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December 28, 2014

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Photo: Workers plant strawberries in Watsonville, Calif.,
Farmers brace for labor shortage under new policy
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Farmers already scrambling to find workers in California — the nation's leading grower of fruits, vegetables and nuts — fear an even greater labor shortage under President Barack Obama's executive action to block some 5 million people from deportation.
Photo: Paramedics wait for rescued passengers of the ferr
1 dead, hundreds stranded in Greek ferry disaster
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Italian and Greek military and coast guard rescue crews battled gale-force winds and massive waves Sunday as they struggled to rescue hundreds of people trapped on a burning ferry adrift between Italy and Albania. At least one person died and two were injured.
Photo: Relatives of the passengers of AirAsia flight QZ80
AirAsia plane carrying 162 lost
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Missing flight is third Malaysia airline shock
An astonishingly tragic year for air travel in Southeast Asia turned worse Sunday when an AirAsia plane carrying 162 people disappeared over stormy Indonesian waters, with no word on its fate despite several hours of searching by air and sea. AirAsia Flight 8501 vanished in airspace thick with dense storm clouds on its way from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore. Searchers had to fight against heavy rain. The Malaysia-based carrier's loss comes on top of the still-unexplained disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in March and the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in July over Ukraine ...
Prayers for the new year
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Faith leaders offer their hopes for Las Vegas in the new year.
Photo: Karin Roelf crochets dozens of hats, scarves, and
‘I want to give something of myself’
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Angels in the Valley:
Hundreds of homeless people in the valley have Karin Roelf to thank for helping them stay warm in winter ...
Fixing a rotating door of CEOs at UMC
Sunday, December 28, 2014
In 2014, the city’s public hospital changed top executives twice. Will the third CEO be the charm?
The Data: Dec. 28-Jan. 10
Sunday, December 28, 2014
All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at [email protected]
Photo: The Las Vegas Latin Chamber of Commerce graduated
The Notes: Dec. 28-Jan. 10
Sunday, December 28, 2014
In the Notes: Las Vegas Latin Chamber of Commerce, TMC Financing, Gaming Laboratories International, Picnic, Betradar, Sensavis, PT's Entertainment Group and more ...
Photo: Shelli Ryan is board chairwoman for Dress for Succ
Combining warmth with military-style precision
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Q+A: SHELLI RYAN:
She’s the chairwoman of the board for the Stride Center and Dress for Success Southern Nevada, in addition to being CEO of her own consulting company. Shelli Ryan talks about corporate life as a woman, her goals for the nonprofit groups she is so passionate about, and her warm but disciplined management style.
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Events boss: 40 million visitors is not enough
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Pat Christenson talks about the tourism record broken in 2014 and the opportunity Las Vegas has to set the mark even higher.
Pro hockey could have trickle-down effect in Las Vegas
Sunday, December 28, 2014
OPINION:
If all goes as planned, the investors not only would give Las Vegas its first big-league sports club but also boost amateur hockey — a far smaller but still lucrative line of business ...
Hate crimes down, but stat can be deceiving
Sunday, December 28, 2014
There is little incentive for law enforcement to classify acts as hate crimes, given the difficulty in proving them.
People on the Move: Dec. 28-Jan. 10
Sunday, December 28, 2014
In the People: Dana Bennett, Dr. Neville Campbell, Lori Murphy, Leah Irons, Clark Wood, Dan Lee, Robert McCord, Michael Esposito, Bob Roper, Michael Lowry, Michelle Layton and more ...
Wasting the day away at work
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Employees burn about two hours of time on nonwork-related activity. What you can do about it.
Opinions of young people are worth listening to
Sunday, December 28, 2014
YOUTH COMMENTARY:
Nevada Learning Academy junior Caitlyn Anderson shares teenagers’ thoughts on being heard.

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