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Tesla opening new Las Vegas electric car showroom

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on February 23, 2018
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Electric carmaker Tesla is charging up the valley with a new Las Vegas showroom. The California-based manufacturer, which has battery factory in ...

Planned sphere arena to use existing casino parking

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on February 21, 2018
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A planned spherical entertainment arena just off the Strip got the go-ahead today to utilize garages at nearby casinos to fulfill the majority of its parking requirement. Clark County commissioners approved zoning and land use permits at today’s Zoning Commission meeting for the 18,000-seat Madison Square Garden Sphere Las Vegas on 63 acres behind ...

A beer with your haircut? Booze could soon flow at salons, barbershops

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on February 21, 2018
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One commissioner is concerned about expanding alcohol availability in a town with legal marijuana and other businesses already serving beer and wine ...

Group shows grade school students the importance of saving money

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on February 19, 2018
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Sonia Anderson spent more than two decades working in the credit card counseling and debt management industry. Along the way, she noticed a trend among young borrowers ...

Are female-led companies the answer to sexual misconduct?

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on February 19, 2018
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The Weinstein Co. thought it had found a path to survival. A group of investors led by a respected businesswoman offered to acquire the company, rebrand it and install a female-led board of directors. It was an ...

The List: Engineering firms, Feb. 18, 2018

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on February 19, 2018
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Find out about engineering firms. This week, we rank them by permanent local employees as of Feb. 1.

Power broker: ‘Each of us has a profound effect on everyone we interact with every day’

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on February 19, 2018
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The former CEO of NV Energy talks about the success of the Smith Center for the Performing Arts, diversifying Southern Nevada's economy and the legacy each person has the opportunity to leave.

The Notes: Philanthropy, Feb. 19, 2018

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on February 19, 2018
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In the Notes: Bank of America, CBRE Cares, United Way of Southern Nevada, Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation, Andson Inc., Merideth Spriggs, Ronald McDonald House Charities, 411 Locals and more ...

Kept out: How banks block people of color from homeownership

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on February 18, 2018
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Fifty years after the federal Fair Housing Act banned racial discrimination in lending, African Americans and Latinos continue to be routinely denied conventional mortgage loans at rates far higher than their white counterparts ...

U.S. home construction jumps nearly 10 percent in January

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on February 17, 2018
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Groundbreakings on new homes jumped 9.7 percent last month to the highest level since October 2016, welcome news for a housing market struggling with a shortage ...