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UNLV’s solar house is ‘not science fiction;’ it can be built now

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on January 25, 2020
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Not so long ago, when the world was still analog, architecture students came into college already having some experience building things. Previous generations took shop classes or tinkered in their parents’ garage.

10 things to know about the NFL Draft in Las Vegas

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on January 21, 2020
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Clark County Commissioner Lawrence Weekly attended last year’s NFL Draft in Nashville, Tenn. He wanted to see what Nashville did right and make sure when April’s draft is conducted in Las Vegas, it is bigger and better. “They did a fantastic job, but this is Las Vegas,” Weekly said. The NFL submitted draft details to ...

NFL announces big plans for draft in Las Vegas

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on January 21, 2020
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NFL draft prospects will arrive by boat and be introduced on a stage at the Fountains of Bellagio, a league official said today as he detailed plans for the three-day event that include closing parts of the Strip and Flamingo Road. The draft, which is set for April 23 through 25 in Las Vegas, is expected to bring ...

Business leaders: As Las Vegas grows, public education has to keep up

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on January 21, 2020
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With a robust Las Vegas economy and a positive outlook predicted for 2020, one would think longtime commercial real estate executive Christina Roush would be sleeping well at night.

Las Vegas’ evolution and incentives attract California’s Premier Displays and Exhibits

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on January 20, 2020
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Ten years ago, Premier Displays and Exhibits founder and CEO Chris Bullard concedes, he wouldn’t have considered moving his company’s headquarters to Las Vegas. But he says he has been impressed with the “can-do” attitude throughout this community, a critical asset for a business owner.

Gun industry gathers in Vegas amid slumping sales, rising tensions

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on January 20, 2020
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Gun companies are gathering for their annual conference and trade show this week in Las Vegas at a pivotal moment for the industry amid slumping sales ...

People on the Move: Jan. 20, 2020

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on January 20, 2020
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In the Notes: Robert Andy Stahl, Jennifer Shydler, Cliff Cole, Penta Building Group, Laura Gracia, Joyce Smith and more ...

People on the Move: Jan. 20, 2020

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on January 20, 2020
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In the Notes: Robert Andy Stahl, Jennifer Shydler, Cliff Cole, Penta Building Group, Laura Gracia, Joyce Smith and more ...

Nevadans’ real wages have decreased since the Great Recession

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on January 17, 2020
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Unemployment is low. The housing market has bounced back. But since the Great Recession devastated Nevada’s economy more than 10 years ago, one thing hasn’t changed: wages for the average Nevadan.

Starbucks expands presence in low-income communities

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on January 16, 2020
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Starbucks is expanding a program that tries to help low-income communities by opening coffee shops and hiring local workers.