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Curing and curtailing the crash
Reno-based information technology firm helps businesses leverage and protect their essential computer systems.
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Jobs out for the summer
Olivia Myer knew it would be tougher to get a job this year than it has been for her the last two summers. Nevertheless, she was one of the fortunate few.
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Build a better burger and they will come
Longtime local restauranteur Luther Mack will make the move from McDonald’s to open the new Fuddruckers at the Sparks Marina
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Locals discuss how social networking can contribute to the b...
When Access Pass and Design co-owner Seth Sheck noticed his 14-year-old son was logging onto MySpace, Sheck quickly became attuned to the concept of social media and its growth among teens and adults. “That’s what turned me on to this whole social media thing with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Plaxo and I had to attend seminars myself to learn about it,” Sheck said. “I understand this is something that’s not going to go away.” But then he re...
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Sparks boutique is abuzz with fashion and business
Don’t mess with the Queen Bee. She can really sting – especially when it comes to high prices for trendy fashion items. Sisters Misty Lacey and Stacy Williams want their new Sparks boutique, Queen Beez, to convey that concept, especially now that they are getting ready to relocate and expand within the tall, grey tower on the corner of Pyramid Way and Oddie Boulevard just a few months after opening. “It was reasonable and we wanted to start it...
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That ink stain is permanent
Deep Ink Tattoo has found a home in Sparks away from the Reno row of body art shops.
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Web Mastered
A Sparks-based Internet consulting company has one of the area’s first certified Qualified Google Advertising Professionals
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Being a 'Molly'
Sparks-based housekeeping franchise has a tidy view of business after four years in the area
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One man’s bust is another man’s boom
Sitting in his showroom, Joe Bemus has probably watched the introduction to the James Bond film “Casino Royale” several times, and the drawn-out, action-packed chase sequence at the beginning impresses him every time.
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Contest gives back to community’s givers
After just one year, the Children’s Cabinet location on Silverada Boulevard has already outgrown its facilities to serve area youth who need a place to go to and mingle with friendly adults and peers.
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Armed with subs, students tackle real-life business
From restaurateur to marketing coordinator, Corina Loving-Mills never leapt far from her passion for food.
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At A1 Body Shop, job titles take a back seat to customer ser...
At A1 Body Shop on Glendale Avenue, job titles are unimportant, according to employee Tom Kidd.
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Security the door to opportunity
Local business looks to customize home improvement process
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Home is where the hearth is
If you can’t afford to go on a vacation, why not plan a “stay-cation” close to home?
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Finalists announced for Best Places to Work Award
This year, more than 120 companies were nominated with 57 companies named finalists for the coveted awards.
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Local governments grapple with stimulus package
Mayors Geno Martini and Bob Cashell are still trying to determine what impact the federal stimulus package will have locally and how best to use its dollars for Sparks and Reno.
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Businesses go ‘green,’ save green, keep Earth pristine
An increasing community concern for economical use of Earth’s resources has businesses and agencies interested in becoming more conscientious stewards in a variety of ways.
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