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Weekly wages showing improvement

Latest results show Nevadan's weekly wages continue to show improvement, indicating the state's economy is on the mend, said Bill Anderson, chief economist for the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitatio .

"Average weekly wages in Nevada have been trending up since bottoming out in the recession," Anderson said. "Specifically, during the first half of the year, wages in Nevada averaged $830, a rise of 2.6 percent relative to the first half of 2011 when they came in $809 per week."

Wages actually fell in both 2009 and 2010, at the height of the recession, before rebounding modestly, he …

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