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Deadline near for Southern Nevada flood aid

Applications are due next week for aid for people in a Southern Nevada area affected by severe storms and flooding in early September, according to federal and state officials.



Take home Vegas’ newest TV star

Dixie, a 2½-year-old rescued pharaoh hound and German shepherd mix from Las Vegas, will be looking for a home during Fox’s “Cause for Paws: An All-Star Dog Spectacular” (8 p.m. Thursday, KVVU-TV, Channel 5).

Have a kung fu Thanksgiving

If you plan on hitting the Black Friday sales, you could stand to learn a little self-defense. Maybe even some offense. Thankfully, El Rey Network has you covered with a 48-hour kung fu movie marathon.


Nation and World


EDITORIAL: Give thanks — you live in the United States

Is the United States broken? Are we hopelessly divided by race and culture? Millions of Americans look at the violence in Ferguson, Mo., and say, “Yes.” Millions more see President Barack Obama rewriting immigration law by executive order and say, “Yes.”


Be thankful, be healthy

As we prepare for turkey, trimmings and delectable desserts this week, let’s not forget the words of Edward Sanford Martin: “Thanksgiving Day comes, by statute, once a year; to the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow.” And, too, being thankful is good for our heart, body, mind and spirit, everyday.