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2014-08-20 08:32:19

NEW YORK and LAS VEGAS, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) ("Scientific Games") and Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI) ("Bally") today announced that the companies received notice of early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 ("HSR") with respect to Scientific Games' pending acquisition of Bally. The acquisition is expected to be completed in early 2015. As announced on August 1,...

2014-08-19 23:10:06

After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare leadership solutions firm B. E. Smith, Carson Tahoe Health (CTH) in Carson City, Nev., hired William “Larry” Fagerhaug as chief human resources officer. An experienced healthcare executive with a proven track record as a motivating and collaborative human resources leader, Fagerhaug assumed his new duties on August 11. LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare...

2014-08-19 00:22:33

Company Also Awarded Top Rankings in National Network Study for Overall Performance, Reliability, Speed, Data and Call Performance LAS VEGAS, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RootMetrics today released its second U.S. State RootScore(®) Reports and Verizon Wireless received the highest award for overall network performance in Nevada. In addition to receiving the top award for overall network performance in Nevada, Verizon Wireless also scored highest in the categories of: Reliability,...

2014-08-18 23:10:24

MarijuanaDoctors.com has developed software that would allow state medical marijuana programs to share patient information through a secure API so that they may receive legal protection and purchase medicine when out-of-state. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Patients in the yet fully functioning Arizona medical marijuana program may now have a legal opportunity to purchase their medicine thanks to their friendly neighbors to the North West. According to Chad Weston, bureau chief of...

2014-08-15 20:20:59

VANCOUVER, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Veris Gold Corp. ("Veris" or the "Company") (OTCQB: YNGFF) announced its unaudited interim financial and operational results for the second quarter ended on June 30, 2014 on August 15, 2014. This earnings news release should be read in conjunction with the Company's MD&A, Financial Statements and Notes to the Financial Statements which were filed on SEDAR on August 15, 2014 and are available on the Company's website at www.verisgold.com. All dollar...

2014-08-14 12:22:52

VANCOUVER, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Veris Gold Corp. ("Veris" or the "Company") (OTCQB: YNGFF) is pleased to announce that its Jerritt Canyon property has received three top safety awards from the Nevada Mining Association ("NVMA") honoring the 2013 mine safety performance at the Jerritt Canyon Operations located in Elko County, Nevada. Jerritt Canyon is operated by Veris Gold USA Inc. ("Veris USA"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. "This year's honorees have spent...

2014-08-13 23:02:21

7th Annual Extreme Stair Climb Benefits American Lung Association in Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The first step is easy. It is the next 1,455 steps that are the challenge. Yes, you read that right. One thousand four hundred fifty-five steps. Registration is now open for Scale the Strat on Sunday, March 1, 2015. Those wanting to climb all 108 floors of stairs inside the iconic Stratosphere Tower, the highest building west of the Mississippi River, can sign up by going...

2014-08-13 08:23:38

Residents Can Now Sign Up for Home Solar Through Sunrun's Simple Online Process SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunrun, the largest dedicated residential solar company in the U.S., today announced the availability of its home solar service in Nevada. Through its service, Nevada residents can now get a solar system installed on their home with no money down and begin saving on their electricity bills immediately. Sunrun will design, install, finance, insure, monitor and maintain...

2014-08-13 08:21:14

IVSC WORKS WITH INDUSTRY TO INTRODUCE MOBILE APP THAT OFFERS PASSENGERS GREATER ACCESS TO AVAILABLE TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS LAS VEGAS, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark James, President and CEO of Las Vegas based Integrity Vehicle Solutions Company (IVSC), announced today that his company has launched the first and only regulator approved e-hailing application in Las Vegas. The mobile app called Ride Genie, will allow passengers to hail taxis, black cars, limos and...

2014-08-12 23:10:44

Strictly Doors and Gates now offers a wide range of iron gates in Las Vegas for both residential and commercial purposes. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Strictly Doors and Gates now announces the availability of a wide range of iron gates in Las Vegas for both residential and commercial purposes. They manufacture wrought iron doors and other products which are strong, sturdy, durable, and cost-effective. With their iron gates, one can be assured of complete protection and safety....


Latest Nevada Reference Libraries

Eldorado National Forest
2013-12-24 11:56:03

Eldorado National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in the central Sierra Nevada Mountain Range in eastern California. The majority of the forest lies in El Dorado County. The forest lies in Amador, Alpine, and Placer counties in California; and Douglas County in Nevada with 78 acres. The forest is bordered on the north by the Tahoe National Forest, on the east by the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, on the southeast by the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, and to the south by...

Tahoe Tessie
2013-09-17 13:30:17

Tahoe Tessie is a creature that reportedly inhabits North America’s largest alpine lake, Lake Tahoe, which is located in two states, Nevada and California, and has depths up to 1,645 feet. Stories of the creature date back to the mid-1800s told by the Washoe and Paiute tribes. They claimed Tessie lives in an underwater tunnel beneath Cave Rock. Witnesses of the creature state varying descriptions. The length ranges from ten to eighty feet long. It has a large serpent-like body with a...

Great Basin National Park
2013-04-17 17:12:12

Great Basin National Park is located in Nevada in the United States. The park holds 77,180 acres of land in the arid mountainous area between the Wasatch Mountains and Sierra Nevada mountain range, known as the Great Basin. It is located in the east central portion of Nevada about 290 miles from Las Vegas. In 1922, President Warren G. Harding established the area around and within the Lehman Caves, a popular tourist attraction, as a national monument and in 1986, the area was merged with...

Weather Reference Library
2012-07-19 13:18:39

Fallon Nevada is located on the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada mountain chain which has a huge impact in the type of weather in the region and is more of an arid type pattern. Temperatures for Fallon NV: December and January mark the coldest months in the area with average temps around 20-40F. February through March temps warm into the average of 30-50 increasing to 60 by March. April is a mild month with temps in the 40-60 range on average. May and June the average temps warm to 50-70...

The Sierra Nevada Mountain Range
2012-07-17 13:48:38

The Sierra Nevada Mountains located along the Eastern portion of California and the Western Portion of Nevada have a huge impact on the weather in this region. The first is the Sana Anna winds. These are very warm winds that ascend from the mountains westward back into the basins of California in such places like Los Angeles. These are very dry winds that can heat the temps up into the 100s and can cause rapidly forming fires. When weather systems come in from the west they hit these...

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