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Producer, KNPR Las Vegas

Producer with KNPR's State of Nevada and contributor to Nevada Business magazine

Murder-Suicide Puts Clark County Welfare System Under Microscope

knprnews.org — After 16-month-old Michell Momox-Caselis was killed earlier this month in an apparent murder-suicide involving her foster father, Clark County's child welfare system is under scrutiny. Nevada Supreme Court Justice Nancy Saitta is leading a committee looking in to what some have referred to as a broken system.

Clark County's Child Welfare System Under Scrutiny

knprnews.org — After 16-month-old Michell Momox-Caselis was killed earlier this month in an apparent murder-suicide involving her foster father, Clark County's child welfare system is under scrutiny. Nevada Supreme Court Justice Nancy Saitta is leading a committee looking in to what some have referred to as a broken system.

Future Of Gaming Industry With Caesars, Slot Makers And Sports Wagers

knprnews.org — What's the future of Caesars Entertainment? Will it be bankruptcy or salvation for the gaming company with the help of its creditors? Caesars Entertainment has remained mostly quiet about its future and how it will deal with $24 billion in debt. The gaming company is trying to rally lenders to work out a restructuring plan.

GOED's Steve Hill Talks Tesla, Economic Development

knprnews.org — For Nevada, Tesla Motors represents an opportunity to show that its economy can diversify beyond gambling and housing. But at what price? Nevada is offering incentives of almost $1.3 billion in exchange for Tesla building its $5 billion factory, and employing 6,500 people in Northern Nevada.

Rural Nevada Residents See Bank, Brothel Closures

knprnews.org — Life in rural Nevada has its challenges. Jobs can be scarce. A full-service supermarket is usually 70 miles from home. And a doctor's appointment may be a two-hour trip. For years the local bank branch has been a staple of rural life -- meeting the financial needs of farmers, ranchers and business owners.

Clark County To Receive Lion's Share Of Population Growth

knprnews.org — Recent economic development in the state may bring nearly 35,000 more residents to Nevada over the next two decades than originally projected. State demographer Jeff Hardcastle said projects such as Tesla Motor Inc.'s $5 billion gigafactory to land in Reno will have a resounding impact.

Aerial Mob Film Company Approved For Drone Use

knprnews.org — Aerial Mob is one of six aerial cinematography companies approved by the Federal Aviation Administration to use drones for filming in commercials, TV shows and feature films. Treggon Owens, who handles technology and business development for Aerial Mob, expects the company to begin shooting films and TV shows in November.

Educating Principals For Clark County Schools

knprnews.org — Almost 10 years ago, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District made a bold move. It began to strategically place its best principals within the district's lowest performing schools. In a few years, 27 schools turned around with teachers and administrators working together. The school district's strategy? Make school leadership a priority.

NIAA Rules Bar Bishop Gorman, Other State Teams From National Championship Events

knprnews.org — After Bishop Gorman's impressive win over St. John Bosco of Southern California, the talk in Las Vegas was that the Gaels would be headed to a high school football championship in December. The only problem is the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association rules bar Bishop Gorman or any other Nevada high school team from competing in national championship-style events.

Adelson, Wynn Headline Global Gaming Expo

knprnews.org — Updated: Oct. 2 8:30 a.m. The gaming industry may be dealing with casinos closing in Mississippi and New Jersey, but for three-days in Las Vegas the industry's trade association has been responding to the bad news with a study meant to display the economic impact the industry has on the country.
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Oct 30, 2014

MGM in ‘preliminary’ talks to bring NHL to Vegas shar.es/10sTSB via @reviewjournal @HowardStutz

Oct 30, 2014

Center for Gambling Studies at Rutgers University has been awarded $1.3M to study online betting in New Jersey, which began 11 months ago.

Oct 30, 2014

MGM Resorts Reports Third-Quarter Loss as Casino Revenue Falls bit.ly/1wJC2cW

Oct 30, 2014

BLM gathering comments about revisions to land management plan mohavedailynews.com/laughlin_times… via @townnews

Oct 30, 2014

Thanks to Lisa Napoli for this photo. Lots of memories from childhood of the Eastern Columbia building in downtown LA pic.twitter.com/W4ZWn6YbjS

Oct 29, 2014

Ian Burrell: High sales. Big profits. Rising user numbers. So why the turmoil at the Telegraph? independent.co.uk/news/media/opi…

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