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Mitch Kelly
March 17, 2020 - 9:23 am
In the wake of the all the closures and layoffs related to the coronavirus outbreak in Las Vegas comes news of two giants that are looking for help.
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Shot of frustrated shopper and empty shelves
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Mitch Kelly
March 17, 2020 - 6:33 am
Like the rest of the country, Las Vegas has been swept up in a wave of "panic buying" as the coronavirus slowly spreads. Clark County officials stressed again Monday that the surge of buying isn't necessary.
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 As the coronavirus continues to spread across the United States, stores like Shoprite had problems keeping up with the high demand for paper goods leading to empty shelves on March 14, 2020 in Plainview, New York
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Associated Press
March 15, 2020 - 4:17 pm
Las Vegas has been hit hard by convention cancellations, a decline in visitation and layoffs at Strip resorts and related industries due to the coronavirus pandemic, while retailers have been swamped by shoppers that continue to stock up on food and some household supplies.
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McCarran International Airport
Mitch Kelly
March 06, 2020 - 7:20 am
In spite of the high number of international travelers that come through McCarran Airport, as well as the fact that McCarran is the 5th busiest airport in the U.S., airport officials say they have no plans at this time to screen passengers for the coronavirus.
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Mitch Kelly
March 06, 2020 - 6:11 am
Existing local home prices finally broke their all-time record, while the housingsupply keeps shrinking. So says a report released Friday by Las Vegas REALTORS®.
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Mitch Kelly
March 05, 2020 - 6:12 am
It looks like the unemployment rate for Nevada is the lowest it's ever been dating back to the 70's.
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Las Vegas House For Sale
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Mitch Kelly
February 26, 2020 - 6:35 am
Southern Nevada home price growth trailed the national average in 2019, according to a new report released Tuesday from the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index.
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Schematic of new Hilton/Resorts World hotel
Hilton Corporation
Mitch Kelly
February 20, 2020 - 9:48 am
Resorts World Las Vegas and Hilton have partnered to bring three of Hilton’s premium brands together for the first time when the $4.3 billion integrated resort, which is currently being developed, opens in summer 2021.
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Las Vegas House For Sale
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Mitch Kelly
February 06, 2020 - 6:17 am
The Las Vegas housing market kicked off the new decade with home prices and sales both increasing from the same time last year, but giving back gains made in December.
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Mitch Kelly
January 31, 2020 - 6:31 am
Nevada's unemployment rate is matching much of the country, with figures not seen in the past two decades.
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