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November 22, 2014

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Photo: Maci Jordan, center, of Legacy High School, laughs
Students air differences on hot-button issues, leave vitriol behind
Unlike the mudslinging, belittlement and intolerance on display not just during overheated campaign seasons but, increasingly during legislative sessions, students raised hands to speak rather than talking over each other ...
Photo: Qunisha Fowler of Legacy High School listens to a
Participants plan on pursuing college, then the American dream
As teenagers talked about their future during the Las Vegas Sun Youth Forum, they weren’t fantasizing about dream jobs and fancy homes, or worrying about what school they’d attend next. Instead, they focused on the burden of student loans, facing unemployment, paying off bills and providing for their future family — issues faced by ...
Photo: Alexis Toone of Desert Oasis High School gives an
Moderators find ‘this generation is OK’
The moderators include business executives, civic leaders, judges, educators, media representatives and members of the Las Vegas City Council, Clark County Commission and Clark County School Board ...
Brother, can you spare a dime?
My neighborhood is natural habitat for beggars and panhandlers. The freeway is only a few blocks away, and its overpasses often harbor bedraggled men with cardboard signs asking for a handout. Garbage cans and recycling bins are regularly gleaned for …
Obamacare vs. Scaliacare
Republican leaders in the House and Senate have made clear they’ll deploy every weapon in the legislative arsenal to repeal the Affordable Care Act. They’ll try to …
The Obama opposition
The president came to Washington thinking he could change Washington, make it better, unite it and the nation. He was wrong. As he ascended, the tone of political discourse descended, as much because of …

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