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Nevada's unemployment rate ticked down to 8.7 percent in January, marking the 37th month of year-over-year job growth and the first time since 2008 that statewide jobs reached 1.2 million, the state reported Monday.
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"Our goal is to help consumers understand their out-of-pocket health care costs as they shop for a marketplace plan in Nevada," said Marc Boutin, Executive Vice President and COO of the National Health Council.
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Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that its litigation practice is welcoming four new attorneys in Nevada.
American businesses are finally emerging from the recession - some of us survived bruised and battered, others didn't make it and some companies managed to succeed by a combination of business smarts, ruthless cost-cutting and just plain luck.
The Nevada Department of Transportation will implement traffic restrictions Saturday night and Sunday morning for graffiti abatement projects on I-15 and U.S. 95. The NDOT says to expect delays in the impacted areas, consider alternate routes and adhere to all traffic control devices.
With the 2014 summer drought looming, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is offering workshops across the state this month and next to give Nevada agricultural producers, particularly alfalfa and grass hay producers, information to help them prepare for the drought.
Fracking, or drilling for oil by hydraulic fracturing, is coming to Nevada. The Houston-based Noble Energy has 10 permits on file with the Nevada Division of Minerals for mining oil using the technique.
During Thursday's debate between GOP lieutenant governor candidates Sue Lowden and Mark Hutchison in Reno, Lowden came up with a novel idea.
They showed up in Virginia City quickly once two Irish miners found silver. Within a decade of the big strikes on the Comstock in 1859, roughly a third of the residents of Virginia City were Irish-born or Irish descendents.
Last week, the Nevada Committee to Conduct an Interim Study Concerning Community Colleges met to discuss current and future plans for a key workforce training asset - our community colleges.
Warren White and Elizabeth Rassiga at the Carson City Democratic Women's Club History Tea on Saturday at the Governor's Mansion.
In this photo taken Feb. 24. Dave Kois shows visitors his marijuana plants in a grow room of his Loaded Soda business, which provides marijuana-infused products like soda and chocolate, to medical marijuana dispensaries, in Olympia, Wash..
Sonora Pass is on State Route 108, which connects the Central Valley to U.S. 395 over the Sierra Nevada mountains.
Reno, Nevada US, March 14, 2014 /FSC/ - Silver Predator Corp. , is pleased to announce that it has received permits for 14 drill sites designed to test newly identified gold targets to the east and southeast of the existing 1,320 tpd mill and silver resource at its 100% owned Taylor Project, located in White Pine County, Nevada.
The first day of spring is fast approaching, and now is the time to plant cool season crops, or root and leaf vegetables, outdoors.
The Las Vegas Valley Public Land and Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument Act, which is pending in the Senate and the House, is a bill with something for everyone to love.