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Time for SMART thinking

January 10, 2016 by  
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BY JAMAAL McCOY When you consciously set and achieve goals for yourself, you naturally have heightened self assurance and greater productivity. By setting SMART (Specific Measurable Attainable Relevant Timely) goals, you can track your progress and take pride in your achievements along the way. Notable triumphs substantiate your efforts, boost your confidence, and highlight your […]

VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: In 2016, education is the issue to watch

January 10, 2016 by  
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BY YVETTE WILLIAMS On December 10, President Obama signed the bipartisan Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) into law. It is the latest version of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), and replaces the widely-criticized No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law. This new law addresses many student needs identified in the Clark County Black Caucus-sponsored […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Happy New Year, Happy New Life

January 10, 2016 by  
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New Year, New Understanding

January 10, 2016 by  
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With 2016 coming into focus, political strategist Kenya Parham works to position African-Americans for a successful future. BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD The dawning of a new year brings a fresh start. And as political strategist Kenya T. Parham sees it, the flip of the calendar is also an ideal time to take stock of the state of […]

Diamond Life

January 10, 2016 by  
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Tommy Pham pursues his Major League dreams. BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD Tommy Pham has known for a long time that he wanted a professional baseball career. The 27-year-old Las Vegas native’s natural dexterity in the sport was sharpened while attending Gorman, Centennial and Durango high schools. “I asked one of my friends, Chad Robertson, who played […]

Spiritual Verse – January 2016

January 10, 2016 by  
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PEACE

January 10, 2016 by  
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The new year is here — and with it, choices to make: We can enter 2016 in a cloud, or greet it with full awareness of our goals and aspirations. Some aspire to touch the sky and make tremendous impacts on their own lives; others have a mind to nurture their hearts and serve others. […]

Clark County School District Ain’t Right

January 10, 2016 by  
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BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Here is a brief history, in my opinion (more on this later), of the primary reasons the Clark County School District has been able to dupe an unsuspecting citizenry for the nearly two decades that I have lived in Las Vegas. – Since the turn of the last century, the District’s student population […]