County Family Services pans social work credentials

Clark County Department of Family Services is “unaware of any data or research that indicates individuals with social work or criminal justice degrees provide better services for children and families,” but at least one federal report suggests that there are benefits to hiring people with a social work educational background.

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Tahoe college fined for breaking dirt rule

Environmental regulators at Lake Tahoe say Sierra Nevada College failed to obtain a permit necessary to move dirt and protect plants while building a new home in Incline Village for the school president.

Uber challenges court order; drivers still working

Uber drivers were still riding around the Las Vegas Valley on Saturday, despite a court order barring them from providing their ride-sharing service in the state until Nov. 7, said the company’s attorney, Donald Campbell.

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Business

10 huge mistakes to avoid when financing a car

As a car owner, chances are you have made car loan mistakes that cost you money in the past. From hidden fees attached to auto loan rates and dealer financing, to a lack of car negotiation skills or failing to read the fine print before signing, we examine the top mistakes shoppers make when getting a new set of wheels with a car loan.

New-home market seen underperforming in ‘14, ‘15

Two years of recovery in the local housing market won’t keep Southern Nevada’s new-homes segment from underperforming in 2014. And local housing and economic experts believe that the market should expect more of the same in 2015.

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Opinion

EDITORIAL: Courting voters

There’s a very good reason why rows of roadside campaign signs are dominated by judicial candidates: Judicial races dominate November’s ballot.

EDITORIAL: Former elected officials hoping to trick voters

Name recognition paves the way to elected office. Voters’ short memories sometimes come into play, too. Robert Eliason is hoping the former works in his favor in his campaign for North Las Vegas constable, and Lisa Brown is counting on the latter in her run for Family Court, Department T.

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