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February 1, 2015

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  • Governor falls short with funds for UNLV med school
    Feb. 1, 2015
    When Gov. Brian Sandoval proclaimed the UNLV medical School his top priority for UNLV, I was shocked to hear his commitment of only $9 million to make it happen …
  • Ray Mathis started his career at the Clark County School District as an assistant coach and now is in charge of athletics for the entire district.
    For school district’s sports boss, it’s all about team
    Feb. 1, 2015
    Ray Mathis fell in love with athletics not from being an athlete, but from helping kids participate and thrive.
  • Ask an attorney: How long before debt falls off your credit report?
    Feb. 1, 2015
    Generally speaking, debt on delinquent non-government accounts will fall off your credit report seven years, six months and one day from the date of first delinquency. But there are exceptions.
  • How to recognize a heart attack
    How to recognize a heart attack
    Feb. 1, 2015
    The common symptoms people overlook and how to respond if you think you’re having an attack.
  • Is this lawsuit good for Nevada, or just for Laxalt?
    Feb. 1, 2015
    The state’s new attorney general is wasting taxpayer money needlessly fighting the president’s immigration policy.
  • Andy Armenian, left, and Levon Gulbenkian, right, stand next to a model of the Armenian Genocide Monument at Sunset Park, where the sculpture will be built.
    Genocide monument breaks new ground for Clark County
    Feb. 1, 2015
    Spurred by Las Vegas’ Armenian community, the county now has a policy in place for people who want to propose monuments.
  • Las Vegas Firefighters won the 2014 “First Responder Challenge” for raising the most donations for the Movember Foundation.
    The Notes: Philanthropy, Feb. 1-7
    Feb. 1, 2015
    In the Notes: UPS, Dartoo Inc., Las Vegas Firefighters, Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada, MassMedia, MGM Resorts International, America First Credit Union, Tronox, Todd English PUB, Control Power Concepts and more ...
  • Doug Roberts, senior vice president and project principal in Nevada for Panattoni Development Co., says there are opportunities in Las Vegas, but not the same as in the past.
    ‘Hopefully what we do adds to the state’s recovery’
    Feb. 1, 2015
    Panattoni Development has been involved in several large-scale projects in Southern Nevada. Roberts, a partner, talks about the most rewarding part of his job, what’s in store for commercial real estate in Las Vegas and the importance of giving workers space.
  • Keno, a Nevada SPCA foster puppy selected to take part in Puppy Bowl XI, which airs on Super Bowl Sunday, on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015.
    In today’s other big game, Las Vegas player sure to lick opponents
    Feb. 1, 2015
    It’s the 11th annual "Puppy Bowl," when 50-some immature canines from shelters and rescue organizations across the country trump the billion-dollar NFL with their own brand of frolicking, frisky cuteness, held in check by a pun-rich rufferee (sorry) who will be watching for backfields in motion and unnecessary ...
  • Good to see partnership of businesses, schools
    Feb. 1, 2015
    Concepts that businesses support, such as return on investment and accountability, have become part of the dialogue, making it easier to communicate the district’s goals and strategies to the business community ...
  • Blake Sartini hasn’t stopped growing his Golden Gaming Inc., which operates PT’s and Sierra Gold taverns in Nevada.
    Merger, public trading can expand empire of PT’s parent company
    Feb. 1, 2015
    Blake Sartini talks about what’s to come for the new Golden Entertainment, which was forged by the merger of Golden Gaming and Lakes Entertainment.
  • Michelle Tully runs the Charleston Antique Mall, where shoppers can find all manner of antiques, collectibles and “cool things” — plus free coffee and cookies.
    For antique mall, first and foremost is customer’s comfort
    Feb. 1, 2015
    Michelle and Cal Tully took over the 18,000-square-foot shopping space in 2008 and immediately set out to make improvements to the customers experience.
  • The 2015 Mesquite Motor Mania car show Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, in Mesquite.
    Tiny Mesquite has myriad ways of attracting visitors
    Feb. 1, 2015
    The balloon festival and Motor Mania weekend are just a taste of what the community has to offer ...
  • Unlimited vacation? Some companies letting workers come and go as needed
    Unlimited vacation? Some companies letting workers come and go as needed
    Feb. 1, 2015
    But "a lot of people like having actual allotted vacation time so you don’t have to guess what’s OK to take," said an HR exec with a prominent Las Vegas company ...
  • The Data: Feb. 1-7
    Feb. 1, 2015
    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]
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