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Two workers injured in CityCenter fall
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
Two workers were injured after falling 22 feet at the CityCenter construction site this afternoon.

Nevada OSHA responds to criticism that it missed Saturday's safety workshop
Tuesday, July 1, 2008
Nevada's Occupational Safety and Health Administration was a no-show to Saturday's meeting at County chambers to discuss construction safety on Strip projects.
Locals leaders urge fix of "broken" construction safety system
Saturday, June 28, 2008
Low expectations for construction safety meeting
Thursday, June 26, 2008
Chairman takes aim at Nevada OSHA
Tuesday, June 24, 2008
WASHINGTON-- Construction safety on the Las Vegas Strip became a national issue this morning as the chairman of the House labor committee took aim at Nevada OSHA for the way it has handled cases involving fatal accidents.
Construction worker dies at Strip project
Monday, June 16, 2008

A veteran carpenter died Monday morning at the Echelon construction site on the Las Vegas Strip.

Construction Worker Dies at Echelon (UPDATED)
Monday, June 16, 2008

A veteran carpenter died Monday morning at the Echelon construction site on the Las Vegas Strip.

FedOSHA director, in Las Vegas, mum on Strip safety
Tuesday, June 10, 2008
The timing couldn't have been more perfect. One week after the entire workforce of CityCenter walked out to protest unsafe working conditions, and just days after the state announced it was bringing in federal workplace safety inspectors to help them inspect CityCenter, the head of the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Ed Foulke popped into town on a pre-scheduled visit to speak at a conference for safety professionals.
Nevada asks for federal help to review CityCenter safety
Thursday, June 5, 2008
Nevada workplace safety regulators have asked for federal help in reviewing safety procedures at CityCenter.
CityCenter workers still off the job; more talks this afternoon
Tuesday, June 3, 2008
Thousands of construction workers who walked off the CityCenter construction site at midnight to demonstrate their concerns over safety issues remain off the job.
Unions threaten CityCenter walkout over safety
Monday, June 2, 2008

Construction workers will walk off the job at CityCenter at midnight tonight if the general contractor, Perini Building Company, does not follow through on steps to improve safety, union leaders said today.

High number of Las Vegas homes now vacant
Friday, March 21, 2008

The U.S. Census Bureau recently came out with its 2007 home vacancy rate data, and the Wall Street Journal has created a nifty map that makes it easy to compare Las Vegas with other parts of the country.

Reid focuses on Nevada unemployment (but gets a little confused)
Friday, March 7, 2008
With the political and financial worlds buzzing about depressing national employment data released Friday by the Department of Labor, Sen. Harry Reid took the opportunity to highlight Nevada's rise in unemployment - and what Reid sees as obstruction from the Bush administration in solving economic woes.
Putting foreclosures on the map
Monday, Feb. 18, 2008

RealtyTrac has posted an interesting map that lays out the various stages of foreclosure in Las Vegas.

Resistant, immune...Let's call the whole thing off
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2008
Las Vegas foreclosure rate still soaring
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008
New foreclosure data highlights Nevada's horrible year
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008
Furniture Mart gets new CEO
Monday, Jan. 28, 2008
Countrywide CEO: Don't cry for me Nevada
Monday, Jan. 28, 2008
A favorite source of contempt for people concerned about Nevada's high rate
of foreclosure - and that included for at least a short time the three
leading Democratic presidential candidates - is the unbelievably high
severance package of Countrywide CEO Angelo Mozilo.
Republicans re-register for Obama in Elko
Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008
When campaigns collide
Friday, Jan. 18, 2008
Clinton attacks Yucca Mountain dump
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008
CES smaller this year
Monday, Jan. 14, 2008
Gaming boosters on Clinton team blast Obama
Friday, Jan. 11, 2008
Countrywide Rescued by Bank of America
Friday, Jan. 11, 2008
Foreclosure relief for Countrywide borrowers
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008
The Vegas Building Rumor Watch: A Skyscraper Farm?
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008
World Jewelry Center moves forward
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008

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