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Do not let kids end up being addicts

Friday, April 20, 2018|2 a.m.

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Gaming dependency among children is a dire and growing problem which impacts their daily lives and development, and as such need to be dealt with instantly. Kids have access to video gaming systems and mobile devices, and frequently do not have restrictions on the length of time they can use these devices. Game and app creators craft these video games to keep gamers coming back by continuously adding brand-new features. Additionally, video gaming addiction limits kids’s interaction with their families and peers, avoiding them from developing social abilities. It likewise causes them avoiding workout. It is of the utmost significance that video gaming dependency be looked at more seriously when it pertains to our kids to guarantee that they have an effective future.

Middle class is being robbed

Wednesday, April 18, 2018|2 a.m.

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The April 9 letter, “Tax cuts are valued,” is a marvel of mediocrity. The disgraceful and sordid history of trickle-down economics has apparently left the letter writer none the better. I suggest he check out “The Politics of Rich and Poor,” which clearly describes the essentials of how the middle class is being robbed and how wealth is methodically moved to corporations. He will discover how corporate lobbyists protected hefty tax breaks from Congress and after that ship their earnings overseas or buy overseas tax shelters. Deregulation and obscene tax cuts have provided these greedy anti-American conglomerates unchecked power– and political leaders are funded from corporate coffers, so they can not regulate (bite) the hand that feeds them.

American workers are not even getting the crumbs, to say nothing of how we are being stripped of medical insurance. Exploitation is a sin. Anybody who promotes this exploitation and benefits from it is guilty of making countless lives unpleasant and hopeless.

CCSD teachers being neglected

Wednesday, April 18, 2018|2 a.m.

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An April 10 story in the Review-Journal kept in mind that the Clark County School District “has not increased contributions for health care since 2008, aside from a one-time payment in 2016. The district has actually countered that the union has opted to put recently available funds towards teacher wages rather than health care protection in contract talks.”

What new funds? Is CCSD implying that teachers should need to pick in between health care and raises? There have actually been 2 years in the past decade that instructors got decent raises in Clark County, and there were no cost-of-living raises for seven years in a row.

In 2011, the number of trainees scoring the optimum rating on the Advanced Placement Calculus AB test at Arbor View High School increased from one to 11, and the overall variety of passing scores increased from 7 to 24. The instructor got a pay cut for those results therefore did each teacher in CCSD that year.

While CCSD is being acknowledged nationally for its AP ratings, it is trying to prevent the decision of an equally decideded upon arbitrator to pay teachers their assured raises.

Nevada has some of the most affordable per-pupil financing in the country. West Virginia and Oklahoma are raising their funding, and other states like Arizona are not far behind. CCSD should be battling to advertise this fact rather of decimating the morale of instructors who have some of the largest class sizes in the United States.

Baby dies after being left in hot cars and truck; daddy says he forgot infant existed

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Submit Image File Image NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP)– An infant in South Carolina has died after being left for hours in a hot vehicle.

North Charleston authorities spokesperson Spencer Pryor told reports the baby’s daddy forgot to drop the child off at a day care center and headed straight to work on Tuesday. The baby was left inside the automobile on a day where the National Weather condition Service says temperature levels reached 85 degrees.

Pryor states the man’s partner called him that evening when the kid wasn’t at the day care center. He found the infant non-responsive in the backseat. He drove to the medical facility where the infant was noticable dead.

Police are considering whether charges will be filed.

The household’s name hasn’t been launched.

The coroner’s office will determine the cause of death.

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Len Jessup Accepts Deal to End Up Being President at Claremont Graduate University

UNLV President Len Jessup has actually accepted become the next president at Claremont Graduate University in Southern California, effective July 1.

Jessup signed up with UNLV as its 10th president in January 2015, after working as dean of the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona. Under his leadership, UNLV launched an enthusiastic Top Tier strategic strategy to become among the nation’s leading public research universities, that included a brand-new School of Medicine that welcomed its very first trainees in 2017. Over the previous three years, UNLV raised $243 million in philanthropic contributions, including a school record $93 million last year.

” It was really an honor and a benefit to serve as president of UNLV. As I have typically said, there is something very unique about this university. UNLV will continue its ascent, of that I am confident,” Jessup said in a message to the university community. “There are a lot of gifted people connected with this fantastic university, both on campus and off, for UNLV to do anything aside from to take its rightful place as one of the most different, daring, diverse, vibrant, and important universities in the nation.”

During Jessup’s tenure, UNLV experienced extensive school growth– in scholastic and athletics centers, programs, and services for a growing trainee population that topped 30,000 for the first time this fall. In 2015, UNLV fulfilled the United States Department of Education’s limit as an Hispanic Serving Organization, and in September it was ranked as the nation’s most diverse by U.S. News & & World Report.

Economic advancement, school facilities, and community engagement efforts have also flourished since 2015, including a rise in research awards and faculty startups, and the opening of a dedicated Office of Neighborhood Engagement. UNLV opened a brand-new academic building this spring for the Harrah College of Hospitality, recently ranked as the world’s finest for hospitality and tourist, and it has made substantial enhancements to sports centers.

” Working together, we have realized countless terrific accomplishments in just three short years,” said Jessup, who expressed his objective to stay at UNLV through the spring 2018 semester. “Thank you once again and once again for all your past, continuous, and future contributions of time, talent and resources to and for UNLV.”

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Kid, 4, in vital condition after being pulled from Henderson swimming pool

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” (File)” border=” 0″ width=” 180″/ >( File ). LAS VEGAS( FOX5) -. A 4-year-old boy was taken to the health center after being found in a pool Sunday afternoon, police stated.

Henderson police responded about 1:30 p.m. to a house on the 1200 block of Summer season Dawn Opportunity, near Stephanie Street and Warm Springs Roadway. Officer Rod Pena stated the family originally reported the child missing out on prior to being found in the pool.

The kid was taken to University Medical Center in important condition.

Stay with FOX5 for updates.

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12-year-old young boy kills himself after being bullied, family says

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Cheryl Hudson, GoFundMe) “border= “0” src =” /wp-content/uploads/2018/03/16302594_G.png” width=” 180″/ > Andrew Leach (Picture: Cheryl Hudson, GoFundMe). By Web Staff SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (WREG)– The family of a 12-year-old Mississippi boy stated he devoted suicide due to ruthless bullying.

Cheryl Hudson stated her boy, Andrew Leach, left a heartbreaking note and hung himself on March 6.

His 16-year-old sibling found his body in the garage after school.

Hudson claims bullying runs widespread at Southaven Intermediate school, where her child attended.

” A few years ago there was a girl who hung herself from a water tower due to bullying,” she said. “There have been numerous efforts ever since with other kids.”

When asked if she ever talked to school officials about the bullying, Hudson stated, “I just spoke to the school’s Sixth grade principal. I didn’t know the best ways to handle it. His father did talk to a teacher one time. But from exactly what we are hearing, there was a group of kids that would walk around calling him fat, ugly and useless.”

The family states law enforcement is investigating.

A GoFundMe account has currently raised $7,000.

” Oh my God, my heart has been removed of my chest and shattered in a million pieces,” Hudson wrote on the household’s GoFundMe page. “Thank you to all who have actually contributed thus far. You have no concept how grateful we are.”

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Xavier Mortimer’s magical story is still being composed


Xavier Mortimer is bewitching audiences at Planet Hollywood.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018|2 a.m.

. The six-month agreement. That’s how Vegas gets you.

French artist and illusionist Xavier Mortimer is just among the performers who pertained to town on a six-month contract and ended up staying for several years. In his case, he was called by Cirque du Soleil to be part of the creation of “Michael Jackson ONE” at Mandalay Bay five years ago. He played the character of Sneaky in one of the Strip’s most popular productions for more than 3 years.

“It was among the very best experiences I have actually had,” Mortimer states. “I didn’t wish to leave Cirque, however I had this new chance to open my own show on the Strip. It was something entirely various, to go from being a part of a big group and something extremely stable to now, you have to defend yourself and be everywhere and offer tickets.”

The gamble appears to have paid off. In December, “Xavier Mortimer’s Wonderful Dream” was extended for a 2nd year in the Sin City Theater at World Hollywood. It’s not just Mortimer’s own Vegas program, it’s a fantasy that displays his full variety of abilities.

“The impressions are original, my production, so you have actually never seen them anywhere. And there’s a story, too, about a dream,” he says. “There are various scenes or pictures and it’s really fantasy-oriented. I matured establishing these impressions because I was more into that dream theme than sawing a woman in half. That’s why I ended up at Cirque. They saw me and stated, ‘this man is our mood.'”

Mortimer is the first former Cirque du Soleil performer to heading his own show on the Strip. His spirited, whimsical design– developing an orchestra with his shadows, dancing with a broomstick– intertwines funny and poetry, music and mime artistry. “Individuals like David Copperfield were big-time in my early life, but likewise I’m a long time fan of Cirque and I love a big series of art, music and funny,” he says. “Charlie Chaplin, obviously, due to the fact that my program consists of a lot of physical funny, some action and balancings and just things taking place to the character in that design.”

The magic-show landscape on the Strip is a crowded one, but Mortimer has actually already set himself apart with an unique style and an immersive, family-friendly production.

“I built this whole story around what I do,” he says. “My obstacle is to get this to be successful and work to be the very best I can be every day, not take on other programs. If they like me in Vegas, I’m going to remain.”

“Xavier Mortimer’s Magical Dream” takes the stage at the Sin City Theater at World Hollywood (3667 Las Vegas Blvd. South, 702-777-6737) at 7 p.m. Saturday through Thursday and more details can be found at xaviermortimer.com.

West Preparation teacher declines interviews after being apprehended for lewdness with child

Police arrested Kweku Turkson on charges of lewd acts with a person under 14 years old. Jan. 22,2018 (Photo: Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Dept.)
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lewdness charges. Records revealed Kweku Turkson was arrested on three counts of lewdness with a child under age 14 and one count of attempted lewdness with a kid under age 14. Inning accordance with the Clark County School District, Turkson is employed as an intermediate school English instructor. He was hired in August of 2015 and he was designated to house in October of 2017.

” I should not have to find out on Facebook,” parent William McCord said. “The instructors or the principal need to be calling everybody at your home.”

Students stated they were shocked to see his mugshot.

” It’s truly unusual due to the fact that, most of the time, he would make jokes or mostly be smiling,” stated eighth-grader Pablo Agustin. “The majority of my classmates saw it on the news.”

Some trainees said Mr. Turkson would often make unsuitable jokes, but they never ever thought he had wrongly touched students.

” My preferred instructor got jailed?!” asked sixth-grader Jacquelyne Meza.

” I do not concur with this type of stuff that he did. I’m dissatisfied in Mr. Turkson. He said that he was going to show us an example,” said sixth-grader Imani Tillman. “I hope Mr. Turkson discovers his lesson … hopefully he discovers his lesson in jail.”

The school district said the examination is being dealt with by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Authorities Department.

Officer Larry Hadfield, a spokesman for the department, would not say whether the victims were kids or girls. He likewise decreased to mention the number of kids were victims.

FOX5 is in the procedure of petitioning a judge to launch more details about the case.

Turkson has decreased all jailhouse interviews.

Stay with FOX5 and FOX5Vegas.com for advancements.

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Images: 48 pups saved after being discovered in town’s dump

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( Image Credit: Facebook: Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society). (Meredith)– The Alberta Animal Rescue Team Society (AARCS) saved 48 young puppies and pets discovered freezing inside an Alberta town’s dump. Inning accordance with the AARCS’s Facebook post, the pups and pet dogs were homeless and were scavenging in a dump for survival.” A rescue team set out for their long journey in the wee hours of Monday early morning … traveling well over 10 hours simply to reach their location. Eagerly awaiting them, were an overall of 48 puppies and adult dogs who were

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” _ blank” > Click Here To View TheAARCS’s Facebook Post The AARCS, in addition to< a href=" https://www.facebook.com/newbeginningsanimalrescuesociety/?fref=mentions" target=" _blank” > New Beginnings Animal Rescue Society, said one of the female pets had 12 puppies around her, however one of them had actually passed away. Many were weak with hunger and dehydrated.

As soon as the animals were rescued, each was taken a look at, immunized, and de-wormed by medical staff. They were provided a warm blanket, fresh food, and water.

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