Las Vegas, Nevada - A covered mega-events center on UNLV’s campus could add $393.2 million directly to the Las Vegas economy each year if constructed, according to an economic impact report by Mark Rosentraub and the University of Michigan Center for Sport Management. Rosentraub is a national expert on the economic benefits of sports and entertainment facilities.

Las Vegas, Nevada - The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents (BoR) approved an update of UNLV’s campus master plan.

Las Vegas, Nevada - DPL Enterprises Inc. (dba Air Care Indoor Quality Specialists), Richard Papaleo, the company’s president and owner, and Michael Stanovich, a company manager pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in Las Vegas to making and selling a misbranded pesticide.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Clark County received notification from federal officials that flood damage from the September 11 storm does not meet federal criteria for a Disaster Declaration.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Beginning December 3, people looking for a job at the city of Las Vegas will be able to apply and submit their applications online by visiting the city’s website. This new feature will make it easier for job seekers to search for open positions, including receiving e-mail notifications of new openings.

Las Vegas, Nevada - A highly anticipated study of pedestrian traffic on the Las Vegas Strip was released today, showing that 17 sections of sidewalk and pedestrian bridges exceeded an acceptable level of service based upon 2010 Highway Capacity Manual (HCM) recommendations. The HCM is a publication of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences.

North Las Vegas, Nevada - Martin Luther King Boulevard from Carey to Cheyenne avenues, and Carey from Martin Luther King to Rancho Drive will be closed from 2:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, December 2, for the Zappos.com Rock ‘N Roll Las Vegas Marathon.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Suicide deaths increased among children and teens in Clark County in 2011, according to the latest annual report from Nevada Institute for Children’s Research and Policy (NICRP) at UNLV. Suicide-related deaths in 2011 were four times higher than in 2008 and 2009.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Volunteers and donations are needed for the upcoming Project Homeless Connect, which helps thousands of homeless in Southern Nevada with housing, food, legal assistance, job training, health care, mental health counseling, substance abuse treatment, and other services.

Las Vegas, Nevada - As part of its ongoing initiatives to enhance its operating efficiencies and infrastructure, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO) announced that its wholly-owned 2K publishing label is working on a deal to relocate its 2K West QA Testing studio from Northridge, California to downtown Las Vegas, Nevada.

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