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Conferences Maneuver for Money

It’s all about the money.  Money is what caused the Mountain West 10 to become the Mountain West 9 again.  Of course that is not the name of UNLV’s conference, but that was the net effect of more maneuvering this week by colleges across the country. Remember last week – the Mountain West picked up […]

Stop Listening to Campaign Ads

Last week’s election results are in and the race for Harry Reid’s Senate seat has gotten alot more interesting.  Sharon Angle beat out Sue Lowden and Danny Tarkanian, among others by capturing 40% of the Republican vote.  She will face off against the incumbent Harry Reid this fall.   Another big race for Governor is […]

Nevada Cancer Institute Expanding Medical Reach With Opening of Henderson Office

Las Vegas – June 8, 2010 – Nevada Cancer Institute (NVCI) has opened a new satellite office in Henderson, expanding services and expertise to patients on the east side of town. The opening of the Henderson office is another step in the Institute’s vision to ensure that the entire valley has access to state-of-the-art cancer […]

UNLV Awarded $1.4 million from DOE to Advance Nuclear Energy Technology

LAS VEGAS – May 21, 2010 – Two UNLV research teams were awarded more than $1.4 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to investigate new ways to improve the safety and reliability of nuclear reactors and reduce some of the radioactive byproducts of nuclear reprocessing. The DOE, as part of its Nuclear Energy […]

Library Use in Recession

Written by Kristan Obeng The recession has influenced individuals and families who have less disposable income to increasingly utilize the Clark County Library’s resources and services. Nancy Hutchinson, a Clark County librarian, described the situation in the library located at 1401 E. Flamingo Road. “Our library usage has gone up a great deal. In many […]

Election Results

It was reported that only 26% of voters turned out on Tuesday’s primary election in Clark County and 30% of voters turned out statewide. Below are some of the election results. The nations eyes are on the gubernatorial race between Sandoval and Reid because it means the Democratic Party in the United States Senate will […]

College Football

It’s been a big week in College football.  First, the Big 12 conference may be headed for oblivion.  Colorado is moving on to the Pac-10 and Nebraska is moving on to the Big Ten.  This is expected to have a ripple effect on the rest of the college football scene.  With this move, it is […]

Wear Recycle

Nicky Watts continues to raise money for her national tour of the Wear Recycle campaign on Kickstarter.com. Click on the video to watch Nicky Watts explain the Wear Recycle campaign. Nicky is attempting to raise $100,000 by July 8th. Please click on the following link to help with a minimum funding donation of $1 to […]

18b Arts District

18b is the name of the Las Vegas Arts District and it stands for the eighteen blocks between Commerce Street, Hoover Street, Fourth Street, and Las Vegas Blvd. at Charleston Blvd. and Colorado  Avenue.  A concentrated area that is undergoing many improvements as new tenants begin to move into the area. The Arts Factory, one […]

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