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Report: Nevada among top states for mortgage fraud
Dec. 15, 2014
Mortgage fraud is rising nationally and remains more active in Nevada than in almost every other state, a new report shows. Some 74 percent of U.S. home loans last year involved ...
An exterior view of the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013.
$15 million renovation at Golden Nugget completed; popular comic book store plans comeback
Dec. 15, 2014
A $15 million renovation has given the Golden Nugget’s Gold Tower a sparkling look. Also, restaurant openings spread across the Las Vegas Valley, Cox Communications celebrates added services, and a popular comic-book retailer ...
1950's thru 1960's Aprons for purchase at Amberjoys Vintage Closet in downtown Las Vegas. Aprons retail anywhere between $20 and $60.
Shop local: A guide to the perfect Christmas gifts, right around the corner
Dec. 15, 2014
Sure, you can hit up a big-box retailer or department store when looking for gifts, but why not shop local? You can support your community, find something unique and snag some great deals. Here are some suggestions ...
The Notes: Dec. 14-20
Dec. 14, 2014
In the Notes: Showtime Tours of Las Vegas, Abbott Law Chartered, Catapult Global, DEQ Systems, FBM, HT Precision Technologies, MAC Cosmetics, FirstService Residential, National Licensing Services, Barley's Casino & Brewing Company and more ...
Talks Westgate L.V. plans
Lawsuit against Westgate owner dismissed, for now
Dec. 14, 2014
Heather Atwell vows to continue the fight ...
How to balance home, office lives
Dec. 14, 2014
The pressure to be constantly on the clock can have serious health consequences ...
Let it snow, let it snow — please, let it snow
Dec. 14, 2014
Across the country, the winter sports industry has increasingly struggled with unpredictable winters and decreasing snowpack, phenomena attributed to climate change. ...
Aerialist Alyssa Gray rehearses in the Life nightclub at the SLS Las Vegas Thursday Sept. 25, 2014.
For Las Vegas nightlife performers, all the club’s a circus
Dec. 14, 2014
You don’t have to shell out big bucks for a stage show to see dazzling theatrical performances in Las Vegas. Just head to a nightclub. In Las Vegas’ nightlife scene, aerialists and clowns are a necessity, not a novelty ...
Emily Rawlings, left, owns Dynamic Music Therapy. Bailey Hinz is an independent contractor.
Singing the praises of music therapy
Dec. 14, 2014
The biggest challenge about running her business isn’t outperforming the competition, Emily Rawlings says — it’s educating the community about the existence and benefits of music therapy.
The Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign isn't actually in Las Vegas.
Are you in Las Vegas? You may be surprised
Dec. 14, 2014
Just because you’re strolling down the Strip, doesn’t mean you’re in Las Vegas. When Las Vegas incorporated in 1911, landowners could choose to remain unaffiliated with the new city. That’s why today, most of the Strip — from Sahara Avenue to Mandalay Bay — sits in unincorporated Clark County. You’d think most locals would know that, but ...
Nonprofit trying to tackle Nevada’s mental illness crisis
Dec. 14, 2014
The Nellie Bly Leadership Society was formed to focus on raising funds and awareness to help those in need of help.
Did Tesla Motors open doors for Apex industrial park?
Dec. 14, 2014
Since opening more than 20 years ago, Apex Industrial Park has found itself stuck. Businesses are reluctant to locate there because there’s not enough water to support manufacturing and other ...
Joseph Miller, Nevada area manager for Fisher Industries, stands at the Ascaya development in Henderson.
Proud to have helped build Southern Nevada
Dec. 14, 2014
The Nevada area manager for Fisher Industries talks about some of the toughest projects he has undertaken, as well as the Ascaya mountainside development he worked on in Henderson, and the pride he takes in building roads.
People on the Move: Dec. 14-20
Dec. 14, 2014
In the People: Patricia Lee, Mark Goldstein, Matthew Smith, Kristine O'Quinn, Logan Pratt, Candace Herling, Sarah Yance, Edward Silverman, John Newton, Robert List, Sharath Chandra, Soozi Jones Walker, Reid Kaiser and more ...
The Data: Dec. 14-20
Dec. 14, 2014
All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at [email protected]

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