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  • Laws on Bullying Lack Penalties

    Laws on Bullying Lack Penalties

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 7:31 PM EST2014-02-27 00:31:53 GMT
    LAS VEGAS -- Bullying can range from verbal and physical abuse to harassment online. In some cases, it is so severe, police get involved. There are venalities for cyber bullying. The law is very clearMore>>
    LAS VEGAS -- Bullying can range from verbal and physical abuse to harassment online. In some cases, it is so severe, police get involved. There are venalities for cyber bullying. The law is very clearMore>>
  • Suicide is Sad Side Effect of Teen Bullying

    Suicide is Sad Side Effect of Teen Bullying

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 10:54 PM EST2014-02-26 03:54:16 GMT
    LAS VEGAS -- Suicide can be a tragic consequence of bullying. The obituary of one local teen who passed away in December read... "In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that awareness be brought to bullying andMore>>
    Suicide can be a tragic consequence of bullying. The obituary of one local teen who passed away in December read... "In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that awareness be brought to bullying and suicide."More>>
  • More CCSD Students Expelled for Bullying Issues

    More CCSD Students Expelled for Bullying Issues

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 9:59 PM EST2014-02-26 02:59:44 GMT
    LAS VEGAS -- The Clark County School District suspended or expelled more than 1,700 students for bullying or intimidation during the last school year. That's a nearly 10 percent increase from the previousMore>>
    The Clark County School District suspended or expelled more than 1,700 students for bullying or intimidation during the last school year. That's a nearly 10 percent increase from the previous year.More>>
  • Clark County Schools See Rise in Discipline for Bullying

    Clark County Schools See Rise in Discipline for Bullying

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 8:20 PM EST2014-02-26 01:20:39 GMT
    The Clark County School District suspended or expelled 1,736 students for bullying or intimidation during the 2012-2013 school year, 152 or 9.6 percent more than the 1,584 pupils disciplined for thoseMore>>
    The Clark County School District suspended or expelled 1,736 students for bullying or intimidation during the 2012-2013 school year, 152 or 9.6 percent more than the 1,584 pupils disciplined for those acts in 2011-2012.More>>
  • School Problems Factor into Youth Suicides

    School Problems Factor into Youth Suicides

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 7:29 PM EST2014-02-26 00:29:18 GMT
    Annual reports issued by the Clark County Child Death Review Team indicate that school-related problems have played a contributing role in suicides involving county children. But any connection bullyingMore>>
    Annual reports issued by the Clark County Child Death Review Team indicate that school-related problems have played a contributing role in suicides involving county children.More>>
  • Nevada Addresses Bullying Through New Laws

    Nevada Addresses Bullying Through New Laws

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 9:42 AM EST2014-02-25 14:42:51 GMT
    Gov. Brian Sandoval signed into law numerous bills from the Nevada Legislature last year that addressed bullying. Here are highlights: Senate Bill 164 -- This requires public schools to disseminate informationMore>>
    Gov. Brian Sandoval signed into law numerous bills from the Nevada Legislature last year that addressed bullying. The legislation sought to update the state's laws addressing modern forms of bullying, such as cyber-bullying.
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  • BREAKING NEWS: Flash Flood warning issued for Henderson

    BREAKING NEWS: Flash Flood warning issued for Henderson

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:19 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:19:02 GMT
    The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a flash flood warning for central Clark County until 8:15 p.m. Wednesday.More>>
    The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a flash flood warning for central Clark County until 8:15 p.m. Wednesday.
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  • BREAKING NEWS: UMC 'streamlining" services, slashing jobs

    BREAKING NEWS: UMC 'streamlining" services, slashing jobs

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:51:59 GMT
    Approximately 285 positions at University Medical Center are being impacted by efforts to "streamline" the hospital and 61 vacant positions will be eliminated or put on hold, the hospital announced Wednesday.More>>
    Approximately 285 positions at University Medical Center are being impacted by efforts to "streamline" the hospital and 61 vacant positions will be eliminated or put on hold, the hospital announced Wednesday.More>>
  • Airmen honored for U.S. 95 flash flood rescue

    Airmen honored for U.S. 95 flash flood rescue

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:52 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:52:11 GMT
    A dramatic rescue of a couple trapped by flood waters was caught on tape and now the seven airmen from Nellis and Creech air force bases, who went above and beyond the call of duty, are being recognized for the bravery.More>>
    A dramatic rescue of a couple trapped by flood waters was caught on tape and now the seven airmen from Nellis and Creech air force bases, who went above and beyond the call of duty, are being recognized for the bravery.More>>
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