Tag: Las Vegas

Women’s basketball: UVA spends Thanksgiving in Las Vegas

The UVA women’s basketball team (4-0, 0-0 ACC) will be competing this week at the South Point Shootout in Las Vegas.


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Virginia Tech unveils the future of bathroom design in Las Vegas

The third phase of Virginia Tech’s FutureHAUS, a just-completed bathroom, was showcased this week in Las Vegas at North America’s premier industry event.


Virginia Tech students and faculty demonstrate the robotic future of making things

The Virginia Tech School of Architecture + Design’s Center for Design Research demonstrated the future of making things at this year’s international Autodesk University in Las Vegas.


Rand Paul calls out Trump on close down Internet to stop ISIS proposal

Few are paying serious attention to Sen. Rand Paul, based on the polls, but he can be compelling when you get to hear him.


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Republican candidates discuss ISIS strategies

To former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, the biggest obstacle to defeating ISIS is getting “the lawyers off the backs of the war fighters.”


Trump, Jeb! kerfuffle their way through the CNN Republican debate

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush needed to show some signs of life heading into the holidays. It’s probably too little, too late, but there is a pulse in there somewhere.


Syrian refugees: No huddled masses here

Not surprisingly, you didn’t find at Tuesday’s CNN Republican debate a lot of support for accepting refugees from the deadly four-year civil war in Syria.


Weird dynamic between Ted Cruz, Donald Trump at Las Vegas debate

How about that odd exchange between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz toward the end of last night’s CNN Republican debate?


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Richmond basketball adds Continental Tire Las Vegas holiday event

Richmond men’s basketball will be competing in the 15th annual Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational, the tournament group announced today.


Magazine catches up with former UVA football great Tiki Barber

Millennium Magazine spoke with Tiki Barber, the former New York Giant and UVA football star, now the principal at Thuzio, the book agency for sport talent that offers the perfect sports fan experience whether it’s personal appearances, motivational sport talks or playing a game with a famous sports figure.


Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. comes to Charlottesville Jan. 10

Landau Eugene Murphy Jr., the dreadlocked classic crooner vocalist who won season six of NBC Television’s America’s Got Talent, a $1 million grand prize, and a Columbia Records contract, will be performing in Charlottesville at Paramount Theater, at 215 East Main Street, at 8 p.m.


New Year’s Eve forecast: Arctic chill to close out 2014

AccuWeather reports those headed out to celebrate New Year’s Eve may want to bundle up as arctic air affects much of the nation.


Rockingham County Fair wins national honor

The Rockingham County Fair has been selected to receive three Awards of Distinction from the International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE).


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#4 Ohio State wrestling dominates #9 UVA, 30-7

The No. 9 UVA wrestling team dropped a 30-7 dual to No. 4 Ohio State Monday evening in front of 1,472 fans at John Paul Jones Arena.


Andy Schmookler: Concerned about where our nation is heading?

Are you, like me, unhappy about where you sense our nation is heading? Do you, like me, fear that the prospects for our children and grandchildren will be darker than what we have known?


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UVA wrestling releases 2014-2015 schedule

UVA wrestling head coach Steve Garland announced his program’s 2014-15 schedule on Tuesday (Aug. 26). The strong schedule is highlighted by a home dual with national power Ohio State at John Paul Jones Arena as well as a road match at 23-time national champion Iowa in the NWCA National Duals.


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AAA projects biggest Labor Day travel weekend since 2008

AAA Travel projects 34.7 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2008 and a 1.3 percent increase over 2013.


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VMI names Ashley Usera assistant AD for tickets, marketing

Ashley Usera has been named Assistant Athletic Director for Tickets and Marketing at VMI, in an announcement made by Director of Athletics Dr. Dave Diles.


Liberal blogger hired by Redskins resigns: Who didn’t see this coming?

Liberal blogger Ben Tribbett tweeted his resignation from the Washington Redskins late Monday night, ending a relationship between the NFL franchise under fire from liberal activist groups trying to get the team to drop its racist name and one of their supposed own.


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AAA: 41 million Americans to hit the roads for Fourth of July

AAA Travel projects 41 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Independence Day holiday weekend, a 1.9 percent increase from the 40.3 million people who traveled last year and a nearly 14 percent increase compared to the Memorial Day holiday weekend.


Update on Hulk Hogan, Roddy Piper at WrestleMania 30

Speculation continues to swirl around the rumored WWE return of Hulk Hogan, who reportedly confirmed his pending homecoming at a marketing expo in Las Vegas this week. Mike Johnson at PWInsider is reporting that Hogan and Roddy Piper are on the docket to do something together at WrestleMania 30, but that what is in the […]