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    The valley’s top business stories of 2012

    Many of the topics that dominated the discussion in boardrooms and lunch rooms across the valley will continue to make headlines in 2013. So in case you missed them, or to give you a heads up for next year, here’s ...

In Business

Opening up a world of confidence to workers

Ronna Timpa of Workplace ESL Solutions teaches a class to English language learners at Circus Circus on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012.

Workplace ESL Solutions improves the lives of thousands of people by offering effective language training.

Hydrofracking may lead to oil discovery in Nevada but comes with environmental concerns

Hydrofracking may lead to oil discovery in Nevada but comes with environmental concerns

Buried beneath Nevada's desert are rich reserves of gold, copper and other natural resources. But when it comes to oil, the state is a lightweight.


Looking back and forward

There is a season to everything, including in the business world, and soon your inbox will fill with invitations to previews and forecasts to help us see where the economy is headed.

Grading my Las Vegas business predictions for this year

In baseball, you have to be successful only one at-bat out of three to be considered for the Hall of Fame. If I were a professional baseball player, I would have had a pretty good year when predicting the top stories of 2012. Here’s my scorecard on those predictions.

Right Now

Ex-construction superintendent discovers reinvention is key to success post-recession

Julian "Jay" Carrasco poses in the Mattress Firm store at 3375 E. Tropicana Ave. Monday, Aug. 13, 2012.  Formerly in construction, Carrasco has received Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce awards for customer service in 2011 and 2012 and sells so many power base beds that he earned the nickname "Power Play Jay."

Jay Carrasco rode the real estate boom for years, and he rode it well. He worked for a home builder, ...

The People: Dec. 24, 2012

In the People: Louie Anderson, Gordie Brown, Frankie Moreno, Steve Rossi, Pia Zadora, Chris Phillips, Dr. Troy Watson, Tim Bavington, ...

The Notes: Dec. 24, 2012

In the Notes: MassMedia Corporate Communications; Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada; Foundation Assisting Seniors; Henderson’s Elks Lodge; Southern Nevada Muscular ...

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Records and Transactions: Dec. 24, 2012

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]

The List: Nonprofit Foundations

Find out about nonprofit foundations. This week, we rank them by assets at the most recently completed fiscal year.

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