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By The Associated Press | Posted - Aug. 25, 2015 at 7:41 a.m.



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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Federal officials say a Las Vegas man has pleaded guilty to sending more than 27 million spam messages to Facebook users. Sanford Wallace of Las Vegas admitted in federal court San Jose, California, to sending the unsolicited ads disguised as friend requests between November 2008 and February 2009.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As more residents begin to fly drones, the FAA has found that manned aircraft have been having close calls in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Sun reports that an analysis of FAA data since November shows there were four reported incidents in the area in which drone aircraft nearly crashed with manned aircraft.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Caesars Entertainment Corp. says its operating division's largest creditors are on board with a bankruptcy plan to get it out from under some $10 billion in debt. Days after Caesars said talks with its senior bank lenders had stalled, it now says the group signed on to a plan that would allow its debt-heavy operating unit to emerge from bankruptcy and spin off its real estate assets into a separate entity.

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Ten Nevada entrepreneurs are set to pitch their big ideas to Lt. Governor Mark Hutchison in a "Shark Tank"-style competition with a $13,000 grand prize. The competition is today at the 4th Annual Governor's Conference on Business in Reno. Finalists include entrepreneurs pitching cowboy boot covers, drones, craft beer and women's ski gear.

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