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Sept. 14, 2014
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is shown with state officials and legislators after signing the landmark Tesla legislation during a Capitol ceremony about 10:15 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014.
Done deal: Sandoval signs record $1.3B tax break package for Tesla
Sept. 11, 2014
Seven days and six hours after he proposed giving the biggest tax break in Nevada history to Tesla Motors, Gov. Brian Sandoval signed the deal into law late Thursday. The deal ...
In this June 6, 2013, photo, a dealer waits as a gambler places chips on a roulette table at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City N.J.
New Jersey lets MGM keep half of Borgata casino
Sept. 10, 2014
New Jersey casino regulators on Wednesday let MGM Resorts back into the Atlantic City casino market. The Casino Control Commission voted to let MGM reclaim its 50 percent ownership of ...
The Revel casino is seen Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, in Atlantic City.
Revel says it has $90M offer to buy shuttered casino
Sept. 10, 2014
A Florida developer has offered $90 million for the Revel Casino Hotel that shut down last week. The casino said in the bankruptcy court filing that ...
NV Energy customers to pick up tab for one Tesla incentive
Sept. 10, 2014
NV Energy customers in Northern Nevada will pay an estimated $1 more a year to compensate for one incentive proposed to bring a Tesla battery factory to the state. Under the proposal ...
Senate off to a slow, lurching start in considering Tesla tax breaks
Sept. 10, 2014
The Senate was off at a snail’s pace Wednesday for a special session of the Legislature to consider tax breaks for a Tesla auto battery plant. Gov. Brian Sandoval issued a proclamation for ...

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