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  1. Report: Falling crude could mean fewer jobs in LouisianaRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Sustained lower oil prices will mean fewer jobs in Louisiana, as well as other oil-producing states, according to a report by Bloomberg News. A 25 percent drop in crude prices could result in employment slipping 0.8 percent in Louisiana, according to researchers at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas and Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

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  2. McLeod wins fifth go-round at NFRRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake Elsinore Valley News

    ... would end up as the fifth-place time. The Thomas and Mack Center is on the campus of the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, and equestrian activities are not the facility's primary use. The entry configuration reflected a narrow space. "It was a little ...

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  3. Vegas casino magnate Sam Nazarian's gambling license on theRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SFGate

    Casino magnate Sam Nazarian and the SLS Las Vegas' majority owner announced this week that he won't have any role in the day-to-day operations of the hotel-casino as he pursues a gambling license. LAS VEGAS - The man who started a hospitality empire with a Los Angeles nightclub and turned the Sahara Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip into a hipper, sleeker destination is facing questions from gambling regulators for the second time this month about his cocaine use and questionable business dealings.

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  4. Vegas hotelier faces gambling commission scrutinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Honolulu Advertiser

    This Aug. 22, 2014 photo shows, Sam Nazarian, CEO of SBE Entertainment, during the ceremonial ringing of the bell at SLS Las Vegas. LAS VEGAS >> The man who started a hospitality empire with a Los Angeles nightclub and turned the Sahara Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip into a hipper, sleeker destination is facing questions from gambling regulators for the second time this month about his cocaine use and questionable business dealings.

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  5. Southern Nevadans weigh benefits, opportunities in CubaRead the original story

    Thursday | RGT Online

    People in Southern Nevada had mixed reactions Wednesday to the United States normalizing relations with Cuba. The news also had gaming analysts speculating on what the change could mean for casinos that once existed in Havana.

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  6. LA nightlife king Sam Nazarian faces questions from Nevada regulators to get gaming licenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Nanaimo Daily News

    This Aug. 22, 2014 photo shows, Sam Nazarian, CEO of SBE Entertainment, during the ceremonial ringing of the bell at SLS Las Vegas. The Los Angeles nightlife entrepreneur who recently revamped the Sahara Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip into a hipper, sleeker destination is facing another interrogation into past misdeeds as he seeks a Nevada gambling license.

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  7. Nightlife King Facing Tough Questions From Gaming BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBS Local

    Listen Live Welcome to FM News 100.5 KXNT! FM News 100.5 KXNT is dedicated to being the dominant information and [...] CBS Sports Radio 1140 and 100.5-2 FM HD2 CBS Sports Radio 1140 and 100.5-2 FM HD2 7255 South Tenaya Way Suite 100 Las Vegas, NV 89113 Business Office: 702-889-7300 Business Fax: 702-889-7373 Andrew Paul, Program Director, 702-889-7304, Andrew.Paul@cbsradio.com Brenda Brown, General Sales Manager, 702-889-7566, Brenda.Brown@cbsradio.com [...] CEO of SLS Las Vegas speaks at an event on August 22, 2014.

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  8. Americans Return to Urban LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Realtor Magazine

    The U.S. population is growing by one person every 15 seconds, according to the Census Bureau's population clock. That's an increase of about three dozen people in the time it takes to read this story.

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  9. Board approves Lapidus as FSU's new leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Lowell Sun

    Lapidus, presently the dean of the College of Business Administration at California Polytechnic University, was approved unanimously Tuesday by the state Board of Higher Education. The board had the final authority after Fitchburg's board of trustees chose Lapidus last week.

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  10. Ball gets rolling for new EPA labs offices in Las VegasRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Big News Network.com

    A $7.85 million advance from Congress will get the ball rolling on moving the Environmental Protection Agency's Las Vegas labs and offices into new quarters at the Harry Reid UNLV Technology and Research Park, according to the U.S. senator whose name is on the sign.The EPA has not announced its planned site for a move. Officials at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas say the EPA and the General Services Administration, the government leasing agency, have been weighing the largely vacant, school-affiliated 122-acre site on Sunset Road and Durango Boulevard.Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., said in an interview it is understood the EPA will become an anchor tenant in the desert parcel he arranged for UNLV to obtain from the government in 2005.

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  11. Congressman Takano Visits Heritage's STEM BuildingRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Menifee 24

    Congressman Mark Takano, of California's 41st congressional district, visited Heritage High School to meet with students in the STEM building of the high school. A former high school teacher himself, education has always been a high priority of Takano.

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  12. Young philanthropist draws celebrities, the Dalai Lama -- and questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Los Angeles Times

    Sean Lourdes had a meeting, and why not here, at one of the most lavish estates in Los Angeles - a 48,000-square-foot palace on the slopes of Bel-Air? When his guest arrived in the mansion's circular driveway, the young philanthropist retreated inside and let a butler open the massive front door. Sitting at the keyboard of a grand piano, Lourdes played his visitor into an ornate drawing room with a number from the musical "Cats."

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  13. Far from average: 2014 pro rodeo World Champs capitalize on WNFR performancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Examiner.com

    ... true than in 2014. When the WNFR concluded its run in the Thomas & Mack on the campus of the University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV) on Dec. 13, all but one World Champion used the huge paycheck given to the WNFR average winner, $48,732, to vault ...

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  14. FBI targets corruption with arrival of casinosRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Boston Herald

    New casinos in the Bay State will be "fertile ground" for both corruption and organized crime, federal investigators warned yesterday, prompting the FBI to announce they have launched a hotline so the public can call in tips. "One area of growing concern that we have is the expansion of gaming," said Lucy Ziobro, assistant special agent in charge of white-collar crimes and public corruption.

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  15. Breaking New Ground with Cameron IwasaRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | New University

    Over summer, Cameron Iwasa decided to grow his hair out alongside his best friend. After multiple quips about his shaggy hair from teammates, Iwasa promised to get it cut it following the team's first loss.

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  16. Fitchburg State University names new presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A new president has been named for Fitchburg State University. Dr. Richard S. Lapidus, dean of the College of Business Administration at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, has been selected by the Fitchburg State University Board of Trustees to become the institution's 11th president.

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  17. Fitchburg State University names new presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A new president has been named for Fitchburg State University. Dr. Richard S. Lapidus, dean of the College of Business Administration at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, has been selected by the Fitchburg State University Board of Trustees to become the institution's 11th president.

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  18. AG-elect Laxalt chooses Las Vegas lawyer to lead gaming unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

    Attorney General-elect Adam Laxalt has chosen a lawyer from one of Las Vegas' most prominent law firms to serve as the top attorney in his office's gaming division. Gibson's work in the law firm Lionel, Sawyer and Collins included helping form a gaming control system for the nation of Vietnam and consulting on regulations in other foreign countries.

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  19. Why is Hillary Clinton still giving paid speeches?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Washington Examiner

    As a herd of Republican candidates and some Democrats descend on Iowa and New Hampshire to test the waters for the presidency, Hillary Clinton is still on the paid speaking circuit. On March 19, Clinton will deliver a paid speech to the American Camp Association conference in Atlantic City, N.J., the association confirmed this week.

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  20. $3.2 Million NIH Grant to Prove Effectiveness of New Treatment for Common HAIRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Infection Control Today

    The Wayne State University Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences today announced that Steven M. Firestine, PhD, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, is part of a research team awarded more than $3.2 million from the National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to prove the effectiveness of a new treatment for Clostridium difficile infection. One of the most common infections contracted in hospitals, C. difficile is often a cause of disease and death among the elderly in hospitals, nursing homes and extended care facilities.

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