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February 26, 2015

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  • Everything you need to know about measles

    February 23, 2015

    Measles, also called rubeola, is a highly infectious respiratory disease caused by a virus. Before vaccines were developed, it was a common childhood disease ...

  • These are the D.C. pros who fight for Nevada

    February 23, 2015

    Some of Las Vegas’ most influential players don’t have offices in the Capitol or answer to constituents. They’re lobbyists, political strategists and former lawmakers — players in a $3 billion industry trying to win over lawmakers for a cause. Here’s a look at six of Nevada's strong team of behind-the-scenes influence-peddlers ...

  • Devin Brooks, CEO of Brooks Behavioral Healthcare Center, poses in a waiting room at the center in North Las Vegas Sunday, Jan 11, 2015.

    Helping the community thrive is priority No. 1

    February 22, 2015

    The president and CEO of Brooks Behavioral Health Center gives advice for those struggling with substance abuse and talks about his hands-on management style and why it’s so important to him as a local to give back to the community.

  • The Notes: Feb. 22-28

    February 22, 2015

    In the Notes: MGM Resorts International, Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, Vox Solid Communications, Spring Valley Hospital and more ...

  • Diana Bennett, CEO and co-founder of Paragon Gaming, makes a few remarks after receiving the 2015 Eric Hilton Philanthropy Award during the fourth annual Philanthropy Leaders Summit, Friday Feb 6, 2015.

    Business philanthropy is a smart give-and-take

    February 22, 2015

    Philanthropists become investors, contributing financial resources and in-kind goods and services. They also volunteer hours and management help to nonprofits.

  • Sun editorial: Nevada state treasurer’s budget calls into question his seriousness

    February 22, 2015

    Dan Schwartz is using his position to take political swipes at Gov. Brian Sandoval ...

  • Gaming towns not exactly three of a kind

    February 22, 2015

    While gambling cities are affected by some of the same trends, their casino industries differ significantly. Las Vegas long has been the pre-eminent gambling city in terms of name recognition and historical identity. Over the past decade, however, Macau has sprinted far ahead of Las Vegas in gambling revenue ...

  • Whistleblowers: Be ready for the blowback

    Whistleblowers: Be ready for the blowback

    February 22, 2015

    Workers who want to blow the whistle on corruption within their companies should prepare themselves before moving forward. Even if they are right about their suspicions, they can face retaliation from their employer — and unless they take the right steps, the law may not protect them from being fired.

  • People on the Move: Feb. 22-28

    February 22, 2015

    In the People: Drs. Keith Brill, Amit Garg, Jocelyn Ivie and Donna Miller; Dr. Joseph Johnson, Lawrence Weekly, Chuck Bowling, Bill Noonan, Tom Jenkin, Joel Just, David Stone, Katie Lever, Ruby Jacenko, Todd MIchaels, Thomas Jingoli and more ...

  • Adoree Richardson, 4, is held by her father Alsell Richardson as she gets vaccine shots, including a measles vaccine, at the Southern Nevada Health District's immunization clinic, 330 S. Valley View Blvd., Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015.

    Where to get vaccinated against measles in Las Vegas

    February 22, 2015

    The Southern Nevada Health District offers immunizations at its public health centers. Free immunizations at the following clinics are also available to children enrolled in Nevada Women, Infants and Children ...

  • The List: Engineering firms

    February 22, 2015

    Find out about engineering firms. This week, we rank them by number of staffers as of Jan. 1.

  • To determine whether your plants are thirsty, feel the soil at least two inches down. It should be moist but not wet, like a wrung-out sponge.

    How to plant an herb garden

    February 22, 2015

    Whether you’ve got a large yard or tiny apartment, herb gardens are an easy way to add a touch of greenery to your home and flavor to your cooking. Herbs are hearty plants that are easy to maintain, inside or outside, even for amateur gardeners. They thrive with just a little light, water and love ...

  • A paddle boarder looks out over the Pacific Ocean as the sun sets off Waikiki Beach, in Honolulu, on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013.

    Save money now, enjoy your vacation later

    February 22, 2015

    We share a few tips for socking away money without missing it, so you can enjoy time well-deserved time off ...

  • Burn unit volunteer Zachary Ching poses in a pediatric shower room at University Medical Center on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. Ching raised money to provide Bluetooth speakers in the unit so patients can listen to their favorite music in their rooms or while undergoing painful dressing changes.

    Teen’s fundraising effort soothing for patients

    February 22, 2015

    After watching patients suffer through excruciating pain during daily dressing changes, in which bandages are removed and dead skin is scrubbed off, Zachary Ching thought of a new addition that could help: music.