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Question: After the grapes set their fruit in the next couple of weeks, can the vine be trimmed, or does it need to grow to provide shade and nutrition to the grapes?
Summerlin resident Andy Reanrungroch and Centennial Hills resident Bryant Dietz know how to make a gamer’s paradise. The two started Press Start Gaming Center, 4840 Fort Apache Road, Suite 100, in November, offering a space for teens and adults to play video games.
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In “50 Shades of Grades: My Journey Through Wacademia,” Las Vegas author Andrew R. Nixon traces his life path beginning as a mediocre student and navigating through academia to obtain “the ultimate degree in education,” the Ph.D. Nixon was a reluctant student, hardly what he or his teachers considered university material. Yet, his father was determined to push him into college. When a classmate said she was going to Brigham Young University, Nixon devised a scheme to thwart his father’s wishes. For more information on the book, email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Literary highlights this week include book events for “If My Dirty Shoes Could Fly,” “Everyday Las Vegas” and “Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match.”
Taken to Camp O’Donnell in the Philippines, nurses saved as many American lives as they could with the scant resources they had — despite that the nurses themselves suffered terribly from disease and starvation in the POW camps.
View Neighborhood News readers send photos of their pets and everday lives, and View features photos of pets ready for adoption each week. To submit a photo, email View copy editor Anne King at email@example.com or mail to Viewpoints, 1111 W. Bonanza Road, Las Vegas, NV 89125. Photos cannot be returned, and due to the high volume, they are often scheduled a month or two in advance.
Sixteen cadets were recognized by the Dean of the Faculty at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., for academic prowess during the fall 2013 semester at the Dean’s Aces Dinner Jan. 28. Cadet 2nd Class Andrew Chaves of Las Vegas was one of those honored. Chaves also earned Mountain West Scholar Athlete of the year as a member of the Air Force Academy baseball team. He is a 2011 graduate of Basic High School, where he was co-valedictorian and lettered in football and baseball. He is the son of Frank and Yvonne Chaves of Las Vegas.
Even after working for the Clark County School District for 35 years, Dr. Carolyn Reedom still cannot get enough of teaching. She is the namesake of Reedom Elementary School at 10025 Rumrill St., which opened in 2008.