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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Desert Meadows Area Health Education Center Collaborates with Nevada Colleges to Introduce the First CAMPMED Program

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Desert Meadows AHEC and several universities and colleges in southern and northern Nevada are collaborating to present CAMPMED, a three-day intensive immersion experience held for the first time in Nevada.

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Vegas PBS to Co-Host Quarterly Military Job Fair on June 29

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More than 25 employers are set to participate in a job fair for veterans, service members and military spouses from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 29 at the Vegas PBS Educational Technology Campus.

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KNPB and Vegas PBS Cancel Production of Ralston Live

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The PBS stations in Reno and Las Vegas have ended their co-production of a nightly interview program hosted by Jon Ralston, effective June 21, 2016.

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Vegas PBS Kicks Off Its Annual PBS KIDS Summer Learning Initiative

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As kids spend time outside of the classroom this summer, Vegas PBS will release all new content and resources to help keep them active and exploring at home and outdoors with some of their favorite characters.

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Vegas PBS Announces Las Vegas Teacher as Member of the 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program

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Vegas PBS announces Casey Korder from Parson Elementary School as one of this year’s PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators. In its fourth year, the program recognizes tech-savvy K-12 educators who are serving as leaders in education technology and incorporating digital media in classrooms. Representing Nevada, Korder is one of 52 Lead Digital Innovators in the U.S. and its territories.

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Vegas PBS Co-Hosts the 2016 SBA Nevada Small Business Awards, May 4

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Vegas PBS is co-sponsoring the SBA Nevada Small Business Awards for the fifth year, honoring Nevada’s most outstanding businesses.

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National Friends of Public Broadcasting Elect Amanda Gordon As New Trustee

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Vegas PBS Volunteer Specialist Amanda Gordon was elected to serve a three-year term as a trustee on the National Friends of Public Broadcasting.

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Vegas PBS Annouces Annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest

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Vegas PBS announces the annual 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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​Southern Nevada Public Television to Host 27th Annual Splendor in the Glass Wine & Beer Tasting Event

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Southern Nevada Public Television will host its 27th Annual Splendor in the Glass Wine & Beer Tasting event from 3 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino Ballroom, 3000 Paradise Road.

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