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Archive for August 16, 2006

Nevada voters decide legislative contests
Assemblyman Bob McCleary, D-North Las Vegas, lost a Democratic Party primary fight to Ruben Kihuen, who was backed by the state AFL-CIO, by a 61-32 margin. Running a distant third was David Adams, who had ...
8:22 a.m.
The Voters
Click here for a printable graphic of Summerlin-area voters.
8:10 a.m.
TAKE FIVE: Surya Bonaly
What: John Hancock Champions on Ice
7:40 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Aug 16, 2006
I hear the echoes of Sting in my head - I lost my faith in the voters and they actually were listening. They were not fooled by the slick attempts to buy the election by ...
7:40 a.m.
Jon Ralston offers three proposals for political campaigns that might level the playing field but incense incumbents
But as I write this, long before the polls closed Tuesday, some lessons of this year's primary campaign already are clear. That reform of the process is needed is not open for debate; it's how ...
7:39 a.m.
Editorial: It's acres away for farmers
An organic farmer in California's lush Pajaro Valley told an AP reporter this week that he had to tear out 30 acres of vegetables because he could not find anyone to pick them, and that ...
7:39 a.m.
Editorial: ANWR not a moneymaker
Congress in 1980 set aside this 1.5-million acre section of the 19-million acre refuge as a site to be studied for future drilling. Stevens' motivation has always been crystal clear - he is after the ...
7:39 a.m.
Letter: Cheney not one to talk about combat
Does that imply that despite Cheney's several deferments from service in Vietnam, apparently because of other priorities, he is now willing to obtain a presidential exception to enlist in the Marines and join them in ...
7:39 a.m.
Letter: Middle class suffers with estate tax cut
Now, personally, I believe that it does take tax revenue to run the government and those taxes have to come from somewhere. If a super-rich person leaves $100 million and the estate tax is 1 ...
7:39 a.m.
Letter: Zero tolerance policy has place in schools
A side effect of this has been the growth of administrative bureaucracies, a large portion of which is tasked to create a paper trail and monitor compliance with laws and regulations, so as to protect ...
7:38 a.m.
Editorial: It's on to November
While voter turnout was disappointing, for the most part the outcome in most of the races went pretty much as predicted. Rep. Jim Gibbons defeated state Sen. Bob Beers and Lt. Gov. Lorraine Hunt in ...
7:38 a.m.
Late offensive lifts Titus
Jim Gibson may have lost the Democratic primary for governor last October on an appearance on "Face to Face With Jon Ralston," when the host asked him a simple question about abortion, which is now ...
7:38 a.m.
Bidders are few for food stamp card
Kevin Barbieux, otherwise known as "The Homeless Guy" on his blog of the same name, thinks the time is right for selling stuff - on eBay.
7:38 a.m.
CORRECTIONS
A photo caption in Tuesday's paper incorrectly identified the quarterback of the Las Vegas Showgirlz football team. The player shown in the photo was Carrie Walters, not Cassandra Alston. The Sun regrets the error.
7:38 a.m.
'A matter of survival'
Las Vegas has run out of options for water and will see growth pinched off in seven to 10 years unless plans are approved to pump ground water south from rural White Pine County, a ...
7:37 a.m.
For some candidates, coming together not a party
One of the first challenges for any political primary victor is to quickly put the acrimony of the primary behind him, drawing past opponents into the fold while mending weaknesses exposed in the intra-party battle.
7:37 a.m.
Voters' primary impulse is to go with the proven product
Nevada voters stared into an electoral abyss Tuesday, offered an opportunity to vote for oddballs, self-funded newcomers and a dead woman. They decided - for the most part - to step back and play it ...
7:37 a.m.

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