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Organ Donation: Helping Christopher play with all his new heart

SOCCER: Boy with heart transplant plays soccer thanks to The Simon Keith Foundation; Henderson golf tournament benefit set for the foundation October 24. – Dressed in yellow soccer gear with long, bumpy socks, seven-year old Christopher Rodriguez stood on the soccer field early in September, waiting to play in his first little-league game. His teenage brothers Junior […]

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Book Reviews: A Different Blue is the reason book lovers spend hours in the bookstores

Book Review:  Amy Harmon’s bestselling novel A Different Blue is unforgettable and satisfying – “Once upon a time there was a little blackbird, pushed out of the nest, unwanted.” Blue, a troubled high school senior in Amy Harmon’s novel  A Different Blue, who doesn’t know who she is, where she comes from, or where she is headed, is challenged […]

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Resources for autism in Henderson help kids find their place

HEALTH: Recreational activities for kids on – and off – the autism spectrum – He’s not good with other kids. She doesn’t do well in group settings. He isn’t interested in team sports. She tends to be a loner. Whether your child falls somewhere on the autism spectrum, struggles with a behavioral disorder, or is […]

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Chinese Cultural Academy fights for tradition

CULTURE: Shaolin Tai Chi Cultural Center celebrates first anniversary -Because of the current Mixed Martial Arts craze, many people seem to be focused on Pay-Per-View fights and gyms that literally revolve around this style that takes elements from boxing, wrestling, and various other styles. In spite of this, Master (Shifu) Chang Yuan, has opted for […]

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Local Culture: Where art thou, arts?

OPINION: building vibrant local cultural identity key to city life quality -In the past year, Henderson has lost a number of significant arts offerings, both public and private. The Shakespeare in the Park Festival, a popular cultural mainstay for nearly 30 years is – at least for now – no more. Shannon McMackin’s VAST Art […]

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