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Saturday | The Modesto Bee

Success & Service: Ex-Turlock resident finalist in Lay's new potato chip flavor contest

No matter. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, instructor suggested cappucchino as a potato chip flavor in Lay's " Do Us a Flavor " contest, in which entrants suggest new, never-before-tried flavors for the product.


Related Topix: Turlock, CA, Modesto, CA, Cal State Stanislaus, Sacramento, CA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Photo: Zack Cook, left, an undergraduate Mechanical Engin

Zack Cook, left, an undergraduate Mechanical Engineering student at UNLV works with Katherine Lau, right, as they discuss the fit of the prototype Robohand with Yong Dawson and her 4-year-old daughter Hailey July 23, 2014 at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.


Related Topix: Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science, Las Vegas, NV, Rutgers University

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Jason D Martin's Dying Light Comes to the Galloway Theatre, August 6-9

Jason D Martin's awarding winning 1994 play, DYING LIGHT, explores the bittersweet love of two young adults, Tom and Jenny, who meet in the most unlikely of places.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

The Daily Caller

Poll: Voters Think Hillary Clinton's $225K Speaking Fee Is Unfair

A majority of voters in Nevada think it is unfair for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to collect $225,000 when she appears at a University of Nevada-Las Vegas foundation fundraiser in October, according to a new poll.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Conservative Political News


Tax hike proposed to fund stadium at UNLV

Officials are throwing around the idea of increasing the sales tax throughout Clark County to raise money for a proposed stadium at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.


Related Topix: Clark County, NV, Las Vegas, NV

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Nevada Business Journal

Internationally Recognized Speaker and Human Behavior Expert Shares...

Dan Lier, author, human behavior and requested speaker from Las Vegas, shared his expertise with the next generation of nuclear scientists at a prestigious University of Nevada, Las Vegas summer program.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV


Dan K. Thomasson: Hillary's costly speeches

These days a whole lot of money is being spent in anticipation that not only will Hillary Clinton be the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee she ultimately will win the nation's highest office.


Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Entertainment, Drama, Television, UC Los Angeles, University of Connecticut

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Washington Nationals

Nationals agree to terms with RHP Erick Fedde

The Washington Nationals today agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Erick Fedde, the No.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Sports, Major League Baseball

'Journey of a Bombshell' to Play United Solo Fest, 10/4 & 9

The Journey of a Bombshell: The Ina Ray Hutton Story will premiere at the United Solo Festival at Theatre Row October 4th and 9th at 9:00 pm.


Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Air Force

Libraries battle bed bugs in books

Nicole Ramos, left, and Vachara Maneeraj are shown with a solar-powered library book drop outside the Thomas Beam Engineering building at the University of Nevada Las Vegas on Friday, July 11, 2014, in Las Vegas.


Related Topix: Libraries, Entomology, Science, University of Arizona

CBS Local

Jobs Are On The Rise In Las Vegas Even For Those With A Higher Education

According to the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation, jobs included 6,000 jobs in retail, 2,500 in construction, 5,800 in hospitality and 4,300 in professional and business services including the growing technology industry.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Clark County, NV

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Sweetness & Light

Hillary Puts Diva-Like Demands In Her Speech Contracts

Hillary Clinton, the former secretary of state who is preparing to run for president on a populist platform of fighting income inequality, demanded $2,777 per minute for two university speaking engagements and insisted on contracts that cut off reporters' access to her and limited the number of photos she would take with well-wishers.


Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Next 25 Articles

Former President George W. Bush was supposed to give a speech to Ameriprise Financial conference in Boston next week but had to bow out because he's recovering from surgery on a bum knee.


Related Topix: George Bush, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Texas

Tue Jul 15, 2014


Leakey Foundation Funds Grant to Study Early Human Diet

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - The Leakey Foundation has awarded $18,000 to a team led by University of Arkansas researchers to travel to Tanzania and compare dental textures of modern hunter-gatherers to early human ancestors.


Related Topix: Fayetteville, AR, University of Arkansas, Anthropology, Science

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Media Matters for America

Maureen Dowd Is Paid Less Than Half Of What Chelsea Clinton Is Worth On The Speaking Circuit

New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd, who criticized Chelsea Clinton's speaking fees as "unseemly," brings home less than half as much as the former first daughter for her own paid engagements.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, US News, Livingston, NJ, Elon University, Liberal Political News

In These Times

The Nanny University

In the social-justice blogosphere, "trigger warnings" have long been standard etiquette for discussing violence or oppression.


Related Topix: Oberlin College

Sun Jul 13, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Trop Greenville names new GM

The Las Vegas native majored in hospitality management at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and in business management at Aurora University, in Aurora, Illinois.


Related Topix: Aurora University, Aurora, IL

Fri Jul 11, 2014

No jackpot for local governments as casino tax revenue disappoints

The annual revenue for Ohio's four casinos is significantly lower than originally estimated when they were proposed, providing less money than expected for cities, counties and school districts.


Related Topix: Ohio, Ohio Government, US Governors, John Kasich, Cleveland, OH

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Park Record

Human resources manager takes on statewide responsibility

As human resource manager for the Park City School District, Tim McConnell says he is responsible for many things, including working with school site administration and district office personnel.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Creighton University, University of Utah, Davis County, UT, Park City, UT

Media Matters for America

Laura Ingraham: Like Big Brother In 1984 , Obama Supports Marijuana...

In addition to reviewing print and online media, Media Matters monitors at least 150 hours of television and radio each week.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Republican