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After bedtime stories, Henderson resident April Awalt always told her son, Christopher, that she loved him to the moon and back. One night, he countered with "Mommy, I love you to the sun and back because it is farther."
Local author and College of Southern Nevada professor Laura McBride is set to talk about her novel "We Are Called to Rise" from 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 14 at the Paseo Verde Library.
At the beginning of the Civil War, many freedmen and recent-runaway slaves tried to enlist in the Army to fight for the North. There were laws against that kind of thing then, but after the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, the Union Army was open to former slaves.
Motorists may sometimes notice missing exit numbers while driving along highways in the valley.
Puzzles for View, Nov. 12, 2015.
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Sponsored by Summerlin Pediatric Dentistry, FEAT is set to host the annual picnic and resource fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 15 at Mission Hills Park.
Parents, school officials and members of the community are invited to see eighth-graders learn how to pay bills, manage their mortgages, determine childcare for their "kids" and much more at Capital One/Junior Achievement Finance Park.
New Girl Scouts program: In October, the Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada launched What Did You Do Today?, a fall recruitment campaign to engage new volunteers and introduce more girls to scouting. The group offers many programs and activities to help girls discover their values, connect them with others and take action to make a difference in the world. Girls can earn badges for everything from first aid and camping to financial literacy and STEM activities. The group mission is to build courage, confidence and character in girls ages 5 to 17 years old. Visit girlscoutsnv.org.
The Clark County School District Police Department, in conjunction with the Care Coalition, plans a Pill Take Back Day event from 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 14 at the College of Southern Nevada.
Right now, you might be seeing a tarantula or two while driving or hiking around the back country. Rather than dissolving into a quivering pool of arachnophobia, try to focus on the interesting aspects of our eight-footed friends.
Luke's Lobster, a Maine seafood shack, is set to open its first Las Vegas shack at 11 a.m. Nov. 12 on the Plaza facing Las Vegas Boulevard at the Fashion Show mall.
Last year, Jace Ricciuti decided that he had to do something to help out people like his mother, Michele Phillips, who has chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, a degenerative neurological disorder.
Now in its 13th year, the Las Vegas Stake Family History Jamboree is set to offer a roster of more than 40 classes designed to help anyone research their family history.
Perhaps no other novel is so deeply associated with Las Vegas than Hunter S. Thompson's "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas," which captures the city viewed through incensed sensibilities and lots of drugs, illustrated by Ralph Steadman.
The event, presented by Zappos Z'Boutique, is scheduled from 4 to 10 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Stitch Factory, 300 Las Vegas Blvd. North. It is set to feature live painting from local artisans, live music, food and more than 50 vendors selling unique products and services.
Doodle for Google: Students in grades kindergarten through 12 are invited to take part in the 2015 Doodle 4 Google contest. Like all Google Doodles, each doodle must incorporate the letters G-o-o-g-l-e. One national winner will receive a $30,000 college scholarship. The contest is open for entries through Dec. 7. Enter at google.com/doodle4google/enter.html.
The group was so close to escaping. They had figured out the code that would release the door with five minutes to spare, but they couldn't get that information from the group to the door's keypad lock.
It can happen in the blink of an eye. Someone is walking casually down the street, and suddenly, he is taken from his normal life for exploitation.
America's aging population means a likely increase in the diagnosis of dementia and Alzheimer's disease, but one condition that is just as prevalent but not as well-known is Lewy body disease.
Jason Garfield ran a juggling convention for 10 years before he decided last year that herding cats was too easy and he wanted to throw lemurs, skinks, kinkajous and sugar gliders into the mix.