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The Nevada Supreme Court ruling declared clubs are not exempt from provisions of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. (Photo by JUAN MABROMATA/AFP/Getty Images)

Nevada Court Rules Strip Club Dancers Are Employees

The ruling stems from a 2009 class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of six dancers at Sapphire Gentlemen’s Club; it says dancers are not independent contractors and deserve at least the minimum wage.

10/30/2014

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2nd New Strip Arena To Start Construction

Project led by former UNLV and NBA player going in near old Wet’N’Wild location

10/29/2014

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State Rejects Plan For Solar Facility

Nevada utility regulators rejected a plan for a $438 million solar facility that was being planned for the Moapa River Paiute Indian Reservation as part of an NV Energy effort to retire coal-fired electricity generators by the end of 2017.

10/28/2014

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September Gaming Numbers Down

Nearly 12% drop along The Strip; 6% decrease statewide

10/28/2014

(photo: Tate South/KXNT/CBS Las Vegas)

September Passenger Count At McCarran

Slow, steady growth over same month last year

10/27/2014

Cathy Grimes (L) and Tara Traynor, both of Nevada, obtain a marriage license   (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Nevada Issues Hundreds Of Gay Marriage Licenses

About 255 same-sex couples sought marriage licenses in Nevada in the first week after the marriages were ruled legal.

10/21/2014

Nearly half-a-million dollars will get you into the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in the Nieman Marcus Christmas Book. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

$425,000 Trip To The Oscars Among Neiman Marcus Gifts

The Nieman Marcus holiday catalog for the very rich includes luxurious trips and super fast sports cars.

10/07/2014

Sands Corp. Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson speaks at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) 2014 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Sheldon Adelson Criticizes Internet Gambling

The billionaire casino owner worries that there’s no reason casinos should be in the pockets of every single American.

10/01/2014

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Taxable Sales Jump In July

Taxable sales in Nevada jumped 6.3 percent in July over the same month a year ago, with big gains in restaurants, bars and electronics sales.

09/30/2014

(photo: SAMANTHA SIN/AFP/Getty Images)

America’s Economic Impact Of Gambling

A new study shows U.S. casinos had a $240 billion economic impact and employed 1.7 million people in 2013.

09/30/2014

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