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Dec 7, 2018

Fossilized reptile prints older than any dinosaur were recently discovered in the Grand Canyon.


Dec 6, 2018

Rafael Oganesyan is the founder of the Armenian Election Study (ArmES) and an instructor at the University of Las Vegas. Rafael is working on the first scholarly-driven analysis of the Armenian voter. ArmES is the only survey that has a record of citizens political behavior prior to the Velvet Revolution. Rafael talks to Sareen Habeshian about voter behavior in Armenia and its role in the upcoming parliamentary elections


Dec 6, 2018

The nation said goodbye Wednesday, Dec. 5, to America's 41st president.


Dec 6, 2018

The yearly gathering of cowboys and cowgirls in Las Vegas will lasso traffic around the Thomas & Mack Center.


Dec 5, 2018

Las Vegas economy will remain strong over the next two years with business optimism high, but a University of Nevada, Las Vegas, economist says the “softness in tourism” will continue when it comes to visitors and hotel occupancy.


Dec 5, 2018

UNLV men’s golf coach Dwaine Knight used oversized scissors Thursday to cut a ribbon and officially open the state-of-the-art Dwaine Knight Center for Golf Management located within Hospitality Hall, the crown jewel of the Harrah College of Hospitality.


Dec 4, 2018

In enriching the diversity of their administrations, school districts face a challenge but also can offer a remarkable incentive in recruiting minorities for leadership positions.


Dec 4, 2018

Archaeologists have recently verified that an eerie stone mask that was unearthed close to the Israeli settlement of Pnei Hever in the West Bank is 9,000 years of age and is a Neolithic relic from a bygone era.


Dec 4, 2018

With their empty and enigmatic eyes and an apparent smile, the old stone masks of about 9,000 years found in the southern part of the Judean desert are considered a symbol of this region. Furthermore they are extremely rare. There are only 15 known. Therefore when the Israeli Antiquities Authority (IAA) recently announced the discovery of a sixteenth mask, the news immediately attracted both the attention of archaeologists and that of fans. Raising at the same time doubts about the authenticity of these artifacts.


Dec 4, 2018

Celine Dion and Mariah Carey are getting some high profile company in Las Vegas Strip in 2019.


Dec 4, 2018

Everyone knows (at least by now) that there’s still no law school in Alaska. But which state was the most recent to get its first law school?


Dec 3, 2018

When you’re out hiking, you never know what you might see. You could cross paths with lizards, tarantulas or maybe even something bigger like a javelina. More likely, you’ll also come across the tracks of these critters.


Dec 3, 2018

Last week, I shared six leadership secrets for good management excerpted from Tales from the Slot Floor, a collection of edited interviews with casino slot managers, To recap, this book is based on a series of interviews with veteran slot management professionals. This week, I’m going to look at the other side of the occasion by sharing what those managers had to say about the mistakes they’ve seen others make once they were elevated to a leadership position.


Dec 3, 2018

The “first” estimate of U.S. real gross domestic product (GDP) for the third quarter of 2018 increased at an annual rate of 3.5 percent, a 0.7 percentage point drop from the “final” estimate of the second quarter, yet a faster-than-expected growth rate for the third quarter.


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