ZZZ - GMG - VEGAS INC 2011-2014

January 20, 2014

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J A N U A R Y 2 0 , 2 0 1 4 / Y O U R b u s i n e s s - t o - b u s i n e s s w e e k ly SPECIAL FOCUS DOWNTOWN LAS VEGAS This month, VEGAS INC looks at downtown's history, development and future. 2014 CES: Must-see gadgets of the show photos by sam morris HOUSES OF JUSTICE: A statue representing Lady Justice stands outside a law office near downtown Las Vegas, an area known as "Lawyers Row." LAWYERS HAVE made A HOME DOWNTOWN Their offices line the streets of residential area T By Joe Schoenmann staff writer he neighborhood is one of the most quaint in Las Vegas, seemingly lifted from a Norman Rockwell scene. Children can be By Andrea Domanick staff writer The 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show featured more than 3,200 exhibitors touting the latest technological creations across 15 categories this month at the Las Vegas Convention Center. From wearable tech to intelligent toothbrushes to sharper-than-life HD screens, we scoured this year's big reveals for the most creative gadgets and innovations to look out for on the trade-show floor: 4K TVs 3D TVs: out. 4K TVs: very, very in. These Ultra HD televisions made an appearance at last year's trade show, but manufacturers such as Samsung, Sony and LG have made big strides in their high-res displays over the past year, upping quality as prices for the consumer continue to decrease. Sizewise, Vizio might be leading the pack with its 120-inch Reference Series Ultra HD LED Smart TV, clocking in at 6 feet high, nearly 9 feet wide and weighing more than 100 pounds. Samsung introduced its innovative 105-inch curved Ultra HD display and announced plans to release smaller, more living room-friendly models, as see CES, page 16 imagined playing beneath old trees, with their parents grilling on barbecues. These INSIDE TODAY are old homes, in old Vegas, just a couple ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH | P. 6 Colorado's experience with legalizing marijuana will be watched closely of blocks off Las Vegas Boulevard and its IT WILL GET WORSE | P. 7 wedding chapels, pawnshops and govern- yers, their paralegals and secretaries. The area ment buildings. In fact, though, most is known as "Lawyers Row." ¶ The offices are of the homes, which date back to at least the perfectly situated for lawyers who makes fre- THE DATA | P. 20 1920s, are occupied only during the day, and quent appearances in downtown courthouses. THE LIST | P. 21 then by some of the city's most prominent law- see lawyers, page 15 20140120_VI01_F.indd 1 ¶ Obamacare won't help state's shortage of health care workers. Records and transactions Taxicab operators ranked by revenue 1/16/14 1:38:03 PM

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