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Archive for February 26, 2006

School start-time meeting fails to rouse crowd
About 40 parents, students and district staff members turned out for the meeting, a smaller turnout than some School Board members had predicted, given the volatile topic.
9:34 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Feb 26, 2006
They couldn't get a Maloof brother to do it. And for awhile, it looked as if the Democrats were going to be shut out of the lieutenant governor's race. But one deep pocket might be ...
8:28 a.m.
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8:26 a.m.
CAT buses wrapped up in art
It's not what's typically put on buses.
8:22 a.m.
Artist lets loose his hot pink robots on Las Vegas
Robots, squids and imaginary creatures float among stars and neon clouds.
8:22 a.m.
Jeff Simpson takes a ride down the Strip, pointing out the ultra to the cheesy
Ultra high-end: Wynn Las Vegas and Bellagio. Wynn Las Vegas gets the slight edge, with its on-site golf club, more intimate public and private spaces and superior architecture.
8:22 a.m.
Jack Sheehan says tourism slogan accurately describes a visitor's feelings about Las Vegas
Some 20 years from now, long after the current run of commercials conceived and produced by R&R Advertising for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority have been stored in the archives, the next generation ...
8:22 a.m.
State moving ahead on Canadian drugs
CARSON CITY - The controversial law to permit Nevadans to buy low-cost Canadian prescription drugs takes a small step forward on Wednesday.
8:22 a.m.
Med school grads to get 'early matches'
The so-called "early matches" are a bragging point for the Nevada school, which is struggling to get more of its own residency programs off the ground, Vice Dean Jim Lenhart said. The medical school just ...
8:22 a.m.
Brian Greenspun wonders why our president is so eager to entrust our ports to U.A.E.
No, not our government, silly, the government of the United Arab Emirates. They are the folks who own or control the Dubai Ports World company that has been cleared by the Bush administration to exercise ...
8:21 a.m.
Finders of sunken B-29 bomber fault Park Service for plane's poor condition
The B-29 Superfortress crashed during a secret mission and lay unseen until five years ago, when it was found by expert divers who had gone in search of the wreckage. But instead of allowing the ...
8:21 a.m.
Nuclear sleight of hand
Washington
8:21 a.m.
Jon Ralston imagines what it would be like to be trapped on a bus with this year's five gubernatorial candidates, and Sig Rogich as the moderator
Rogich: Thanks for being here on the Gibbons Express. Jim was happy to agree to this debate under the reasonable conditions we set forth: It had to be here on our bus, I had to ...
8:21 a.m.
Hal Rothman is skeptical of the NBA All-Star Game leading to a team putting down roots in Las Vegas
Goodman is right: A major-league baseball, basketball or football team would be the icing on the local and regional cake, proof positive that Las Vegas has truly arrived.
8:21 a.m.
Editorial: South Dakota challenges abortion
The measure, which isn't law until it is signed by South Dakota's anti-abortion governor, Mike Rounds, makes performing an abortion a felony in all cases except to save the life of a pregnant woman. Abortion ...
8:20 a.m.
Editorial: Meat-packing plant millionaires
Well, eight lucky Nebraskans who work at a meat-packing plant are getting ready to live out their dreams. On Wednesday they came forward and claimed a U.S. record lottery prize of $365 million, which they ...
8:20 a.m.
Editorial: Bush too trusting on ports
That is why we cannot understand Bush's aggressive defense of the sale that he became aware of only through the media. The agency within his administration that purportedly did scrutinize the sale in secret, with ...
8:20 a.m.
Letter: Country would have benefited under Gore
Regarding Gore, it's true that if he had won, we would have had higher taxes than we currently have under the Bush administration. However, it's precisely because of Bush's tax cuts that it would be ...
8:20 a.m.
Letter: Nothing redeeming in Bush administration
We now have a "long war," which has supplanted the "war on terror," an ever deepening sinkhole of debt and absolutely nothing to show for it - notwithstanding the complaints of Donald Rumsfeld that the ...
8:20 a.m.
Letter: Freedom of expression requires discretion
In the news lately there have been many who have declared an unyielding "for" or an absolute "no" on the issue of the Danish cartoons that severely offended those of Islamic faith. Mr. Teepen's view ...
8:19 a.m.
Letter: Why apologize to the shooter?
And how about the shooter, Vice President Dick Cheney? Does the fact that he owns a custom-made $23,000 Italian shotgun exempt him from accepting an apology? Does the shooter plan to sue for mental anguish, ...
8:19 a.m.
John Katsilometes takes in an art unveiling at the Stardust as LeRoy Neiman hosts one more splashy reception
Make that, the showgirl. The idea. The concept.
8:19 a.m.
Tom Gorman explains he didn't see the whole picture on first impression of World Market Center's architecture
I questioned some of its architectural nuances.
8:19 a.m.

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