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For the sixth year in a row, TEDxUniversityofNevada presents an impressive lineup of inspiring and though-provoking speakers.

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The one-day event is coming up at the end of next month and will take place at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. The event runs a full day, with doors opening at 8 a.m. and speakers presenting from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. You can buy tickets now at www.tedxuniversityofnevada.org.

The theme this year is “sides”. TEDxUNR is aiming to present new ideas from many sides, in order to enhance knowledge and even change lives. Those in attendance will find themselves surrounded by other curious people excited to be inspired. The environment is pumped full of optimistic energy and the event also presents

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The Reno Airport just got more chic and stylish – the new Escape Lounge is now open for relaxation and connectivity.

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Opening on December 15, the Escape Lounge is the latest in style, food, drink and connection. Located just beyond the security connector joining concourses B and C at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport, this getaway spot has arrived just in time for the holidays.

Unlike other airport lounges, Escape is open to all passengers in whichever class of service. Fees are $40 in advance and $45 for walk-in. American Express Platinum Card holders get the added perk of free access. The lounge is open daily from 4:30 am to 8pm and bookings can be made through their online service.

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Northern Nevada has earned big headlines in the news as a major tech hub, but is it really the next Silicon Valley?

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Particularly since Tesla began construction on its Gigafactory, Reno has had national headlines pegging it as the newest Silicon Valley. Lately, they’ve sounded something like this:

“For decades, the city was a gambling mecca. But when casinos fell on hard times, Reno struggled. The city has reinvented itself as a tech hub, thanks to recent arrivals like Tesla.”

That clip came from CBS This Morning as they touched on Reno’s economic improvements. And they are right – many big names in tech have moved, or expanded to northern Nevada in recent time including Apple, Switch

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Find the adventure that suits your soul in Lake Tahoe.

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Divided between California and Nevada is Lake Tahoe, or as the indigenous Washoe Indians called it “The Lake of the Sky”. Whatever activities you’re into, the area holds adventure every day of the year. With the dozens of world-class resorts, terrain parks and backcountry for skiing, snowboarding and other snow bunny fun, winter is just a starting point for adventure-seekers. There’s also countless hiking trails for trekkers, mountain bikers and more – and we haven’t even gotten to the actual lake yet. Boat, sail, wakeboard, SUP, waterski and even surf on Tahoe’s crystal-clear waters.

Snow lovers rejoice! At the north end of Lake Tahoe,

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