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In this Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 photo, Myles Griffin, 74, poses for a photograph in front of his home in Philadelphia. Griffin has lived with his wife for 40 years in their three-bedroom row home and after retiring three years ago, the couple signed up for a reverse mortgage in May.
Once-troubled reverse mortgages poised for rebound
Sept. 15, 2014
Advertised as a path to an affordable retirement, federally insured reverse mortgages are showing signs of a rebound, drawing the scrutiny of regulators seeking to reduce historically high default rates that have ...
Tesla stock falls after Morgan Stanley note
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Las Vegas Weekly writer Ken Miller arrives at Machine Gun Vegas in the Ferrari 458 Italia, Thursday Nov 1, 2012.
So which would you pay for: Child or Ferrari?
Sept. 14, 2014
The cost of raising a child has become exorbitant, and it affects business owners as well as employees. So what can we do to offset those expenses?
A festivalgoer takes a selfie during Kaskade's set on Night 2 of the Electric Daisy Carnival on Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Businesses compete for next generation’s spending
Sept. 14, 2014
The largest consumer group in history is entering the marketplace. Their wallets bulge with $1.68 trillion in buying power, and by 2020, they are expected to make up one-third of the adult population. They’re the millennials, the generation generally defined as being born between ...
The Data: Sept. 14-20
Sept. 14, 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]
Craig Sean Palacios and Tina Wichmann, owners of local architecture and interior design firm Bunnyfish Studios, Monday Sept. 8, 2014.
Firms helps guide Las Vegas with adaptive architecture
Sept. 14, 2014
A local architect and interior design firm is part community, part creativity and wholly dedicated to helping Las Vegas grow into an adaptive city in the vein of Chicago or San Francisco.
A 700 million-year-old metaquartzite and brass boulder is on display at the valet entrance at the new Delano Las Vegas on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014.
The answer to a heavy query is the Rainbow Quarry
Sept. 14, 2014
As one hotel opens its doors and shows off a giant boulder in its lobby, another repurposes door handles to create a chandelier, and a third is holding a giant garage sale, of sorts. ...
This June 22, 2012, photo shows a Tesla Model S electric sedan outside the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif.
What exactly is Tesla building up there?
Sept. 14, 2014
Tesla Motors chose Northern Nevada as the location for its lithium-ion battery plant. In five minutes, we’ll make you an expert on what a lithium-ion battery is, how it’s made and the difference between it and your standard Duracell. Actually, this one’s pretty complex, so maybe 10 minutes. ...
Rod Davis, Senior VP of Operations at Dignity Health Nevada, Thursday July 24, 2014.
Health care honcho says greater efficiency is on the horizon
Sept. 14, 2014
What will the nation's health care system look like in 25 years? The senior vice president of operations at Dignity Health Nevada weighs in on what's to come ...
Artist's rendering of proposed stadium.
Movement stalled on development in Symphony Park
Sept. 14, 2014
Despite major projects being built, 90 percent of the urban village is vacant ...
A rendering of the Project Neon Downtown Gateway.
Speeding work on road to Tesla plant won’t impact Las Vegas project
Sept. 12, 2014
The state Department of Transportation is considering speeding up a $100 million highway construction project that would improve access between Lyon County and ...
Maurice J. Gallagher Jr., chairman/CEO of Allegiant Air, walks through the company's new Airbus A319 passenger jet during an aircraft "open house" for employees at McCarran International Airport Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. The new jet is more fuel efficient than the company's current jets.
Allegiant Travel boss sells back $25 million in stock
Sept. 11, 2014
Talk about a good payday. The parent company of discount carrier Allegant Air has bought back 200,000 shares at $126.20 apiece from ...
Nevada Assemblyman Ira Hansen, R-Sparks, speaks on the Assembly floor during the second day of a special session at the Nevada Legislature, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014,  in Carson City, Nev.  Lawmakers are  considering an unprecedented package of up to $1.3 billion in incentives to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory to the state.
Tesla signs letter promising to give $37.5 million for education
Sept. 11, 2014
Tesla Motors Inc. has sent a letter to Gov. Brian Sandoval promising to give public schools in Nevada $37.5 million over five years. The commitment letter was delivered ...
Gaming Control OKs license for Irish-themed taverns
Sept. 11, 2014
Golden Gaming cleared a regulatory hurdle today on its way toward operating four more taverns in the valley. The Gaming Control Board approved ...
From left, Nevada Assembly members Jason Frierson, D-Las Vegas, Ira Hansen, R-Sparks, David Bobzien, D-Reno, and Maggie Carlton, D-Las Vegas, talk on the Assembly floor during the second day of a special session at the Nevada Legislature, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014,  in Carson City, Nev.  Lawmakers are  considering an unprecedented package of up to $1.3 billion in incentives to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory to the state.
Bill would eliminate insurance subsidy to offset Tesla tax breaks
Sept. 11, 2014
The Assembly today passed the first bill of a special session of the Legislature on a 39-0 vote to eventually eliminate a tax benefit for insurance companies based in Nevada. The money saved would go to ...

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