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Archive for January 11, 2006

Flashpoint for Jan. 11, 2006
Get out your scorecards, folks. Three politicians and one former pol -- at least -- will have their careers put at risk today as the state Ethics Commission convenes in Las Vegas. Commissioner Lynette Boggs ...
9:18 a.m.
Dangerous dog crackdown
By Brian Wargo
9:11 a.m.
Drought-induced wate cuts would affect Nevada, Arizona
Nevada and Arizona will likely bear cuts in water that states can take from the Colorado River should there be a drought-induced reduction, a state water official said Tuesday.
9:07 a.m.
Columnist Tom Gorman: Singing the praises of a talented and good-natured family who count their blessings in Sin City instead of wallowing in their misfortune
Like most people moving to Las Vegas, Falcony and Lourdes Triunfo arrived with dreams. They left Brooklyn, N.Y., in search of a decent job and an affordable home in which to raise their four young ...
9:04 a.m.
Chanos' land sale is 'not a done deal'
A downtown land deal that involves Nevada Attorney General George Chanos may have more legal issues than meet the eye.
9:01 a.m.
Petrimoulx makes his point
Since installing Jason Petrimoulx at the point six games ago and adding a new wrinkle into the offensive philosophy three games ago, UNLV coach Lon Kruger has the Rebels clicking.
8:49 a.m.
Columnist Jeff Haney: On the kings of the diamond looking for aces in annual celebrity poker tournament at the Palms
If you come across a poker game filled with major league baseball players, try to snag a seat.
8:47 a.m.
Getting kids into the swing
Following a discussion on philistine dance in ancient Middle East, Richard McGee, associate conductor of the Las Vegas Philharmonic, asked something unusual of his young audience last week.
8:41 a.m.
Letter: Reid is working to protect our civil liberties
One of the most objectionable pieces that the dissenters wanted removed was "no-warrant" searches coupled with the threat of arrest if the entity being searched even revealed that a search had taken place. Under the ...
8:32 a.m.
Letter: Judge's words speak for themselves
What the judge actually stated was, "Nor do we controvert that ID should continue to be studied, debated and discussed. As stated, our conclusion today is that it is unconstitutional to teach ID as an ...
8:31 a.m.
Letter: DeLay has history of ethical impropriety
He must have the meaning of ethical confused with another word. DeLay's opinion that he "acted in an ethical manner" is contrary to the facts. The House Ethics Committee rebuked him for threatening a trade ...
8:30 a.m.
Columnist Jon Ralston: Assessing fallout as Nevadans spar over Abramoff scandal
Democrats snarling at Republicans or vice versa is a dog-bites-man story -- albeit the self-righteous curs do engender a preternatural interest by the Fourth Estate jackals, especially with a piece of meat like Jack Abramoff ...
8:25 a.m.
Editorial: Trying to fight fat in Sin City
But the magazine's America's Fattest Cities survey is designed to examine how a city's environment may contribute to obesity, not how much residents weigh. And Las Vegas did pretty well in some areas.
8:23 a.m.
Editorial: Spying defense rings hollow
Within days after The New York Times reported on the secret program last month, federal judge James Robertson resigned in protest from his position on the 11-member Federal Intelligence Surveillance Court. This is the special ...
8:15 a.m.
Editorial: Help students by listening
In the four years since NCLB became law, however, it has produced disappointing results nationally.
8:15 a.m.
State politicians have opposing views on Abramoff controversy
Jack Abramoff appears poised to surpass actor Kevin Bacon as the person who has crossed paths with the greatest number of famous colleagues.
8:13 a.m.
Confusion over law stalls search for UNR president
University regents' attempts to uphold the spirit and the letter of Nevada's open meeting law hinder their ability to get things done, said Jim Richardson, UNR professor and longtime representative of the Nevada Faculty Alliance.
8:12 a.m.
Mulroy to offer money for White Pine water
For years Southern Nevada water officials have been battling for water in the state's rural counties. Today, they'll try to buy it.
7:58 a.m.
Helping hand lent to quake victim
The Pakistani girl didn't speak for six full weeks after an earthquake ravaged the northern regions of her country. When the 10-year-old finally did talk, she told Las Vegas surgeon Dr. Ikram Khan that a ...
7:49 a.m.
Highlights of November 2005 revenue report on Nevada casinos
-STATEWIDE: $999.6 million win, up 16 percent.
7:34 a.m.

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