13
February
2019

Nevada health officials push for funding prevention programs

Dr. Joseph Iser is chief health officer of the Southern Nevada Health District. (Richard Brian/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @vegasphotograph The Southern Nevada Health District will prioritize expanding services offered in rural Nevada through its mobile health unit, providing health sciences students with educational opportunities and reducing violent injuries, chief health officer Dr. Joseph Iser said in […]

19
January
2019

Rockets shake off Nets loss as Lakers loom

The Rockets might be coming off the most difficult of losses, failing to protect a lead in the final minute of the fourth quarter and again in overtime to fall to the Nets. But they said there is no concern about a hangover from one loss in an NBA season, especially given their circumstances in […]

08
January
2019

Las Vegas housing voucher study shows mixed results

A housing development in Las Vegas. (Las Vegas Review-Journal) SNRHA Executive Director Chad Williams, seen in May 2018. (Rachel Aston Las Vegas Review-Journal) Golden Knights’ Fleury lists Las Vegas home for $2.5M — VIDEO Las Vegas Valley communities in top 25 for US builders’ sales Las Vegas apartment rents rising, but so is vacancy rate […]

28
December
2018

THE HOWARD HUGHES CORPORATIONĀ® SELECTS PROFESSIONAL SPORTS CATERING AS HOSPITALITY PARTNER FOR NEW LAS VEGAS BALLPARKĀ®

PSC is the leader in food and beverage for Minor League Baseball Ballparks across the country! LAS VEGAS, NV (December 19, 2018) – The Howard Hughes Corporation®, developer and owner of the Las Vegas Aviators®, announced today the selection of Professional Sports Catering (PSC) as the official hospitality partner for the new Las Vegas Ballpark®, […]

08
December
2018

A guide to doing business in Las Vegas

Join AFP’s 100,000+ followers on Facebook Purchase a subscription to AFP | Subscribe to AFP podcasts on iTunes News, press releases, letters to the editor: augustafreepress2@gmail.com Advertising inquiries: freepress@ntelos.net Las Vegas is one of the best places to start a small business. In fact, it’s heaven for start-ups and companies that require lesser amount of […]

04
June
2018

Guatemala volcano kills at least 6, covers villages in ash

Guatemala volcano blankets nearby villages with ash At least six people have been killed in Guatemala as a volcano near the country’s capital city has erupted for the second time this year. The Volcan del Fuego, roughly 27 miles from Guatemala City, shot ash nearly four miles into the sky. The ash landed all over […]

24
May
2018

Fate of 12 North Korean Waitresses Strains Moon-Kim Detente

SEOUL—For two years, Kim Jong Un’s regime has demanded the return of a group of North Koreans who defected from the restaurant in China where they worked, claiming they were tricked into leaving and taken to South Korea against their will by Seoul’s spies. Now, the fate of the 12 female waitresses and one male […]

02
May
2018

Apple Allays iPhone Worries, Adds $100 Billion to Buyback Plans

Apple Inc. AAPL 2.32% flexed its financial muscle with a record $100 billion plan to buy back stock from investors, as it reported strong gains in revenue and profit even as growth in the number of iPhones sold remained weak. The results for Apple’s fiscal second quarter reflect a fundamental transformation reshaping the world’s most […]