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April 28, 2017

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Rick McVey, owner of Dilly Lily, poses for a photo at his shop Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in Chicago. If the Trump administration's plan to lower tax rates becomes law, it will likely benefit McVey. The florist has a range of possibilities, not just from the prospect of lower taxes, but that he’d get more business from customers who have more money to spend.
Businesses like Trump tax plan, but they won't rush to hire
April 27, 2017
Giving workers a raise, investing in new machinery. Small-business owners have long wish lists to choose from if the Trump administration's plan to lower tax rates becomes law — but most don't expect to go on a hiring binge ...
Allegiant passenger jets are shown at McCarran International Airport Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015.
Allegiant Air posts 57th straight profitable quarter
April 26, 2017
The profits keep on rolling in for feisty Allegiant Air even as the airline moves to buy new airplanes and retire its fleet of aging MD-80s ...
President Donald Trump poses for a portrait in the Oval Office in Washington, Friday, April 21, 2017.
Trump is seeking a 15 percent tax rate for businesses
April 25, 2017
President Donald Trump has instructed his advisers to make cutting the corporate tax rate to 15 percent a centerpiece of his tax-cut blueprint to be ...
Moses Maldonado, a 50-year-old undocumented farmworker, is shown in front of a statue depicting pioneers at the Oregon Capitol in Salem, Ore. Maldonado says he is afraid he will be picked up by immigration authorities when he leaves his house to go to the fields.
Farmers fear deportation of workers could hurt livelihood
April 25, 2017
The head of Bethel Heights Vineyard looked out over the 100 acres of vines her crew of 20 Mexicans had just finished pruning, worried about what will happen if the Trump administration presses ahead with its crackdown on immigrants. From tending the plants to harvesting the grapes, it takes skill and ...
Young girls work Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, on a craft project at Tinker Town, a child care facility that’s open 24/7.
Lawmakers advance daycare tax credit for some Nevada businesses
April 24, 2017
Nevada lawmakers advanced a bill Monday to give medium- and low-paying businesses a break on payroll taxes if they help employees pay for child care ...
Traditional retailers have plenty of tools to push back against digital disruption
Traditional retailers have plenty of tools to push back against digital disruption
April 24, 2017
Retail is changing before the world’s eyes, with online sellers presenting serious challenges to businesses with physical storefronts. But core strengths can be refined and creatively enhanced.
The Data: April 23-29
April 24, 2017
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]
Main Street in Downtown's Art District.
View From The Top: See you on Main Street
April 24, 2017
Around the world, the economic health and beauty of cities are driven by their downtowns. And if there is one particular area that is most vital and representative of any downtown, it has to be Main Street.
Dee Wirth, director of WestCare Women's Care in Las Vegas, is shown on April 13, 2017.
Just one person’s support can change another’s life
April 24, 2017
Having come through her own struggles with addiction, Dee Wirth now leads the nonprofit WestCare Nevada Women and Children’s Campus, which provides crucial behavioral health services.
The Notes: April 23-29
April 24, 2017
In the Notes: Dr. Prentice Bowman, Edward Wasserman, Charity Sanders, Tim Bennett, Gary Ameling, Meredith Markwell, Lisa Ross, Jennifer Bradley and more ...
How to map the road to retirement
April 24, 2017
There’s nothing worse than being 85 years old, full of life, and being flat broke. And it takes work to avoid the pitfalls that can ruin your golden years. Inflation, taxes, bad health and bad investments can be devastating. Here are some tips for getting started:
Jacqueline Andrea wants to change the way you think about photography.
Photography is as much a bond as it is a business
April 24, 2017
Jaqueline Andrea moved to Las Vegas knowing no one and dreaming of breaking into a business where reputation is everything — at the start of the Great Recession, no less. Still, the mother of two persevered and learned to love mundane business tasks so she could earn a living by sharing her passion.
The List: Available commercial space, April 23, 2017
April 24, 2017
Find out about available commercial space. This week, we rank it by available square feet as of April 19.
Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) passes against the Indianapolis Colts during the first half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016.
As it embraces Las Vegas, NFL is awash in gambling contradictions
April 23, 2017
The league continues to fight legal efforts that would effectively let states other than Nevada and Delaware introduce sports gambling even as leagues like the NBA and the NHL, which have stood with the NFL in court, have softened their stance on the issue...
Attendees stream about the National Automatic Merchandising Association Show within the Venetian Convention Center on Thursday, April 20, 2017.
The latest technology for vending machines displayed in Las Vegas
April 22, 2017
The days of dropping a few coins in a vending machine, making your selection and yanking your choice behind the metal door at the bottom could be nearing an end. The National Automatic Merchandising Association displayed the latest and greatest in the vending machine world at this year’s NAMA OneShow, which ended ...