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Nevada’s jobless rate falls in August

The state’s unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since August 2008, as construction companies, professional firms and tourism businesses added workers, the state reported Friday morning.
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Key Las Vegas council member sides against stadium

A proposed publicly subsidized soccer stadium in downtown Las Vegas appears doomed as Councilwoman Lois Tarkanian, the council’s swing vote on the stadium deal, said Thursday she would vote against the proposed stadium finance plan if the council vote were today.

Alibaba stock soars in trading debut

NEW YORK — Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed more than 40 percent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager investors seemingly unlimited potential for growth and a way to tap into the burgeoning Chinese middle class.

Ultimate Gaming ending agreement with Trump Taj Mahal

Ultimate Gaming, one of just two companies operating in both the Nevada and New Jersey Internet wagering markets, said Friday it was ending its agreement with the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City after less than a year.

Analysts say C grade for Nevada housing is just fine

Nevada’s housing market is about average these days, and observers say that’s just fine.

Investor making big changes to The HC | Hughes Center

It’s been a busy year for The HC | Hughes Center. Since Blackstone subsidiary Equity Office bought the Class A office park at Paradise and Flamingo roads for $347 million a year ago this week, the investor has quietly made big changes.

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