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Archive for October 30, 2005

Columnist Hal Rothman: Changes on tap in 'New Old West'
"New Old West" is a funny juxtaposition given the meaning of these two terms. The Old West has always meant open spaces, riding the range, cowboys and gunfire, freedom in the late 20th century sense ...
9:24 a.m.
Letter: Pharmacists would be violating own code
"... a pharmacist promises to help individuals to achieve optimum benefit from their medications, to be committed to their welfare and to maintain their trust."
9:05 a.m.
Letter: Real threat is still bin Laden
Chalabi is a smarmy, snake oil salesman with his own agenda. He returned to Iraq post-Saddam with $340,000 per month of U.S. taxpayer money, and he wants more.
9:04 a.m.
Letter: U.S. must have a resounding victory
It's estimated that genocide in Cambodia resulted in the death of one-fifth of the country's population, or 1.7 million people. Over 2 million "boat people" (or refugees) fled Vietnam, creating another significant international problem. Upon ...
9:03 a.m.
Letter: Why Nevada needs a woman governor
So I'd like to see either state Sen. Dina Titus or Lt. Gov. Lorraine Hunt govern the state. I believe that either woman would bring with them a concern for Nevada citizens, which the men ...
9:02 a.m.
Editorial: More turmoil for Bush
The indictment of I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, however, could prove to be the biggest crisis yet for the White House. Libby was more than Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff. As the vice president's ...
9:01 a.m.
Editorial: More burdens for the poor
Congress also is considering copayments for Medicaid recipients as part of a cost-cutting plan approved Tuesday by the House Energy and Commerce Committee. That measure, which would impose the payments on the poor, elderly and ...
9:01 a.m.
Editorial: What's in a fry
We soon will know the numbers behind the ingredients that make those Big Macs and apple pies every cardiologist's nightmare. The amount of calories, protein, fat, carbohydrates and sodium will be clearly printed on each ...
9:01 a.m.
Flashpoint for October 30, 2005
Flashpoint for October 30, 2005
8:56 a.m.
Columnist Jon Ralston: The Fearful Five are trying, but it's unlikely to faze Titus
But whether Gibson is a primary sweepstakes winner or whether Titus might as well shutter her campaign, Democratic Party leaders have delivered an unforgettable missive that will resonate throughout the campaign for governor.
8:54 a.m.
Columnist Jeff German: Lawmakers dispense critiques of plan
But that changed last week when I heard about the board's ridiculous proposal to allow pharmacists to refuse to fill a prescription if it violates their moral beliefs.
8:53 a.m.
The jury's still out
Clark County court officials say that at least 85 percent of the county's adult population is represented in local jury pools. They say that's how they guarantee every defendant's constitutional right to a jury of ...
8:43 a.m.
Street solicitors facing limits
What is 'aggressive'
8:41 a.m.
Where I Stand -- Brian Greenspun: Why the president may be in total retreat after a week of bad news
I don't care how you score this one, you can't have a Supreme Court nominee being chased from the high court by the president's own political party before she ever gets a hearing, to be ...
8:36 a.m.
Columnist Jeff Simpson: Landry's in hot water with Wynn
Fertitta's Landry's Restaurants bought the properties last month.
8:34 a.m.
Ensign group aims to curb spending
WASHINGTON -- Sen. John Ensign, R-Nev., at times has acted like virtually every other lawmaker in proudly announcing how he helped secure federal funds for special projects in his state -- money sometimes derisively called ...
8:32 a.m.
Columnist Tom Gorman: How to build great tennis courts and maybe great players
I never lost a match point because of a crack. (What's really maddening is the mesh fabric that runs across the middle of the court.)
8:29 a.m.
A lot in common
Standing in a hallway, 42-year-old Baharu Alebachem motioned to the Gold Coast ballroom where an Ethiopian film called "A Tear That Didn't Dry" was showing.
8:10 a.m.
Reafsnyder exhibit signals new era at Las Vegas Art Museum
At first Libby Lumpkin thought that the Las Vegas Art Museum wasn't quite ready for the work of contemporary artist Michael Reafsnyder.
8:10 a.m.
With time, Delisco should be the real deal
When: 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.
8:09 a.m.
Q and A with Peter Wagg
It's a name that still brings smiles to cult fans two decades after the quirky computer-generated Max was born into a fictitious world, where it was illegal to turn off your televisions and TVs were ...
8:06 a.m.
Columnist John Katsilometes: A visit to the acting troupe at New City Theatre
At that moment Marilyn Weinmann , in character as Ma Drac (Dracula's mother), descended from the stage and gripped my hand. No thanks -- not unless your name is Gwen Stefani am I leaving my ...
8:06 a.m.

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