Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - There could be good news for those feeling the winter blues at any time of year.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - Independent We Stand, a movement of locally owned businesses and people across the country, is dedicated to educating their communities about the importance of buying local. More than 100 million people are expected to “shop small” this year, and Independent

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - When it comes to education, where children learn can be as important as what they learn. Why? The physical condition of an actual school building affects the bottom line for every school. Money spent to heat or cool a poorly maintained school building is money that could instead be directed to student needs, such as more books or teachers.

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 (NAPSI) - You can score an instant touchdown with your party guests during football season-or at any time-by offering a hot baked potato bar fully loaded with fan favorites and some new players. Unlike watching the big game on the screen, a hot potato bar is anything but a spectator sport.

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

Carson City, Nevada - Nevada’s flu vaccination coverage for 2011-2012, estimated at 32.6%, ranked lowest in the nation and was well below the national average of 42%, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  The Nevada State Division of Health seeks a higher seasonal flu vaccination rate for Nevadans during the current season, 2012-2013.

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 - UNLV International Gaming Institute researchers released their second in a series of reports that weigh the pros and cons of developing an integrated casino-resort in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).

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.