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  • Unwired reports 2Q loss Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 4:13 PM ET

    RENO, Nev. _ Unwired Planet Inc. on Friday reported a loss of $12.7 million in its fiscal second quarter. The Reno, Nevada- based company said it had a loss of $1.35 per share. Keywords: Unwired Planet, Earnings Report.

  • BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.— A Beverly Hills- based beauty school says it's closing all 56 of its campuses in five states after losing federal funding over allegations of misconduct. It shut facilities this week in California, Nevada, Utah, Kansas and Connecticut. School officials told the San Gabriel Valley Tribune that about 5,000 students and employees will receive...

  • Correction: Las Vegas-Pay To Park story Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 2:40 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS— In a story Feb. 2 about MGM Resorts International outsourcing its Las Vegas Strip parking operations to a Chicago- based firm, The Associated Press erroneously reported the title of MGM Resorts executive Corey Sanders. SP Plus Corp. will handle paid parking at all non-union MGM Resorts International properties, including Mandalay Bay, Delano, Monte...

  • A federal jury in East Texas has ordered Apple to pay $625.6 million after finding that Apple services like FaceTime and iMessage infringed on technology patents held by Nevada patent-holding company VirnetX. VirnetX had previously won a $368 million verdict against Apple on similar claims in 2012. While an attorney for VirnetX praised the verdict, Apple...

  • CARSON CITY, Nev.— Electric carmaker Tesla's northern Nevada battery plant is creating jobs more slowly than first projected, although state officials say it's still making satisfactory progress. Nevada landed the factory after an intense competition between several states. Tesla reported it had invested $374 million in capital in Nevada so far, below the...

  • Amerco posts 3Q profit Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 5:53 PM ET

    RENO, Nev. _ Amerco on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $81.8 million. On a per-share basis, the Reno, Nevada- based company said it had net income of $4.17. Amerco shares have dropped 10 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • SP Plus Corp. will handle paid parking at all non-union MGM Resorts International properties, including Mandalay Bay, Delano, Monte Carlo, New York-New York, Vdara, Aria, Bellagio, The Mirage and MGM Grand, the company said. Valets were told during an afternoon employees' meeting that SP Plus will hire MGM Resorts' approximately 400 non-union parking service...

  • CARSON CITY, Nev.— NV Energy is proposing "grandfathering" existing rooftop solar customers into lower rates if they installed their system or applied for one by Sept. 10, 2015, although it defers to regulators to decide how much of a benefit those customers would receive. "This is now the second bait and switch from Berkshire Hathaway's Nevada utility," said Bryan...

  • WASHINGTON— Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, John Kasich and Chris Christie, the four Republican candidates in a showdown for their party's traditional supporters, closed last year with roughly as much money in the bank combined as Ted Cruz, the conservative insurgent they hope to topple. With voting beginning Monday in Iowa, and continuing next week in New Hampshire, Rubio,...

  • HONG KONG, Feb 1- Gambling revenues for the Chinese territory of Macau dropped 21.4 percent in January, ahead of a Lunar New Year week-long holiday which is expected to boost the number of visitors to the world's largest casino hub. Macau, which relies on the casinos for revenue, has been battered by a two-year-old anti-corruption campaign and slowing growth in...

  • CARSON CITY, Nev.— The house ended up winning about $11.1 billion of all the money gambled in Nevada in 2015— an increase of 1 percent from 2014 but still below Nevada's peak year in 2007.. Las Vegas Strip casinos accounted for most of that, keeping $6.3 billion in 2015, according to Nevada Gaming Control Board statistics released Friday. Reno casinos saw a gain of 3.3...

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials notified Sandoval last month that if they didn't hear from him by Friday, they'd formally propose placing Yerington's former Anaconda copper mine on the Superfund's National Priority List as soon as March. In a letter to the EPA, Sandoval said he is not yet convinced such a listing is in the state's best interest...

  • Regulators: Rooftop solar customers keep credit Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 7:08 PM ET

    FRESNO, Calif.— California homeowners and businesses installing rooftop solar panels can keep offsetting their energy bills by sending surplus power back to the grid, regulators said Thursday in a decision celebrated by the solar industry. Southern California Edison, San Diego Gas& Electric and Pacific Gas& Electric pressed the commission to charge solar...

  • Jan 28- California delivered a narrow victory to the solar industry on Thursday by maintaining a policy that has underpinned rooftop solar's dramatic growth while introducing fees that were smaller than utilities requested. After two years of rancorous debate, California's Public Utilities Commission upheld net metering by a vote of 3- to-2, allowing...

  • LAS VEGAS— The Las Vegas Review-Journal has a new publisher recruited and hired by the family of billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, who secretly bought the newspaper last fall in a sale that has been heavily scrutinized over transparency concerns. The owners said Thursday in a statement that Craig A. Moon has been appointed publisher of Nevada's...

  • Jan 28- California, which boasts more than half of the households with solar panels in the United States, will decide on Thursday whether to stick with a policy that has allowed rooftop systems producing electricity to flourish or to implement reforms that would make it more expensive to go solar. The decision by California's Public Utilities Commission is...

  • Nevada governor seeks change in sage grouse mining rule Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 4:00 AM ET

    RENO, Nev.— The governor of gold-rich Nevada is pressing the Obama administration to alter its sage grouse protection plan to free up thousands of mining claims by shrinking the restricted area in exchange for making other unprotected areas off limits, restoring burned out rangeland and reining in wild horse herds. Brian Sandoval maintains his alternative...

  • Allegiant Travel tops Street 4Q forecasts Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 | 5:05 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS _ Allegiant Travel Co. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $56.7 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $3.17 per share. Allegiant Travel shares have declined almost 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Las Vegas Sands misses Street 4Q forecasts Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 | 4:21 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS _ Las Vegas Sands Corp. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $465.8 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 64 cents per share. Las Vegas Sands shares have fallen 5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • LAS VEGAS— The question of whether casino magnate Sheldon Adelson's company has to pay a $70 million judgment to a Hong Kong businessman for helping to secure business in Macau is now before the Nevada Supreme Court. Harvard University law professor Alan Dershowitz argued the case for Sands, which is appealing jury awards granted to Richard Suen after trials...