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F1 exec Fretwell ‘odd choice’ to chair Vegas Chamber, say some business owners

When Las Vegas Grand Prix chief operating officer Betsy Fretwell took the reins this week of the Vegas Chamber Board of Trustees, she pledged to work to maximize the economic impact of big sporting events for small businesses, according to news reports. But business owners who blame the race for a months-long disruption to their establishments hold Fretwell’s employer, Formula 1, responsible.

State scrambling to come up with forensic beds after deal with Las Vegas went south

The Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH) is turning to alternative measures to provide more forensic beds and services after a deal with the City of Las Vegas soured, leaving DPBH to pay a $500 fine for each day a person in need of mental health treatment is in jail instead of under care.