The state’s unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since August 2008, as construction companies, professional firms and tourism businesses added workers, the state reported Friday morning.
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The Great Soccer Stadium Debate is coming to a Las Vegas ward near you.
Two northern Nevada fire chiefs have asked the Public Utilities Commission to investigate the safety of NV Energy’s residential “smart” meters, saying they believe the meters are associated with a string of recent fires.
Allegiant Air is hoping for sky-high ratings but will settle for a lift in exposure with the Saturday debut of a television game show filmed aboard some of its flights.
NEW YORK — Do you leave a tip in your hotel room for the maid? Marriott is launching a program with Maria Shriver to put envelopes in hotel rooms to encourage tipping.
RENO — A new kind of aircraft is competing for the first time at this week’s National Championship Air Races in Reno: drones.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Developers said Monday they will build a $1.4 billion expanse of lavish suites and residences next to the famed Atlantis resort on Dubai’s man-made palm-shaped island as part of the emirate’s drive to build up tourism revenue.
BOSTON — Wynn Resorts appears to have a strong advantage over Mohegan Sun in the fierce competition for the Boston-area casino license, even as the Las Vegas gambling giant pushes back against some requirements state regulators are seeking to impose if it is to win the license.
Microsoft Corp said on Monday it has agreed to acquire Stockholm-based games developer Mojang and the company’s wildly popular Minecraft video game franchise for $2.5 billion.
Caesars Foundation will offer 16 grants totaling nearly $1 million to nationwide organizations. Caesars Foundation is funded by operating income and gifts from Caesars Entertainment Corp. and its resort properties.
This stigma of veterans having PTSD is as great for today’s veterans as it was for those who served in Vietnam, according to Air Force veteran Mark Brenner.
After nearly two decades of searching, Julie Gilday-Shaffer found her niche in the business world.
Station Casinos has joined MGM in signing on with the myVegas social gaming site.
A 5-year-old non-profit organization is cleaning up in North Las Vegas. The Global Soap Project will quadruple its output of reprocessed soap bars with the opening of its new 7,000-square-foot manufacturing plant, which is twice as large as the one it’s replacing.
Cobalt is treating geeks like people and adding the kind of amenities that are common in offices but rare in the high-tech backrooms of the server farm.
The 10th annual Las Vegas’ Largest Mixer, a collaboration of local chambers of commerce and business organizations, will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Riviera Hotel, 2901 Las Vegas Boulevard South.
The recent sale of an office building in southwest Las Vegas looks routine on the surface. But brokers involved in the $17.4 million deal say it’s a sign that local commercial real estate has begun transitioning into a more stable market built around long-term investment.
A couple in Henderson is taking a hands-on approach to teaching their children about work and money — they’ve helped their three preteen daughters create a profitable business and now they’re working for their kids.
Josh Ripple has been around the sports and entertainment block. Now at 55, Ripple, of Las Vegas, might have his most intriguing position of all — chief operating officer of Life is Beautiful, the three-day music/art/culinary/learning festival in downtown Las Vegas set for Oct. 24-26.
The outlook for U.S. slot machine industry continues to be bleak. Analysts said this month the replacement market — in which slot machine manufacturers sell casinos newer games to change out older products — has fallen from previous estimates.
Consider this roster a guide for the state exchange and its contractor, Xerox, whose officials we know want to get this stuff sorted out.
As the northern part of the Silver State recently landed its second major economic development project this year, a bold question has been lingering in Southern Nevada: Did the south get a fair shake?
For years, Interbike, the U.S. bicycle industry’s premier trade show, held annually in Las Vegas, has been all about bicycle shop owners visiting bike manufacturers and ordering new inventory from exhibitors.