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Archive for April 16, 2006

Editorial: Playing the blame game
In speaking at a small business conference Thursday, Bush accused the Nevada senator of "single-handedly thwarting the will of the American people and impeding bipartisan efforts to secure this border and make this immigration system ...
7:33 a.m.
Editorial: Vote no on risky proposal
The Henderson City Planning Commission, however, unanimously approved the development Thursday night. The City Council will have the final say and is likely to discuss the proposal at its May 2 meeting.
7:33 a.m.
Letter: Why history will not be kind to Bush
The Bush administration apparently thinks that rhetoric alone will solve our mounting problems. It won't.
7:33 a.m.
Letter: Children reinforce faith in schools
The Deskin Elementary School - kindergarten through 5th grade - is being taught self-discipline, respectfulness, integrity, neighborliness and goal-setting. The students saluted the flag with the help of Cub Scout Pack 838. I felt so ...
7:33 a.m.
Letter: Blame Republicans, they're in control
The Republicans in the House and Senate control the committees that determine what bills will be examined, and it's the Republican majority leaders who determine what bills will be voted on. It's Republican President Bush ...
7:32 a.m.
Letter: 'What happens here' ad is irresponsible
I agree with Mr. Sheehan that many people tend to "sneer" at Las Vegas, but I believe that it's not because they're jealous of the fun we're having or because of our robust economy or ...
7:32 a.m.
Editorial: A messenger visits Yucca
Speaking to reporters after emerging from Yucca Mountain's five-mile tunnel that so far has cost $9 billion, Bodman spoke as if he were reading verbatim from the collected talking points of Bush/Cheney. It was a ...
7:32 a.m.
Hal Rothman leaves the Mall of America thinking it has nothing on Vegas
Nothing special there. The shops were ordinary; the entertainment flat, a bad county fair. Even the prospect of an array of Elvis impersonators the next day could not get me back. It was not even ...
7:32 a.m.
Changing Frank's room
While extensive renovation and expansion of the downtown property in general is in progress, entertainment in particular is taking high priority for the new owners - Landry's Restaurants Inc., which bought the Nugget last fall.
7:32 a.m.
Santa Fe to make its way to Palms
The free shows are from 10 p.m. until 2 a.m. Monday and April 24.
7:31 a.m.
Dole to speak on leadership, values at UNLV
But now, the former senate majority leader is known more for his "prairie wit," according to a UNLV announcement advertising Dole's lecture Monday at 7:30 p.m. at Artemus Ham Concert Hall.
7:31 a.m.
John Katsilometes reports that a UFC rival is spoiling for a fight, right here in Vegas, with a planned event at T&M
Such a check might be in order here in Las Vegas, too, as the UFC's chief rival in the rough-and-tumble world of mixed martial arts fighting - the Pride Fighting Championships - is making its ...
7:31 a.m.
Urban League planning a rebirth in Las Vegas
The group plans to break ground on an $18 million publicly funded headquarters and community center on June 23 and then hold its first major fundraiser two days later at the Bellagio.
7:31 a.m.
Jeff Simpson on the new Encore and Steve Wynn's mixed emotions about replacing his golf course
Wynn opened Wynn Las Vegas on the same day in 2005, but told me Friday that plans call for Encore to open in December 2007.
7:31 a.m.
Standing by her man in court
Through all the sleazy details, the alleged sexual favors and the envelopes of cash, the bumbling strip club tycoon and the ex-stripper's tearful testimony, there she is, the most striking woman in the courtroom: Emily ...
7:31 a.m.
FBI agent admits Galardi ties
Michael Galardi has said for years that FBI agents were among the law enforcement authorities and elected officials he provided with free drinks, lap dances and even sexual favors as the owner of a topless ...
7:30 a.m.
Tom Gorman on separating the emotion from substance in the debate over immigration
Persons marching for the legal rights of illegal immigrants in this country - a difficult argument to support even when greased with the best public relations - certainly lost credibility when the advocates rubbed our ...
7:30 a.m.
First Fridays word spreads
A few hundred people went to the evening arts event near Charleston Boulevard and Main Street.
7:30 a.m.

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