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Western Jet announces new maintenance facility in Reno
Western Jet Aviation of Van Nuys, Calif., a heavy maintenance center for Gulfstream corporate jets, will be opening a new operation in Reno in the fourth quarter of 2010. It will start its Reno operation with about 10 new jobs but reports that that number could grow to 20.
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Mortgage Corp. expands to Reno
Mason-McDuffie Mortgage Corp. expanded into Nevada in May, opening an office at 10389 Double R Blvd. in the Damonte Ranch area of the southern Reno suburbs.
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Working to get wheels for the jobless
Wheels for Work is a charity aims to put the unemployed and transportation-challenged behind the wheels of their own cars for better chances at jobs.
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New jobless claims up as layoffs persist
The number of people filing new claims for jobless benefits jumped last week after three straight declines, another sign that the pace of layoffs has not slowed.
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Magainze ranks Nevada as No. 5 ‘Best State to Do Business’
Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki, chair of the Nevada Commission on Economic Development, announced that Nevada was ranked No. 5 in Chief Executive magazine’s list of Best States for Business in 2010.
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Psychiatric Solutions hires Charmaane Buehrle
West Hills Hospital, a full-service behavioral health facility, announced Charmaane “Char” Buehrle as its new director of business development.
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A lemon or a deal for your dime
Businesses need it, consumers generally want it and smart business management can’t function without it. Information, not only in large quantity but also great quality, can mean the difference between buying a lemon and getting a deal for your dime.
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More employees quit as economy improves
One sign of better economic times is when more people start finding jobs. Another is when they feel confident enough to quit them.
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Center acquired by Basin Street Properties
Basin Street Properties has acquired the 129,767-square-foot, five-building Mill @ McCarran (formerly called the Magnolia Commerce Center) located at 1150 Financial Blvd. Mill @ McCarran is designed for office and light industrial use.
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Pahulu moved to graveyard lead security officer at GSR
RENO — The Grand Sierra Resort and Casino (GSR) has recently promoted Haneteli Pahulu to graveyard lead security officer.
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Business survey takes a regional approach
Responses from 2009 questions find more optimism than 2008's survey
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Gulf spill workers complaining of flulike symptoms
For days now, Dr. Damon Dietrich has seen patients come through his emergency room at West Jefferson Medical Center with similar symptoms: respiratory problems, headaches and nausea.
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Two employers named finalists for 2010 award
Newmont Mining Corp. of Elko and Legacy Sports International of Reno have been selected as two of 30 national finalists for the 2010 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.
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Renown names Boyer new CEO
Greg Boyer has been appointed as the chief executive officer of Renown Regional Medical Center. Boyer began his work at Renown Regional Wednesday.
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Nevada business in Brazil
RENO — In a little corner of Reno on Wednesday, business leaders got a snapshot of Brazil. The South American country’s sweeping rain forests and eco-business opportunities danced across a projection screen as the deputy consul general and trade commissioner of Brazil discussed the country’s economic strong points. “We are here to promote cultural and trade links between Brazil and the regions that we cover (at the Western states consulate),” ...
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Public policy forums bring politics to business
RENO — Business owners and employees gathered at the Reno Sparks Chamber of Commerce offices Wednesday morning for its monthly public policy forum to talk about government and the future of the state. Jonathon Denwood, the managing director of local Web design company Digital Delirium, was worried about health care. Gary MacDonald of human resources firm Nevada Association of Employers was concerned about Nevada’s financial future. Others in t...
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Local breweries see award-winning boost
Buckbean Brewery has seen an increase in business since the company’s first beer was comsumed two years ago.
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Energy efficiency grants awarded by SBA
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Small Business Administration last week announced small-business energy-efficiency grants to Small Business Development Center (SBDC) networks in seven states, including Nevada, to fund projects that provide energy-efficiency assistance to small businesses. Each grant award is for $125,000. Each SBDC network was selected from a highly competitive pool of applicants based on their ability to provide energy efficiency. The ...
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Mom second only to winter holidays, according to NRF survey
WASHINGTON – Having spent slightly more on Valentine’s Day, Easter and even St. Patrick’s Day this year, consumers are continuing the trend and will spend a little bit more on mom, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF). Behind the winter holidays (Christmas, Hanukah and Kwanza), Mother’s Day is the second largest U.S. consumer spending holiday. The NRF’s 2010 Mother’s Day Consumer Intentions and Actions Survey, conducted by BIGrese...
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