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Archive for January 30, 2006

Letter: We have ourselves to blame for energy crisis
We Nevadans foolishly allowed the electric company to utilize natural gas as the clean fuel to generate electricity. We then don't allow for the development of natural gas resources in the name of ecology.
9:27 a.m.
Letter: Health is the real issue with smoking
I am a nonsmoker and would prefer that all smoking was done outside and not in enclosed buildings as well, but Gunther calls smokers the most nervous people in the world.
9:27 a.m.
Letter: Fear of nuclear war should bring us together
I visited the Pearl Harbor memorial, which was an emotional experience. Here in Las Vegas, painted on a wall on Buffalo Drive near Charleston Boulevard, is a painting for those who lost their lives on ...
9:26 a.m.
Editorial: A 'dummy giveaway program'
Unfortunately, the properties have proven to be surplus for a good reason -- they aren't habitable. Or they are located in remote areas.
9:25 a.m.
Editorial: Admit that ANWR fight is over
But New Mexico's Sen. Pete Domenici, chairman of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, is vowing to get a drilling bill passed one way or the other. He was quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle ...
9:24 a.m.
Editorial: Act swiftly on new mine laws
The priority of mine safety was considerably lowered after President Bush took office in 2001, according to an investigation by Knight Ridder newspapers. After examining federal records and conducting interviews with past and present mine-safety ...
9:23 a.m.
Columnist Ron Kantowski: The legacy of a university president once mistakenly considered 'anti-athletics'
If you can believe this, there was a time at UNLV when meeting the university president was optional for incoming coaches. As Jerry Tarkanian recalled in his new book "Runnin' Rebel," UNLV had called a ...
8:47 a.m.
The Week Ahead for Jan. 30, 2006
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8:45 a.m.
Slovenian artist's work rarely seen in the United States
For a prolific artist whose work has been shown in galleries and museums throughout Europe, Joze Ciuha has not had much exposure in the United States.
8:28 a.m.
Career still on a high note
At a military affair in the late 1960s, Las Vegas showroom emcee G. Barney Rawlings sang the Irish classic "I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen," which impressed then-Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. John Paul ...
8:27 a.m.
Former dancer Petty remembered as 'the life of the party'
Las Vegas lost one of its more colorful characters Jan. 12 with the passing of 73-year-old Betty Petty.
8:26 a.m.
Musical aims to change lives
What: "Meonpause the Musical"
8:25 a.m.
Flashpoint for Jan. 30, 2006
Harry Reid has been called a lot of things since he became minority leader but columnist Daniel Henninger, writing in The Wall Street Journal, came up with an unexpected one last week vis-a-vis the Abramoff ...
8:15 a.m.
Columnist John Katsilometes: Basking in the splendor that is the annual Nevada Ballet Theatre Black & White Ball
Maybe it was the moment when Steve Wynn, gripping crutches, leaned forward to tell Rita Rudner, "You are the cleverest, coolest girl ... I have been watching comedians since I was a little boy and ...
8:14 a.m.
Bush has new nuke plans in store
WASHINGTON -- The Bush administration is reportedly planning to float a proposal to accept nuclear waste from other nations, and that could both re-energize the flagging effort to construct the proposed waste repository at Yucca ...
8:12 a.m.
Teamsters resist plan to open NLV offices on Fridays
They are, by definition, public servants.
8:02 a.m.
Young people's court
After the prosecution rested its case in the affray trial of Durango High school sophomore Marco, the defendant testifies himself.
7:58 a.m.
No remedy in sight
In the controversy over whether pharmacists should be allowed to refuse to fill prescriptions because of their moral beliefs, Caliente pharmacist Adam Katschke could be the poster boy.
7:39 a.m.

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