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The Nevada Institute of Autonomous Systems or NIAS has launched a new center focusing on education revolving the use of drones. KUNR's Stephanie Serrano has more.

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Officials in Nevada are working to create a system aimed at helping workers in the state's private sector save for retirement. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has more.

Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe Adds Resort Improvements

Sep 13, 2018
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After investing $2 million on upgrades this summer, Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe is projecting a late October opening date for the 2018-2019 season. Our Contributor Kaleb Roedel with the Northern Nevada Business View has more.

Rural Nevada Aims To Expand Internet Access With Federal Grant

Sep 13, 2018
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The Federal Communications Commission is awarding rural Nevada $29 million to expand broadband Internet access. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has more.

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The Nevada Public Works Board is reviewing roughly $1.2 billion in requests from agencies and the university system for construction projects and jobs in the state. Our Contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has more.

The entrance to a weekly motel in Reno.
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Local activists and leaders are coming together to bring weekly motels to the forefront of Reno's housing debate. KUNR’s Paolo Zialcita reports. 

Nevada Mining 'Are Dying For Rail'

Sep 5, 2018
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Economic Development officials in Nevada are looking for ways to expand the use of rail systems across the state. Our contributor, Kaleb Roedel with the Northern Nevada Business View has more.

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Renown Health is investing $650,000 for a new health and addiction center in Reno. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View Reports.

Scooper's was built based on the contruction of a 1962 A & W resutrant. The drive-in machines stopped working a few years ago.
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Earlier this month, KUNR published a business profile by our contributor the Northern Nevada Business View about a third-party restaurant delivery service known as DoorDash. That story received a lot of negative attention regarding some of the business’ practices. In response, KUNR’s reporter Stephanie Serrano took a deeper look at the company and the local food industry to find out more.

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In recent years, companies around the country have complained that many American workers lack the skills needed to operate in manufacturing. As KUNR’s Tim Lenard reports, battery-maker Panasonic is bringing over specialists from their factories in Japan in order to train new workers at the Gigafactory outside Reno.

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