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Archive for April 2, 2006

Reintroducing Liberace glam
The hybrid Volkswagen Beetle and Rolls Royce, painted bubblegum pink and covered in mirrors, was a hit. So were the stylish Liberace T-shirts and handbags dripping in kitsch.
7:24 a.m.
John Katsilometes on the runway at unveiling of a fashion line, on a night Mari Landers is honored
The tireless Kolberg and his auction sidekick, KTNV Channel 13 weatherman Nate Tannenbaum, helped raise thousands of dollars Friday night at "An Evening of Elegance and Style," an annual gala at the Venetian's Lido Ballroom ...
7:24 a.m.
Tropicana's closing shuts door on history
The museum at the Tropicana soon will be history.
7:24 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Apr 02, 2006
FLASHPOINT for Apr 02, 2006
7:24 a.m.
Jon Ralston on the many faces of Erin Kenny
- County Commissioner Erin Kenny, discussing an ethics task force report, Jan. 27, 1999
7:24 a.m.
Editorial: Using safety as a trap
Marcy Forman, director of Homeland Security's Immigration and Customs Enforcement division, wrote a letter to the United Food and Commercial Workers union saying her agency had stopped hosting such meetings, which were advertised as mandatory ...
7:23 a.m.
Hal Rothman has a message for outgoing Interior Secretary Gale Norton: Keep your mitts out of our kitty
On her way out the door from the gang that couldn't govern straight, Norton renewed her call to take 70 percent of the money generated from land auctions under the Southern Nevada Public Land Management ...
7:23 a.m.
Nevada should put safety first in boxing
The Nevada State Athletic Commission is expected to receive a report soon, possibly as early as this week, on a six-month study it commissioned to get recommendations on ways to increase safety for boxers. The ...
7:23 a.m.
Editorial: Maintain honesty in drug ads
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulates the advertising to ensure that it contains both the risks and benefits of the pills. For years, however, clever camera work and rapid speech helped mask the risks. ...
7:23 a.m.
Letter: Heed the words of our own Statue of Liberty
Today, in this great country of ours, we have over 11 million illegal immigrants living and working among us. These immigrants came to the United States to take low-paying and back-breaking jobs that many of ...
7:23 a.m.
Letter: Not enough done to protect drivers
Upon attempting to obtain her Nevada driver's license, she was told that she would need her Social Security number, her husband's death certificate and her birth certificate among other documents to simply get a Nevada ...
7:22 a.m.
Letter: Bush needs to admit the truth
Why can't President Bush, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and Vice President Dick Cheney simply stand in front of a microphone and admit that the generals and advisers who warned them up front that securing the ...
7:22 a.m.
Letter: Walkout should not go unpunished
Although I appreciate everyone's right to free speech, there is a time and place for it, and the children who walked out to protest immigration legislation should be suspended and their parents charged for the ...
7:22 a.m.
Editorial: Bush's focus blurring again
"And tonight I also offer this pledge of the American people: Throughout the area hit by the hurricane, we will do what it takes, we will stay as long as it takes, to help citizens ...
7:22 a.m.
Jeff Simpson analyzes the players in the bid for a Singapore casino
Limited competition and the scope of the projects being pitched to win the bids - and justify the huge land costs for Singapore's downtown Marina Bay and Sentosa island sites - should ensure healthy returns ...
7:22 a.m.
Court's ruling on search of apartment is challenged
Metro Police, though, never obtained a warrant and never asked him if they could search his apartment.
7:21 a.m.
Jail crowding prompts officials to weigh shipping inmates out
The problem is so serious that the Clark County Detention Center is also considering arranging to house about 50 inmates at a state prison, officials said.
7:21 a.m.
Tom Gorman tells the story of a young woman who immigrated from Mexico and earned her place in America
And that's why I want to share the story of another student, a native of Mexico, who proudly waves the American flag.
7:21 a.m.
Ron Kantowski takes in a game with a Cubs fan who's pulling for her team and for her life
While Mom's place in the batting order is secure, after spending Saturday afternoon watching the Cubs misjudge fly balls against the San Diego Padres at Cashman Field with a die-hard Cubs fan named Dani Janich, ...
7:21 a.m.
Storming the gates
There's no doubt which side poet Robert Frost would come down on in a growing debate over gated communities and walled subdivisions in the Las Vegas Valley.
7:21 a.m.
Brian Greenspun on a man who dares to stand up and tell the world about the horrors of Darfur
For as long as most of us can remember, there have always been stories of tribal warfare on the African continent, and for as long as I can remember, the rest of the world has ...
7:21 a.m.

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