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Nevada Colleges Get $1 Million To Prevent Dropouts

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada colleges are getting more than $1 million in federal grants to help retain students who might otherwise drop out. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced the awards Monday, saying […]


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Bull Riders Move Venue For 2016 Finals

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Professional Bull Riders say its annual world finals is moving to MGM Resort’s new 20,000-seat arena in November 2016 after spending 17 years at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. PBR said […]

CBS Las Vegas–08/17/2015


No Pedestrian Fatalities In July

LAS VEGAS—Sharing good news in the area of pedestrian safety is rare, but good news is a reality; the biggest example in many years is that we had no pedestrian fatalities in July. Especially after […]

CBS Las Vegas–08/03/2015

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UNLV Medical School Receives $10 Million Donation

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The University of Las Vegas medical school has raised more than twice the amount of money it had hoped for to provide scholarships for its first class in 2017. The campaign to raise […]

CBS Las Vegas–06/17/2015


Students Graduating From CSN

LAS VEGAS–College of Southern Nevada is set to graduate a record 3,326 students. The commencement ceremony is May 18 at 6 p.m. at Thomas & Mack. Below are success stories of CSN students who overcame […]

CBS Las Vegas–05/14/2015

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UNLV Baseball Clubhouse Announced

LAS VEGAS—UNLV will soon be home to one of the nation’s top baseball facilities, as construction of the Anthony and Lyndy Marnell III Baseball Clubhouse was announced Monday. The building cost about $2.75 million and […]

CBS Las Vegas–05/11/2015

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UNLV Seeks Sponsors For Naming Rights

UNLV is looking to generate more revenue from the Thomas and Mack Center.



Vegas Hopes To Host A 2016 Presidential Debate

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The University of Nevada, Las Vegas is among 16 locations hoping to host a presidential debate in 2016. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority said this week that it expects the Commission on […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/02/2015

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Minimum Wage Rallies At Local Colleges

AS VEGAS (AP) — A national campaign to raise the minimum wage will take its next demonstrations to college campuses, including UNLV and the College of Southern Nevada.

CBS Las Vegas–03/31/2015


Rogers Foundation Gives $30 Million To UNLV Writing Program

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The University of Nevada, Las Vegas has been gifted $30 million for its creative writing program. Officials say James E. and Beverly Rogers through the Rogers Foundation committed the money to UNLV’s Literary […]

CBS Las Vegas–03/20/2015