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Archive for April 9, 2006

John Katsilometes on the trials of the traveling band that backs Merle Haggard, no Strangers to the rigors of the road
Instead, they awakened at the Flying J Travel Plaza on Cheyenne Avenue and Interstate 15.
7:35 a.m.
Here's a dinner you can't refuse
This 2 1/2-hour spoof of the popular HBO series "The Sopranos" debuts at 6 p.m. Friday at Krave - the nightclub adjacent to the Aladdin at the Strip and Harmon Avenue.
7:35 a.m.
Conjuring the 'Phantom'
Leaning over a wooden easel in a Henderson warehouse, Martin Smeaton quietly and meticulously shapes three small faces out of clay.
7:34 a.m.
Jeff Simpson on Red Rock: It's great, but let's not get carried away with the hype
One respected Wall Street analyst who toured the property went so far as to send out a research note calling the property the best resort product in all of Las Vegas.
7:34 a.m.
Jack Sheehan on how all the rotten things writers say about Las Vegas don't stop folks from coming
Typically, no matter how entranced the writer might be by our many offerings, there is more than a share of cynicism if not downright derision in the resulting essay. Occasionally, I even learn something new ...
7:34 a.m.
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7:34 a.m.
Jon Ralston clues the candidates in to what the people really care about
No, not the economy, as James Carville famously urged Bill Clinton, or the other "e" word that Nevada's gubernatorial candidates are spouting off about every day - ethics. Nevada voters care most about K-12 education, ...
7:34 a.m.
Editorial: Justice at a snail's pace
According to a story by the Associated Press, the seven-member state Judicial Discipline Commission investigates complaints against judges and has the power to remove or censure them and to order fines, apologies, training or counseling.
7:33 a.m.
Editorial: Time for full disclosure
Court documents show I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, who stands accused of revealing to the news media intelligence information that included the identity of a covert CIA operative, has said that Cheney told him the president ...
7:33 a.m.
Letter: Gates help make homeowners feel safe
We have one-story and two-story homes in our development. A great number of senior citizens occupy the one-story homes and they feel a tremendous sense of security with our gate.
7:33 a.m.
Letter: Don't be fooled by president's spin
Let us not fall for the White House red herring here. Assume Mr. Bush indeed has unlimited declassification discretion.
7:33 a.m.
Letter: Spread the word to help those in Darfur
My sister and I have been spreading the word of Darfur by visiting savedarfur.org, making donations and handing out green bracelets to all who will listen. We are but two small voices. Your voice is ...
7:33 a.m.
Letter: Mountain lions aren't the issue - people are
The mountain lions have a right to the bighorn sheep more than people do! Why not cancel the hunting permits for the sheep instead? Would that not be the first logical course of action ...
7:32 a.m.
Editorial: Senators leave bill dangling
The House bill would criminalize undocumented aliens, slap businesses with stiff fines if they hired them, reimburse local police officers for enforcing federal immigration law and allow billions to be spent on a forbidding wall ...
7:32 a.m.
UNR president candidates wait until end to file
"Up until this morning as of 11 o'clock, I couldn't tell you who would be on the list," Pimentel, of A.T. Kearney. told search committee members Friday.
7:32 a.m.
Woman who beat cancer inspires council
The Reno resident, who was a featured speaker as the Nevada Cancer Council unveiled its comprehensive cancer plan last week, has battled the disease and won five times.
7:32 a.m.
Tom Gorman trips on down to Casa Fuente at the Forum Shops on the Strip and indulges himself with a true taste of Las Vegas, including a fine liqueur and an almost-fine cigar
I settled in for an hour of people-watching at the Forum Shops at Caesars, accompanied by an $18 cigar and a $14 snifter of Drambuie.
7:32 a.m.
The language of corruption
Every trade has its language. Bartenders, cabbies, bricklayers - they all have their own jargon. So, too, it turns out, do those who trade in public corruption. The language of corruption can be found in ...
7:31 a.m.
UNLV and research: A chase for the Holy Grail?
That was the promise. Just a few more doctoral graduates and UNLV would be recognized as a top research institution - a lofty goal the university has sought for years because it would be a ...
7:31 a.m.
Brian Greenspun says policy should trump politics in the complex immigration debate
The U.S. Senate is still grappling over legislation that is de-signed to deal with the problem of illegal immigration and the overly porous borders that have allowed some 11 million people to enter this country ...
7:31 a.m.

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