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2014-08-22 08:23:11

$415 Million Property Reinvigorates North End of the Las Vegas Strip with Outstanding Collection of Culinary and Entertainment Concepts LAS VEGAS, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After years in the making, SLS Las Vegas, the lifestyle-driven resort by global hospitality leader sbe, will open its doors at midnight as the first major casino resort debuting in Las Vegas in several years. A $415 million renovation of the legendary Sahara Hotel, the highly anticipated SLS Las Vegas...

2014-08-22 04:20:16

Cirque du Soleil, Southwest Airlines® & McCarran International Airport Team Up to Surprise Passengers in Honor of Historic 1964 Visit LAS VEGAS, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cast members from The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil, Southwest Airlines and McCarran International Airport joined together today to commemorate the 50(th) Anniversary of The Beatles' historic Las Vegas arrival in 1964. In celebration of the band's first and only visit, cast members from LOVE took the same...

2014-08-22 00:21:40

Cloud-based case management software with free account option developed for law practices of all sizes. LAS VEGAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Filevine, LLC, a Nevada-based software company, announces open beta for its Filevine case management software available at www.filevine.com. Filevine provides personal injury law firms with a cloud-based all-in-one case management software system. Filevine provides a platform for legal teams to work in one place with one goal--to move cases to...

2014-08-21 20:20:24

The newly renovated Fremont Street has made Las Vegas more crowded than ever, but savvy tourists can enjoy the dazzle without the stress in a vehicle from State Van Rental LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For decades, Las Vegas has been known to millions as perhaps the single best destination in the world for non-stop fun and entertainment. Recently, though, the city's been experiencing a renaissance that has made it more popular than ever. These days, the refurbished,...

2014-08-21 16:26:53

Online School Students Hit Classrooms without Ever Leaving Home LAS VEGAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New school supplies and meeting new teachers are still part of the first day of school for Nevada Virtual Academy students across the state. They'll meet each other in homeroom and catch up with classmates from last year, but there won't be any backpacks, school cafeteria food or catching the bus for these students, who go to school full-time online. Instead, they'll be...

2014-08-21 12:24:04

TONOPAH, Nev., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard Metals Processing, Inc. (OTCQB: SMPR) (the "Company") and Tonopah Custom Processing, Inc., ("TCP") (a subsidiary of Tonopah Milling and Metals Group, Inc., a subsidiary of the Company) announces progress on several fronts at the Tonopah Property. We installed three monitoring wells and completed three rounds of background water testing (the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection ("NDEP") mandated Profile 1 water quality...

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...


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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