Conor Shine

Reporter at the Las Vegas Sun

A Kansas native, Conor studied engineering at the University of Minnesota but switched to journalism because it was infinitely more fun. It was in his blood, too; he's a third-generation journalist. Conor worked for the Wichita Eagle and the St. Paul Pioneer Press before joining the Sun in 2011.

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Reviving the Las Vegas Wedding Industry

Las Vegas is the wedding capital of the world. More than 128,000 couples got hitched in Vegas in 2004, but that number has dropped by more than a third in just a decade.

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