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    From an F in transparency to falling Reno house prices to a big fat fail in veteran support systems rankings, Nevada’s good news is peppered with with some not so fabulous facts.

    Reno-Sparks home prices fall for the third month in a row.

    Reno’s Nixon mansion has been reduced to a mere $16,400,000:

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    Source: LuxuryPortfolio.com

    Also, what happened to Reno’s shadow housing inventory?

    This deal will remake SLS hotel tower into W Las Vegas.

    Treasure Island owner says MGM Resorts rejected a $1.3B offer for Mirage.

    Our initial unemployment insurance claims are on a long-term downtrend.

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    Source: @NVlabormarket

    The October Job Flash report from RCG Economics is out. Read. Learn. Share.

    Vegas real estate stats.

    The American Gaming Association is going to study sports betting laws. (MGM Chair Jim Murren is quoted in the piece.)

    Slot giant IGT had a great Q3.

    Nevada ranks among the worst states for transparency and accountability: 

    Integrity 

    Source: Center for Public Integrity (CIR)

    Here’s the full CIR report.

    A Nevada poll on solar energy metering.

    In other resource news, Nevada has the smallest allocation of Lake Mead water:

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    Who is this From an F in transparency to falling Reno house prices to a big fat fail in veteran support systems rankings, Nevada’s good news is peppered with with some not so fabulous facts.

    What is this Faraday company that everyone is talking about in North Las Vegas?

    They are taking on Tesla with a $1 billion investment.

    Nevada has a lot of veterans. Thank you to each and every one of them!

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    Of the 21 million military veterans living in the U.S., about 400,000 are unemployed. The best and worst cities for veterans (Las Vegas is ranked 80th out of 100), from Wallet Hub:

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