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Archive for November 23, 2005

Fallen U.S. Troops
Army Spc. Michael J. Idanan, 21, of Chula Vista, Calif., died in Bayji, Iraq, on Saturday when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV dur-ing combat operations. Idanan was assigned to the 1st Squadron, ...
9:46 a.m.
Correction
Correction
9:39 a.m.
All aboard!
All aboard!
9:29 a.m.
The Elevator
Who's headed toward the penthouse on the local sports scene -- and who's getting the shaft:
9:08 a.m.
Columnist Jeff Haney: Looking into the dark side of televised poker tournaments -- grandstanders showing off for the cameras, bugging oldtimers
The influx of new players into poker -- many of them young and influenced by TV coverage -- is breeding two varieties of bad behavior at the tables, professional gambler Alan Boston says.
8:42 a.m.
Editorial: Education is now a hot topic
As chancellor, Rogers heads the system's two universities, four community colleges, Nevada State College and Desert Research Institute. For years now, in accordance with a national trend, state funding has not been increasing enough to ...
8:16 a.m.
Flashpoint for Nov 23, 2005
Flashpoint for Nov 23, 2005
8:12 a.m.
Letter: Don't let irrationality guide conclusions
Straw men are easy to burn down. Mr. Chambers asserts that evolution is a fact. He then goes on to state that natural selection, which is a theory, helps explain the "fact" of evolution. Theory ...
8:01 a.m.
Letter: Freedom and religion don't mix
English history is replete with examples of religious persecution. Practically every time they changed monarchs they changed religions, and many people died as a result.
8:00 a.m.
Letter: U.S. should get out of the U.N.
I think that the real concern for the American people should be that President George W. Bush already has gone even further in pushing for a world army and police force than did the U.N. ...
8:00 a.m.
Leaders of tomorrow
Marijuana and other drugs:
7:59 a.m.
Robby Gordon leaves his bad luck in Baja
Here's a switch: Robby Gordon actually had a better run in his NASCAR Nextel Cup Series car this past weekend than he did in Friday's Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 desert race in Mexico.
7:34 a.m.
Christmas comes to NLV neighborhood
In 1995 as local developer Brett Torino was putting the final touches on his sprawling outdoor holiday display in western Las Vegas, his father, Francis, told him he was eager to see it illuminated for ...
7:29 a.m.
Station Casinos sees a future near north end of the valley
Station Casinos -- already the largest owner of casino-zoned land in the Las Vegas Valley -- recently paid $47 million for vacant land in North Las Vegas with the intention of someday developing a hotel ...
7:27 a.m.
Columnist Jon Ralston: On party donations, Hunt's bid for governor and the GOP Web site
It's the day before Thanksgiving, so here are some appetizers before the big feast ...
7:25 a.m.
Editorial: Treat bird flu as urgent
While there currently is no pandemic flu in the world, it is quite possible for the virus now ravaging poultry flocks in Asia to mutate. Already able to jump with deadly effect from birds to ...
7:20 a.m.
Editorial: Digging a hole for wildlife protection
Sen. Conrad Burns, R-Mont., conducted an October hearing of the Senate Appropriations Interior subcommittee into whether the Bureau of Land Management should relax restrictions that prevent drilling in certain regions during winter and spring. These ...
7:19 a.m.
Boulder City, Henderson officials on collision course over freeway projects
It's not exactly road rage, but Boulder City and Henderson could wind up honked off at each other in a budding dispute over which of two freeway projects should be built first.
7:18 a.m.
Tom Gorman gives thanks for Las Vegas' many gifts
Let us bow our heads and pray in thanksgiving:
7:16 a.m.
Pharmacy fiasco led to reform
Federal indictments announced Tuesday could send a Las Vegas developer and his son to prison for decades, but the issue that brought the charges has already had an impact that goes far beyond the individuals.
7:09 a.m.
Support for Yucca softens a little more
WASHINGTON -- A key senator who was once a strong advocate of Yucca Mountain offered some of his harshest words yet about the proposed nuclear waste repository.
7:06 a.m.
Leaders of tomorrow
Photo: Clark High School student Sergio Martinez makes a Regardless of why the United States decided to fight the war in Iraq, it would be a mistake to pull American troops out too soon, local high school students said Tuesday when they gathered for ...
2:00 a.m.

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