Vegas PBS Engineering Director to Serve on The Society of Broadcast Engineers’ National Advisory Group

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Vegas PBS’ director of engineering, IT and emergency services, George Molnar, has been selected to be a part of The Society of Broadcast Engineers’ Emergency Alert Services (EAS) Advisory Group. The Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE), the lead national organization for broadcast engineering professionals, stated that the creation of the group is intended to stay up to date with developments rega

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Vegas PBS Announces Annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest

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Vegas PBS is accepting original story submissions for the 2017 PBS KIDS Writers Contest, which is designed to promote the advancement of children’s literacy skills through hands-on, interactive learning.

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Vegas PBS to Launch New 24/7 Multiplatform PBS KIDS Services January 16

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On January 16, Vegas PBS will launch VEGAS PBS KIDS, a free 24-hour children’s noncommercial educational channel, the station’s latest effort in striving to serve children better. In addition to 24 hours a day of PBS KIDS shows on VEGAS PBS KIDS, a live stream will also be available through pbskids.org and on the PBS KIDS Video App. The live stream complements on-demand clips and episodes and will

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Understand the Growing Alzheimer’s Crisis at a Vegas PBS Preview Screening Jan. 19

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Vegas PBS is holding a preview screening of Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts on Thursday, January 19 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Optum, 2716 N. Tenaya Way, Las Vegas, Nevada 89128. The show examines the national public health threat posed by Alzheimer's disease.

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Vegas PBS partners with CPB and PBS to Support Early Learning in Low-Income Communities

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Vegas PBS, The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) have partnered together to assist underserved communities with educational resources through the Community Collaboratives for Early Learning and Media (CC-ELM) grant.

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Annual Splendor in the Glass Wine & Beer Tasting Set for March 11

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The 28th Annual Splendor in the Glass Wine & Beer Tasting event will take place on Saturday, March 11, 2017, from 4 to 8 p.m. Guests can enjoy beer and wine samples from a wide assortment of wineries and breweries courtesy of Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits. Additional festivities include DJ entertainment, passed hors d’oeuvres, assorted food stations and a silent auction.

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Invite Vegas PBS Over for the Holidays

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As family and friends gather around to celebrate the holidays, Vegas PBS offers a variety of special programming to create even more lasting memories.

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Vegas PBS to Co-Host Quarterly Military Job Fair on October 26

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Local employers are set to participate in a job fair for veterans, service members and their spouses from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 26 at the Vegas PBS Educational Technology Campus.

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Our Chest of Dreams Showcases Performing Arts Culture for Special Needs Oct. 21

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Vegas PBS’ latest local production Our Chest of Dreams will premiere Friday, October 21 at 10:30 p.m., with a special preview screening of the film Tuesday, October 18. The documentary focuses on the stories of students at Life Long Dreams, a visual and performing arts program specializing in working with disabled individuals.

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Vegas PBS to Hold Firearms Background Check Ballot Initiative Discussion Oct. 6

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Vegas PBS will hold a roundtable discussion regarding the Nevada Firearms Background Check Initiative, also known as Question 1 on the November 8 ballot, which would prohibit the sale or transfer of a firearm without a federal background check.

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Vegas PBS to Hold Marijuana Ballot Initiative Discussion Sept. 30

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Vegas PBS will hold a roundtable discussion regarding the Nevada Marijuana Legalization Initiative, also known as Question 2 on the November 8 ballot, which would legalize the purchase, cultivation and possession of marijuana for persons 21 or older.

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1,000 Students Receive their High School Equivalency Education through Vegas PBS

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Starting with its first days as a broadcaster in 1968, Vegas PBS has provided lifelong educational opportunities to viewers of all ages. Vegas PBS has since extended those opportunities outside of television programming and into the classrooms with adult education and high school degree programs. Through its Global Online Advanced Learning (GOAL) adult education program, Vegas PBS is proud to

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Dr. Niki Bates Joins Vegas PBS as New Educational Media Services Director

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Dr. Niki Bates joins Vegas PBS as the director of educational media services. In her new role, Bates will provide supervision, marketing and innovative leadership for the station’s children’s educational television outreach, plus unique services that have been developed to assist Nevada’s public, private, charter and home schools.

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Back-To-School Backpack Giveaway, Aug. 19

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Students and families preparing for the 2016-2017 school year are invited to attend the “Backpack Giveaway” hosted by Mariana’s Supermarkets. Vegas PBS, a media sponsor, along with other local vendors, will join Mariana’s to welcome and supply 3,000 students with a backpack and school supplies.

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Vegas PBS to Offer Online Active Shooter Response Course

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In response to recent events, Vegas PBS’ Global Online Advance Learning service is offering “Active Shooter Response” as August’s Course of the Month.

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