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UFC fighter Frank Mir, right, sends a kick to the head of trainer Angelo Reyes during training at Hybrid Performance in preparation for his Labor Day weekend fight in the co-main event of UFC 191 against Andrei Arlovski on Friday, August 14, 2015.
Las Vegas legend Frank Mir has plenty of fight left in him
Aug. 30, 2015
Frank Mir, a Las Vegas hometown hero and former UFC heavyweight champion, faces a quick turnaround between fights. Having just beaten Todd Duffee in July, he gets less than two months to prepare for ...
Why NV Energy needs to step up its solar-power game
Aug. 30, 2015
Nevada has an opportunity for a sea change in its approach to meeting energy needs, and the utility should embrace it.
Shoe designer Steve Madden is celebrating his 25th anniversary this year.
Don’t shoehorn Steve Madden into one niche
Aug. 30, 2015
Designer of women’s shoes hopes to expand his brand to higher circles of fashion.
U.S. stocks close nearly flat after a wild week
Aug. 28, 2015
U.S. stocks are ending the day little changed at the end of ...
The Las Vegas Strip is shown from above in this 2015 image.
Nevada gaming revenue dragged down in July by decrease in Clark County
Aug. 28, 2015
Nevada gaming revenue dropped slightly last month, led by a more significant year over year decrease in Clark County ...
Cashman Center, part of the Cultural Corridor, in downtown Las Vegas Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012.
Cashman Center redevelopment could bring drone incubator
Aug. 28, 2015
With a 10,000-seat stadium, 98,100 square feet of exhibit space and 2,500 parking spaces, the Cashman Center is a prime target for redevelopment. One proposal stands out ...
U.S. economy’s second quarter went from solid to stellar
Aug. 27, 2015
The U.S. economy staged a far bigger rebound last quarter than first thought, outpacing the rest of the developed world and bolstering confidence that it will remain ...
Travelers check in at the Allegiant Airlines counter Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, at McCarran International Airport.
With eye on future foreign flights, Vegas airport to grow
Aug. 27, 2015
Airport officials say they're doubling the number of international gates in Las Vegas with the expectation that foreign travel to the destination will ...
U.S. stocks rise after Chinese market surges
Aug. 27, 2015
U.S. stocks climbed in early trading Thursday extended their recovery from a sharp sell-off that was triggered by concerns about ...
Slow-moving construction continues on an expansion project Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at the retail and dining complex Tivoli Village.
Why progress on Tivoli Village expansion is bogged down
Aug. 27, 2015
Diners and workers at Social Bistro & Wine Bar, a restaurant in Tivoli Village, have a close-up view of the Las Vegas property’s expansion. And lately, staff say, there hasn’t been a whole lot of action. Three buildings are under construction nearby, but one is just a steel frame and ...
Realtor Helen Riley and Fafie Moore, a Realty Executives owner/broker, leave a home being offered for sale in Henderson on Monday, April 8, 2013.
Las Vegas home sales surge, rivaling pace of boom years
Aug. 26, 2015
Las Vegas homeowners are selling their properties at the fastest pace since the boom years, but prices remain well below that time ...
In this March 24, 2015, photo, Colin Drummond, 4, pushes luggage from behind as he walks with family members to check in a relative for an Alaska Airlines flight at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Fliers in certain markets are seeing bargain flights as fare wars make a limited return.
Airfare deals pop up as airlines wage limited fare wars
Aug. 26, 2015
Don't expect widespread sales or cheap flights home for Thanksgiving. But a number of cities are seeing ridiculously low prices at off-peak hours — prices the industry has spent the years trying to ...
Vivint Solar employees install solar panels on a home. The company operates in 10 states.
PUC votes to keep net metering policies in place through end of 2015
Aug. 26, 2015
Nevada's Public Utilities Commission awarded the solar industry a short-term victory on Wednesday, offering a stopgap solution for ...
In this Dec. 7, 2011, file photo, a shopper leaves a Costco store in Portland, Ore.
Retail options expand: Costco to open Henderson store
Aug. 26, 2015
Costco Wholesale is planning to open a new store in Henderson, where it will build a 150,000-square-foot warehouse offering ...
The Cupcakery
Openings & Closings: Juicery, bakery, art-supply store among new businesses
Aug. 26, 2015
A new woodshop and art-supply store will help fill the valley’s creative needs, while a new juicery and a bakery will help serve the valley’s palate. Also, Fremont Street says goodbye to one of its oldest casinos.

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