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Tesla hiring while Faraday aims to start construction

Rendering of planned Faraday Future auto plant in North Las Vegas.

Tesla is hiring up to 200 employees monthly while electric car company Faraday works to start construction in Nevada. The Nevada Appeal reports Steve Hill, who directs the governor's economic development office, spoke ...

Democrats, workers eye wage hike as Nevada economy grows

Democrats, low-income workers and union representatives argued Monday that lawmakers should raise state minimum wages 75 cents each of the next five years to match ...

What changing the fiduciary rule could mean for you

President Donald Trump's administration is working to dismantle a complex set of financial rules including the "fiduciary rule," which requires certain financial professionals to act in their clients' best interests when providing retirement advice ...

After dozens of lawsuits over many years, strippers still fighting for employee status

A stripper gives a lap dance during halftime at a Super Sunday party at the Sapphire Las Vegas strip club Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013.

A federal judge has given preliminary approval for a $6.5 million settlement in lawsuits against 64 of the 132 strip clubs owned by Déjà Vu Consulting Inc. nationwide. But despite the likelihood of the federal labor settlement, compensation for local strippers may not change ...

The battle to build near Red Rock Canyon is coming to a head — again

Since 2002, developers have tried to persuade Clark County to change the zoning on an old gypsum mine site about 5 miles from the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, in the interest of building a higher-density residential project there.

A few miles from the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center, a piece of land has long been tugged between development and conservation. The smoldering conflict is reaching another crescendo, with the Clark County Zoning Commission about to vote on a revised concept plan for a residential project that activists hope ...

Business adviser: ‘Love who you are and constantly improve yourself’

Shavonnah Collins calls herself “a practitioner of intention,” meaning that if she has a dream, she follows it. Her dream has led her to the RedFlint Experience Center at the University of Phoenix.

The managing director of the RedFlint Experience Center at the University of Phoenix talks about civic apathy and the difference between introverts and shy people, and offers a sparkling way to get revenge on an office prankster.

The Data: Feb. 19-25

All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at research@vegasinc.com.

Cycling studio's aim: Build a fitness community

Gregorio and Maria Serrata own and operate CycleBar Henderson

Gregorio and Maria Serrata recently opened the 60th U.S. location of CycleBar, a boutique fitness studio featuring a 50-bike theater designed for riders of all levels.

The Notes: Feb. 19-25

In the Notes: Aleem Dhalla, Margaret Foley, Alexandria Layton, Jennifer McBee, Carlos Blumberg, Karl Rutledge, Christopher Bentley, Ellen Whittemore, Kelli Little, Lauren Sasso and more ...

How to prevent violence in the workplace

Rather than react to workplace violence, consider being proactive to stop these incidents before they occur.

The List: Engineering firms, Feb. 19, 2017

Find out about engineering firms. We rank them by the number of professional staff as of Feb. 10.

Emphasis on millennials and the Chinese market fuels Remark Media’s rise

Remark Media CEO Kai-Shing Tao, left, and Chief Technology Officer Jason Wei

Remark Media’s future lies in its KanKan Data Intelligence Platform, which aggregates users’ digital footprints and analyzes behavior based on their social media use, travel and shopping habits.

Kraft Heinz withdraws $143B bid to buy Unilever

Kraft Heinz has withdrawn its $143 billion offer to buy Unilever, backing away after the mayonnaise, tea and seasonings maker rejected the bid as too low ...

Man claims $191 million winning lottery ticket sold near Primm

Freney hit a $191 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot on Jan. 27, using 61, 53, 54, 17, 37 and Mega Ball 8. He purchased the ticket for $1 at Primm Valley Lotto ...

Calling all Frogger fans: Skill-based game at MGM this weekend

Calling all Frogger fans: Skill-based game at MGM this weekend

George Costanza’s fictional Frogger high score of 860,630 may be out of reach, but that won’t stop gamers from trying this weekend at the Level Up entertainment lounge at MGM Grand.