Officials opening warming centers in Vegas area


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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A continuing cold snap in the Las Vegas area has Clark County officials opening several daytime warming centers to shelter homeless people.

Facilities open Wednesday to provide warm refuge will include the Black Mountain Recreation Center in Henderson, and the Cambridge Recreation Center, Pearson Community Center, Hollywood Recreation Center, Stupak Community Center and Walnut Recreation Center in Las Vegas.

Pets on a leash or in a carrier are welcome at the Cambridge, Pearson, Hollywood and Walnut centers.

The Southern Nevada Regional Planning Coalition's Inclement Weather Shelter Program provides overnight shelter from November until late March at Catholic Charities, The Salvation Army and Shade Tree.

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