Social Work UNLV Lecturer’s Calling

Ivet Aldaba-Valera was the first person in her family to graduate from both high school and college. The 33-year-old UNLV lecturer is now pursuing her Ph. D in public policy at the school and has used her degree in social work to engage with the young Latino and Latina community of Las Vegas. (Madelyn Reese/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @MadelynGReese

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Jason Aldean talks about the possibility of a Las Vegas residency
Country superstar Jason Aldean discusses his feelings about playing in Las Vegas and says he'd be interested in a Las Vegas residency when the time is right at the iHeart Radio Music Festival in Las Vegas on September 21, 2018.(John Katsilometes/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Liberty beats Desert Pines 33-6 after fight overshadows game
A tight game early between Liberty and Desert Pines was overshadowed by a third quarter brawl as Liberty pulled away for a 33-6 win. Elaine Wilson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
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In the third quarter of a Sept. 21 game, Liberty and Desert Pines got into a bench-clearing fight. Players on both sides were ejected. Elaine Wilson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
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Ben Gotz is at Palo Verde High School as the Panthers hold off Shadow Ridge to win 14-6.
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More information on design of Raiders' practice facility in Henderson
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Group helps remodel home of paralyzed vet
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Gaming board proposes new sexual harassment prevention rules
Nevada's Gaming Control Board is considering new sexual harassment prevention rules Under consideration are: -A comprehensive written policy addressing prevention -A statement setting forth procedures and methods of reporting harassment -A statement setting potential consequences for violators -An unequivocal statement that sexual harassment is not tolerated -An easy-to-understand description of examples of prohibited conduct -A reporting method of system available to employees who experience or observe incidents or patterns of sexual harassment -A requirement to communicate sexual harassment policies and procedures -A requirement that all records relating to sexual harassment prevention and procedures and validated claims be retained for no less than five years
Las Vegas rental prices
Rental prices for Las Vegas houses are climbing at the second-fastest rate in the U.S. CoreLogic reported that rents were up 5.7% year-over-year in July in Las Vegas, compared to 3% nationally. Orlando, Florida, led the pack at 6.4%. Investors bought cheap homes in bulk to turn into rentals after the market crashed. Despite Las Vegas' fast-rising sales prices, landlords are holding on to their properties amid strong demand from tenants.
Donald Trump speech at Las Vegas MAGA Rally
Donald Trump's speech at a rally at the Las Vegas Convention Center on September 20, 2018.
Fantasy Outlaws: Week 3 Waiver Wire, Start 'Em and Sit 'Em Advice
In the fourth episode of the Fantasy Outlaws, Heidi Fang, Adam Hill and Ed Graney give their opinions on who to pick up from the waiver wire, and who to start and who to sit for Week 3 of the NFL season.
Life at Lehman Brothers
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POW/MIA Day Ceremony 2018
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New York artist Bobby Jacobs donated a sculpture to the Las Vegas Healing Garden
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UNLV's Tony Sanchez previews Arkansas State
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Flights between Las Vegas and cities in Europe
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Trump on the wall
Donald Trump talks about building a wall at a rally in Las Vegas on Sept. 20, 2018. (Angus Kelly/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Air Force One arrives in Las Vegas
Air Force One arrives in Las Vegas ahead of Donald Trump's rally on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. (Angus Kelly/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Trump talks about NV Senate race
Donald Trump encourages Nevadans to vote in the Senate race between Dean Heller and Jacky Rosen at a rally in Las Vegas on Sept. 20, 2018. (Angus Kelly/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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Donald Trump greets crowd at Las Vegas
Donald Trump greets the crowd at his rally at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. (Angus Kelly/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Golden Edge: Knights Win Third Preseason Game
Golden Edge host Bryan Salmond and Golden Knights beat reporter David Schoen go over the Knights 7-2 win over the L.A. Kings.
Gerard Gallant postgame
Gerard Gallant talks about the preseason win over teh Kings on Sept. 20, 2018. (Dave Schoen/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Downtown Summerlin engineer: Maintenance interest began early
Gary Hornick is the chief engineer at the Howard Hughes Corportation.
National POW/MIA Recognition Day 2018
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A fire prevention and safety event at Ann T. Lynch Elementary School
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Government employees turn paid time off into retirement bonuses
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Puerto Ricans protest Trump’s Vegas visit
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Protesters at Trump rally in Las Vegas
Protesters gather outside the Las Vegas Convention Center for Donald Trump's rally on September 20, 2018. (Marcus Villegran/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Covering The Cage: UFC 229, McGregor-Nurmagomedov press conference recap
Former lightweight and featherweight UFC champion Conor McGregor and current lightweight titleholder Khabib Nurmagomedov faced off at a press conference in New York City on Sept. 20 to promote their upcoming title fight at UFC 229 in Las Vegas on Oct. 6.
Giant angel wing sculpture being installed at Healing Garden
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Benny the Skating Dog could be the next Golden Knights on-ice entertainment
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Raiders stadium construction timeline
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Vegas Nation: Leon Hall battles sickle cell illness
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UNLV's Sanchez talks about Arkansas State
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Nevada Politics Today: Brett Kavanaugh And Trump
Nevada Politics Today host Victor Joecks and Review-Journal columnist Debra J Saunders talk about Brett Kavanaugh and Trumps visit to Nevada.
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Bryan Salmond is on the red carpet at the downtown Las Vegas Events Center as the 2018-2019 Golden Knights show up for Fan Fest.
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Vegas Nation: Raiders Practice After Loss To Broncos
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Golden Edge: Knights Back From Colorado
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Gruden touts Carr's pocket presence
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Sports Betting Spotlight: College Football Week 4
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UNLV has improved its pass rush
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Vegas Nation: Raiders Pass Rush Noticeably Lacking
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Rebel Nation: UNLV defeats Prairie View 46-17
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Officers awarded the Metropolitan Police Department Medal of Valor reflect o the incident that earned them their recognition.
Two of Las Vegas police’s Medal of Valor recipients for Oct. 1
Officers Michael Tran and Pat Burke were two of the 153 officers who received awards on Friday, September 14, 2018, for their actions during the Oct. 1 mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip. (Katelyn Newberg/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
LVMS Xfinity Series race winner Ross Chastain
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Premier Vegas Sports: Canelo-GGG 2 weigh-in recap
The Review-Journal's Heidi Fang and Gilbert Manzano break down the intense staredown between Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Gennady "GGG" Golovkin and what else went down at the weigh-in leading up to the Sept. 15 rematch.
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Nevada Preps Live Week 5
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Nevada Preps: Desert Pines Beats Sierra Vista
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Michael Ramirez Joins The Review-Journal Team
Pulitzer prize winning political cartoonist Michael Ramirez talks about joining the Review-Journal and how he started his career.
South Point 400 pole position winner Erik Jones
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Timothy Tyler released from prison after clemency
Timothy Tyler, originally sentenced to life in prison in the 1990s for selling LSD, completed his sentenced Aug. 30 after being granted clemency by President Obama in 2016.
UNLV's Tony Sanchez on win over Prairie View A&M
UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez talks about the victory over Prairie View A&M. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
2020 Olympic Prospect Teaches Swim Clinic In Henderson
Zane Grothe, an Olympic hopeful and national record holder, hosted a swim clinic for his former team, the Boulder City-Henderson Heatwave swim team, on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. Grothe swam with BCH Heatwave from ages 5 to 18 before moving to Indiana for college on a swimming scholarship. (Rio Lacanlale/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas shooting survivors gather at hospital reunion
Survivors of the Oct. 1 shooting on the Las Vegas Strip were treated at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center and their families returned for a tearful afternoon of “thank-yous” to the doctors and nurses who patched their wounds and, in some cases, saved their lives on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Judges select new duck stamp art at Springs Preserve
Golden Edge: First Practice
Adam Hill and David Schoen discuss the first day of practice for the Golden Knights.
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