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Nevada unemployment rate lowest since August 2007
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Recent figures show Nevada added 9,500 jobs in July, while the unemployment rate dropped 0.1 percent to 4.6 percent in the state. The Nevada Appeal reports data released Wednesday indicates ...
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Home means Nevada (for Californians, Utahans and Arizonans, too)
Thursday, August 16, 2018
While the addition of more than 100,000 residents since 2016 and three professional sports teams has certainly had a positive role in helping the market, those in the industry claim our local growth is thanks to Vegas’ booming economy ...
Fremont Street video canopy getting $32 million upgrade
Fremont Street video canopy getting $32 million upgrade
Monday, August 13, 2018
A $32 million upgrade of the Fremont Street Experience will make one of downtown Las Vegas’ biggest attractions brighter than ever. The upgrade will make the Viva Vision video canopy seven times brighter and allow ...
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Attorney's military training laid foundation for career in public and private sectors
Monday, August 13, 2018
Q+A: GREG BROWER:
Greg Brower, a shareholder at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, joined the firm after his third stint with the U.S. Department of Justice. He splits his time between the firm’s offices in Nevada and Washington, D.C., and was recently named co-chair of its Government Investigations & White Collar Group.
Legal notes: Local award winners, Aug. 13, 2018
Monday, August 13, 2018
Attorneys from Southern Nevada were recognized by Chambers USA and Mountain States Super Lawyers ...
The List: Law firms, Aug. 13, 2018
Monday, August 13, 2018
Find out about law firms. This week, we rank them by number of local attorneys as of July 1.
Businessman loves Trump, but hates tariffs, wants government health care
Saturday, August 11, 2018
Don Ahern, president and CEO of Las Vegas-based Ahern Rentals, is a Donald Trump guy. “Donald Trump is my hero ...
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Las Vegas engineering firm takes top honors in workplace awards
Saturday, August 11, 2018
An engineering firm based in Las Vegas was recently named the best place to work by an international consulting and ranking outlet ...
Dennis Hof stripped of license for brothel near Pahrump
Dennis Hof stripped of license for brothel near Pahrump
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
The Nye County Commission voted Tuesday to pull the brothel and liquor licenses for Dennis Hof’s Love Ranch South brothel near Pahrump because he failed to ...
Average price of existing homes climbs to $290,000
Average price of existing homes climbs to $290,000
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
The average sales price for an existing single-family home in Southern Nevada in July was $290,000, an 11 percent increase from $260,000 in July 2017, according to ...
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New look, new buildings, new businesses coming to Water Street
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Henderson:
Redevelopment officials believe a bevy of infrastructure improvements and new businesses will modernize Water Street as they work toward developing a fresh identity for the downtown’s longtime main street …
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Pet food franchisee advises: Fresh is best
Monday, August 6, 2018
MEET: PET WANTS VEGAS VALLEY SW:
Pet Wants was created in 2010 when Michele Hobbs and Amanda Broughton noticed some serious health issues with their pets. They spent several thousand dollars on treatment before taking matters into their own hands and say they discovered the problem was low nutritional value in their pet food.
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Robots, humans working together on Las Vegas Strip
Monday, August 6, 2018
Automated robots are slowly entering the Las Vegas workforce, bringing futuristic advancements that make certain tasks more convenient. But some technologies are raising concerns ...
The List: Subcontractors, Aug. 6, 2018
Monday, August 6, 2018
Find out about subcontractors. This week, we rank them by number of permanent employees as of July 1.
People on the Move: Aug. 6, 2018
Monday, August 6, 2018
The Notes:
In the Notes: Sunrise Hospital, Nevada State Bank, MountainView Hospital, Kirvin Doak Communications, Dr. Mulugeta Kassahun, Joseph Wang, Clean Focus Renewables and more ...