MGM Options ‘Mrs. Frisby & The Rats Of Nimh;’ Sets ‘Ice Age’s Michael Berg To Hatch Family Franchise

EXCLUSIVE: MGM has acquired the award winning Robert C. O’Brien children’s book Mrs. Frisby & The Rates Of Nimh, and has set Ice Age 5 scribe Michael Berg to write the script. Daniel Bobker and Ehren Kruger will produce through their Bobker/Kruger label. The film will be done as a live-action/CGI hybrid, and Berg is focusing on an origin tale in which an imperiled mouse protagonist befriends a comical crew … Read the rest

John's Incredible Pizza Company Starts Construction of a 60,000 Square Foot Store in Las Vegas, Nevada

<!– (S) –> <!– –><!– –> RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CA–(Marketwired – Mar 4, 2015) – John’s Incredible Pizza Company is slated to open in late 2015 a 60,000 square foot family entertainment center in Las Vegas. The place will be located in the Boulevard Mall located at 3528 Maryland Parkway. John’s will add approximately 200 jobs to the local area and will be able to accommodate over 1000 guests while … Read the rest

Celebrity Brand Ambassadors to Join Diamond Resorts International at Investor Day on March 11-12, 2015

LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Diamond Resorts International, Inc., (NYSE:DRII) announces in that brand ambassadors Reggie Jackson, baseball hall of famer, and John Cook, 20-time PGA and Champions Tour Winner, will join Diamond Resorts at its 1st Investor Day on March 11-12, 2015 in Orlando, Florida at Mystic Dunes Resort & Golf Club. Led by President and Chief Executive Officer, David Palmer, the live event will begin at 1:00 pm EDT on March … Read the rest

Profit booking drags US casino market

<!– (S) –> US casino indicators: Why you should keep an eye on them (Part 1 of 8) Overview Casino gaming is a widespread global business at major destinations such as Las Vegas, Macao, and Singapore and at regional and local venues across all continents. The US casino industry is extremely noteworthy to the states in which casinos operate. The industry creates jobs and business opportunities for the locals and … Read the rest

8-year-old boy killed while crawling through space in gate

<!– (S) –> <!– –>LAS VEGAS (AP) — An 8-year-old boy apparently crawling through a space in an automatic gate died after being struck by the metal arm in that opens the entryway to the suburban Las Vegas housing community where he lived, authorities said.The arm in that opens and closes the gate moves back and forth in the space measuring 7 inches tall and nearly 3 feet wide in … Read the rest

3 dead in Las Vegas shooting; suspected gunman badly wounded

<!– (S) –> <!– –>LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say three people have died after a shooting at a Las Vegas apartment complex, and the apparent suspect is not expected to survive a self-inflicted gunshot wound.Police say they received a report of the shooting at about 10:15 p.m. TuesdayOfficers say they found three gunshot victims on a walkway, in addition to a female who was pronounced dead at the scene. … Read the rest

Las Vegas Motor Speedway making safety modifications ahead of races

Updated MAR 04, 2015 3:04p ET In response to Sunday’s newest occurrence involving one of NASCAR’s top drivers hitting a wall unprotected by a SAFER barrier, Las Vegas Motor Speedway is making some adjustments ahead of this weekend’s Sprint Cup and XFINITY Series races at the 1.5-mile track. “NASCAR on Monday conducted a thorough inspection of the racing conditions here at Las Vegas Motor Speedway,” LVMS track president Chris Powell … Read the rest

Nev. bill would regulate e-cigarettes like tobacco

Published: March 4, 2015  By: admin, In: News,  By Sandra Chereb, Las Vegas Review-Journal CARSON CITY — Use of electronic cigarettes and liquid nicotine would be regulated the same as tobacco under a bill introduced in the Nevada Senate on Monday. Senate Bill 201 introduced by the Senate Finance Committee seeks to contain e-cigarettes and “vaping” under Nevada’s Clean Indoor Air Act, which was passed by voters in 2006. The … Read the rest

Gamblers heavily betting on Pacquiao to be first man to beat Mayweather

LAS VEGAS—Manny Pacquiao has always believed he can do what 47 other fighters before him have failed to do—beat Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the ring. It turns out a lot of other people are believers, too. And they are backing their opinions with real money. A flurry of early action on Pacquiao has already narrowed the odds for the huge fight in this city’s legal sports books. By the time, … Read the rest