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Producer with KNPR's State of Nevada and contributor to Nevada Business magazine

Future Of Gaming Industry With Caesars, Slot Makers And Sports Wagers — What's the future of Caesars Entertainment? Will it be bankruptcy or salvation for the gaming company with the help of its creditors? Caesars Entertainment has remained mostly quiet about its future and how it will deal with $24 billion in debt. The gaming company is trying to rally lenders to work out a restructuring plan.

GOED's Steve Hill Talks Tesla, Economic Development — For Nevada, Tesla Motors represents an opportunity to show that its economy can diversify beyond gambling and housing. But at what price? Nevada is offering incentives of almost $1.3 billion in exchange for Tesla building its $5 billion factory, and employing 6,500 people in Northern Nevada.

Rural Nevada Residents See Bank, Brothel Closures — Life in rural Nevada has its challenges. Jobs can be scarce. A full-service supermarket is usually 70 miles from home. And a doctor's appointment may be a two-hour trip. For years the local bank branch has been a staple of rural life -- meeting the financial needs of farmers, ranchers and business owners.

Clark County To Receive Lion's Share Of Population Growth — Recent economic development in the state may bring nearly 35,000 more residents to Nevada over the next two decades than originally projected. State demographer Jeff Hardcastle said projects such as Tesla Motor Inc.'s $5 billion gigafactory to land in Reno will have a resounding impact.

Aerial Mob Film Company Approved For Drone Use — Aerial Mob is one of six aerial cinematography companies approved by the Federal Aviation Administration to use drones for filming in commercials, TV shows and feature films. Treggon Owens, who handles technology and business development for Aerial Mob, expects the company to begin shooting films and TV shows in November.

Educating Principals For Clark County Schools — Almost 10 years ago, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District made a bold move. It began to strategically place its best principals within the district's lowest performing schools. In a few years, 27 schools turned around with teachers and administrators working together. The school district's strategy? Make school leadership a priority.

NIAA Rules Bar Bishop Gorman, Other State Teams From National Championship Events — After Bishop Gorman's impressive win over St. John Bosco of Southern California, the talk in Las Vegas was that the Gaels would be headed to a high school football championship in December. The only problem is the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association rules bar Bishop Gorman or any other Nevada high school team from competing in national championship-style events.

Adelson, Wynn Headline Global Gaming Expo — Updated: Oct. 2 8:30 a.m. The gaming industry may be dealing with casinos closing in Mississippi and New Jersey, but for three-days in Las Vegas the industry's trade association has been responding to the bad news with a study meant to display the economic impact the industry has on the country.

Clark County Child Welfare Problems Under Scrutiny From Supreme Court — Nevada Supreme Court Justice Nancy Saitta has established a blue ribbon committee to examine the deficiencies in the Clark County child welfare system and courts. Problems include overcrowding at Child Haven, the county's emergency shelter for abused or neglected children, shortage of foster homes and long court calendars for child welfare cases.

Drought Cutting Into Northern Nevada Ranchers' Profits — In Nevada, the prolonged drought is eating into the profits of ranchers and farmers. Orovada rancher Ron Cerri said it will cost about $100,000 to feed his heard of 400 head of cattle this winter.
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Sears closing stores, cutting more than 5,400 jobs - No word yet on Las Vegas stores closing… via @phxbizjournal

Oct 24, 2014

RT @J_Robison1: Dennis Smith: #Vegas builders will close on 6,250 new homes this year, down from a forecasted 7,000. #lvrj

Oct 24, 2014

ICYMI: Interview with @HowardStutz and @GlobalGamingBiz about the the gaming industry has been posted… via @KNPRnews

Oct 24, 2014

New Jersey says plans to allow legal sports betting violates federal law are meritless. Sports bets will begin Sunday

Oct 24, 2014

GOED's Steve Hill Talks Tesla, Economic Development with @KNPRnews at 9 a.m. Listen online at…

Oct 23, 2014

@HowardStutz reports that Nevada gaming regulators allow Real Gaming poker website to move ahead

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