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Clark County School Superintendent
"Clark County School District Chief Walt Rulffes joins us to talk about the host of issues facing educators and schools in Southern Nevada. We talk about the empowerment schools program, federal aid that will require a change in state law so that test...
Drug War Zone
"Anthropologist Howard Campbell has been inside the cartel. He's also talked with those fighting the cartels in the drug war. He tells us what the war on drugs looks like from the inside and we hear what that war looks like to an anthropologist....
"Three Congressmen are launching a new drive to reform the nation's immigration laws. We look at their proposals and what possible obstacles there might be with local activists and a long-time critic of plans to grant any legal status to undocumented...
"The Homeland Security Secretary joins us to talk about terrorism and how much of a threat it remains for resort destinations. We also talk about the ways to understand "terrorism" and the policy differences between this administration and the...
"The tennis legend has co-authored his autobiography. In it, he speaks of drug use, the roller-coaster his career and personal life became in the 1990s and his eventual decision to retire in 2006. Agassi talks about all that before he embarks on a...
"He's produced the Batman movies that have taken the Gotham City crimefighter from a buffoon to a hero. No more Zap! Pow! Bam! And he's wanted to do that since he was in the 7th grade. Michael Uslan is also an expert on and a lover of comics. He's set...
Hispanic College Enrollment
"The College of Southern Nevada thought it was on track to apply for special federal funding as an Hispanic educational institution next year. The formula will require it to wait a few more years, but the college is still planning on seeking special...
Health Reform Update
"As new public opinion polls show increased support for "the public option," Senate Majority Leader Senator Harry Reid, is trying to find a compromise that will please those demanding a government insurance program and those who are reluctant to...
"Former musician and sports writer Mitch Albom has been a household name since his account of his relationship with a dying man, Morrie Schwartz, became a bestseller. His new book is entitled Have a Little Faith. It details his rediscovery of faith...
"His ambition is to be the greatest crime writer ever. He wrote the L.A. Quartet including L.A. Confidential. And his latest book is Blood's a Rover, which completes the Underworld USA Trilogy. James Ellroy will be speaking at the Clark County Library...
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