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Why Don't We Know Who's Behind the Kelly Cheating Scandal?
Council Votes For Horse-Drawn Carriages
Utah Keeps 'Utes' As Mascot
The Progressive Bluegrass Sounds Of The Infamous Stringdusters
The Good Foods Of Lent
Mark Kleiman Talks Marijuana Laws
Gut Feeling: What We Learned From The Hazda About Digestion
Missing Out On A High School Diploma
Boycott Las Vegas Say Social Conservatives
How Safe Is Your Food?
Robert Coover And The Return Of The Brunists
Castro And Patrick Spar Over Immigration
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
Tax Advice For The Alternative Economy
The Secret History Of Las Vegas
Anti-Government Protesters Win Round Against BLM
Bryan Ferry (Of Roxy Music) Brings His Orchestra To Vegas
Is Tipping Obsolete?
Deal Reached Between North Las Vegas And Labor Unions
Being Oscar
The Life Cycle Of A Mall
Fixing Nevada's Mental Health System
Bundy Family Says Local Officials Need to Step In To Stop BLM Dispute
The Future Of Space Tourism
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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