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Archive for August 18, 2006

John Katsilometes discovers that finding out why the tourist crossed the road is nothing to joke about
Those seeking to be shot at dawn, or dusk, or anytime in between at the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign on Las Vegas Boulevard South seem willing to gamble with their lives for an ...
9:11 a.m.
Anticipation mounts for Lichtenstein exhibit
The Roy Lichtenstein exhibit at the Las Vegas Art Museum doesn't open until next month, but signs of the show are already evident at the museum bookstore, which is selling copies of the book, "Roy ...
9:11 a.m.
Ron Kantowski on why there are Legions flocking to Cedar Rapids
The top tourist attraction in Cedar Rapids is the National Czech and Slovak Museum. The second-biggest attraction is the Amana Colonies, which may or may not be a place to go refrigerator shopping.
9:10 a.m.
Commentary: Nevada deserves early voice
There has been much reaction and public discussion on the merits of adding another caucus state - much of it focused on Nevada. States that oppose the new calendar have used stereotypes in an effort ...
9:10 a.m.
Editorial: Seeking answers, closure
After the child's lifeless body was discovered in her family's basement the day after Christmas in 1996, Boulder (Colo.) Police investigators focused on John and Patsy Ramsey, her parents.
9:10 a.m.
Editorial: Send in the troops
In the report released Monday, the GAO says that some recruiters "have resorted to overly aggressive tactics" that can hinder the military's "ability to recruit and can erode public confidence in the recruiting process."
9:10 a.m.
Letter: No threat intended against state engineer
During my tenure at the Water Authority I have had the great fortune to work with four outstanding professionals who have held that position. Their task is enormous and never without controversy. Oftentimes the decision ...
9:09 a.m.
Letter: Illegal immigration a never-ending cycle
In reference to your lament concerning the article headlined "Shortage of farm workers hitting organic growers hard," due to the increase in border security, I, too, commiserate with the farmers' plight. After all, I buy ...
9:09 a.m.
Letter: Time for Democrats to focus on solutions
FDR won a landslide victory in 1932 by promising fixes to President Herbert Hoover's failed Depression proposals - he then became legendary in carrying out these promises. Awakened Democrats can drag us from today's quagmire.
9:09 a.m.
Editorial: A tip for the IRS
According to a story in the Las Vegas Sun on Thursday, the program, which is exclusive to Nevada, uses formulas based on workers' jobs, their shifts and other factors to determine the dollar amounts of ...
9:09 a.m.
How long can they live long and prosper?
Sure, the last show has been scrapped and the last two movies were total dogs, but for 20,000 people this weekend, "Star Trek" lives.
9:08 a.m.
Drug company refund to give Nevadans relief
Nevadans will see some money from pricing lawsuits filed against drug companies four years ago after a major litigant in the cases reached a $70 million proposed settlement agreement with the state.
9:08 a.m.
Sun asks for dismissal of Sands' lawsuit
The Las Vegas Sun filed a motion Thursday to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed against it by Las Vegas Sands Corp., arguing that the owner of the Venetian was attempting to chill speech protected by ...
9:00 a.m.
Trying harder to be No. 2
It's probably a done deal that Nevada will win final approval Saturday for an early 2008 presidential caucus, but the state's Democrats aren't taking any chances.
9:00 a.m.
Top cop: Round two
Here's the campaign slogan that is likely to win the Clark County sheriff's race: I'm not the other guy.
9:00 a.m.
'Deal is a deal'
Saying "a deal is a deal," Gov. Kenny Guinn pledged Thursday to do whatever he could to hold the Internal Revenue Service to an agreement not to audit Las Vegas food and beverage workers who ...
9:00 a.m.

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