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Father's Day dining guide
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Plenty of restaurants are offering special deals for dad on Sunday, Father's Day.
92-year-old instructor embodies UNLV’s lifelong learning program
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
“Was anyone else alive during the Great Depression? Just me?” Ruth Elliott grinned at her students, who had exploded with laughter. Elliott, who will turn 92 in July and describes herself as being in her 92nd year of life, simply shrugged. Her question wasn't completely out of left field. Her class was entirely composed of retired and semiretired individuals, all of them at least 50 years old. The nonagenarian, who has six children, 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, is the oldest instructor at UNLV's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
10 activities senior citizens can do this summer in Las Vegas
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.
At Green Valley graduation, tribute to a fallen classmate is 'just enough'
Friday, June 7, 2013
On Thursday morning, the crowd at the Thomas & Mack Center burst into cheers for a gone-but-not-forgotten member of the Green Valley High School family. William Mootz, 17, died in August 2012 after he fell into the Pittman Wash during a downpour and was pulled away by violent rushing waters. After an extensive search, his body was found in Wetland Parks, three days before he was supposed to start his senior year.
DIY: Five cheap things you can do to avoid being a crime victim
Thursday, June 6, 2013
In the 1990 movie “Home Alone,” Macaulay Culkin was able to fend off home invaders with defense systems fashioned out of strings, paint buckets and toy cars.
Small businesses enjoying upward trend in borrowing
Monday, June 3, 2013
Although the economy has yet to fully recover from the recession, the local and national lending climate has improved over the past few years and is expected to continue its upward swing, according to a local small-business banking executive.
Pop quiz: What was the original name of the Hooters hotel? Where was Castaways?
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Las Vegas is constantly evolving: hotels and casinos are built and torn down, money flows in and out, tourists and residents come and go. The names of local resorts are no different. They have transformed over the years, too.
Little Church of the West marks 70 years of walking down the aisle
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
When Dudley Moore knocked on Greg Smith's office door a few years ago, it was business as usual for the wedding chapel owner. Moore, an Oscar-nominated actor, was getting married the next day and wanted to see the Little Church of the West before he walked down its aisle. “He was scheduled to be married with us and I had no idea. We chatted a bit and he came in and played the organ,” Smith said. Little Church of the West will celebrate its 70th anniversary on Wednesday, and Smith said it still would be business as usual for the wedding chapel.

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