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2014-09-26 23:02:06

Providing commercial, residential, and industrial electrical services throughout Las Vegas, Las Vegas Electrical Services INC recently announced that it is providing quality technicians to service neighboring vicinities. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Las Vegas Electrical Services INC recently announced that the company is now sending its experienced technicians to expanded service areas throughout the Las Vegas vicinity in an effort to provide all homeowners and businesses...

2014-09-26 20:21:46

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wonder Woman star Lynda Carter will appear in the Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI) ("Bally" or the "Company") booth #1126 at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) on Tuesday, September 30, to help Bally unveil two brand-new slot games based on the beloved 1970s TV show. Week after week, Wonder Woman saved the world in the series based on the iconic DC Comics Super Hero. Now for the first time, the world's most powerful woman appears on casino...

2014-09-26 08:23:54

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) management will make a Company presentation and participate in panels at the 2014 Gaming Investment Forum at G2E and the Global Gaming Expo during the week of September 29(th) in Las Vegas. A copy of the presentation will be available by visiting our website at: http://www.mgmresorts.com under the Investors section. MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of the world's leading global hospitality...

2014-09-25 08:33:52

CHEYENNE, Wyo., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GreenPay LLC, a mobile payments provider to the legal marijuana industry and a wholly owned subsidiary of MyECheck, Inc. (OTC PK: MYEC), the leading innovator and licensor of electronic check systems for mobile payments, announced today that it has signed a license agreement with MJ Safe Pay, a new Nevada company established to capitalize on the emerging legal marijuana industry in Nevada. Under the terms of the new agreement, GreenPay...

2014-09-24 16:24:11

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Tropicana Las Vegas was named Best Paying Slots and Best Roulette in the Las Vegas Review-Journal's 2014 Best of Las Vegas awards and the resort today announces that it will soon be home to Best of Las Vegas entertainment as well. "The New Illusions" starring Jan Rouven and "Raiding the Rock Vault" will both join the lineup of first-class entertainment by December 2014 with headlining shows in the Tropicana Theater....

2014-09-24 08:22:51

Global honor recognizes outstanding achievements of the company's Green Advantage program WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) received the Alliance to Save Energy's highest honor, the "Galaxy" Star of Energy Efficiency Award at a special awards ceremony this week in Washington, D.C.. Each year, the Star of Energy Efficiency Awards are bestowed upon individuals, organizations, companies, government programs and learning institutions that...

2014-09-23 08:25:32

"Wedding Capital of the World" Offers Perfect Backdrop to Ceremonies Year-Round LAS VEGAS, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Couples searching for the perfect location for their destination wedding will find true happiness in Las Vegas, the "Wedding Capital of the World." With more than 300 sunny days a year, the destination provides the perfect backdrop for couples ready to tie the knot. Las Vegas offers everything from elaborate, over-the-top venues to intimate settings that will...

2014-09-22 16:22:49

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A landmark Indian water settlement, the only such bill to pass this session of Congress, was approved shortly before the Senate adjourned Thursday night. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA99555LOGO Don Springmeyer of Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin LLP, lead attorney for the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, announced the passage of H.R. 3716 by the full Congress. "This was a remarkable bi-partisan effort led by Senator...

2014-09-22 12:25:48

The First Reader to Solve the Puzzle Embedded in New ENDGAME Book Unlocks $500,000 Worth of Gold on Display at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International bestselling author James Frey has created ENDGAME, an engrossing, high-stakes apocalyptic trilogy at the core of a groundbreaking multi-platform project. More than an adventure tale, ENDGAME features an interactive puzzle comprised of clues that will lead to the location of a hidden key. The...

2014-09-22 12:21:05

WASHINGTON and RENO, Nev., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Airbus Group and Aerion Corporation have agreed to collaborate on technologies associated with the future of high-performance flight. To further their mutual objectives, both companies will exchange knowledge and capabilities in design, manufacturing and certification. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140921/147431 For Aerion, this means collaboration to advance the development and commercialization of the Aerion AS2...


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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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'