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    A major problem in most cities is that water is viewed as free or cheap and therefore, commonly misused. According to Charles Fishman, “But the real obsession in Vegas is water- displaying it, unfurling it, playing with it, flaunting it” (53). In Las Vegas water is manipulated by hotels and corporations to make their business more attractive to visitors. Simply by walking down the Las Vegas strip people can view ridiculous amounts of water being employed by the casinos. Las Vegas is one of the driest cities in the United States, but uses enormous amounts of water to attract huge amounts of tourist. This matters because Las Vegas is using more water than cities in the United States that receive enormous amounts of rainfall. However, Las Vegas is not necessarily the enemy. Fishman later explains to the audience that in Las Vegas after ten years, their community grew another half of what their population was and continued to utilize the same amount of water as before (58). Fishman is describing how in ten years the city of Las Vegas has barely increased their water usage even with their population continuously growing. This matters because many people view Las Vegas as this extravagant and wasteful city. Although, Las Vegas is usually prodigal they have continued to produce the same water usage for ten years. This is important…

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    Showgirls have been the face of Las Vegas for a long time, but has been slowly dying throughout the years. In Jack Sheehan column “To Honor Las Vegas, Respect the Showgirl,” published on April 21st, 2013, in the Review-Journal, he explains why he thinks the face of the iconic showgirl is dying in Las Vegas. Sheehan, who has lived in Las Vegas for about four decades, wrote an opinionated piece, that needed more supporting facts. “To Honor Las Vegas, Respect the Showgirl,” was structured well, but…

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    Dot & Lil Dot & Lil is a company that makes finely crafted goods for bath, body and home. They are located at Rosemont studio in Montreal, where all their products are made by hand. On their website www.dotandlil.com , the products listed that they sell and create ranges from facial care to candles, body oils and butters. They also sell different types of soaps like bar soap and liquid soap. Their most popular items that they are most known for are their bath salts and milks. They also make…

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    As a founding partner of the personal injury attorney firm Foley & Small in Rochester, IN, Attorney Edmond W. Foley continues his mission of fighting for the legal rights of people who suffer harm when individuals or companies commit wrongful acts. For more than 30 years, Attorney Foley has provided his clients impassioned and effective legal representation. His experiences cover single-injury cases to mass tort litigation against major corporations. Born in Missouri, Attorney Foley earned his…

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    located in Las Vegas, NV. According to McCarran Public Information Administrator Christine Crews (2014), the year-to-date arriving and departing passengers for the airport since June, 2014 is 21,225,387 passengers (pg. 1, YTD Total). This figure would place McCarran International (LAS) under the primary airports category, seeing as how the airport has more than 10,000 passenger enplanements per year. With these figures, it is also possible that LAS would be classified as a Large Hub airport,…

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    The choices you make in life can either lead you to great opportunities or leave you with deep regrets. It’s up to you to decide where you want to go, and how you are going to get there. A choice is the act of making a decision when faced with two or more possibilities. The possibilities may surpass your limits and get you far in life, or cause you to feel regretful and ashamed. In “Viva La Vida” and “The Road Not Taken” each author uses choices to portray similarities to “Peace Like A River”…

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    Las Vegas never fits within a definite definition. Because of its billion lights, it is often referred to as the brightest spot on earth. Few call it the city of sin. Others hear music all around. The food is scrumptious, the water fountains are rhythmic and the view from High Roller, the world’s largest observation wheel, is stupendous. There’s art on the walls and expensive brands are around every bend. Most know about its busy casinos and enthralling shows. All this within the 3.5-mile strip…

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    Contextual Architecture In 2003 my family moved to a house in a newly built part of town in the neighborhood of Lamplight Village. Based on the Lamplight Village painting by Thomas Kinkade, it was beautiful. Not what you would expect from a Las Vegas home, but beautiful nonetheless. The facade of the two story home was light brown horizontal wood siding with big chocolate colored shutters, only for show of course. It had a spacious covered porch, a picturesque window seat and large leafy trees…

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    Management Training. Nowadays, the hospitality industry is developing rapidly. A person with sufficient knowledge to work in this industry will never be unemployed, as the need for qualified personnel is growing. In recent years, the wide expansion of services in hotels make a lot of opportunities in career promotion, and to hire well-trained personnel is seen as one of the main tasks of the HR staff. Keep good employees in the hotel is only possible if he/she will have perception of career…

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    by a general manager. General manager directly supervises the work of department heads, including those for hotel operations, food and beverage operations, human resources, marketing, finance, security, casino operations and engineering and maintenance. (Johnes, 2009) Some countries do not allow operation of casinos while some of them are making a huge business and a lot of money from it. Casino hotels have several good things and downsides that they can offer to the people and the community.…

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