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Archive for August 23, 2006

Las Vegas marriage bureau ends 24-hour service
While saving the county money, the change will cost lovebirds the ability to obtain a marriage license in the wee hours and could jeopardize Las Vegas' self-proclaimed standing as the marriage capital of the world.
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The UNLV men's golf team is more than two weeks away from opening its fall season, but the program already scored its first big victory.
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Dear Mountain West Conference Fans:
Aug. 15, 2006
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Who's headed toward the penthouse on the local sports scene - and who's getting the shaft.
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FLASHPOINT for Aug 23, 2006
It has gone mostly unnoticed in the post-primary analysis. But this year the Democrats will have a very different top of the ticket. And for two reasons. First, the two people at the top are ...
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Jon Ralston on what is evident early in the campaign for several top offices
It's not what was said that mattered so much - nothing groundbreaking or revelatory came out of the mouths of candidates for governor, Congress and sheriff. But the styles of the contenders were revealing of ...
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Editorial: Both sides of Las Vegas
But they have more than their jobs in common. Each packed her belongings in a U-Haul for the move to Las Vegas. Each spent her first night at Sunset Station. And, although their moves were ...
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Editorial: All talk, no action
The United Nations has been soliciting help from member countries for its effort to bring stability to Lebanon by putting some space between Hezbollah and Israel. The United Nations has a 2,000-member force on duty ...
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Letter: Conservation beats drilling in the ANWR
Most importantly, more oil would be saved if the Republican Party had not reversed or vetoed every law designed to reduce gasoline consumption by Americans. In fact, the Republican Congress made it illegal for the ...
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Letter: Controlling campaign funding a good start
It isn't surprising that from the local level to the federal government our politicians are bowing to the developers' wishes rather than the welfare of the people. Our entire political system is corrupted by campaign ...
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Letter: NAFTA, CAFTA put nation in jeopardy
Well, the bill is coming due and it has affected us negatively economically and has resulted in a loss of good-paying manufacturing jobs replaced by low-paying service jobs. Now it is going to affect our ...
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Editorial: Voters served by debates
Gibbons did condescend to one debate on public television, but only after early voting was well under way. He has begun the general election campaign in much the same way, having skipped Monday night's debate ...
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Seattle artist picked to paint Guinn
CARSON CITY - Gov. Kenny Guinn was impressed with how the portrait of former Washington Gov. Gary Locke captured his likeness and qualities - so much so that he has picked the artist to paint ...
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Jeff Simpson breaks down the reorganization of the pay scale among employees on the casino floor at Wynn Las Vegas, which Steve Wynn called 'upside down'
Wynn Las Vegas dealers - the highest paid in the city at a shade more than $100,000 per year, mostly from tips - will soon lose some of their tip income. Resort executives plan to ...
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Election subplot: Battle of the sexes
The first woman to hold statewide office in Nevada was a maverick educator-turned-legislator who was appointed to the position in 1962 - an 81-year-old who served out the term as lieutenant governor.
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Poison-control center gets a bitter pill
The Southern Nevada Health District is scrambling to find the almost $500,000 needed to fund its poison-control services after the Health Resources and Services Administration indicated it would no longer subsidize it.
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A cup of Joe from a guy named Gil
Some politicians try to win elections one vote at a time.
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Even with a map, you can still get lost in Las Vegas
Maybe no one knows how fast Las Vegas is growing and expanding and creeping like kudzu across the valley floor - no one knows, not like Troy Plocus knows. He makes maps.
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