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Las Vegas Lost 13,400 Construction Jobs

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CARSON CITY, Nev.  -- A new report by the Associated General Contractors of America shows few cities around the country have lost a larger percentage in construction jobs than Nevada's two largest metropolitan areas over the last year.

The report released Tuesday shows Las Vegas came in at 334 out of 337 metro areas surveyed. Reno ranked 336. Between November 2009 and November 2010, Las Vegas lost 13,400 construction jobs, or 23 percent. Reno lost 2,700 jobs, or 26 percent.

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