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  1. In Photos: Shimmering Cave of the CrystalsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Live Science

    Penelope Boston, then a professor at New Mexico Tech, sits on a giant selenite crystal in the Naica Mine in Chihuahua, Mexico, with colleague Danielle Winget. In 2009, Boston and her team used sterile tools to drill into fluid pockets inside the giant crystals, from which they cultured organisms that may have been dormant for between 10,000 and 50,000 years.

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  2. Medical school brings a virtual touch to anatomy studiesRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Dr. Neil Haycocks twists and turns the 3-D image to review the head and neck CT scan from a variety of angles. Even without being a doctor, it's easy to tell from the clear, virtual image that the man has suffered a serious injury.

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  3. Grace Hudson Museum presents a oeCalifornia through Native EyesaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Willits News

    On Saturday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m., the Grace Hudson Museum will host a talk by historian Dr. William J. Bauer Jr., a member of the Wailacki and Concow tribes of the Round Valley Indian Reservation, based on his recently released book, “California Through Native Eyes: Reclaiming History.” A book signing and reception will follow. The event is free with museum admission.

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  4. MGM Resorts adopts BCLC's GameSense programRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | RGT Online

    When you gamble, use your GameSense. That's the message MGM Resorts International will be sharing with its customers across North America as part of an agreement with BCLC, British Columbia's provincial gambling corporation, to license its responsible gambling program, GameSense.

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  5. Landmark agreement for responsible gambling: MGM Resorts adopts B.C. programRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | University of British Columbia

    MGM will spend $1 million dollars over five years on addiction research by the University of Nevada Las Vegas in coordination with UBC's Centre for Gambling Research.

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  6. Strip headliner joins growing Airbnb industryRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

    More than 340,000 people passed on Nevada's hotel rooms last year and opted instead to book a place to stay using the home-sharing service Airbnb. The $47 million in revenue that hosts took in is a loss for the state's hospitality industry that one expert says will only increase if not addressed.

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  7. Ryan Fitzgerald has been appointed Resort Manager at The Arizona...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hospitality Net

    Most recently, in his role as Hotel Manager of the Loews Philadelphia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Fitzgerald successfully served as interim General Manager of the 581-key hotel for several months. Under his leadership, the property achieved record breaking guest satisfaction reviews for two years straight.

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  8. Strip headliner joins growing Airbnb industry8 mins agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

    Claire Sinclair needed a specific license to renovate downtown Las Vegas apartments and run it more like a motel for the home-sharing service Airbnb. Las Vegas, by far, had the most Airbnb business in the state.

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  9. UNLV team captures Smart Cities Hackathon contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Ernesto Zamora Ramos, from left, Derek Jewell, Ruben Medina, Saju Varghese, and Maria Ramos Gonzalez are members of the UNLV Hackathon team that beat out 28 other teams in a life-hack competition at the Computer Electronics Show at the UNLV library on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 in Las Vegas. @rookie__rae Ernesto Zamora Ramos, from left, Derek Jewell, Ruben Medina, Saju Varghese, and Maria Ramos Gonzalez are members of the UNLV Hackathon team that beat out 28 other teams in a life-hack competition at the Computer Electronics Show at the UNLV library on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 in Las Vegas.

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  10. Remaking history: a California through Native Eyesa emphasizes continuity in timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Ukiah Daily Journal

    On Saturday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m., the Grace Hudson Museum will host a talk by historian Dr. William J. Bauer Jr., a member of the Wailacki and Concow tribes of the Round Valley Indian Reservation, based on his recently released book, “California Through Native Eyes: Reclaiming History.” A book signing and reception will follow. The event is free with museum admission.

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  11. Media Release - Landmark Agreement for Responsible Gambling: MGM...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Market Wire

    When you gamble, use your GameSense. That's the message MGM Resorts International will be sharing with its customers across North America as part of an agreement with BCLC, British Columbia's provincial gambling corporation, to license its responsible gambling program, GameSense.

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  12. Cancer Isn't 'One Size Fits All' for HispanicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | MedicineNet

    "Hispanic populations are all different, reflecting their country of origin, cultural experiences and socioeconomic status," said study author Dr. Paulo Pinheiro, an associate professor of epidemiology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. "If we can detect the differences among them, we can more easily identify public health strategies that could decrease their cancer risk and improve health outcomes," he explained.

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  13. Hispanic Cancer Mortality Varies Among Ethnic GroupsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | PressReleasePoint

    " said the study's lead author, Paulo S. Pinheiro, MD, PhD , an associate professor of epidemiology at the School of Community Health Sciences at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas . "If we can detect the differences among them, we can more easily identify public health strategies that could decrease their cancer risk and improve health outcomes," Pinheiro said.

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  14. Cancer mortality rates vary among major Hispanic ethnic groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Medical News

    Bottom Line: Cancer mortality rates vary considerably within the growing Hispanic population in the United States, with significant differences among the major Hispanic ethnic groups. Journal in Which the Study was Published: Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

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  15. Paris Achen/Capital Bureau - Emily Salisbury, associate professor of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | South County Spotlight

    The women's prison population has tripled in the past two decades because of sentencing reforms and a criminal justice system that is biased against women, according to a criminal justice reform researcher. The increase is "not the result of women becoming more violent or becoming more problematic, but the fact that our sentencing laws have changed and our policies around the war on drugs has also been a war on women, particularly on women of color," said Emily Salisbury, a criminal justice associate professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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  16. Home design to aid Alzheimer's patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Star Tribune

    ... be confusing, and dark shadows can appear as an abyss. Wint, who is collaborating with the University of Nevada-Las Vegas' architecture program on a new health care interior-design program, said research on the issue so far is scarce. His advice to ...

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  17. Derrick Jones Jr: 5 Things On The NBA Star Expected To Light Up All-Star Dunk ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | HollywoodLife

    The NBA Slam Dunk Contest is going to be the highlight of All-star weekend! Derrick Jones Jr., teased his 'secret' plans to sweep his competition, like DeAndre Jordan, at the Feb. 18 event, and he's a favorite to take it all. You may not know his name right now, but you will when he unleashes straight fire on the rim Get to know him, right here! He may be young, but don't underestimate Derrick Jones Jr., the 20-year-old powerhouse from Pennsylvania.

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  18. Over 340,000 visitors stayed in Nevada through Airbnb last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Randy Tussing, an Airbnb host, looks at his phone while standing in his home, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, in Las Vegas. More than 340,000 people passed on Nevada's hotel rooms last year and opted instead to book a place to stay using the home-sharing service Airbnb.

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  19. Over 340,000 Visitors Stayed with Nevadans Through AirbnbRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | KTVN Reno

    More than 340,000 people passed on Nevada's hotel rooms last year and opted instead to book a place to stay using the home-sharing service Airbnb. The $47 million in revenue that hosts took in is a loss for the state's hospitality industry that one expert says will only increase if not addressed.

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  20. Airbnb Cutting Into Las Vegas Hotel Room ProfitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | KDWN

    More than 340,000 people passed on Nevada's hotel rooms last year and opted instead to book a place to stay using the home-sharing service Airbnb. The $47 million in revenue that hosts took in is a loss for the state's hospitality industry that one expert says will only increase if not addressed.

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