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Southern Nevada Health District flu shots 
This year, the Southern Nevada Health District’s flu vaccine clinics will begin at 8 a.m. Monday, Oct. 6, at all locations. The cost of the vaccine is $40; the high dose vaccine for people age 65 and over is $56.
Banned Books Week
Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Held during the last week of September, it highlights the value of free and open access to information.
Friends of Nevada Wilderness
Friends of Nevada Wilderness has been successful in protecting over 3 million acres of Nevada wilderness.
Go Mount Charleston website
The Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, also known as Mount Charleston, offers opportunities for year-round fun: hiking, camping, picnicking, plus winter snow activities.
Last weekend of 2014 season at Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas
This weekend will be the last chance of the year to enjoy outdoor water park fun at Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas ride the new Tornado and other world-class water attractions.
Southern Nevada Health District TB Clinic information
Testing for Tuberculosis at Summerlin Hospital takes place September 22-26, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Shadow Professional Building. Call 702-759-0707 to schedule a child’s appointment or to obtain additional information.
Nevada College Kick Start Program launched statewide
State Treasurer Kate Marshall announced the second statewide launch of the Nevada College Kick Start Program, which establishes $50 college savings accounts for all Nevada public school kindergarten students.
Ania Moriarty
Dainty Warrior fundraiser
The Dainty Warrior, or Ania Moriarty, is a 3 1/2-year-old, strong, inspiring, firecracker of a little girl, who just happens to be battling retinoblastoma. Recently, her battle got a bit more complicated and the family will have to fly to Philidelphia for her treatments.
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Nevada State Museum Contest to Name Giant Fossil
In celebration of National Fossil Day Oct. 15 the Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas will hold its third annual fossil-naming contest.
Voter registration deadline approaches in Nevada
With less than two weeks before the first voter registration deadline, Secretary of State Ross Miller says Nevadans should update their information to ensure they are eligible to vote in the 2014 general election.
Jucan Foundation walk across America
A family is going from one Magic Kingdom to another in an effort to raise awareness of pediatric cancer.
Nevada schoolchildren poster and essay contest
As part of Nevada’s Sesquicentennial celebration Gov. Brian Sandoval has announced the fourth annual statewide poster and essay contest for Nevada schoolchildren.
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Garth Brooks set for release of first album in 13 years
Garth Brooks’ eagerly awaited ninth studio album will hit stores this fall.
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.
Honor Flight Southern Nevada
Honor Flight Southern Nevada
Honor Flight Southern Nevada is a non-profit organization founded in June 2013, as a part of the national Honor Flight Network, created solely to honor America's Veterans for ALL their sacrifices.
LVMPD open competitive job opportunities webpage
The LVMPD Office of Human Resources (OHR) is committed to ensuring that this process is easy and user-friendly.
Animal Foundation observes Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable Pet Week
In observance of Petfinder’s “Adopt a Less Adoptable Pet Week” The Animal Foundation announced today that it will offer discounted adoption fees on its traditionally harder to place pets September 1828 during the Underdogs AdoptAThon.
The new MLS stadium would be home to a Las Vegas-based MLS franchise and located in the city of Las Vegas’s expanding downtown Symphony Park area, north of the Smith Center for Performing Arts. (Drawings provided)
Public meetings set for proposed Vegas soccer stadium 
The city of Las Vegas will host six public town hall meetings as well as several social media opportunities for residents to be heard before the City Council votes on Oct. 1 on a term sheet that is the next step in the process of building a new stadium downtown.
Howard Hughes Corp. announces additional tenants for Downtown Summerlin
The Howard Hughes Corporation announced on Sept. 16 the latest group of tenants joining the line-up at Downtown Summerlin.
The Salvation Army Southern Nevada SEEDS of Hope program
The Salvation Army firmly believes that the abuse and exploitation of human beings through any form of human trafficking is an offense against humankind.
UPS begins hiring for 2014 holiday season
UPS announced that it expects to hire between 90,000 and 95,000 seasonal employees to support the anticipated holiday surge in package deliveries.
Rappel Planet Hollywood to benefit Special Olympics Nevada
In the world’s most daring fundraiser, brave individuals can sign up to go over the edge of Planet Hollywood to support the 3,200 athletes of Special Olympics Nevada and rappel more than 350 feet down.
I-15 reopened, Lake Mead entrance fees to resume Sunday
The Nevada Department of Transportation reopened a northbound and southbound lane of Interstate 15 on Friday, therefore, Lake Mead National Recreation Area entrance fees will resume Sept. 14.
Nevada Report Card website
In compliance with the collection of data required by both federal and state law, this website will provide users with State, district and school level data via customizable reports.
Fiesta Las Vegas Parade & Festival set for Saturday morning
Fiesta Las Vegas will be a cultural, music and food event celebrating diverse Latino traditions on Saturday, September 13.
9th Annual Las Vegas Culture Fest Food and Music Festival 2014
The 9th Annual Las Vegas Culture Fest food and music festival is the largest and only event in the state that celebrates diversity for Nevada. The event will take place on Sept 27 and 28.
Glamour 'Make Your Mark' contest 
Are you an aspiring entrepreneur, athlete or philanthropist? However you are pursuing your dream, we want to hear about it.
Public meetings set on proposed downtown Las Vegas soccer stadium
The city of Las Vegas will host six public town hall meetings as well as several social media opportunities for residents to be heard before the City Council votes on Oct. 1 on a term sheet that is the next step in the process of building a new stadium downtown.
Be Flood Safe app
Download a fun and informative Free FloodSpot App for iPhone and Android. It's got everything to stay Flood Safe in the palm of your hands.
Moapa Valley schools closed Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014
Due to several closures on I-15 Hughes Middle School in Mesquite is now an emergency shelter for stranded motorists and others affected by the flooding.
News 3 anchor Christine Kim (left) interviews Lisa Clark, the co-chairwoman  of Operation School Bell for the Assistance League of Las Vegas on the Sunrise news Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at News 3 studios in Las Vegas. (Amy Abdelsayed, News 3)
Operation School Bell launches shopping on Monday
The Assistance League of Las Vegas will launch its annual Operation School Bell program Monday at its headquarters, 6446 W. Charleston Blvd.
Next Door Neighborhood Network
The city of Las Vegas announced today their involvement with Next Door, the private social network for neighborhoods, to improve citywide and neighbor-to-neighbor communications.
CCSD Homework Hotline
Beginning Monday, Sept. 8, the Clark County School District’s homework assistance program, Homework Hotline, will go live for the 2014-15 school year.
2014 Life Is Beautiful lineup
Life is Beautiful is an inspirational social platform dedicated to helping people conquer their fears and chase their dreams.
DMV Dash Pass comes to Las Vegas 
The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles has launched its new Dash Pass check-in system in the Las Vegas area. The system is designed to revolutionize the DMV experience, according to agency officials.
Nevada sesquicentennial fourth medallion released
The fourth and final design in the Nevada Sesquicentennial Medallion Series features iconic imagery of Nevada's expansive Great Basin National Park-a true example of Nevada heritage and culture.
Nevada Sesquicentennial 150th Medallion
Remember the past and dream of the future with special edition Commemorative Nevada Sesquicentennial Medallions.
SNWA’s mandatory fall watering schedule in effect
The Southern Nevada Water Authority reminds residents and businesses that the fall watering schedule is now in effect through Oct. 31.
Animal Foundation waves fees in effort to empty the shelter
The Animal Foundation announced that adoption fees for all dogs will be waived September 4 through 7 during the Doggone Homes Fee Waived Adoption Weekend.
Entries wanted for Nevada Day Parade in Las Vegas
In Southern Nevada, the final event to commemorate the establishment of our state will be Las Vegas’ first Nevada Day Parade in downtown along 4th Street on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. The City of Las Vegas, in partnership with Nevada 150, is hosting the historic parade in Southern Nevada thanks to a grant by the Las Vegas Centennial Committee.
No Kid Hungry 'Taste of the Nation Las Vegas' 
Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign is ending child hunger in America by ensuring all children get the healthy food they need, every day.
Find the nearest Metro area command
Here is where you can find a list of the nearest Las Vegas Metro area command centers.
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.
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Police makes plea for help finding murder suspect

Updated: 9/29/2014 10:28:11 PM

A shooting victim has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as 17-year old Jose Hernandez Pena.
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