Las Vegas, Nevada - A highly anticipated study of pedestrian traffic on the Las Vegas Strip was released today, showing that 17 sections of sidewalk and pedestrian bridges exceeded an acceptable level of service based upon 2010 Highway Capacity Manual (HCM) recommendations. The HCM is a publication of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Suicide deaths increased among children and teens in Clark County in 2011, according to the latest annual report from Nevada Institute for Children’s Research and Policy (NICRP) at UNLV. Suicide-related deaths in 2011 were four times higher than in 2008 and 2009.

Henderson, Nevada - While Santa Claus is watching over the children to see who is naughty or nice, Henderson Police will be watching over shoppers this holiday season to help make sure everyone has a safe holiday.

Washington, DC (NAPSI) - The numbers are staggering: Women make up 1.8 million veterans. The average age of women veterans is 48 years, compared to 63 years for their male counterparts, and their issues and needs are very different, something that is oftentimes going unnoticed.

Henderson, Nevada - Children and teens hoping to take their basketball skills to the next level can take part in Howie Landa’s Hoop Clinic from 9 a.m. to noon, Wednesday through Friday, December 26-28, at Silver Springs Recreation Center, 1951 Silver Springs Pkwy.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - Once again, an organization of financial professionals has recognized three businesses for their ethical business behavior.

Henderson, Nevada - The city of Henderson turns back the hands of time this holiday season with WinterFest – An Old-Fashioned Christmas Delight.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - An estimated 10,000 baby boomers are retiring every day. Many are looking to volunteer at organizations that can benefit from their work experiences and expertise. Perhaps surprisingly, that’s not always easy.

Henderson, Nevada - For the 11th consecutive year, the city of Henderson hosts the Best in the Desert Henderson 250 off-road race championship weekend, Friday, November 30-Saturday, December 1. The event features pre-race festivities, including tech & contingency and a fan expo, concluding with the Henderson 250 Desert Race and points battle decision for the 2012 racing season champ.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - This holiday season, you can enhance and revitalize your skin while joining a great artist helping children in need.