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Nevada Employment Security Council maintains current unemplo...
Tribune Staff On Tuesday, the Nevada Employment Security Council voted unanimously to maintain the current unemployment insurance tax rate, which averages 1.33 percent of taxable payroll, through 2010. Due to the extreme economic conditions that the Silver State is currently experiencing, the once-robust Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund is rapidly running out of the funds needed to pay Nevadans who have lost their jobs, according to a stateme...
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A warming trend
A long-time Sparks stove shoppe owner discusses local business and keeping cash flows warm in a cold economic climate.
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The Business of Self-Preservation
Thriving Sparks karate studio discusses teaching others self-defense while fighting an ugly economy
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Frozen yogurt shop swirls a new model
Taylor Cohee knows something about almost every business in the Southtowne Crossing shopping center on Damonte Ranch Parkway.
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The Green Machine - Made in Nevada
A dreary-eyed audience from the other side of the globe listened politely as Steve Olson, president and CEO of ElectraTherm, gave his Carson City company's sales pitch. Olson explained the advantages of his Green Machines - generating off-the-grid, "clean" electricity that enables industries to cut costs by producing some their own on-site power. After the speech, a member of the audience stood up and thanked Olson. The man from China stated t...
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China, Nevada establish investment agreement
International business relations with China are on the horizon for Nevada. On Tuesday, Nevada and China signed a memorandum of understanding in Phoenix, Ariz. to build a working relationship and entice the Chinese government to make investments in Nevada that will result in renewable energy, mining, manufacturing and tourism projects and, as a result, local job creation. A Chinese investment delegation, comprised of interested government and b...
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Association encourages all things Nevadan
Blind vendor to host various retailers with a passion for the Silver State.
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Reno Sparks Chamber offers free seminar on energy efficiency...
The Reno Sparks Chamber of Commerce will offer a free Business Success seminar on energy efficiency for businesses.
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That’s a wrap:
Fast Wrap, a Reno-based national franchise, has what it takes to preserve and protect anything the customer desires.
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Stocks advance on more signs of economic pickup
NEW YORK — More signs that the economy is creeping toward recovery encouraged investors to move further into stocks — but at a cautious pace. Stocks rose moderately Thursday in very light volume. There were no dramatic economic reports, but a smattering of positive data convinced investors to take more chances on stocks. Financials were particularly in demand after a report quoting American International Group Inc.'s CEO as saying the company ...
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Beware of business killers!
Workshop discusses ways to avoid making some fatal mistakes.
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Single-family home building rises for fifth month
Construction of new single-family homes rose for the fifth-straight month in July as more buyers walked into model homes ready to sign contracts, the Commerce Department said Tuesday.
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More than $2.3 billion in federal grants, contracts availabl...
Each year, more than $2.3 billion in grants and contracts is awarded by 11 federal agencies participating in the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
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Who you gonna call?
Florida-based PuroClean hopes to join Belfor and several other local companies that make a living cleaning up the Truckee Meadows’ major messes — and we’re only half talking about the economy.
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Ringing phones: a sign of small business recovery
At one small company, the phone is ringing more often, while another is getting business again from retailers who canceled orders last year.
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Delta, US Airways swapping slots
The sudden flurry of airlines swapping takeoff and landing slots at Washington and New York area airports continued Wednesday with Delta and US Airways striking a deal similar to one between AirTran and Continental disclosed the day before.
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The lap of leisure
John Ascuaga’s Nugget has partnered up with a Web site that specializes in out-of-the-way destinations.
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Putting work stress in the tank
As Americans deal with rising unemployment, those fortunate enough to still have jobs continue the age-old fight with workplace tension.
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