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  • Las Vegas avoids typical cooking fires this Thanksgiving

    November 23, 2012

    There were no reported cooking fires in Las Vegas this Thanksgiving, typically the day with the most cooking-related fires of the year, Las Vegas Fire and Rescue officials said. Last year, there were 10 cooking fires.

  • Building at Tuscany casino in Las Vegas evacuated after reports of strange odor

    November 23, 2012

    A building at the Tuscany Suites and Casino was evacuated on Thanksgiving after reports of a strange odor in a second-floor hallway, a Clark County Fire Department spokesman said.

  • Marie Callender's is one of several local restaurants offering complete Thanksgiving meals to go.

    Dining guide: Thanksgiving 2012 restaurant options

    November 19, 2012

    If you don't want to, there's no need to deal with the challenges of cooking Thanksgiving dinner.

  • Scott Green of Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace.

    Las Vegas chefs keep Thanksgiving recipes simple, (mostly) traditional

    November 21, 2012

    What’s for Thanksgiving dinner (or lunch)? A traditional turkey, a barbecue turkey, turkey legs confit, turkey gravy, cranberry orange relish, fresh cranberry salsa, sausage cornbread stuffing and gingered butternut squash soup.

  • Holiday season heralds season of need

    The holiday season heralds a season of need

    November 16, 2012

    From turkey drives to toy giveaways, local nonprofit organizations are gearing up for a busy holiday season, a time when the struggles of Southern Nevada's neediest families often are most acutely felt. Around town, nonprofits are launching holiday-specific programs and expanding year-round services to meet increased demand. “We provide more. The holidays can be hard when you’re by yourself or on the street. They seem to be the time when that weighs heavier on you,” said John Fogal, director of development at the Las Vegas Rescue Mission.

  • DUI checkpoint scheduled into early hours of Thanksgiving

    November 16, 2012

    Metro Police are stepping up enforcement to crack down on drunk driving during the Thanksgiving holiday and will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint Wednesday to catch impaired drivers.

  • Gasoline prices dropping across state, AAA reports

    Gasoline prices dropping across state, AAA reports

    November 13, 2012

    After several months of increases, gas prices in Nevada are starting to fall in advance of the winter months, according to data released Tuesday by the AAA auto club. Statewide, the average price of a gallon of gasoline decreased 25 cents from last month to $3.68.

  • Giving thanks after holidays

    November 19, 2012

    Suddenly, it’s that season again, when the business world relaxes just a bit and succumbs to tradition. Business meetings soon will give way to the holidays’ more jubilant gatherings as we wave goodbye to 2012 and join in the optimism of a new year.