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Air traffic controllers will still be alone at McCarran

Despite an incident that left airline pilots, those in the air and on the ground, in the dark last week at the nation’s eighth...
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Trump’s trade war and the Strip: “You guys are going to feel it”

Over the past month several media sources have sounded the alarm that fewer Chinese business groups, tourists and students are visiting the United States,...
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City to county: Vacation rentals are your problem, too

A City of Las Vegas hotline set up to handle complaints about short-term rentals in city neighborhoods has received about 100 calls a month...
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So now what?

Things might be more cut and dried if Sheldon Adelson and Adam Laxalt had won. Democrats, with hefty majorities in the state Legislature, would have...
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Nov. 1 is Latina Equal Pay Day

Latina workers earn about 54 cents for every dollar earned by white men. And so Nov. 1 will be the day when Latina pay...
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Rent or own, “Alternative Lodging” affects you

The vacation rental on your block may be giving you fits but it could also be increasing the value of your home.   The short-term...
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Budding industry growing like a weed

Nevada’s maiden voyage into the land of legal cannabis is paying off.    Jobs created by the industry and those required to support it are...
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Lack of affordable child care: Tough on families, drag on the economy

Elizabeth and her husband pay $1,000 per month to keep their two young girls -- ages 2 and 4 -- in daycare four days...
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GOP food stamp bill could force state to hire 900 people

The farm bill that passed the U.S. House in July would throw an estimated 13,000 Nevadans off the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)— more commonly known...
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Stadium employs equivalent of 195 full-time workers in first year

When proponents of a publicly funded football stadium wanted to sell lawmakers on the prospect of raising the room tax to pay for $750...

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