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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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  • Education

    Sunday, April 23, 2017

    The annual observance rewards Clark County School District teachers with lavish gifts, prize money and an elegant ceremony for their hard work positively affecting students’ lives.

  • A&E

    Monday, April 17, 2017

    "This is probably the happiest-sounding song you’ll ever hear about death," frontman Dan Smith joked.

  • A&E

    Thursday, April 6, 2017

    The line at this new chicken restaurant in North Las Vegas wrapped out the front door and around the side of the building. The wait in the drive-thru was more than ...

  • A&E

    Tuesday, April 4, 2017

    Thomas Rhett steals the show, and UNLV's marching band gets into the act.

  • UNLV

    Saturday, March 11, 2017

    Before basketball hall-of-famer Dikembe Mutombo became a household name, mainly for wagging his finger at opponents after blocking their shots, he spent his college days ...

  • A&E

    Tuesday, March 7, 2017

    "This is the best Vegas crowd I have ever been in front of,” he said about halfway through the show.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017

    With burning joints raised high, about 200 marijuana industry employees and representatives celebrated the arrival of country music legend and marijuana advocate Willie Nelson on ...

  • Features

    Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017

    As marijuana legalization extends, local facilities ramp up production to meet the demand.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017

    With almost 30,000 attendees from 35 countries and a record 800 industry stars set to participate, the annual AVN Adult Entertainment Expo arrives this week. AVN CEO Tony Rios spoke to the Sun about ...

  • Medical Marijuana

    Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017

    Las Vegas marijuana laws: Starting Sunday, adults could buy up to 1 ounce of marijuana flower or up to one-eighth of an ounce of marijuana concentrates — like shatter, wax and carbon dioxide oil — per visit to legal dispensaries. Readers have contacted the Sun with many questions about where to get marijuana in Las Vegas. Here are some answers ...

  • 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.