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October 30, 2014

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  • Iron workers are shown during construction of a building at the northeast corner of Sahara Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard South Thursday, August 7, 2014. A Walgreens will occupy about half of the first floor. Wilger Enterprises is the general contractor on the project.

    Construction industry in process of rebuilding

    October 26, 2014

    Abandoned projects that were once the symbols of economic disaster in Las Vegas are becoming the most visible signs of a new beginning ...

  • Chelsea Meggerson poses with Mason jars of "fruit cups" in her kitchen Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. Meggerson, a UNLV student, provides a service where she provides families with fresh meals in Mason jars. She shares her recipes on her website theinspiregreen.com.

    UNLV student puts fresh twist on portable meal-prepping

    October 26, 2014

    Organic spinach, kale and lettuce are washed and ready, spread out across countertops in Chelsea Meggerson’s Summerlin apartment. Meggerson talks as she layers yogurt, fruit and chia seeds into long rows of Mason jars. “My clients thank me every week,” she says. “I get so much more out of this than they do.” She does the shopping for them and prepares ...

  • People celebrate at the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. Tommy Holman, back left and his husband, Rik, and Mercy Leonard, front left, and her wife, Gwen, cheered as it was announced that Clark County will begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. People gathered to celebrate a ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that overturned Nevada's prohibition of gay marriage.

    Guide to gay marriage in Nevada

    October 26, 2014

    Now that the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the ruling to allow same-sex marriage, what does that mean for Nevada economically? How does the state ruling work in conjunction with the federal stance on the issue?

  • A view of the pool at Oasis at Gold Spike in downtown Las Vegas on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. The Oasis, a boutique hotel owned and operated by the Downtown Project, officially unveiled renovations during a tour Tuesday.

    Downtown Project breathes life into run-down Oasis

    October 26, 2014

    John Katsilometes gets the scoop on downtown’s recent hotel opening.

  • Mandy Holborow, left, and Sheri Price are co-owners of Las Vegas-based Umpqua Oats.

    Oatmeal business, started from scratch, now heating up

    October 26, 2014

    When their kitchen-based oatmeal company got too big for Roseburg, Ore., Sheri Price and Mandy Holborow expanded to Las Vegas, where they are striving to build relationships with businesses and consumers.

  • The Data: Oct. 26-Nov. 1

    October 26, 2014

    All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at [email protected]

  • How Whole Foods can have its kale and eat it, too

    October 26, 2014

    The leading grocery store for organic food may have to adjust its strategy as big-box retailers enter the market ...

  • Sarah D'Errico, seen Tuesday, April 15, 2014, works with the Nevada Diabetes Association. She also volunteers and participates in various events, including races to raise awareness for diabetes.

    Diabetic children in Las Vegas have a sweet mentor

    October 26, 2014

    Sarah D’Errico, a UNLV student and volunteer camp counselor, helps children learn about diabetes and manage their condition.

  • Artist's rendering of proposed stadium.

    How one vote sent Las Vegas’ stadium deal back to square one

    October 26, 2014

    Las Vegas City Councilwoman Lois Tarkanian didn’t realize she was the swing vote on the proposed $200 million downtown soccer stadium until it was too late. She listened to her colleagues lay out their positions during ...

  • Even in the desert, you should winterize your home

    October 26, 2014

    We might live in a desert that reaches 110 degrees regularly in the summer, but that doesn't mean our winters aren't capable of damaging our houses, too ...

  • People on the Move: Oct. 26-Nov. 1

    October 26, 2014

    In the People: Quincy Branch, Joseph Zagata Jr., Erica Ivey, Julie Beas, Ganesh Kadam, Jakke Farley, Milrose Nacpil, Edward Vance, Julie Drugatz, Tom Skancke, Loraine Phelps, Boran Yu, Caren Carrero, Melissa Ramsey, John Schouten, Christopher Fava, Nathan Allen, Savannah McBride, Tammy McMahan, Chris Latil and more ...

  • The List: Acute care hospitals

    October 26, 2014

    Find out about acute care hospitals. This week, we rank them by January-June operating revenue.

  • Cort Arlint, an attorney and accountant, gives an impromptu presentation as he fills in for another speaker during a meeting of the Vegas Young Professionals Toastmasters club in the Emergency Arts building downtown Monday, May 14, 2012. Toastmasters is an organization of clubs that encourage members to improve their public speaking and leadership skills.

    Are you happy with your job?

    October 26, 2014

    Business professionals offer tips for improving your marketability, pay grade and attitude about work ...

  • Children participate in outdoor activities such as soccer with the help of AzulBlue, a nonprofit organization that helps families that have children with autism.

    Nonprofit AzulBlue helps parents understand autism

    October 26, 2014

    Being a parent of an autistic child can be an isolating experience. So imagine what it’s like when English isn’t your first language.

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