts can accomplishment over hatred.

subUrbia

by Eric Bogosian
March 10-13 (Studio Series)

Bogosian’s disturbingly contemporary portrait of young, agitated, and disaffected Americans is as relevant today as it remained in 1994 when it premiered at Lincoln Center in New york city.

Kiss Me, Kate

by Cole Porter
April 29-May 8 (Main Stage Series)

Brush up your Shakespeare with this hilarious, toe-tapping musical about the joys and insanity of blending love, rivalry, and the theatre. This terrific traditional American musical presents the very best of well-known composer-lyricist Cole Porter, with hits such as “Too Darn Hot,” “So in Love,” and (obviously) “Brush up Your Shakespeare.”

Organic and Home Grown Playwright’s Festival

Dates TBA (Studio Series)

This brand-new Playwright’s Festival will provide world-premiere presentations of plays by Nevada playwrights. In this two-day brand-new plays workshop and reading series the NCT will showcase the best of regional voices from Southern Nevada.