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Child care choices limited for those working outside 9-to-5

In this Sept. 13, 2017 photo, six-year-old Kiina Amado sits on a swing at the McCarran International Child Development Center in Las Vegas. Those who work outside of the 9-to-5 are lost in the national conversation over access to child care and early education. It's true even in Las Vegas, which has the rare offering of 24-hour daycares. (AP Photo/John Locher) Source: The Associated Press

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Heather Peele is just like any other mom rushing to pick up her child at day care after work. Except, it's 2:30 a.m., and her 6-year-old daughter has been sleeping for hours at a 24-hour child care center near the Las Vegas airport.

Parents like Peele, a casino cocktail waitress, who work outside traditional business hours often are lost in the national conversation about access to child care and early education.

"I'm just in survival mode right now," said Peele,

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