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Analysis: University of Nevada-Reno's engineering program ranks 141st best in the nation, study finds

University of Nevada-Reno finished in a tie for 141st in a ranking of best engineering programs by U.S. News that examined 199 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: Las Vegas-Henderson area posts 35th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 562 properties in the Las Vegas-Henderson area started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 35th highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

OfficeMax store to close in Nevada

Thirty-six stores owned by Office Depot Inc., including a store in Nevada, are holding liquidation sales as they prepare to close their doors, according to a report in Business Insider.

Analysis: Nevada posts 9th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 604 properties in Nevada started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the ninth highest foreclosure rate in the nation, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Clark County residents is highest in Nevada

Clark County residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Nevada, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Analysis: Nevada ranks 21st highest on state cigarette taxes

The state cigarette taxes charged in Nevada ranked 21st in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on 2016 data.

Average tax refund in Nevada ranks 24th highest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in Nevada ranked 24th among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Nevada posts 12th lowest property tax rate in new national study

Nevada ranked 12th in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Clark County has fastest growing local economy in Nevada

Clark County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Nevada in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Analysis: Mid-range earners in Nevada rank 13th lowest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in Nevada ranked 38th in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Nevada ranks 17th highest for state-imposed gas taxes

Nevada finished 17th in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: zip code 89301 in Ely has 95th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. zip codes.

The number of vacant homes in the zip code 89301 zip code area was 273 in the third quarter of 2018, a five-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Nevada ranks 32nd most reliant on federal aid

Nevada finished 32nd in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states rely most on federal aid funding as a percentage of their general-fund revenue.

Analysis: Nevada ranks 6th worst on unemployment insurances taxes

Nevada finished 45th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Analysis: Nevada ranks 33rd best in corporate tax study

Nevada finished 33rd in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures.

Analysis: Nevada ranks 5th best in state income tax study

Nevada finished fifth in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

Analysis: Sierra Nevada College ranked most selective of Nevada schools

Sierra Nevada College was ranked the most exclusive school in Nevada, according to a new study by the website 24/7 Wall St. that examines acceptance rates and characteristics of university students nationwide.

Analysis: A Nevada medical center ranked among top U.S. hospitals

A Nevada medical center was listed among the top facilities in the nation in a study of patient care by Healthgrades.com, a company that aims to help hospitals maintain customer loyalty and provide objective health information to patients.

Analysis: Nevada ranks 11th worst in sales tax study

Nevada finished 40th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

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