File photo of the Grand Canyon. Some 4.5 million people visit the Grand Canyon each year, making it the most visited destination park in the United States. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Food Bank To Help Furloughed Grand Canyon Workers

An Arizona food bank is taking more than 600 food boxes to Grand Canyon National Park on Tuesday for government and concession workers who have been furloughed from their jobs by the partial government shutdown.


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Pipeline Contractor Fined For Death, Injuries

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A Ruby Pipeline contractor is being fined $36,000 in Nevada for violations in a trench accident that killed a worker in December and a truck crash that hurt seven workers in […]

CBS Las Vegas–06/02/2011

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State Minimum Wage Won’t Go Up

Nevada workers won’t see an increase in the state’s minimum wage this year. State Labor Commissioner Michael Tanchek says employees without health benefits will still make eight-dollars-25-cents an hour. Those with health coverage will make […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/05/2011


Pay Cuts Could Hurt Nevada

Governor Brian Sandoval’s proposed pay cuts and salary freezes for state workers could save money, but may hurt Nevada in the long run.  That’s what state workers told the Assembly Ways and Means Committee yesterday.  […]

CBS Las Vegas–03/10/2011

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More County Budget Cuts Expected

Lower revenues mean more cutbacks in Clark County government.  Department heads are being asked to reduce their budgets for next year by nine percent, which could mean layoffs of as many as 400 people.  That […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/25/2011


Nevada Assembly Passes Jobs Bill

The Nevada Assembly has approved a bill giving preference to contractors who hire Nevada workers. AB144 passed with one opposed, Assemblyman Ed Goedhart of Amargosa Valley. Under the Nevada Jobs First Initiative, contracts who hire at least 50 […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/19/2011