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Teachers often reach into own pockets to stock classrooms

When it comes to stocking classrooms with supplies, teachers still dig into their own pockets. A new survey from the National School Supply & Equipment Association found that American public school teachers spend, on average, about $485 of their own money on school supplies for their classrooms each year.

Book Briefs for Sept. 3-9

Literary events set for this week include Las Vegas Review-Journal political columnist Steve Sebelius interviewing former Gov. Bob Miller about Miller’s memoir “Son of a Gambling Man: My Journey from a Casino Family to the Governor’s Mansion” at 7 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road, as part of a Vegas Valley Book Festival preview event.

The Arts Factory is a bustling draw for First Friday

For many people, The Arts Factory is the 18b Arts District. Owner Wes Myles bought the building in 1992, gave it its name and started encouraging arts.

L’Dor V’Dor program celebrates 13 years of helping seniors

In the Jewish religion, 13 holds special significance. In Summerlin, 13 is significant in another way. This year marks Temple Beth Sholom’s 13th year of hosting its L’Dor V’Dor outreach program, which opens its doors to homebound and assisted living seniors for a free luncheon.

Area Briefing, Sept. 3-9


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