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Jalen's Gift Foundation website
To find out more on resources for parents after losing a baby, visit Jalen’s Gift Foundation.
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RTC 2014 Holiday Schedule
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada will operate its transit system on Saturday and Sunday schedules for various holidays in 2014.
Foothill High School Band Donations
The Foothill High School Marching Band has been selected to participate in the 2014 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City and is asking for help to fund the trip.
Parade scheduled for Mountain Ridge LLWS squad
Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman, Councilman Steven D. Ross and the Las Vegas City Council will honor the Mountain Ridge Little League team at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug 30, at City Hall Plaza, 495 S. Main St.
Southern Nevada animal shelters
Here are some alternative shelters that will take dogs since Animal Foundation is overcrowded.
Nevada Learning Academy
The Nevada Learning Academy is a traditional online school serving students in grades 6 – 12 geared toward meeting the needs of students who might need or desire a different learning environment from that of a traditional brick and mortar school setting.
Earthquakes & Preparedness
Get information on earthquake preparedness, sign up to receive earthquake notifications, and other preparedness information.
Items recommended for an earthquake or natural disaster
In order to prepare for a major earthquake, here's a list of supplies the American Red Cross recommends you keep on hand.
Animal Foundation request: Delay turning in pets
The Animal Foundation, Nevada’s largest open admission animal shelter and pet adoption agency, reported today that its adoption centers and lost and found areas are full.
News 3 Series – Rape Crisis: Hope, Help, Healing
News 3 tackles the brutal crime of sex assault in our series, "Rape Crisis: Help, Hope, Healing." With 20 percent of women reporting sex assault at some point in their lives, this is an alert for anyone who has a mother, sister, aunt, wife or daughter.
Rape Crisis Center website
The Rape Crisis Center for children and adults was founded in 1975 to provide comprehensive services to sexual assault victims and their families.
Southern Nevada Firefighter Recruitment
The fire departments in Las Vegas, Clark County, Henderson, North Las Vegas and Boulder City have developed a regional firefighter recruitment process.
Credit card data breach includes Albertson's stores
Hackers have broken into the credit and debit card payment networks at two of the nation's most popular supermarket store chains: Albertson's and SuperValu.
Nursing Home Report Cards
Nursing Home Report Card is a Families for Better Care project that analyzes, compares and ranks state’s nursing home quality.
Rape Crisis Center TeenSPACE Youth Summit
The Rape Crisis Center is hosting its first TeenSPACE Youth Summit on Aug. 21.
CCSD Fill the Bus: Back to School Drive 
Communities In Schools of Nevada, My News 3 and 97.1 The Point are challenging Las Vegas residents to help local students at the second annual Fill the Bus Aug. 22 to 23.
Mountain Ridge Little League donations
The Mountain Ridge All-Stars made history over the weekend by becoming the first Nevada team ever to reach the little League World Series. Now the team is looking for donations to help with the trip.
Suicide Prevention and Help websites
This informational website is not intended as a crisis response or hotline. Local crisis hotline numbers can be found in the front of your local phone book or call 911.
Safe Nest 24-Hour Hot line: (702) 646-4981
Domestic violence takes many forms, but in general domestic violence is a pattern of violent and coercive behavior used by one partner in a relationship to control another.
Back-to-school immunizations schedule
The Southern Nevada Health District is urging parents to beat the back-to-school rush by bringing their pre-schoolers, kindergartners, and 7th-graders for mandatory vaccinations at one of its conveniently located public health centers.
Apply for free or reduced price meals at CCSD
Some Clark County School District students may be eligible for free or reduced price meals depending on family size and income as part of the National School Lunch/Breakfast Program which provides nutritious meals every school day for eligible students at participating elementary, middle/junior high, and high schools.
Boys & Girls Club kids to compete in Paper Plane Palooza
A paper airplane folding and flying competition takes place at McCarran International Airport’s Terminal 3, Zero Level, Door 5 on Tuesday, Aug. 12 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Legal aid center launches website for those without an attorney
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada has launched a new, user-friendly website for the Civil Law Self-Help Center.
Teach in Vegas: Clark County School District job openings
The Clark County School District will welcome 2,000 new teachers to our schools for the 2014-15 school year. This is welcome news for a district forced to cut hundreds of millions of dollars from its budget since 2007.
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Motorists warned of Cajon Pass lane closures 
Northbound lanes of Interstate 15 through Cajon Pass in Southern California will be restricted beginning Friday night.
School District bus transportation center
The Clark County School District’s transportation department is registering students for bus service. Find more information here.
2014-15 Back-to-School Events
Students across the valley are preparing for the new school year. Here are some of the events to get your child ready to go.
Fright Dome filling more than 400 positions for Halloween season
Potential gouls and gobblins are invited to apply for jobs at Fright Dome at Circus Circus.
Final sesquicentennial medallion voting ends Thursday
Nevadans only have a few more days to cast their vote for the final Sesquicentennial medallion.
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Apply for medical marijuana establishment registration certificates
The State of Nevada, Division of Public and Behavioral Health (Division), on behalf of the Department of Health and Human Services is seeking applications from qualified applicants to be awarded Medical Marijuana Establishment Registration Certificates.
Metro's National Night Out events
Metro Sheriff Doug Gillespie will begin Downtown Area Command’s National Night Out event at 6 p.m. on Fremont Street on Tuesday before moving on to the Avion Apartments in the Northeast Area Command.
P.F. Chang's debit, credit cart security compromise
P.F. Chang's is providing more details on its ongoing investigation into a security breach, saying data may have been stolen from certain credit and debit cards used at 33 P.F. Chang's China Bistro restaurants in the U.S.
Animal Foundation at capacity for dogs, offers adoption discounts for certain breeds 
Animal Foundation has reached capacity and desperately needs residents to adopt. The nonprofit organization, which operates Nevada’s largest animal shelter and pet adoption facility, has not experienced capacity issues in more than 20 months.
City of Las Vegas sand bag locations
Sandbags are available for free along with free sand outside the City of Las Vegas East and West service centers.
Angel Velasquez’s Legacy Lives On Memorial Anniversary Weekend
The Project 150 Youth Council along with LVMPD Metro Explorers, Rush Soccer Club, and Riderz4Life will host a series of events during the Angel Velasquez’s Legacy Lives On Memorial Anniversary Weekend.
Opportunity Village seeks volunteer train conductors
Opportunity Village, Las Vegas’ favorite charity, is looking for volunteer train conductors to drive the Forest Express Passenger Train during the holidays at the Magical Forest.
Job Opportunities with CCSD
The Clark County School District is one of the largest and fastest growing districts in the United States. Serving more than 315,000 students, CCSD is looking for exceptional teachers, leaders and staff who are committed to helping all students thrive.
Cody David Winters (Bonneville County sheriff's office, Idaho)
Criminal case history of Cody David Winters
Police have not identified a motive in a Las Vegas crime spree earlier this week that included a carjacking, home invasions and left a suspect and a homeowner dead.
Free kitten adoption weekend at The Animal Foundation 
The Animal Foundation announced that adoption fees for all kittens six months and younger will be waived this Friday, Saturday and Sunday during the organization’s FreeFURAll Adoption Weekend.
One-Stop Career Center website
One-Stop Career Center is comprehensive resource center with computers, printers, fax machines, phone access and notary services to find a job or new employee.
Whooping cough on the rise in Nevada
Health officials are warning about an outbreak of pertussis, a disease commonly known as whooping cough.
Nevada 150th Commemorative State Harley bike raffle 
Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino has teamed up with Las Vegas Harley-Davidson to celebrate Nevada’s 150th anniversary with a one-of-a-kind Nevada Sesquicentennial-themed motorcycle.
School's near: Time to think about immunizations for students
The Southern Nevada Immunization & Health Coalition has announced its regional schedule of summer Back-to-School immunization events to help children and their families stay healthy throughout the upcoming school year.
Original Caesar Salad recipe 
Eating Las Vegas food critic John Curtas says he’s fed up with variations of Caesar salad that he knows he can do the original one on his own.
ORPHANetwork website
ORPHANetwork is a non-profit organization with a mission of seeing orphaned and vulnerable children fully realizing their God-given purpose.
Molycorp website
Molycorp is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of custom engineered rare earth and rare metal products and is vertically integrated from our world-class rare earth resource to our advanced downstream processing facilities.
FDA recall alerts
Food producers recall their products from the marketplace when the products are mislabeled or when the food may present a health hazard to consumers because the food is contaminated or has caused a foodborne illness outbreak.
U.S. Postal Money Order assistance
U.S. Postal Service Money Order Verification System at 866-459-7822. If you suspect fraud, call the U.S. Postal Inspection Service® at 877-876-2455 (Follow the prompts).
Vegas food truck parking space lottery registration opens
Food truck operators interested in having access to four parking spots in downtown Las Vegas on a rotating basis must register for a lottery by 5 p.m. on Monday, July 21. The lottery will take place on Thursday, July 24, at Las Vegas City Hall.
The Congressional Award
The Congressional Award is the United States Congress' award for young Americans. It is non-partisan, voluntary, and non-competitive.
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