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U.S. economy’s second quarter went from solid to stellar

The U.S. economy staged a far bigger rebound last quarter than first thought, outpacing the rest of the developed world and bolstering confidence that it will remain ...

With eye on future foreign flights, Vegas airport to grow

Travelers check in at the Allegiant Airlines counter Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, at McCarran International Airport.

Airport officials say they're doubling the number of international gates in Las Vegas with the expectation that foreign travel to the destination will ...

U.S. stocks rise after Chinese market surges

U.S. stocks climbed in early trading Thursday extended their recovery from a sharp sell-off that was triggered by concerns about ...

Why progress on Tivoli Village expansion is bogged down

Slow-moving construction continues on an expansion project Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at the retail and dining complex Tivoli Village.

Diners and workers at Social Bistro & Wine Bar, a restaurant in Tivoli Village, have a close-up view of the Las Vegas property’s expansion. And lately, staff say, there hasn’t been a whole lot of action. Three buildings are under construction nearby, but one is just a steel frame and ...

Las Vegas home sales surge, rivaling pace of boom years

Realtor Helen Riley and Fafie Moore, a Realty Executives owner/broker, leave a home being offered for sale in Henderson on Monday, April 8, 2013.

Las Vegas homeowners are selling their properties at the fastest pace since the boom years, but prices remain well below that time ...

Gulf Greyhound Park, last Texas dog track, to close

Gulf Greyhound Park in La Marque, near Galveston, announced plans Wednesday to cease living racing by ...

Airfare deals pop up as airlines wage limited fare wars

In this March 24, 2015, photo, Colin Drummond, 4, pushes luggage from behind as he walks with family members to check in a relative for an Alaska Airlines flight at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Fliers in certain markets are seeing bargain flights as fare wars make a limited return.

Don't expect widespread sales or cheap flights home for Thanksgiving. But a number of cities are seeing ridiculously low prices at off-peak hours — prices the industry has spent the years trying to ...

PUC votes to keep net metering policies in place through end of 2015

Vivint Solar employees install solar panels on a home. The company operates in 10 states.

Nevada's Public Utilities Commission awarded the solar industry a short-term victory on Wednesday, offering a stopgap solution for ...

Retail options expand: Costco to open Henderson store

In this Dec. 7, 2011, file photo, a shopper leaves a Costco store in Portland, Ore.

Costco Wholesale is planning to open a new store in Henderson, where it will build a 150,000-square-foot warehouse offering ...

Openings & Closings: Juicery, bakery, art-supply store among new businesses

The Cupcakery

A new woodshop and art-supply store will help fill the valley’s creative needs, while a new juicery and a bakery will help serve the valley’s palate. Also, Fremont Street says goodbye to one of its oldest casinos.

Despite stock fall, financial health of many is still solid

Many Americans have just absorbed a financial beating — at least as measured by their stock holdings. It's the kind of blow that can ...

U.S. stocks rebound to log best day in 4 years

Trader Tommy Kalikas works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. U.S. stocks are opening sharply higher Wednesday after slumping for six straight days amid concern that growth in China was slowing more quickly than previously thought.

An afternoon surge Wednesday gave the stock market its best day in close to four years, as stocks rebounded from a six-day slump. The Dow Jones industrial average rose ...

Will court ruling on N.J. gaming stop spread of legal sports books? Don’t bet on it

Bettors stand in line to make their wagers at the LVH sports book during the second round of the NCAA basketball tournament Thursday, March 20, 2014.

Efforts to open legal sports books outside Nevada suffered a major setback Tuesday when a federal appeals court denied New Jersey’s attempt to bring betting on athletics to its ...

Local governments win arbitration ruling eliminating longevity pay for some union employees

Local governments across the valley scored a major victory in the ongoing controversy over employee pay when an arbitrator sided with ...

U.S. stocks reverse in final hour; Dow falls 205 points

Traders Fred DeMarco, left, and Kevin Lodewick, right, work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. U.S. stocks jumped at the open after China's central bank cut interest rates to support its economy.

U.S. stocks are closing lower Tuesday after falling sharply in the ...