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Archive for November 2, 2005

Flashpoint for Nov. 2, 2005
Flashpoint for Nov. 2, 2005
8:30 a.m.
Letter: Chalabi still a recognized leader
A TV interview that took place just prior to my letter featured Mr. Chalabi and his realm of influence. Many of the Iraqi people listen to him. He was described by the interviewer (I paraphrase) ...
8:26 a.m.
Letter: Reveling in the White Sox win
When the South Side Hit Men wore shorts, we wise fools at St. Ignatius spent our sophomore year debating the Richie Zisk for Claudell Washington trade. When President Jimmy Carter left office and we left ...
8:25 a.m.
Letter: Cost-cutting proposals welcome
Sen. John Ensign and his group have righted a course that otherwise could not have been sustained. His courage to come forward at this time with a proposal to save the government as much as ...
8:25 a.m.
Taking up challenge of renewable energy
"If I were the economic development czar for America today or if I were in charge of economic planning for Las Vegas and Nevada today, I would start by making a complete and total commitment ...
8:21 a.m.
Reid's secret Senate session called a gamble
1. On a motion made and seconded to close the doors of the Senate, on the discussion of any business which may, in the opinion of a senator, require secrecy, the presiding officer shall direct ...
8:15 a.m.
Letter: Administration brings Nixon, LBJ to mind
Going back further, one cannot help noticing the similarity between LBJ's staging of the Gulf of Tonkin incident in order to obtain a resolution from Congress that authorized him to initiate airstrikes on North Vietnam. ...
8:12 a.m.
Reilly calls police union suit 'theater'
Clark County Manager Thom Reilly on Tuesday described a lawsuit filed by the Metro Police Protective Association as "theater" and said the complaint doesn't appear to have merit. The police union lawsuit, filed Monday, states ...
8:11 a.m.
Adult students are targeted
Keith Rheault, state superintendent of public instruction, said Monday it was recently discovered that some schools, mostly charter schools, were admitting students as old as 23.
8:06 a.m.
Meeting of the minds
CARSON CITY -- This time next year a new public school for "profoundly gifted" students -- believed to be the first of its kind in the United States -- will be open at UNR.
8:02 a.m.
Strip is stretching southward
Three years from now, local gamblers will get to know another entrant in the lucrative neighborhood casino market. Olympia Gaming plans to open at least three and possibly more casinos in the Las Vegas Valley.
7:53 a.m.
Nothing small about this singer's talent
Or, if that's too difficult, then remember the name Stazi Summers.
7:42 a.m.
Stanley Cup trophy to make LV appearance
The Stanley Cup will be in town and will be making an appearance at the Orleans Arena.
7:40 a.m.
A story for the 22nd century
When: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 14.
7:38 a.m.
Sharp on and off court
When Anatomy & Physiology I and II didn't demand his attention, the kinesiology major perfected his shot, ran drills with teammates or played pickup games with fellow Rebels.
7:26 a.m.
10 theories on why trees in Sun City Anthem are being vandalized
10. This has the fingerprints of the Joyce Kilmer Defamation Society all over it
7:23 a.m.
AOL Vegas joins CityGuide network
America Online, which reaches an estimated 112 million people each month through its various outlets, has signed multiyear deals with and Robin Leach's Total Vegas Television to develop AOL Vegas.
7:22 a.m.
After eight years, blinds justice still being sought
Talk about a landlord turning a blinds eye to a tenant's complaint.
7:21 a.m.
Getting to know Tina Kunzer-Murphy
Job Description: Keeping her fingers crossed that Wyoming or BYU become bowl eligible.
7:17 a.m.
Columnist Jeff Haney: Old Pro Tony Grand, 81, lets the youngsters know that the poker tournament grind is nothing like television
Since no-limit Texas hold 'em bullied its way into the public's consciousness in the past several years, Grand often finds himself the senior player at a given table -- sometimes by about 50 years.
7:14 a.m.
Crystal meth problems shifting
Methamphetamine is still too easy to find in the Las Vegas Valley, but less and less of it is being manufactured here, a deputy federal drug czar said last week.
7:12 a.m.
Columnist Tom Gorman: Living the good life in the slow lane
Frankly, I'm not a fast-lane kind of guy. The only things I've added to my four-cylinder Camry are a couple of license plates. Superchargers, spoilers and soft suede seats are lost on me.
7:12 a.m.
Columnist Jon Ralston: Payroll tax was pet project
"The chamber has consistently supported the passage of a broad-based tax on business to stabilize and provide a consistent and long-term revenue stream for the needs of our state," the missive began. "We remain committed ...
7:11 a.m.
Editorial: Vaccines and accountability
President Bush spoke Tuesday in general terms of his plan, most of which we believe is well thought out. The plan would provide funding for developing a new technology for producing vaccines. It would commit ...
7:06 a.m.
Because of an error by the Sun, a story in Sunday's edition incorrectly stated that nurseries on Eastern Avenue north of Interstate 215 were in Henderson. They are in unincorporated Clark County. The Sun regrets ...
6:58 a.m.
The spiritual side of law
After a yearlong search, Metro Police have assembled a team of volunteer police chaplains to counsel officers and their families and to provide support to residents in times of despair.
6:57 a.m.
Editorial: Right issue, wrong solution
When it comes time to sell, a condo's value will likely have appreciated commensurate with rising home values, and the owner can take away some equity.
6:56 a.m.
Editorial: Faulty campaign finance laws
The report, a joint project of the UCLA School of Law and the California Voter Foundation, gave Nevada an F and rated it 46th nationally for campaign contribution-reporting laws alone and 40th overall when grades ...
6:56 a.m.

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