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September 14, 2014

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A 700 million-year-old metaquartzite and brass boulder is on display at the valet entrance at the new Delano Las Vegas on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014.
The answer to a heavy query is the Rainbow Quarry
Sept. 14, 2014
As one hotel opens its doors and shows off a giant boulder in its lobby, another repurposes door handles to create a chandelier, and a third is holding a giant garage sale, of sorts.
Artist's rendering of proposed stadium.
Movement stalled on development in Symphony Park
Sept. 14, 2014
Despite major projects being built, 90 percent of the urban village is vacant ...
Craig Sean Palacios and Tina Wichmann, owners of local architecture and interior design firm Bunnyfish Studios, Monday Sept. 8, 2014.
Firms helps guide Las Vegas with adaptive architecture
Sept. 14, 2014
A local architect and interior design firm is part community, part creativity and wholly dedicated to helping Las Vegas grow into an adaptive city in the vein of Chicago or San Francisco.
The Data: Sept. 14-20
Sept. 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]
Rod Davis, Senior VP of Operations at Dignity Health Nevada, Thursday July 24, 2014.
Health care honcho says greater efficiency is on the horizon
Sept. 14, 2014
What will the nation's health care system look like in 25 years? The senior vice president of operations at Dignity Health Nevada weighs in on what's to come ...
This June 22, 2012, photo shows a Tesla Model S electric sedan outside the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif.
What exactly is Tesla building up there?
Sept. 14, 2014
Tesla Motors chose Northern Nevada as the location for its lithium-ion battery plant. In five minutes, we’ll make you an expert on what a lithium-ion battery is, how it’s made and the difference between it and your standard Duracell. Actually, this one’s pretty complex, so maybe 10 minutes.
A festival goer takes a selfie during Kaskade's set during night 2 of EDC, Saturday June 21, 2014 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Businesses compete for next generation’s spending
Sept. 14, 2014
To get millennials’ money, companies find that they need to adjust their messaging to reach the audience ...
So which would you pay for: Child or Ferrari?
Sept. 14, 2014
The cost of raising a child has become exorbitant, and it affects business owners as well as employees. So what can we do to offset those expenses?
A rendering of the Project Neon Downtown Gateway.
Speeding work on road to Tesla plant won’t impact Las Vegas project
Sept. 12, 2014
The state Department of Transportation is considering speeding up a $100 million highway construction project that would improve access between Lyon County and ...
Maurice J. Gallagher Jr., chairman/CEO of Allegiant Air, walks through the company's new Airbus A319 passenger jet during an aircraft "open house" for employees at McCarran International Airport Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. The new jet is more fuel efficient than the company's current jets.
Allegiant Travel boss sells back $25 million in stock
Sept. 11, 2014
Talk about a good payday. The parent company of discount carrier Allegant Air has bought back 200,000 shares at $126.20 apiece from ...
Nevada Assemblyman Ira Hansen, R-Sparks, speaks on the Assembly floor during the second day of a special session at the Nevada Legislature, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014,  in Carson City, Nev.  Lawmakers are  considering an unprecedented package of up to $1.3 billion in incentives to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory to the state.
Tesla signs letter promising to give $37.5 million for education
Sept. 11, 2014
Tesla Motors Inc. has sent a letter to Gov. Brian Sandoval promising to give public schools in Nevada $37.5 million over five years. The commitment letter was delivered ...
Gaming Control OKs license for Irish-themed taverns
Sept. 11, 2014
Golden Gaming cleared a regulatory hurdle today on its way toward operating four more taverns in the valley. The Gaming Control Board approved ...
From left, Nevada Assembly members Jason Frierson, D-Las Vegas, Ira Hansen, R-Sparks, David Bobzien, D-Reno, and Maggie Carlton, D-Las Vegas, talk on the Assembly floor during the second day of a special session at the Nevada Legislature, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014,  in Carson City, Nev.  Lawmakers are  considering an unprecedented package of up to $1.3 billion in incentives to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory to the state.
Bill would eliminate insurance subsidy to offset Tesla tax breaks
Sept. 11, 2014
The Assembly today passed the first bill of a special session of the Legislature on a 39-0 vote to eventually eliminate a tax benefit for insurance companies based in Nevada. The money saved would go to ...
A view of the casino floor at The Riviera, May 16, 2012.
Riviera could be in line for a $100 million facelift
Sept. 11, 2014
The Riviera, one of the oldest resorts in Las Vegas, is due for a substantial facelift. An executive from the company that operates the Riviera told state regulators ...
Nevada Senate Democrats Debbie Smith and Mo Denis talk during the second day of a special session at the Nevada Legislature, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014,  in Carson City, Nev.  Lawmakers are  considering an unprecedented package of up to $1.3 billion in incentives to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory to the state.
Union concerned about wages, residency of Tesla construction workers
Sept. 11, 2014
A bill to give $1.3 billion in tax breaks to Tesla requires that 50 percent of construction workers and those employed at the battery factory be Nevadans. The Senate, which introduced the bill late Wednesday, began hearings ...

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