This week, host Gary Larson, along with UNLV Political Science professor and Brookings Institution Senior Fellow David Damore and Las Vegas Sun Reporter Conor Shine, discuss the announcement that the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Bureau may purchase the Riviera Hotel & Casino for $185 million. The panel also touch on last week’s announcement that Major League Soccer will not award Las Vegas a franchise team and what this means for plans for a stadium at Symphony Park as well as for Mayor Goodman’s future.
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UNLV recently welcomed Dr. Len Jessup as its 10th president since the school’s founding in 1957. He comes to the University at a time when a new medical school and a Tier One research initiative are high priorities. In this segment of Our Metropolis, host Gary Larson sits down with President Jessup to get a glimpse of the man at helm of the University at this critical time.
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