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How one high-tech company that you don’t know about can help Las Vegas diversify
For all the talk of economic diversity, consider that there is a nondescript warehouse in town with contents so vital to the operations of American businesses and government that it is protected by guards armed with assault rifles.
“Megapolitan Areas” Seen as New Economic Engines of a Changing America
Ten clusters consisting of 23 “megapolitan areas”—networks of metropolitan centers fused by common economic, physical, social, and cultural traits [Eds. see attached map]-- are the emerging economic engines of the U.S., with substantial growth predicted in population, construction and jobs in the next 30 years.
Is Obama’s mortgage refinancing plan too narrowly focused?
A foreclosure-riddled neighborhood in east Las Vegas was a fitting backdrop for President Barack Obama to discuss his plan to help some of the nation’s homeowners who have been financially decimated by the real estate crisis.
As part of a deal to reduce the nation's deficit, Congress created a "super committee" tasked with finding $1.2 trillion in cuts over the next ten years. With those cuts could come reduced funding for state programs that rely on federal money. The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction as it is officially known, has been working since September but has been pretty quiet about what's going on.
Western states are becoming more urban and diverse, with an influx of Hispanic, Asian and young voters who tend to vote against Republican candidates, according to political strategists who spoke Monday at a Democratic conference.
The skinny guy with the long hair, the earring, the jeans and the boots is more than he seems. Pushkin Kachroo is an author, a researcher and a professor at UNLV, and he's going to change the way you think about driving your car.
In a twist to notions of race identity, new 2010 census figures show an unexpected reason behind a renewed growth in the U.S. white population: more Hispanics listing themselves as white in the once-a-decade government count.
Banned Books: Barrick Exhibit Details The Life Of Comic Books And The Controversial ‘50s Boycotts
In the 1940s and ’50s, a hysteria snowballed across the U.S., leaving in its wake the powdery ashes of burned books. Which books? Comic books. Not just bloody crime and horror books, but also the Batman tales (deemed “homoerotic”) or the scantily clad Wonder Woman.