Nevada's unofficial state word is 'pogonip' apparently

A quick search of the word "pogonip" on Twitter will pull up a long list of tweets asking what the word even means, in response to a guide to each state's unofficial state word. But according to an interactive map posted by Slate, Nevada's unofficial state word is pogonip, according to linguistics research focused on slang words.

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Notre Dame gains edge on depleted Texas

Two of college football's bluebloods — Texas and Notre Dame — will share the stage today in South Bend, Ind., marking the schools' first meeting since 1996.



Labor Day 2015 deals, discounts, freebies from Best Buy, Macy's, and more

Labor Day 2015 is approaching, marking the end of summer and the perfect time for saving money during the three-day weekend. You can expect online and in-store Labor Day deals on everything from travel to clothes to home appliances. Here is a list of some of the best Labor Day sales and freebies you can expect this weekend.

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EDITORIAL: New NSHE report provides Klaich cover for rewritten report

Hey, look! The Nevada System of Higher Education released a report funded by taxpayers! Of course, this report wouldn't have been necessary if the system had released a previous report funded by taxpayers. Or if the members of the Nevada Board of Regents were interested in addressing obvious efforts by Chancellor Dan Klaich and his staff to protect their office from outside criticism and governance reforms that would have reduced their power — and perhaps made colleges better.