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Chris Kudialis

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Chris Kudialis started at the Las Vegas Sun in 2015 after a year with the Las Vegas Review-Journal. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Chris speaks three languages (English, Spanish and Portuguese) and has written articles for the Los Angeles Times, Charlotte Observer, Houston Chronicle, Detroit Free Press and Brazil's Rio Times, among other metropolitan dailies. He was an international news intern at Mundo Cristiano in Madrid, Spain, and covered the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Before journalism, Chris worked as a translator and interpreter.

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  • News

    Friday, Feb. 16, 2018

    The Las Vegas Valley is full of creative thinkers and new ideas. Attorneys involved in protecting those ideas estimate that as many as 1 million new concepts for products and services hit the Las Vegas market annually, and thousands are eventually issued government-approved protection as “intellectual property.”

  • Medical Marijuana

    Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018

    Almost 100 dispensaries across San Diego, San Jose, Oakland and Berkeley are among California stores licensed to sell recreational marijuana. A study from the University of California, Davis, estimates the state’s industry, once fully operating, could be worth as much as ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018

    A framed picture of the Mona Lisa with a joint protruding from her mouth adorns the wall at Cheba Hut, Las Vegas’ only pot-themed sandwich store. Cheba Hut is located next to The+Source dispensary at 2550 S. Rainbow Blvd., falling in line with the chain’s other 19 locations ...

  • Adult

    Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018

    With almost 35,000 attendees from 35 countries and over 800 industry stars set to participate, the annual AVN Adult Entertainment Expo arrives this week at the Hard Rock Hotel for the ...

  • Noise

    Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018

    Her production was second to none.

  • Features

    Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017

    These are some of the men and women responsible for cannabis' overwhelmingly successful start in Southern Nevada.

  • Features

    Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017

    These are some of the men and women responsible for cannabis' overwhelmingly successful start in Southern Nevada.

  • Features

    Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017

    These are some of the men and women responsible for cannabis' overwhelmingly successful start in Southern Nevada.

  • A&E

    Friday, Oct. 20, 2017

    Less than three weeks after the largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history took place at a packed Las Vegas country music festival, another valley country show with thousands of attendees on Thursday worked to find healing. "You've shown that there are people ...

  • A&E

    Monday, Sept. 25, 2017

    Pink delivered the weekend's most memorable stunt, but Coldplay's Chris Martin stole the show.

  • Olympics

    Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

    Las Vegas Olympian Cody Miller stands with Sandpipers coach Ron Aitken and current members of the Sandpipers of Nevada swim team on Monday, Aug. 29, 2016 at the Desert Breeze Aquatic Facility. Miller won gold and bronze medals during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

  • Olympics

    Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

    Las Vegas Olympian Cody Miller stands with the gold and bronze medals he won in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro during a recognition ceremony at the Desert Breeze Aquatic Facility, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016.

  • Olympics

    Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

    Las Vegas Olympian Cody Miller stands with the gold and bronze medals he won in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro during a recognition ceremony at the Desert Breeze Aquatic Facility, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016.

  • Olympics

    Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

    Las Vegas Olympian Cody Miller stands with the gold and bronze medals he won during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro during a recognition ceremony at the Desert Breeze Aquatic Facility, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016.

  • A&E

    Monday, June 20, 2016

    Maria Sisneros of San Jose, Calif., prepares to wed Evangelina Alcantar, her girlfriend of 10 years, at the “Chapel of Nature” during Night 3 of the Electric Daisy Carnival early Monday, June 20, 2016, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.