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Summerlin nonprofit readies wild horses for adoption

For five years, Brian Smith, 54, has run a Summerlin-based nonprofit dedicated to informing the public about the history of American mustangs while also preparing the horses for adoption.

At Sahara West Library, youths get slimy lesson in grossness

About 20 children sat around a TV screen Feb. 27 listening to Kathryn Tilton, a youth services assistant at the Sahara West Library, present Gross World Records. Tilton went through a series of slides; one showed India’s Radhakant Baijpai, acknowledged as the man with the longest ear-hair on earth. It reaches about 5.2 inches at its longest point.

Summerlin-area dancer, 13, no stranger to big stage

Jayna Hughes of the Summerlin area was 2 when she started dancing, she says. It started with ballet, and by the time she was 11, she was hip-hop dancing on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” with her dance group Prodigy Dance Crew. On May 4, she’s set to perform in Henderson for the St. Jude Heart of Fashion fundraiser.

Summerlin-area family regroups after active teen’s paralysis

The morning of Jan. 27 started like most for Faith Lutheran Middle School and High School senior Mark Wilbourne: on his bicycle. On his way back to his Summerlin-area home, he crashed into the back of a parked SUV, leaving him paralyzed from the chest down.

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