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Health District launches restaurant inspection grade app
The Southern Nevada Health District has launched its restaurant inspection grade app for smart phones.
Fireworks explode over the Colorado River during the 24th annual Rockets over the River in Laughlin, NV. Friday, July 4, 2014. (Brian Jones/Las Vegas News Bureau)     (Brian Jones, Las Vegas News Bureau)
Fourth of July Activities in Las Vegas
All throughout the Las Vegas Valley, there will be events, parades, festivals, and fireworks shows in celebration of Independence day during the July 4 weekend.
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.
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.
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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.
Job Opportunities in Las Vegas Valley
Here are the job opportunities available across the Las Vegas Valley.
Las Vegas community members, along with law enforcement, discuss the Season of Peace initiative Thursday, June 4, 2015, at Molasky Family Park, 1065 E. Twain Ave. (Craig Fiegener | News3LV)
Metro sets goal of one week without a homicide in 'Season of Peace' 
It’s being called the “Las Vegas Season of Peace” and its goal is to achieve one week without a homicide in the area patrolled by the Metropolitan Police Department.
Culinary Academy to begin providing lunches on Monday 
The Culinary Academy of Las Vegas will begin its Summer Food Service Program starting Monday.
Ring of Honor Wrestling
Ring of Honor wrestling is synonymous with the best-in-ring action in the sport and is known for its athleticism and hard-hitting style.
Three Square
Three Square Donation website
One out of six households in Nevada struggle with hunger. Every $1 donation equals three meals we’re able to provide to local families in need.
ShopSmart: Paying the price for ready-to-go meals 
Pre-cut fruits, veggies, meats and freshly-prepared, ready-to-go meals have become big-business for supermarkets with markups on these items as much as 370 percent. How much more are you really paying and is it worth it?
World MS Day information
World MS Day brings the global MS community together to share stories, raise awareness and campaign with and for everyone affected by multiple sclerosis.
Southern Nevada American Red Cross
The American Red Cross provides relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.
Consumer Reports: Safest used cars under $10K for teen drivers
When picking out a car for a new teen driver, it’s essential to get all the latest safety gear. But for most families, it’s unrealistic to buy their teenager a brand new car. So how do you get the most critical safety features without breaking the bank? Here’s what to look for.
Consumer Reports: What really works against bug bites
Consumer Reports reveals new, safer options to keep mosquitoes and ticks at bay.
Nevada Homeless Alliance 
The Nevada Homeless Alliance is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing and ending homelessness in Southern Nevada.
Is your car one of 34 million recalled for faulty airbags? 
Car dealers are gearing up for the biggest recall in U.S. History -- bigger even than the recall of 31 million Tylenol bottles in 1982, affecting roughly one out of every four cars on the road.
Take the Sunday Dinner Pledge 
For many seniors, it's not what's on the plate that matters most at mealtime. it's who's sitting at the table with them. But recent research shows that half of families who live near senior relatives feel they do not share enough meals with those older loved ones.
TNT government surplus auction
TNT Auction, Inc. has been in the business of providing full service, professional auction services for over 25 years and specializes in municipal and fleet auctions.
Consumer Reports: Sunscreen buying guide 
Consumer Reports tests of 34 sunscreens. The results showed that you can't always rely on the sun protection factor (SPF) number, a measure of protection from ultraviolet B (UVB) radiation, which causes sunburn and contributes to skin cancer.
Horses 4 Heroes gives a lift to military families 
One local organization is doing its part to make Las Vegas feel more like home for military families stationed in Las Vegas.
Cimarron-Memorial High robot fundraiser
The Clark County School District is sitting high in engineering. Cimarron-Memorial High’s robotics team took second place in world this year. The High Rollers' next competition is in China in August and is in need of donations.
Burger toppings from around the world
With locals heading outdoors to grill and May marking National Burger Month, the chefs at Le Cordon Bleu in Las Vegas are sharing burger toppings to take your taste buds on a global adventure.
Chinese laminate flooring lists
Lumber Liquidators is under the microscope and under fire over its Chinese laminate flooring. Class action lawsuits are forming across the country, including here in Nevada. Some homeowners say formaldehyde in the flooring is making them sick.
Safe Nest Hotline 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
Safe Nest is Nevada’s largest and most comprehensive charity devoted solely to domestic violence issues. The Safe Nest Hotline is 1-800-799-SAFE (7233).
Rock in Rio USA Transportation Guide 
Rock in Rio USA is located at MGM Resorts Festival Grounds – just north of Circus-Circus on the corner of Las Vegas BLVD and Sahara Avenue (2594 South Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas. The best way to get from place to place is by shuttle and monorail.
Jetpack America soars high in Pahrump 
If you want to know how it feels like to fly over water, it may sound odd, but all you have to do is go to Pahrump.
Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada
Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada
Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada, a Las Vegas-based nonprofit medical clinic, provides frees health care services for southern Nevadans who do not qualify for government subsidies but do not make enough to buy a health plan on the Silver State Health Exchange.
Ninkasi Beer At Mandalay Bay used ingredients from space 
Ninkasi Beer is a drink that is literally out-of-this-world. Ninkasi Brewing Company unveiled its "Ground Control" Imperial Stout at Mandalay Bay Friday.
A personal watercraft leaves Boulder Harbor at Lake Mead on June 6. (Sam Morris )
Caution urged when launching at Lake Mead this weekend
Due to declining water levels at Lake Mead, launch ramps conditions have changed.
'The First Years'
New parents need a break, and New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Todd Parr is giving it to them.
Downtown Project's VegeNation is creative, delicious (minus meat) 
Downtown Las Vegas' newest restaurant is set out to prove a healthy meal can be delicious without meat. The vegan restaurant sounds extreme with menu items prepared without animal products.
Smith Center 'Cinderella' is Broadway fairy tale 
Rodgers and Hammerstein is alive in Southern Nevada. The Tony-award winning Broadway spectacle Cinderella has a residency at The Smith Center until May 3.
Goodwill shopping links
Buy from Goodwill and help support the community.
Hospital Safety Score website
A new report card out today shows University Medical Center is improving. Thousands of Las Vegans depend on our hospitals every day.
Best of the Silver State Awards presented at Wynn Resort 
Nevada's top leaders were honored at the Best of the Silver State Awards ceremony held at Wynn Resort on Saturday, April 25.
Consumer Reports: How Safe Is Your Shrimp?
Consumer Reports tests of frozen shrimp have found some with potentially harmful bacteria and illegal antibiotic residues.
ZIP OF LIFE: Las Vegas Life Expectancy Methodology and Data Table
Population data for 2010 were obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau. Death count data were obtained from the Office of Public Health Informatics and Epidemiology (OPHIE) in Nevada and through CDC Wonder.
A man sits with a child on his lap as victims of Saturday’s earthquake, wait for ambulances after being evacuated at the airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, Monday, April 27, 2015. The death toll from Nepal's earthquake is expected to rise depended largely on the condition of vulnerable mountain villages that rescue workers were still struggling to reach two days after the disaster.   (Altaf Qadri/AP Photo)
American Red Cross link to donate to Nepal earthquake relief
The Southern Nevada Chapter of the American Red Cross urges the community to consider donating to Red Cross Disaster Relief so that when a disaster strikes, assets can be mobilized without hesitation.
Rape Crisis Center says wear denim to work for a day
Southern Nevada companies, municipalities and nonprofits are invited to encourage and allow their employees to wear denim to work that way as a show of solidarity with victims of sexual violence.
(Sandra Gonzalez / KSNV News 3)
Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument information 
Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument is located less than 20 miles from the Las Vegas strip in Southern Nevada.


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