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Members of the Tapping Teachers Dance Company, from left, Ann Larson, Linda Cozine, David Larson, Dorothy Tanaka, Mary Rector and Jean Henninger perform during the Las Vegas Senior Idol talent showcase at the Charleston Heights Arts Center on Oct. 9.
10 activities senior citizens can do this summer in Las Vegas
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Saturday, June 8, 2013
Temperatures are in the triple digits, teenagers are rambunctiously celebrating their summer vacation and tourists are slowly seeping into your favorite Las Vegas haunts. Tired of wearing out a seat at the bingo hall this summer? Here are 10 activities for seniors in Las Vegas.
Greg Flamer, left, with his partner Fletcher Whitwell play with their daughter Hudson Whitwell, 2, outside their home in Las Vegas on Wednesday, May 22, 2013.
Gay adoptive parents live as a 'normal family' but yearn for the right to marry
Thursday, May 23, 2013
They live in a spacious Summerlin home that boasts four bedrooms, a three-car garage, an outdoor pool and a sizable patch of grass in the backyard. The environment screams family atmosphere, and it is. Greg Flamer and Fletcher Whitwell, a gay couple, consider themselves and their adopted daughter a family like anyone else in the gated neighborhood. But the road to becoming a family was a difficult one because of Nevada’s ban on same-sex marriage, which added extra steps throughout the adoption process, they said.
Baseball fans fill the stands at Cashman Field during the opening game for the Las Vegas 51s against the Colorado Springs Sky Sox on Friday, April 12, 2013.
Some Pacific Coast League stadiums will be tough for proposed Summerlin project to match
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Monday, May 20, 2013
Building the "finest Triple-A facility in the country" might be easier said than done for the new ownership of the Las Vegas 51s minor league baseball franchise. Some of those other stadiums are pretty impressive — even the cookie-cutter ones of similar design.
Don Logan, left, executive vice president of the Las Vegas 51s, and investor Steve Mack leave a news conference at Cashman Field after a deal was finalized to buy the Las Vegas 51s on Monday, May 13, 2013. Summerlin Las Vegas Baseball Club LLC, a joint venture of the Howard Hughes Corp. and Play Ball Owners Group — including investors Mack, Bart Wear and Chris Kaempfer — purchased the 51s and plans to move the franchise to a new stadium in Summerlin.
New Las Vegas 51s owners plan to build 'finest Triple-A facility in the country'
Owners looking for public money for Summerlin village that would include shopping and dining
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
This stadium proposal could be different. That’s the message Don Logan, the Las Vegas 51s executive vice president and the longtime face of the Triple-A franchise, delivered Monday when talking about the 51s moving from Cashman Field to a new facility in Summerlin.
Baseball fans fill the stands at Cashman Field during the opening game for the Las Vegas 51s against the Colorado Springs Sky Sox on Friday, April 12, 2013.
Group buys Las Vegas 51s with plans to move team to Summerlin
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Monday, May 13, 2013
The sale of the Las Vegas 51s to the Howard Hughes Corp. from the Stevens Baseball Group has been finalized, Howard Hughes officials announced Monday.
A carpenter works on a new home at a residential construction site in the west side of the Las Vegas Valley in Las Vegas, April 5, 2013.  Las Vegas Strip casinos are shown in the background.
Summerlin's surge in land sales signals a healthier Las Vegas housing market
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Summerlin land sales almost quadrupled last quarter from a year before, a sign of homebuilders’ increased appetite in Las Vegas.
Workers assemble pieces of water slides for the new Wet 'n' Wild water park Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013.
Slides up, lifeguards training for opening of Wet ‘n’ Wild
Thursday, May 9, 2013
All the slides are up and running at the forthcoming Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas. As the park’s Memorial Day opening approaches, landscapers have been carving out the finishing touches on the grounds of the Summerlin park.
Summerlin master planned community president for Howard Hughes Corporation Kevin Orrock speaks during an interview Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013.
Q&A: Kevin Orrock, Summerlin president, on upscale community's future growth
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Developer Kevin Orrock has a job that many Las Vegans think is already done — building Summerlin. But he has plenty of work ahead.
City puts lien on Summerlin house for cost of hoarding cleanup
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
A Las Vegas man who filled his home with tons of garbage, dozens of animals and other hoarded objects won’t be able to sell his house without first paying off a six-figure cleanup bill to the city.
A resident walks down the hall at Sweet Home Belmont, an assisted living facility for seniors in Henderson on Tuesday, January 22, 2013.
Neighbors, regulators look beyond tragedy to see good within group homes
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Until Dec. 30 when a double-homicide occurred at the Washington Senior Guest Home, neighbors said the one-story house with a white fence was quiet; the only activity was nurses arriving each day. The fact that the slayings took place at a group home that caters to up to eight elderly residents who need living assistance meant little to the neighbors.
Francesca Bodner asks a question to child psychologist and author Michael Thompson during a free parenting workshop at the Adelson Educational Campus in Summerlin on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013.
Child psychologist helps parents overcome anxiety in decision-making
parenting: Author Michael Thompson takes conversational approach in workshop
Monday, January 14, 2013
Before participating in renowned child psychologist Michael Thompson’s parenting workshop Sunday, Lisa Larian was worried that moving to Las Vegas from Los Angeles so her daughter could enroll in a private school might hurt the development of her five children. Larian was one of about 70 parents seeking guidance at Thompson’s workshop on developing a parenting philosophy.
Andrea Wynn, Steve Wynn and Paris Hilton at the grand-opening party for Mizumi at the Wynn on Thursday, June 7, 2012.
Restaurants and clubs are opening in Las Vegas as 2012 nears its end
Thursday, December 27, 2012
New to the Las Vegas nightlife scene: Andrea's at Encore, Angelo Sosa's Poppy Den at Tivoli Village, SHe at Crystals, Krave Massive at Neonopolis and much, much more.
A view of the Dos Caminos Mexican restaurant in the Palazzo Tuesday, November 15, 2011.
Dos Caminos Mexican restaurant will return to Las Vegas
Thursday, December 20, 2012
A little more than year after it abruptly closed its Strip location, a high-end, high-style Mexican restaurant has announced its return to Las Vegas. Dos Caminos will open a new location in early 2013 in Summerlin’s Canyon Pointe Plaza.
Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen is framed by a model of a water slide while speaking during the groundbreaking for the Cowabunga Bay water park Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, in Henderson.
Cowabunga! Groundbreaking ceremony today for new Henderson water park
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Water park executives Shane Huish and Jim Hunt worked together years ago at theme park operator Paramount Parks.
Summerlin hoarder escapes jail sentence, ordered to pay $95K for cleanup
Attorney says TV show "Hoarders" would have paid for work but city acted first
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The good news for a Sun City Summerlin resident who filled his home with tons of garbage, live and dead cats, and other hoarded objects, including six refrigerators, is that a judge on Tuesday gave him a suspended 358-day jail sentence.

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