A longtime child advocate is calling for new leadership over Clark County’s child welfare system in wake of the recent death of a 16-month-old girl while in foster care.
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A bill quietly introduced in Congress would restrict mining and energy exploration over a sweeping area of rural Nevada, preserving scenic valleys and buffering a landmark piece of desert artwork.
The parents of a 13-year-old girl who committed suicide in December have filed a wrongful death lawsuit that accuses White Middle School officials of failing to notify them of a bullying complaint involving their daughter.
The relationship between James and Jodi Joyce began to crumble in the months leading up to her violent death, according to a police report made public Tuesday.
Downtown Project Tuesday morning unveiled a new 44-room, nongaming boutique hotel named Oasis at its Gold Spike property, creating the first hotel in its development portfolio.
The underground house at 3970 Spencer St. was built for comfort, with two hot tubs, a sauna and an in-ground pool. It was also constructed to withstand a nuclear blast.
A modern-day abolitionist movement that includes Las Vegas law enforcement officials, the state attorney general’s office, legislators and grass-roots activists wants to reclassify the pimps who dominate the world’s oldest profession as modern-day slave traders.
The college basketball tournament is one of the most exciting times of the year for basketball fans across the country, so much so that workplace productivity takes a nosedive. Whether you're watching from your desk or from your couch, the following tips can help you stay in the know this season and help make you the MVP among your friends and co-workers.
After a long winter, spring is finally in sight. Before the season is in full bloom and outdoor chores pile up, take advantage of spring showers to tackle the indoors first with easy home cleaning and organizing projects. To get your home in tip-top shape, start by breaking down your to-do list room by room, so you can create an easily achievable goal that will leave your house looking fabulous and you feeling refreshed.
Last week’s news that Genting Group had bought the moribund Echelon property and would build out a $2 billion to $7 billion Strip hotel-casino complex was hailed as good news for recession-weary Las Vegas.
Key indicators point to conditions for a seller's real estate market this spring. With fewer homes on the market, low interest rates, rising home prices and lower unemployment rates, there will be increased competition for buyers and faster sales for homeowners looking to move. With some planning and understanding of the market, it's possible for both groups to make the most of this evolving marketplace.
Filing taxes online has become more popular than ever. In fact, the rate of individual tax returns filed online hit an all-time high of 80 percent last year, according to the IRS. But filing isn't the only step in the process that can now be accomplished with the help of online tools. Use digital technology to your advantage to make the complete process - from organizing receipts to claiming your refund - quick and simple.
Forbuss, Reedom and Wright elementary schools will move to year-round schedules in the fall to deal with crowding, Clark County School District Superintendent Dwight Jones decided Friday afternoon.
Home sales seem to be finally warming up after a five-year chill, as demand gradually builds among first-time homebuyers and existing homeowners seeking more room. Here are some tips about buying a home within the next six to nine months.
Jennifer Lawrence of “Silver Linings Playbook” has won the Academy Award for actress. Daniel Day-Lewis won the actor award for his portrayal as Abraham Lincoln in “Lincoln.”
Billionaire Phil Ruffin said his partnership with real estate tycoon Donald Trump has remained solid during the economic storm that shook Las Vegas.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal and Business Press reveal the top small, midsize and large workplaces in the Las Vegas Valley.
The Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada for two decades has served as a home away from home for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender teens and adults. Now, The Center finally has a permanent home all its own.
Rugged camping gear is no longer just for adventurers and niche outdoor sports. High-tech or activity-specific outdoor products are gaining popularity because they also come in handy every day and around the house.
Whenever it snows, it is a common sight to see workers at shopping centers and business owners out and about clearing pathways, parking spaces and entrances of snow and ice. But this isn't just good business to help customers get in the door, it is also a liability issue should someone slip and fall and injure themselves. Homeowners, too, face similar, albeit more limited, liability if they fail to take adequate steps to remove such slippery hazards from their property.
You may think having golf-course green grass requires hours of work each day, but if you want the best lawn on the block, it's as easy as coming up with a plan. The secret? When it comes to lawn maintenance, it's never too early to prepare your course of action.
The majority of Americans support continuing the Social Security program, even if they are decades away from drawing benefits, a 2010 survey by AARP found. Nevertheless, with the program's future financial viability an ongoing subject of political debate, many people may undervalue the role Social Security can play in their retirement planning.
It may be the season of joy, but for many Americans, the holidays can also be a time of great stress - particularly when it comes to gift-giving and shopping. If you're among the millions of Americans who want to experience a safer, less stressful holiday season, consider these tips.
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