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Nevada online shoppers see more sites charging sales tax

Shoppers in Nevada and a handful of other states who purchase holiday gifts online are finding they’re being charged sales tax at some websites where they weren’t before. The reason: the Supreme Court.

Nevada’s mines could hold key to Question 6 energy standard

State is home to enough old mines and other former industrial sites to accommodate the new solar, wind and geothermal plants that would enable it to reach the 50 percent renewable energy standard, an analysis shows.

Small hikes likely for Nevada health insurance plans in 2019

Plans offered on the state’s health insurance exchange are expected to climb an average of 1.9 percent, while off-exchange plans will see an average 3.1 percent rate increase, the state’s Division of Insurance announced Tuesday.

Nevada marijuana sales have another strong month

The recreational marijuana industry has accounted for 17 percent of the state’s taxable sales base this year, according to the department.

Old Nevada mines may get new leases on life as solar arrays

The State Environmental Commission voted Wednesday to add “renewable energy development and storage” to the list of acceptable post-production uses for shuttered mines to encourage developers to use the already-disturbed land.

LVCVA misuse of airline gift cards widens

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority is facing a growing scandal after a report released Friday showed that auditors could not account for more than $50,000 in Southwest Airlines gift cards bought by the agency.

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