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Nevada's Special Election a Preview for 2012
Nevada's Special Election a Preview for 2012

AIR DATE: May 6, 2011

LA Times Reporter, Mark Barabak recently wrote an article highlighting how the September special election to fill Rep. Dean Heller's vacated seat will be an early testing ground for issues that will arise in the 2012 presidential and congressional races. Barabak notes Nevada's newly created fourth congressional seat and wild card candidate, Sharron Angle only add to the intrigue in Nevada on the nationwide scene. Mark Barabak joins us to talk about how the races will give the country a small taste of what's to come in 2012.
Mark Barabak, reporter, LA Times

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Thank you(!) to a state lesgislator who is willing to say "enough with the laws regulating individual choice". Each school district has the power to make regulations as it sees fit. That is what school boards are for. When children leave home for the day they will often do what parents are trying to teach them to not do. That should not be an invitation to blame the government or ask it to take over. By removing short term choice you deprive parents of an opportunity to teach life long choice and accountability skills, as they see fit.
Trudy BradfordMay 5, 2011 09:55:59 AM
I work with 3 women who grew up here in Vegas, they are all 29 to 39 yrs of age, they are all what would be medically classified as morbidly obese. One blames it on not having been taught about good nutrition and though she knows now. Habits developed in childhood are hard to break.
Robin RNMay 5, 2011 09:27:11 AM
If the parents keep their kids active and have them eat healthy at home, one meal during the day, however unhealthy, is not going to make them fat. This is someone telling me how to live my life.
JamesMay 5, 2011 09:15:16 AM
If you were a parent, you should care what your kids eat. If the selection is all unhealthy, it is not someone telling you how to live.
ayMay 5, 2011 09:23:53 AM
I don't see anywhere to suggest future topics, so I'm posting this here. Please produce a segment on this and try to get this Owens fellow in studio to answer questions. Its crazy!
Jim in HendersonMay 4, 2011 13:29:33 PM
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