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Kids given annual pass during 'Every Kid in a Park' event 
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell gave 65 Las Vegas fourth-graders an annual pass for free entry to more than 2,000 federally managed lands and waters Wednesday during the nation’s first official Every Kid in a Park event.
Want to work for Uber? You'll need a car inspection first 
If you were hoping to drive for Uber, it's not quite as easy as just landing the job. Your car will also have to pass the test.
43rd annual Las Vegas Greek Food Festival
The 43rd annual Las Vegas Greek Food Festival commences the first weekend of October and everyone of all ages is invited to celebrate the food, music, dance, and festivities that inhabit the Greek culture.
RECALL: Extra Value Meats Quarter Pound Beef Patties
Holten Meat Inc., a Sauget, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 501,509 pounds of Extra Value Meats Quarter Pound Beef Patties products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today.
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You can only water three days per week until November
The Southern Nevada Water Authority reminds residents and businesses that the fall watering schedule is in effect from September 1 through October 31.
Great Breakfast Challenge to fight childhood obesity 
Childhood obesity is a nationwide problem, affecting children all across our Valley.
A 24-hour fundraiser will end at midnight Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, for the son of Sabine Steiner. She died from a car accident on Aug. 17, leaving behind an 8-year-old son, Ryan. The Great American Pub at Grand Canyon and West Flamingo is holding a fundraiser and donating all proceeds for the day to a trust fund for the child. (Christine Kim, News 3)
Fundraiser for son of accident victim to go for 24 hours 
A 24-hour fundraiser is being held Sunday in hopes of creating a trust fund for an 8-year-old boy after his mother was killed in a car crash this month.
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Listeria found in package leads to General Mills green bean recall
General mills is recalling packages of frozen green beans after one package tested positive for listeria.
Adopt pets during the End of Summer Special
Beginning Thursday, August 27 through Monday, September 7, The Animal Foundation is discounting adoption fees for all cats and dogs during the End of Summer Adoption Special.
DISH Network issues
If you are a Dish Network subscriber KSNV is currently unavailable.
FDA/USDA 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.
The current Dow Jones Industrial Average
Watch the progress of the Dow Jones Industrial Average online
CCSD ready for school start: Key information you may need Monday
A late registration push saw 32,000 students register last week for Clark County School District attendance beginning Monday.
Some iPhone 6 Plus models recalled for blurry photo issue
If your iPhone 6 Plus photos have been coming out blurry, it might not be your fault.
 Allegiant donated 1400 backpacks to Fill The Bus
Three buses already filled in 'Fill The Bus' campaign 
Communities in Schools of Nevada is partnering with News 3 and other partners to collect needed school supplies and uniforms to distribute to more than 45,000 students in 43 schools statewide.
Brazyl Ward signing books about her inspiring fight for survival 
Brazyl Ward has amazed us with her will to survive after being hit by a car and left for dead two years ago.
Fright Dome looking to hire creepy cast members and more 
Halloween is still a few months away but we had some fright in the studio today.
Seeing Orange
Seeing Orange Campaign
Southern Nevada has seen an influx in construction projects throughout region with hundreds of development, utility and Fuel Revenue Indexing projects under way.
Vote in America's Got Talent
"America's Got Talent," NBC's top-rated summer series from producer Simon Cowell's Syco Television and FremantleMedia North America, celebrates its landmark 10th season with the hottest performers from across the country competing for America's vote. Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Mel B and Howie Mandel return as judges, and Nick Cannon returns as host.
Rainbow to Rio next part of Flamingo Corridor Improvements Project 
Get ready to maneuver through those orange cones along Flamingo Road for several blocks west of Hotel Rio Drive. It's part of the Flamingo Corridor Improvements Project that began in April.
Cooling stations in Clark County
Due to an excessive heat warning that has been issued by the National Weather Service, additional daytime cooling stations are being activated in the Vegas Valley for Sunday, Aug. 16, and Monday, Aug. 17, and in Laughlin through Monday.
Xinhua News Agency: Death toll in warehouse blasts at 44 
China's official Xinhua News Agency says death toll in Tianjin warehouse blasts rises to 44.
Job Opportunities in Las Vegas Valley
Here are the job opportunities available across the Las Vegas Valley.
Doggie Paddle & Play Day at Black Mountain Aquatic Complex
Black Mountain Aquatic Complex, 599 Greenway Road, is going to the dogs for Doggie Paddle & Play Day.
Rivenbark family's year-long trip around the world
Some families plan and save for a trip to Disney World or to the beach. Not the Rivenbark family. The family spent years saving for the adventure of a lifetime: a trip around the world.
Paseo Verde Little League in need of donations
Nevada State Champions Paseo Verde Little League will head to Western Regionals in San Bernardino Friday and get one step closer to competing in the Little League World Series. The team is asking for donations to help with the trip.
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Federal law allows you to Get a free copy of your credit report every 12 months from each credit reporting company.
Biggest Loser Half Marathon/5k
September 20, 2015: A race for all fitness levels, whether you are ready to set a personal record or this is your first race, come join us at The Biggest Loser RunWalk!
Easter Seals Nevada
Easter Seals Nevada provides exceptional services to help all people with disabilities or special needs and their families become self-sufficient through direct services, education and community partnerships.
'It Can Wait' Campaign
AT&T will expand the It Can Wait campaign from a focus on texting while driving to include other smartphone driving distractions that have emerged as our relationships with our devices have changed.
Camp Heart & Sole helps at-risk kids become active 
News 3's Marie Mortera talks with Julie Nybakken, program director at the Torino Foundation, and Dr. Beth Creel of the Children's Heart Center, about Camp Heart & Sole.
HAZARD NEXT DOOR LINK Nevada section of American Society of Engineers
The Nevada Section of ASCE was formed 51 years ago and is comprised of 3 branches: Southern Nevada Branch, Truckee Meadows Branch and Capital Branch.
DMV reports wait times are dropping
DMV's decision earlier this week to suspend remote access to its queue systems in four Las Vegas offices and Reno is showing positive results in just the first few days, according to DMV Director Troy Dillard.
Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports is an expert, independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is to work for a fair, just, and safe marketplace for all consumers and to empower consumers to protect themselves.
Kids Count report indicates that Nevada education must improve 
The silver state ranked 47th in overall child wellbeing. It’s a number that parents and education leaders say must improve.
RECIPIES: Fish, Salsa, and Martinis
News 3 gives you the recepies for Grilled Fish and Mango Salsa, Summer Kiwi Smash, and Fresh Watermelon Martini
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.
PARENT TRAP: Help caring for kids & parents
Links mentioned in Monday evening's "The Parent Trap" story
Health District launches restaurant inspection grade app
The Southern Nevada Health District has launched its restaurant inspection grade app for smart phones.
Consumer Reports: The rise of superbugs 
The next time you’re offered a prescription for antibiotics and ask yourself, “What harm could it do?” think about Peggy Lillis. Five years ago, the 56-year-old kindergarten teacher from Brooklyn, N.Y., was given the antibiotic clindamycin, which was supposed to prevent a dental infection.
DEATH PENALTY INVESTIGATION: Governor vetoes chance to get death penalty's cost in Nevada 
How much does the death penalty cost in Nevada? Two years ago the state Legislature asked that question.
The public is being asked to help eliminate green pools by reporting this backyard blight to local code enforcement agencies.
Clark County targets green pools
The public is being asked to help eliminate green pools by reporting this backyard blight to local code enforcement agencies.
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Bike Route & Trails Map
Riding your bicycle to work improves your health, reduces congestion, and is good for the environment.
Redesigning the $10 Bill
United States currency — and the images of great leaders and landmarks they depict — has long been a way to honor our past and express our values. In 2013, we selected the $10 note for redesign based on a number of factors.
Unemployed veterans given better resources with new VA program 
The Department of Veterans Affairs is undergoing a transformation and that includes a new national campaign to increase veterans' economic potential.
Summer day cooling stations activated in NLV
Due to excessive heat conditions in Southern Nevada, Help Hope Home has activated Summer Day Shelters for the homeless.
Participants simultaneously release thousands of lanterns illuminating the sky over the Jean dry lake bed in Jean, Nev., at the first RiSE Lantern Festival on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (RiSE)
Sky lanterns will again grace the skies near Jean, NV for RiSE festival 
Last year 20,000 lanterns flew above the dry lake bed as part of the breathtaking RiSE festival, and the organizers have announced that they’re going to do it again.
Help Marklen Kennedy and the cast of Texas Rising provide relief to Texas flood victims 
Texas set a new rainfall record in May -- almost two times the state's average and the most in any month ever.
Vehicle Identification Number search site
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's new search tool lets you enter a Vehicle Identification Number to quickly learn if a specific vehicle has not been repaired as part of a safety recall.
Animal Foundation is at capacity, name your own price
The Animal Foundation is asking people to name their own price on rescue animals currently waiting for forever homes. The shelter is at capacity.

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