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Archive for August 13, 2006

A look at five Las Vegas collections:
Lee Ann Groff-Daudet considers herself a lifelong collector.
7:35 a.m.
New money, people drive arts scene
Diana Judson heard the quips when she moved her art business to Las Vegas 12 years ago. "Oh, that's great, an art-handling company in a culture-free zone," Judson recalls hearing from friends.
7:35 a.m.
Aficionado extraordinaire Duffy lands first Daumier over phone
It was an intense 45 seconds, but 20 years after seeing his first Daumier, Duffy owns one.
7:34 a.m.
Jon Ralston provides his predictions on who will win Tuesday's primary elections and live to see November
Never before in all the years I have donned my oracle's garb have I encountered such bizarre and close races.
7:34 a.m.
Commentary: Erik Olsen on the window America has to fix its health care plan
Because of today's spiraling health care costs, more than half of Nevada's 297,000 AARP members who are not eligible for Medicare, along with hundreds of thousands of other Nevada residents, are becoming increasingly afraid of ...
7:34 a.m.
Hal Rothman on what might be a better way to hold elections
Nevada is always an interesting place to follow politics. Where else could you find two people with bankruptcies running for state treasurer? Dead people have won elections in other states. This year a recently deceased ...
7:33 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Aug 13, 2006
I was heartened to see that not all states are so unconcerned about the evils and idiocy of early voting. A Maryland judge ruled Friday that early voting in that state is illegal because the ...
7:33 a.m.
Editorial: Inspect all oil pipelines
Earlier this year, in March, federal regulators ordered BP to begin inspections after an environmentally damaging leak in another of its Alaskan oil field pipelines. It was this order that led to the discovery of ...
7:33 a.m.
Editorial: Looking for work
The report, prepared by the Pew Hispanic Center - a nonpartisan research group that doesn't advocate policy positions - says there is no evidence to indicate that the increase in immigration has consistently taken jobs ...
7:33 a.m.
Letter: Mental health test makes good sense
My response is yes, yes, yes to administer the Columbia TeenScreen questionnaire as a tool to evaluate an adolescent's mental health.
7:32 a.m.
Letter: Not enough good news being reported
While the need to know is valid as claimed by the members of the Fourth Estate, it does not transcend their obligation to bring to us many of the good deeds these brave young men ...
7:32 a.m.
Letter: Voting is pleasant even if candidates are not
Second, the bad news. I've been reading columnist Jon Ralston, et al., exhorting me to vote on Election Day and not before since I will not have had adequate time to become familiar with all ...
7:32 a.m.
Editorial: Intolerant school policies
According to a story by USA Today, the American Psychological Association said zero-tolerance policies should be reserved for only the most serious threats to students' safety, yet they are being too widely applied, too often.
7:32 a.m.
John Katsilometes takes a trip back to Plains, Ga., with Jack Carter
"There was the class we saw on TV, and the rest of us," Carter said with a chuckle during a phone interview Thursday before a fundraiser at Jim Rogers' Sun Belt Auto Collection near the ...
7:32 a.m.
Cancer victims' mecca
When Jim Stone survived a bout with testicular cancer in 1980, he had every reason to believe he had dodged a bullet.
7:31 a.m.
Jeff Simpson offers some common-sense behavior guidelines for casinos
Although most longtime Las Vegans understand how to behave in a casino, it's clear that some don't. With thousands of new valley residents arriving each month, many of them new to the casino's unique position ...
7:31 a.m.
Jack Sheehan on perils of summer, from the heat to not-so-attractive tourists
But we don't have an abundance of hound dogs or rocking chairs or whittlers out here in Las Vegas. So it might be more fitting to call this stretch of interminable heat and vapor "cicada ...
7:31 a.m.
Buddy, can you spare a buck?Pros and cons
Here are some pros and cons of raising the minimum wage that have been raised in the debates on the issue:
7:31 a.m.
An electric idea
Nevada has plentiful, but mostly untapped, resources to power future
7:31 a.m.
PRECINCT 3351 LOOKS LIKE PRIME STUMPING GROUNDS.
The residents on Terrace Green Avenue and Bridge Creek Street seem like prime pickings for a politician on the prowl. They live in an affluent neighborhood. They're bright, diverse, successful, and voting records show they're ...
7:30 a.m.

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