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May 21, 2017 - 11:06pm
The Fred and Harriet Cox Senior Design Competition is the showcase event for undergraduates from the Howard R. Hughes School of Engineering at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Nevada Tax Commission sets temporary rules for recreational marijuana sales
May 15, 2017 - 12:41am
Nevada is moving forward with implementing recreational marijuana operations by July 1, while protections for operators at the federal level increase on the medical side. But not recreational.
Labor lawyers say local businesses positive on new Supreme Court justice
May 15, 2017 - 12:31am
Nevada employers will find a new Supreme Court justice to their liking and see labor and employment laws curtailed under the Trump Administration, according to labor lawyers.
Spencer Fane names Nevada native John Mowbray lead partner
May 15, 2017 - 12:29am
The onslaught of out-of-state firms opening offices in Nevada may be on the rise once again.
North Las Vegas launches builder self-certification program
May 15, 2017 - 12:21am
A builder self-certification program has been implemented by the city of North Las Vegas with the goal of significantly accelerating construction plan review processes.
SB196 would require small businesses to provided paid sick days
May 8, 2017 - 12:18am
Nevada’s large employers could see a change in how they manage sick leave for their employees if legislation passes through the Nevada Assembly this session.
Nevada focused on economic diversification
May 8, 2017 - 12:07am
Nevada is making strides when it comes to economic diversification, but there is plenty more to do, according to Steve Hill, executive director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development.
Trade mission to Mexico expected to benefit Nevada
May 1, 2017 - 12:20am
The Las Vegas Latin Chamber of Commerce is carving out a path to trade with Mexico for its membership — though the future seems uncertain as President Donald Trump threatens to pull the plug or drastically alter existing trade deals.
Students show off their engineering skills at FIRST Robotics competition
May 1, 2017 - 12:02am
Seven local high school robotics teams battled each other and 39 other challengers in an arena April 8 at Cashman Center, for a chance to showcase their robot designs on a global stage.
Report says Las Vegas businesses riding wave of optimism
April 30, 2017 - 11:57pm
Not only are Las Vegas businesses more optimistic about the Southern Nevada and U.S. economies, but a UNLV economics professor said the trends are heading in a positive direction for continued growth.