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Life In Baker, California
Is The Cosmopolitan Of Las Vegas For Sale?
The HOA: Help Or Headache?
Reid Vs. Heller On Bundy Standoff
Lowden Embraces Changing Senate Elections
The State Of The Clark County School District
Reno A Frontrunner For Tesla Plant
States Look At Marijuana Laws
Gut Feeling: What We Learned From The Hadza About Digestion
Missing Out On A High School Diploma
The Progressive Bluegrass Sounds Of The Infamous Stringdusters
Why Don't We Know Who's Behind the Kelly Cheating Scandal?
Las Vegas City Council Votes For Horse-Drawn Carriages
Utah Keeps 'Utes' As Mascot
The Good Foods Of Lent
Robert Coover And The Return Of The Brunists
How Safe Is Your Food?
Castro And Patrick Spar Over Immigration
Boycott Las Vegas Say Social Conservatives
Behind The Bundy Ranch Standoff
Can 'Serious' Reading Happen Online?
Lynne Jasames On Why 'It's Okay To Cry'
BASE Jumping: The Allure And The Danger
Anti-Government Protesters Win Round Against BLM
Tax Advice For The Alternative Economy
The Secret History Of Las Vegas
Teen Job Market

AIR DATE: May 29, 2009

Nevada's official unemployment rate sits at 10.5 percent, but economists say the state's true unemployment rate could be anywhere from 15 to 20 percent, when you add in people who have quit looking for work, returned to school, operated their own businesses or worked off the books. So what does the increased competition for entry-level jobs mean for teens seeking summer work? We talk with Cathy McCarthy, senior vice president for marketing at; Carol Christen, career consultant and co-author of the book: "What Color is Your Parachute for Teens?" and David Philippi, community partnership coordinator at the Clark County School District's Northwest Career and Technical Academy.

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