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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.
Despite stock fall, financial health of many is still solid
Aug. 26, 2015
Many Americans have just absorbed a financial beating — at least as measured by their stock holdings. It's the kind of blow that can ...
Trader Tommy Kalikas works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. U.S. stocks are opening sharply higher Wednesday after slumping for six straight days amid concern that growth in China was slowing more quickly than previously thought.
U.S. stocks rebound to log best day in 4 years
Aug. 26, 2015
An afternoon surge Wednesday gave the stock market its best day in close to four years, as stocks rebounded from a six-day slump. The Dow Jones industrial average rose ...
Bettors stand in line to make their wagers at the LVH sports book during the second round of the NCAA basketball tournament Thursday, March 20, 2014.
Will court ruling on N.J. gaming stop spread of legal sports books? Don’t bet on it
Aug. 26, 2015
Efforts to open legal sports books outside Nevada suffered a major setback Tuesday when a federal appeals court denied New Jersey’s attempt to bring betting on athletics to its ...
Local governments win arbitration ruling eliminating longevity pay for some union employees
Aug. 25, 2015
Local governments across the valley scored a major victory in the ongoing controversy over employee pay when an arbitrator sided with ...
Traders Fred DeMarco, left, and Kevin Lodewick, right, work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. U.S. stocks jumped at the open after China's central bank cut interest rates to support its economy.
U.S. stocks reverse in final hour; Dow falls 205 points
Aug. 25, 2015
U.S. stocks are closing lower Tuesday after falling sharply in the ...
A June 10, 2015, photo from files showing Ashley Madison's Korean website on a computer screen in Seoul, South Korea.
Ashley Madison users in U.S. sue cheating website
Aug. 25, 2015
Eight people across the U.S. who registered to use Ashley Madison are suing the cheating website after hackers released personal and detailed information of millions of users, including ...
A trader watches his screens when the curve of the German stock index DAX went up close to 10,000 points again at the stock market in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015.
U.S. stocks surge after China cuts rates to help economy
Aug. 25, 2015
Stocks surged Tuesday morning on Wall Street, erasing some of the heavy losses of a day earlier, after China cut interest rates to try to ...
Federal ban on sports betting upheld by appeals panel
Aug. 25, 2015
The federal ban on sports betting in all but four states was upheld Tuesday, dealing a blow to New Jersey's latest effort to expand gambling options to help its ...
In this Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, file photo, a line of unsold 2013 Chargers sits at a Dodge dealership in Littleton, Colo. Chrysler recalled nearly 907,000 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep SUVs and cars for failing alternators and heated power mirrors that can cause minor fires.
Survey: Recalls make Americans less satisfied with cars
Aug. 24, 2015
Americans are less happy with their cars and trucks than at any time in more than a decade, and it's largely because they're getting sick of dealing with ...
$30M battery recycling plant breaks ground in Nevada
Aug. 24, 2015
A California company has broken ground on a $30-million battery recycling plant in Nevada that federal officials say will be the first of its kind ...
Fountains and entrance about exterior of Caesars Palace on Wednesday, August 5, 2015.
Caesars stock posts strong gains in wake of restructuring announcement
Aug. 24, 2015
Amid global stock-market carnage today, shares of Caesars Entertainment Corp. bounced higher after the casino giant announced a restructuring deal ...
Technology firm Switch opened a new data center — Supernap Las Vegas 9 — on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015.
Switch becomes first Nevada company to join Obama climate initiative
Aug. 24, 2015
Data company Switch is the first Nevada business to sign the the White House’s American Businesses Act on Climate Pledge, joining companies like Apple and Amazon in ...
A shooting instructor test-fires a machine gun on Aug. 2 at Last Stop. Tuesday marks the one-year anniversary of the death of a firing range instructor, who was accidentally shot by a girl from New Jersey visiting the range.
Year after death, business as usual at Arizona gun range
Aug. 24, 2015
In the year since a New Jersey girl visited Last Stop and accidentally killed Charles Vacca, a 39-year-old father of four, little has changed in the nation’s tourist-oriented …

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