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  1. Local Motors, UNLV partner on self-driving vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

    Local Motors and the University of Nevada-Las Vegas have partnered to create a research and development program that will create new technologies for automobiles. UNLV's new Drones and Autonomous Systems Lab will work with Local Motors to create autonomous, or self-driving systems for cars.

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  2. Rebelling against Cries for Confederate slogans, mascots changes in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | BayouBuzz.com

    In a frenzy to follow fad, should area government dissociate anything reeking of the Confederacy from schools and other public spaces? Sparked in particular by savage murders earlier this summer, questions have risen anew about the appropriateness of symbols identified with the long-gone Confederate States of America serving as names of streets, buildings, monuments, and nicknames and/or mascots of public schools' competitive teams. Bestowing such attention on these items in the public space risks conveying the impression that the less salutary aspects of the Confederacy continue to receive endorsement even to this day.

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  3. Virginia Tech baseball center named in honor of former athletics director Jim WeaverRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Hokiesports.com

    BLACKSBURG Virginia Tech baseball's hitting facility has been renamed in honor of the university's former athletics director Jim Weaver, whose tenure from 1997-2013 saw tremendous development in the national profile of the university's athletic programs. Completed in 2009, the more than 8,000-square-foot facility is one of multiple athletics buildings that were constructed or expanded during Weaver's time at Virginia Tech, during which the university joined the BIG EAST Conference and later the Atlantic Coast Conference.

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  4. Tenth Annual Healthcare HeroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nevada Business Journal

    Celebrating its 10th year, Healthcare Heroes began with the dual goal of honoring individuals that excel in healthcare and helping fund scholorships for Nevada's future healthcare educators.

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  5. Three Square Food Bank Hosts Hunger Action Month This MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    This month, Three Square Food Bank, a member of the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks, will observe the seventh annual Hunger Action Month -- an initiative designed to raise awareness on the issue of hunger and encourage the public to join the movement to help end it. Companies and individuals will join together to show support through grants, donations, events, volunteerism and social media campaigns to help the 1 in 6 people who face hunger in America -- including more than 305,000 people here in Southern Nevada.

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  6. Spare kids from your a math anxietyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post and Courier

    ... Science.” Mark H. Ashcraft, cited as “an expert on math anxiety” at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, explained: “On challenging math problems that require a lot of working memory, math-anxious people fall ...

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  7. Maccoll Named USF Women's Swimming CoachRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    ... who has spent the past two years as recruiting coordinator and assistant coach with the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, was assistant coach and head recruiting coordinator for Queens University of Charlotte from 2010-13. Working with head coach Jeff ...

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  8. David ZinkZINK: North's Clausen doing what he lovesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Press-Enterprise

    Although he arrived late to the sport as a player, Clausen picked the game up quickly while playing for the Huskies. By the time he graduated from North in 2007, he knew the Huskies' Wing-T offense inside and out.

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  9. Contract Drafting Sources that Promote Substance Over StyleRead the original story

    Monday | ContractsProf Blog

    Now that we are back in school, I wanted to draw attention to a couple of great new resources for those who are teaching contract drafting or those who would like to incorporate some contract drafting concepts or clauses into their Contracts courses. The first is an informative article by Lori Johnson, a Professor-in-Residence at University of Nevada, Las Vegas , Say The Magic Word: A Rhetorical Analysis of Contract Drafting Choice , 65 SYRACUSE L. REV.

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  10. Professional basketball player from North Las Vegas holds camp for girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

    Professional basketball player Sequoia Holmes held a camp for girls this weekend. The 8th annual camp for middle and high school girls helps young athletes develop sportsmanship, leadership and teamwork through basketball.

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  11. 1989: Image is Everything-Andre Agassi's infamous adRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Tennis

    ... turned a corner when he introduced himself to Gil Reyes, the strength coach at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. The two, through their pioneering conditioning work, will spend the latter part of Agassi's career turning the rebel into a champion, ...

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  12. Cookbook review: 'The Hungry Missionary' has a variety of tasty, quick recipesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Deseret News

    "The Hungry Missionary" provides a variety of easy-to-make meals, targeted at those planning to serve missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. "THE HUNGRY MISSIONARY: Quick and Easy Recipes to Keep Missionaries Healthy, Happy, and Well Fed," by Tracy Ballard, Front Table Books , $9.99, 143 pages "The Hungry Missionary" provides a variety of easy-to-make dishes.

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  13. Key EnhancementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2011 | University Business

    Doors have locks, of course-both traditional and electronic locks. For years, at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, creating the keys and access cards to allow staff to get into offices, laboratories, classrooms, and residence halls was a completely manual and time-consuming task: Users printed a hard copy of a request form, filled it out, passed it along for an approval signature, and sent it via campus mail to facilities management.

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  14. Katrina survivor rebuilt life in Glenwood SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Deana Hermanson, on the deck at Rivers Restaurant overlooking the Roaring Fork River not far from where her son Ryan was rescued with the help of a dog after a tubing accident in 2006. That was less than a year after Deana and her two young children relocated to Glenwood Springs from New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

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  15. Cali Farquharson records four points, ASU soccer dominates UNLV 6-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | State Press

    ... Lucy Lara. Senior forward Cali Farquharson (17) greets her teammates before the game against University of Nevada-Las Vegas Friday Aug. 28, 2015 at Sun Devil Soccer Stadium in Tempe. The Sun Devils defeated the Rebels 6-0. Once Lara gained her ...

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  16. Coveris Welcomes Craig Reese, President a " Americas Food & ConsumerRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Business Wire

    In his new role, Mr. Reese will responsible for leading the company's recently formed Americas Food & Consumer Products Business Unit. He will be focused on building on the success seen by the business unit in 2015 and continuing the development and integration of the Latin American operations that were acquired during the recent purchase of Olefinas.

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  17. Three Square Food Bank to Host Hunger Action Month This SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | BroadwayWorld.com

    This September, Three Square Food Bank, a member of the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks, will observe the seventh annual Hunger Action Month -- an initiative designed to raise awareness on the issue of hunger and encourage the public to join the movement to help end it. Companies and individuals will join together to show support through grants, donations, events, volunteerism and social media campaigns to help the 1 in 6 people who face hunger in America -- including more than 305,000 people here in Southern Nevada.

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  18. Amazon Isn't the Problem. We Are.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Time

    Deanna Fei is the author of Girl in Glass and is the recipient of a Fulbright Grant and a New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship. A recent report about Amazon's workplace culture has made waves: Eighty-five-hour workweeks, annual staff culling, executives encouraging underlings to sabotage one another, employees weeping at their desks.

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  19. Back from death's door, Resorts casino is now profitableRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Navajo Times

    ... ``weeks, not months.'' David Schwartz, director of the Center for Gaming Research at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, said Resorts ``has shown what it takes to succeed in Atlantic City today.'' ``They have reinvested in their property offering ...

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  20. A Guide for Transforming Digital Collections Metadata into Linked Data Using Open Source TechnologiesRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | CiteULike

    Journal of Library Metadata , Vol. 15, No. 1. , pp. 1-35, doi:10.1080/19386389.2015.1007009 Linked Open Data has been a focus of great interest in the library and information science literature in recent years.

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