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Aug 13, 2018

Attendees at a job fair hosted by the Latin Chamber of Commerce strolled through a local mall on a recent Saturday, taking information and back-to-school giveaways from employers looking for new workers.


Aug 13, 2018

UNLV is getting a safety upgrade. Thanks to $1 million in new funding from the Nevada System of Higher Education, a call for help is a bit closer with the addition of more RebelSAFE emergency phones placed around campus. RebelSAFE phones stand out at 12 feet tall with a 4,000k LED area light.


Aug 13, 2018

Three weeks in the summer sun of New Mexico, removing dirt a centimeter at a time has proved fruitful for a team of archeologists excavating the site of Nuestra Señora de Belen.


Aug 13, 2018

The brain is a precision instrument. Its function depends on finely calibrated electrical activity triggering the release of chemical messages between neurons.


Aug 13, 2018

Construction has begun on the first of many buildings planned for a new 122-acre (49-ha) research complex at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) campus.


Aug 13, 2018

Howard Hughes bought it fifty years ago. It closed thirty years ago. Let’s look back at the Silver Slipper.


Aug 13, 2018

Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller’s sliding positions last year on a long-held GOP promise to repeal Obamacare are providing plenty of fodder for Democrats and activists hoping to stymie his re-election.


Aug 13, 2018

Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller’s sliding positions last year on a long-held GOP promise to repeal Obamacare are providing plenty of fodder for Democrats and activists hoping to stymie his re-election.


Aug 9, 2018

Over a decade into the rollicking era of tweets and online posts, the nation is still grappling with the mores of online speech and conduct.


Aug 9, 2018

Researchers have identified which brain proteins might be most influential in controlling neural activity associated with epilepsy and anxiety, paving the way for better prevention and treatments someday.


Aug 9, 2018

At a Mission Valley coffee shop, the caffeine crowd included a fit man in his late 40s who sipped a latte or cappuccino as he read and took notes.


Aug 9, 2018

Researchers at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) conducted a health impact assessment (HIA) in 2015 to examine the potential health benefits of implementing full-day kindergarten across the state.


Aug 9, 2018

Operators continue to try to paint the overall casino and accompanying MICE (meetings, incentives, conventions, and exhibitions) industries in a positive light, but Wall Street investors went on a selling spree last week, after numerous companies missed Q2 earnings forecasts.


Aug 8, 2018

Mars, strewn with rocks and pocked by craters, may not have an Earth-like continental crust, according to a new study. Instead, researchers pose an alternative theory: Crystallized magma welled up from inside the red planet.


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