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Archive for December 15, 2006

FLASHPOINT for Dec 15, 2006
The fine, often-nonexistent line between politics and humanity has been highlighted since South Dakota Sen. Tim Johnson suffered a brain seizure. Democrats and Republicans rushed to put out releases with virtually identical language - their ...
7:28 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: LAS VEGAS WRANGLERS
What: Stockton Thunder at Las Vegas Wranglers
7:19 a.m.
Jeff Haney on a pair of Wisconsin natives whose paths will meet at a $100,000 crossroads
Championship round: Erin Rynning vs. "Doc" Moseman
7:19 a.m.
Ron Kantowski says shoot, howdy, maybe that old rodeo and other moneymakers are good for UNLV athletics
At first, I thought some bareback rider from Cheyenne had made a wrong turn on the way to the National Finals Rodeo.
7:19 a.m.
Country acts ride off with cowboys as NFR ends
The 2006 National Finals Rodeo has ridden into the sunset and with it the abundance of country entertainment that dominates the showrooms this time of year.
7:19 a.m.
Sampling out-of-state culture
Las Vegas has charming little galleries that showcase work by artists from other cities tucked into two of its cultural centers.
7:19 a.m.
John Katsilometes catches up with Mayor Oscar Goodman, who is already gearing up for New Year's Eve in his favorite city
"I can tell you that my favorite was before I was the mayor, because I went to bed at 9 o'clock at night," the mayor said Thursday morning after a news conference announcing "America's Party: ...
7:18 a.m.
Jon Ralston on the governor-elect's big transition team and whether his ascension marks end of Guinn Era
Perhaps there is a fine reason why the incoming governor needs almost 200 people on a transition team, a typically small number of folks who create a bridge from one administration to another.
7:18 a.m.
Editorial: Cherishing our freedoms
Ratified on Dec. 15, 1791, the Bill of Rights encompasses the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution that provide the very building blocks of our nation.
7:18 a.m.
Editorial: Dying for lack of sleep
Such a grueling schedule exhausts these doctors-in-training and, more importantly, it places the patients under their care at greater risk of injury or even death from the mistakes these worn-out doctors make.
7:18 a.m.
Letter: Giving teachers guns compounds problem
One of our state senators, Bob "Archie Bunker" Beers, has come up with a similar solution to students bringing guns to school. He recommends that teachers have guns. Well, hopefully it wouldn't include any teacher ...
7:18 a.m.
Letter: Bush's stubbornness is the world's problem
As the Decider, Mr. Bush has made one mistake and blunder after another in the prosecution of the war - false WMD justifications, failure of preinvasion and postwar occupation evaluations, lack of armor, Abu Ghraib, ...
7:17 a.m.
Letter: Pig farm was there first, so get used to it
Then they start complaining that they want the farm moved, or it smells too bad, or we can't sit outside because of the smells, or something stupid. Well, Robert Combs put this farm out there, ...
7:17 a.m.
Editorial: Vital contract a nightmare
As it stands, however, the Coast Guard has very little to show for itself more than four years into a 20-year, $24 billion contract with the two companies.
7:17 a.m.
Prediction by Reid returns to haunt
WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader-elect Harry Reid once said it would take a miracle for Democrats to win the Senate this year, and he must have been remembering those words this week when a colleague's ...
7:17 a.m.
Slogan stays in Vegas, money leaves
Amount R&R Partners paid the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority for the rights to What happens here, stays here slogan:
7:16 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: GAMING
Morgans Hotel Group signed an agreement in May to buy the Hard Rock Hotel from Peter Morton and will forfeit $50 million if the $770 million deal doesn't close by Feb. 11 - a fast-approaching ...
7:16 a.m.
Gift of caring gets man off streets
John Winn was living in an abandoned gravel lot last July, when a $40 drug deal went wrong. He was hit over the head with a brick, stabbed in the arm and left for dead.
7:16 a.m.
CCSN hit with complaints
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7:16 a.m.

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