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April 27, 2017

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  • 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.

  • 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]

  • 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:

  • Ask an Attorney: Dealing with medical bills after a car accident

    Ask an Attorney: Dealing with medical bills after a car accident

    April 24, 2017

    There are many moving parts to a personal injury case and unfortunately, one misstep can land you footing the check for thousands of dollars in medical bills. Here are the basics to understanding if you have a personal injury case and for navigating the aftermath.

  • Jon Ponder, founder of Hope for Prisoners, speaks to inmates at the Clark County Detention Center April 14 about his rocky path, eventual success and the power of education.

    The case for bringing more educational opportunities to Nevada inmates

    April 24, 2017

    “You want to reduce recidivism, invest in education,” said Jon Ponder, founder and CEO of the nonprofit Hope for Prisoners, which helps those who’ve been incarcerated through the process of re-entering society.

  • Trump’s vitriol toward Mexico is dangerous to U.S.

    April 24, 2017

    Donald Trump promises to crack down on drug trafficking from Mexico to make the United States safer from cartel violence. But his policies not only will fail to ...

  • Understanding and recognizing hernias in children

    Understanding and recognizing hernias in children

    April 24, 2017

    We often think about hernias as they affect adults, but it is a common condition for infants and children as well.

  • 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.

  • In this Nov. 30, 2004, file photo, an evaporation pond holds contaminated fluid and sediment at the former Anaconda mine. In September 2016, the EPA took final steps to declare the former Anaconda copper mine in Lyon County a Superfund site, opening up $31 million in federal funding. President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts could reduce the federal dollars available for enforcement of the Superfund program.

    Local ripple: How Trump’s spartan budget could hit our communities

    April 24, 2017

    With the Trump administration proposing to cut community grants for programs such as Meals on Wheels, officials in sparsely populated Lyon County are concerned about ...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • New UNLV Athletic Director Desiree Reed-Francois speaks to all in attendance during a media conference about her recent hire on Thursday, April 18, 2017.

    New UNLV athletic director brings great résumé, great energy

    April 23, 2017

    Desiree Reed-Francois says: "I can promise the UNLV family that I will work tirelessly to repay their faith."

  • The savvy desert dweller's guide to sun protection

    The savvy desert dweller’s guide to sun protection

    April 23, 2017

    Skin cancer and other serious health issues related to sun exposure can crop up more frequently in Las Vegas than in four-season cities, but the majority of us can’t just hide from the light like Nicole Kidman in “The Others.”