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Gas prices in Las Vegas following national downward trend
Gas prices in Las Vegas following national downward trend
Monday, June 18, 2018
Gasoline prices in the Las Vegas area are following the national downward trend. GasBuddy.com reports the average retail price of a gallon of gas in the area is $3.27. That's according to a ...
The List: Accounting firms, June 18, 2018
Monday, June 18, 2018
Find out about architecture firms. This week, we rank them by number of professional staff.
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PR pro's advice: Read everything, and be mindful of the power and responsibility of social media
Monday, June 18, 2018
Q+A: JENNIFER BRADLEY:
The owner of JP Public Relations talks about her work with nonprofit organizations and offers advice for those looking to enter the field.
Vaping industry credits economy, lower taxes for its migration to Las Vegas
Vaping industry credits economy, lower taxes for its migration to Las Vegas
Monday, June 18, 2018
When they were first mass produced, e-cigarettes and vaping products formed an industry widely considered to be a dud in the United States. But in recent years, the battery-powered vaporizer industry has taken off.
The Notes: Legal, June 18, 2018
Monday, June 18, 2018
People on the Move:
In the Notes: Law firms and attorneys who achieved top rankings from Chambers USA, and more ...
Bettors in New Jersey no longer 'have to go to my corner bookie'
Bettors in New Jersey no longer 'have to go to my corner bookie'
Saturday, June 16, 2018
The line formed at the Borgata casino well before 11 a.m., the designated time that sports betting in New Jersey was set to begin Thursday. There were a few gamblers who ...
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Caesars workers in Las Vegas approve new contract deal
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Housekeepers, bartenders and other unionized workers at Las Vegas casino-resorts operated by Caesars Entertainment approved a new five-year contract, ending the possibility of a strike at those properties. A few thousand members of the Culinary Union voted in ...
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Clark County official named CFO of the Year
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Clark County official Jessica Colvin took home the top prize at the second annual CFO of the Year Awards, an honor that celebrates executives who have helped their organizations reach new pinnacles of success ...
Fed raises key rate and sees possible acceleration in hikes
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
The Federal Reserve is raising its benchmark interest rate for the second time this year and signaling that it may step up its pace of rate increases because ...
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Elon Musk, in search of profit, trims Tesla's workforce
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Tesla has lost money every year since its founding in 2003. But the automaker’s chief executive, Elon Musk, is pulling out all the stops to end that streak ...
Gas prices in Las Vegas continue to increase, reach $3.29
Gas prices in Las Vegas continue to increase, reach $3.29
Monday, June 11, 2018
Gasoline prices in the Las Vegas area have increased over the past month. GasBuddy.com reports the average retail price of a gallon of gas in the area is $3.29. That's according to ...
The Notes: June 11, 2018
Monday, June 11, 2018
People on the Move:
In the Notes: Dayle Elieson, Michael Rounds, Eirianne Kennelley, Adam Barthelmess, Bing O’Peek, Anthony Rossi, Peter Froio, Anita Lee, Jamal Sims and more ...
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Las Vegas native makes apparel for locals to show their city pride
Monday, June 11, 2018
MEET: LOCAL-TY LV:
Krystal Rosenthal was born and raised in Las Vegas, and she's betting there are more people like her than most people think. She started her apparel company with the idea in mind that locals would want to show their pride in Las Vegas the way other cities' residents do, and that Las Vegas apparel doesn't have to be glittery souvenirs of the Strip.
The List: Architecture firms, June 11, 2018
Monday, June 11, 2018
Find out about architecture firms. This week, we rank them by number of professional staff.
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Organizations aiming to ease job search woes for LGBT individuals
Monday, June 11, 2018
In the little time Samantha Mejia has been in Las Vegas, she applied for about 20 jobs and had six interviews. However, she said being transgender has slowed down the process of finding employment.