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Archive for December 28, 2006

A high-tech pit crew
Ronn Bailey describes what he sees, feels and digests during the Dakar Rally, considered the world's most grueling racing test:
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MOMENTS 2006
Tiffany Brown
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Commentary: Learning from others is a step toward greatness
In a confined room with 30 to 40 high school students eager to talk about world issues, what could really happen? The fact is that not all adolescents are ignorant and uneducated about the world ...
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Editorial: Saving our Arctic dwellers
Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne says the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will spend the next year gathering and analyzing data to determine whether the polar bear population's existence is significantly threatened by receding polar ice. ...
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Editorial: Studying immigrants' impact
In a story by the Las Vegas Sun on Tuesday, Assemblyman Mo Denis, D-Las Vegas, said he is pressing for legislation that would require the state to launch such a study because those involved in ...
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Letter: Illegal immigration ignored for too long
Why does this matter? They are illegal, they are breaking our laws and if we Americans did this, we would be punished. There is a double standard here that shouldn't be.
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Letter: It's time to slow Las Vegas growth
Rapid Clark County growth is clearly linked to airport congestion, crime, illegal immigration, habitat loss, land price increases, medical problems, pollutants, road rage, school underfunding, traffic problems, utility cost increases and water scarcity. And rapid ...
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Letter: Bush insults citizens' intelligence
President Bush at one time said, "I am the decider and I decide what is best, and what is best is for Donald Rumsfeld to remain as secretary of defense." Following the election, President Bush ...
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Letter: Surefire way to curb antics of 'role models'
Yank the liquor license of a few high-end hot spots for violating the law and watch the feces hit the fan! It seems liquor laws are upheld for the masses but not for the self-styled ...
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Editorial: Gerald R. Ford, 1913-2006
Since the previous fall, when Nixon had chosen him to succeed former Vice President Spiro Agnew, who had resigned after pleading no contest to tax evasion, Ford had energetically supported the president. Ford said he ...
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LOOKING IN ON: CARSON CITY
CARSON CITY - The election is long over but some critics are continuing to raise questions about the accuracy of the state's electronic voting machines.
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LOOKING IN ON: HIGHER EDUCATION
Nevada State College officials are voluntarily reducing the size of their proposed nursing building in hopes of improving their chances that state lawmakers will pay for it.
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New discrepancies in accounts from Gibbons, Mazzeo
New versions of what happened between Gov.-elect Jim Gibbons and Chrissy Mazzeo outside a Las Vegas restaurant Oct. 13 surfaced in law enforcement reports released Wednesday.
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Children's care to be jeopardized by Sunrise contract standoff
Starting Monday, some of the sickest children covered by Sierra Health Services, the state's largest health care provider, may be forced to leave Nevada for treatment.
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Seeking answers in roadside tragedy
This is no way to die: Flat on the cement at 6 a.m., struck down by a motorist who leaves you bleeding from both ears near a dirt lot next to a dive bar.
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CORRECTION
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