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Barrick withdraws bid for Newmont, giants will create Nevada joint venture

Barrick Gold announced Monday that it was withdrawing its $18 billion hostile takeover bid for Newmont Mining, and instead the two companies will create...
elon's coming

Should LV dig Musk’s plans to tunnel tourists?

A plan by a company owned in part by Elon Musk to someday move tourists up and down the Strip through a labyrinth of...
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Musk hopes to expand LVCVA’s proposed subway to downtown, stadium

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority wants to spend roughly $33 million dollars in tax money to enlist a company partly owned by...
Your exiteers

Pssst… exits from NV Energy are way out of control

Wednesday, the Las Vegas City Council discussed leaving NV Energy to shop around for cheaper power. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has...
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Newmont rejects Barrick’s hostile takeover bid

As expected, Newmont's board of directors rejected Barrick's $18 billion hostile takeover bid Monday morning. The Newmont board also submitted a joint venture proposal...

Anderson leaving top job at economic development office

After just a year at the helm of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, former Assembly Majority Leader Paul Anderson is stepping down, according...
Maryland light rail

Is light rail all that?

Try as officials may to frame the discussion around Maryland Parkway transit improvement as being about three viable options, it has always seemed like...
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Nevada is a bad place for babies, report says

Economic insecurity and the litany of risk factors associated with it mean Nevada is considered one of the worst states in the country for...
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Wynn Resorts – “face and pride of gaming” – fined $20 million

Claiming shock and indignation, the Nevada Gaming Commission unanimously voted to levy the largest fine in state history -- $20 million -- against Wynn...
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How Barrick’s bid for Newmont puts Nevada at risk

If Barrick's hostile takeover bid of Newmont succeeds, more than 75 percent of Nevada's $7.4 billion gold mining industry will be controlled by one...

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