The National Security Agency is building a massive data center near Salt Lake City that will collect emails, Google searches and other personal communications exchanges between American citizens. Wired Magazine Reporter, James Bamford uncovered what will go on the Utah Data Center, which will be operational in 2013.
A federal judge in Denver dismissed five more lawsuits filed by Righthaven, the Copyright infringement lawsuit filer. Eight different federal judges have ruled against Righthaven, claiming that the company lacked standing to sue because of copyright assignment.
Between 2002 and 2009 Nevada's graduation rate fell from 71 percent to 56 percent. That 15 percentage point drop is the worst among all states according to a new report from the national group, America's Promise Alliance.
Well, the grades are in for Most Corruptible State, and Nevada placed ninth. We didn't flunk, but we also got a "D-." So what makes us so corruptible? Is it all the gambling? The mortgage fraud? Or, as the study's investigator put it, the "part-time lawmakers [who]... all face potential conflicts." What were the judging criteria for Nevada? Which states got an "A," and which states got an "F"? And what can we do to improve?
Northeastern University Communications Professor, Alan Zaremba spent opening weekend of the NCAA tournament in 2007 in Las Vegas sports books to get a picture of what drove thousands from around the country to flock to the strip. He found passionate fans and people looking to score big.
Congresswoman Shelley Berkley is challenging Senator Dean Heller to go without super PAC funding. How effective is money from the super PACs? It helped Newt Gingrich win a caucus powered by ads. But how much do voters take these ads into consideration when they cast their ballots? And do voters care whether or not a candidate uses super PAC money? We want to hear from you.
One of the best selling and most loved genres in the literary world is Romance. Whether it's the traditional knight in shining armor falling in love with a fair maiden, or a mix with science fiction or horror, Romance novels span a great number of settings.
Mary Warner paints flowers. But unlike Georgia O'Keefe's work, her flowers are reminiscent of antique wallpaper and the beautiful textile designs of the British Arts and Crafts Movement of the late 1800s.
The weather's getting warmer, and it's time to break out those hiking boots! Hiking aficionado Alan Gegax joins us to talk about the region's best hikes, hiking safety tips & equipment, and revel in everything about the great outdoors. What hikes do you enjoy? Which crevices are your favorite to explore? Call during the live program, or leave your comments below.
The Hazda people really, really love honey. The hunter-gatherer tribe from Tanzania loves it so much, that the men will risk death for it - climbing 30-foot high trees, smoking bees out of their hives, then pulling out chunks of honeycomb with their bare hands.
UNLV is hosting an event for Latinos to get together and discuss important community issues outside the realm of politics. Organized by the group Mi Familia Vota, the event features Hispanic brand consultant and author Glenn Llopis who will try and brainstorm about what issues matter to Nevada Latinos.
Wesley Barrientos is an Iraq war veteran and the recipient of three Purple Hearts. He is currently participating in a 4,163-mile cross country cycle ride with fellow Iraq veteran, Jeremy Staat, to raise awareness about veteran health issues.
Three Democratic legislators failed to report campaign costs related to living expenses last year. The Las Vegas Sun reports those legislators have not reported money used for rent and other living expenses and that Secretary of State, Ross Miller is looking into the matter.
Las Vegas is a city filled with casinos, hotels, and unions. So how can unions and employers work well together to achieve what's best for employees? How can employees protect their rights in the workplace? UNLV's Boyd School of Law holds its "Democracy and the Workplace" conference from Feb. 23-25. We talk with the conference's co-organizer, as well as the local union and an employers' attorney about the future of collective bargaining.