ZZZ - GMG - VEGAS INC 2011-2014

July 23, 2012

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JUGGLING PEOPLE, BUSINESSES AND CREDITORS IN HARD TIMES JUDGMENT W the bankruptcy judges of the JULY 23, 2012 / YOUR BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS WEEKLY BUSINESS TOOLS IN A RECOVERY SPECIAL FOCUS This month, VEGAS INC looks at legal issues, tips for growth and fending off trouble. By Steve Green senior staff writer ith unemployment and foreclosures during recession, in Nevada have had to make tough decisions trying to balance the rights of bankrupt people and businesses with the rights of creditors. One state's five bankruptcy judges, Judge Bruce Markell in Las Vegas, has gained national attention for his bold and creative calls and no-nonsense demeanor with attorneys who don't meet his standards. SEE BANKRUPTCY, PAGE 15 soaring BUILDING LAS VEGAS' NEXT CROWD PLEASER By Joe Schoenmann staff writer F significant our proposals for local sports and entertainment venues are in the works. The ramifications of any would be in terms of the benefits of a large construction project and the jobs it would create, as well as the permanent jobs and other economic activity it would generate. Moreover, arena projects could be the catalyst to landing a professional sports team. Here's a look at the proposals: DOWNTOWN/CORDISH ARENA B altimore-based Cordish Cos. wants to build a $412 million arena/ entertainment complex on about 13 acres at Symphony Park, near the Smith Center for the Performing Arts. After the City Council signed a deal in November 2010, Bill Arent, the city's economic and urban development director, said Cordish was "committed" to giving the city its financing plans in SEE STADIUMS, PAGE 9 INSIDE TODAY INSURANCE EXCHANGE | P. 7 Nevada is setting up an exchange for people and businesses to buy health insurance FACING YOUR FEAR | P. 17 Columnist Bruce Spotleson examines the fear – and importance – of public speaking CHRIS MORRIS THE LIST | P. 20 Law firms, by number of local attorneys FAST TRACK is a professional, full-service facility maintenance company providing multi-site users with cost effective maintenance and repair services. COMMERCIAL MAINTENANCE A Division Of The Equity Group. 8367 W. FLAMINGO RD. • STE. 201 LAS VEGAS, NV • 89147 SERVICES OFFERED: • 24/7 emergency repair • Electrical repairs • Flood and fire restoration Visit fasttracklv.com for a full list of services and to request an estimate. • Graffiti abatement • Roofing inspections and repairs • Safety inspections (day or night)

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