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NCED Reports Increased Business Activity

Written by Informer Staff A 159 percent increase in first quarter business development activity showed that major companies are finding it beneficial to operate in Nevada, according to the Nevada Commission on Economic Development (NCED).

Nevada Allocates Funds For Small Businesses

Written by Informer Staff As a means to aide local entrepreneurs, a U.S. Department of the Treasury Director, Cliff Kellogg, designated $13.8 million to Nevada through the newly created office he leads.

Paddle to the Core at Lake Las Vegas

Written by Joe Buda In the photo: Crystal Rose and Blake McGilvery take a lesson from Kathy Holesapple (right) Paddle to the Core offers exercise and serenity on Lake Las Vegas It was on a vacation to La Ventana, Mexico in 2008, where Kathy Holesapple was first introduced to stand up paddle boarding.

DISH Network Agrees to Acquire Blockbuster Assets

Article by PRNewswire DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) announced that it was selected as the winning bidder in the bankruptcy court auction for substantially all of the assets of Blockbuster, Inc.  DISH Network’s winning bid was valued at approximately $320 million.  After certain adjustments are made at closing of the transaction, including adjustments for available cash and inventory, DISH […]

Ticker Fusion

Written by Rodney Bethke Jr. When James Koch was tired with dealing with his boss he decided to start his own company. That is when he got the idea for Ticker Fusion. Ticker Fusion is a low voltage company that specializes in selling and installing audio, video, surveillance, digital signage, sports tickers and small office […]

All Santana-Related Business Moves to Las Vegas, NV Under New Corporate Entity Cristalino, Inc.

Carlos Santana, Maria Vrionis & Michael Vrionis Article by PRNewswire Photo by PRNewsFoto/Universal Tone Management Effective immediately, all companies related to Santana and music icon Carlos Santana have relocated from Northern California to Las Vegas, NV , under the new corporation Cristalino, Inc.  The holding company is run by the executive team of Michael and Maria […]

Get the Flair, Flavor & Fun of South Beach at the All-New Tropicana Las Vegas Hotel Resort & Casino

Article by PRNewswire Photos by O’GARA/BISSELL PHOTOGRAPHY Seeking to capture the cultural panache and sensual pulse of Miami’s famed South Beach neighborhood – and to surprise regular Las Vegas casino and hotel visitors with a new fresh experience – the first phase of an ambitious $180 million transformation is well underway at Tropicana Las Vegas […]

Nevada Tops $2 Billion in Production Revenue

Article by PRNewswire With the announcement of a 2010 calendar year total of $92 million in revenue generated from film and production, the Nevada Film Office’s (NFO) total cumulative recorded revenues have now surpassed $2 billion since its inception in 1982.

Nevada Officials, Sempra Generation Dedicate Largest U.S. Photovoltaic Solar Plant

Article by PRNewswire Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, Boulder City Mayor Roger Tobler, Jeff Martin, president and chief executive officer of Sempra Generation, and other dignitaries were on hand today in southern Nevada to officially dedicate Sempra Generation’s Copper Mountain Solar, the largest photovoltaic solar plant in the U.S.

CenturyLink Offers Ability to Watch College Hoops Games Simultaneously

Article by PRNewswire Prism™ TV’s Championship Multiview feature allows tournament viewers to catch every second of action on one screen College hoops fanatics wanting to catch every minute of action without having to battle for seats at crowded bars and sports books can rejoice. Just in time for basketball madness, CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL), the […]

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