UNLV football hits APR number

UNLV’s football program posted a four-year Academic Progress Rate average of 937. The minimum to be eligible for postseason play is 930. All 17 UNLV sports achieved above the four-year required APR.

6 banking technologies you’ll see in the next 5 years

You might be used to visiting your local bank, speaking with a teller and paying a few bills. But what if in the next five years you performed all these actions without setting foot inside a bank? And what if you were able to not just perform typical banking activities — withdraw money, transfer money, deposit a check, etc. — but also purchase a plane ticket while you were there?

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Union taxi drivers plan to protest on Strip

Union taxi drivers for Yellow Checker Star plan a demonstration that could block traffic on Las Vegas Boulevard on Friday afternoon as the weekend arrives and temperatures rise. The protest is planned over the Nevada Legislature’s approval of the regulation of transportation network companies, including Uber.

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Union taxi drivers plan to protest on Strip

Union taxi drivers for Yellow Checker Star plan a demonstration that could block traffic on Las Vegas Boulevard on Friday afternoon as the weekend arrives and temperatures rise. The protest is planned over the Nevada Legislature’s approval of the regulation of transportation network companies, including Uber.

Caesars studying restoration of lost retirement payments

The general counsel for Caesars Entertainment Corp. told the Nevada Gaming Commission on Thursday the casino company was going through a “painstaking” process to determine how its bankrupt division can restore lost retirement and deferred compensation payments to current and former employees.

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Charity fraud shows why donors should be ‘wise givers’

Charges were filed this week against four cancer charities who allegedly misused millions of dollars of donations. According to the Federal Trade Commission, the suit represents one of the largest legal actions against charity fraud to date.

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