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Las Vegas as a literary hub? Budding book scene defies stereotypes
On a recent very warm Saturday afternoon, just a few blocks northeast of a string of ramshackle chapels offering Elvis-themed weddings on Las Vegas Boulevard, novelist Tommy Orange was discussing the critical reception given to “There There,” his polyphonic novel about contemporary Native Americans.
Forum to begin process of coordinating sports-betting standards
A year and a day after the U.S. Supreme Court decision that forever changed the landscape of sports wagering in the United States, a group of industry representatives will gather in Boston to try to do what some say is impossible.
Cory Booker renews push to end controversial ICE program
Sen. Cory Booker is reintroducing legislation Tuesday to block controversial Immigration and Customs Enforcement partnerships with local law enforcement, making the New Jersey Democrat the latest presidential candidate to stake out a position on the issue this year.
Researchers discover an unexpected phase transition in the high explosive TATB
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists in collaboration with University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) have discovered a previously unknown pressure induced phase transition for TATB that can help predict detonation performance and safety of the explosive. The research appears in the May 13 online edition of the Applied Physics Letters and it is highlighted as a cover and featured article.
Global helium shortage impacts Las Vegas-based business
A global helium shortage is impacting businesses large and small. Local businesses that rely on the non-renewable gas are making due without any idea of when or if helium will be readily available again.