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Archive for November 15, 2005

Letter: Development is not necessarily progress
They are betting on a continuing supply of water from whatever sources they can dream of, but yet there is no plan to stop the rampant, wild and uncontrolled development.
9:28 a.m.
Letter: Tax-and-spending restraint needed
He argues that the Colorado model was draconian and constrained government spending too much. With or without TABOR, Colorado was never the economic model all other states yearned for. Colorado was, however, brave enough to ...
9:27 a.m.
Letter: Thanks to veterans not too little, but a bit late
But what I still can't get past is the tokenism of the theme of the entire weekend, "Operation Welcome Home" or saying "Welcome home to America's Vietnam Veterans." Where do you think these veterans have ...
9:26 a.m.
Letter: President committed political malpractice
The Bush administration made the case for war against Iraq, presented its arguments to Congress and the American people, and we believed them. The Democrats in Congress joined with their Republican colleagues in supporting the ...
9:25 a.m.
Letter: Coming from Mr. Bush, that's a compliment
Well, let's see what this man thinks is "responsible."
9:24 a.m.
Editorial: Moderates find their voice
We believe there needs to be a plan for this country that acknowledges our shockingly high national debt (nearly $8 trillion now) and our currently unavoidable reliance on deficit spending. The plan should have twin ...
9:22 a.m.
Editorial: Standing up to criticism
In its Web editions Sunday, Time called Guinn's controversial tax increase "a realistic step to shore up the overstretched budget of the nation's fastest-growing state," adding that his overall approval rating of almost 60 percent ...
9:21 a.m.
Editorial: Busch parked for reckless driving
Busch, 27, was cited Friday night after a Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff's deputy saw him race around a slower-moving vehicle and blow a stop sign, traveling 60 mph in a 45-mph zone, sheriff's officials said.
9:20 a.m.
Hold on: Improved Traffic Court phone system on the way
Busy signals greet the majority of people trying to use the telephone to resolve traffic tickets issued in Clark County -- but that should change soon.
9:02 a.m.
Prices could level off at federal land auction
Developers and industry experts say Bureau of Land Management auctions have been a mixed blessing: The auctions have provided much needed land, but some say the process itself has had an adverse effect on land ...
9:01 a.m.
Lawyers want biker gang case tossed
CARSON CITY -- A fight between Hells Angels and the Mongols that left three dead in a casino in Laughlin was "motivated by gang pride and retribution," the Clark County district attorney's office said.
9:00 a.m.
Smooth jazz will cruise into Ham Hall
When: 9 p.m. Nov. 25. Wine and art reception at 8 p.m.
8:59 a.m.
Q+A: Anita Mann
At 5 feet, 5 inches, former dancer Anita Mann may be too short to have been a showgirl, but she stands shoulder to shoulder with her fellow producers and choreographers.
8:57 a.m.
Columnist Jeff German: Guinn's critics silenced by results
Gov. Kenny Guinn admits that when Time magazine began evaluating his administration some months ago, the results could have gone either way.
8:56 a.m.
Golfers are staying sharp but having fun
Grace Park summed up the attraction of golf's "silly-season" events in general and the Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge in particular with one word: Fun.
8:43 a.m.
Columnist Ron Kantowski: UNLV coach Brandise's mixed emotions for the game between his old coach and his alma mater
The first thing UNLV offensive coordinator Noah Brindise did upon returning from Texas this week was oil the "refresh" button on his cell phone.
8:41 a.m.
Youth Forum still meaningful for alum
* School: Rancho High
8:39 a.m.
Columnist John Katsilometes: An Elvis impressionist hitting the Strip for work
Sometimes in Las Vegas your objective is only to have lunch with a friend at Imperial Palace. But sometimes in Las Vegas you have lunch with a friend at Imperial Palace, and you are distracted ...
8:37 a.m.
School Board members thrifty with travel budget
When it comes to traveling on the Clark County School District's dime, board member Susan Brager-Wellman says there's no place like home.
8:36 a.m.
Speaking out on water plan
* What: Southern Nevada Water Authority board meeting
8:32 a.m.
Griffith, artist, competitive swimmer, dies at 100
Born: Nov. 8, 1905, at Jamestown, N.Y.
8:29 a.m.
Two competing Iraq roadmaps
WASHINGTON -- The Senate as early as today could consider dueling resolutions -- one Democrat, one Republican -- aimed at seeking more accountability from the Bush administration on Iraq.
8:26 a.m.
County experiments with senior housing project plan
Clark County is experimenting with a pilot affordable housing project for seniors that would test whether developers are willing to buy federal land to build low-rent apartments under current Bureau of Land Management guidelines.
8:23 a.m.
Flashpoint for Nov. 15, 2005
Given a chance to skewer a pundit who skewers for a living, they came out in force Saturday night for the Second Chance Foundation. The roasters turned me on a spit, none more than R&R's ...
8:08 a.m.
UNLV Football
As UNLV's losing streak reached four games with Saturday's 51-3 loss at TCU, many among the Rebels' faithful must be wondering what has become of the running game.
8:02 a.m.
Run-in with off-duty officer doesn't extinguish fire of teens' vigil
An off-duty Henderson police officer, upset that teenagers were gathered next to his home for a vigil in memory of three friends who died in a 2003 car wreck, stomped out votive candles he said ...
8:00 a.m.

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