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Archive for July 13, 2006

TAKE FIVE: drifting
"Drifting" is a term that describes the technique of driving a car with its rear wheels slipping at a greater angle than its front wheels, causing it to "power-slide" around a turn. The driver uses ...
7:24 a.m.
Ron Kantowski talks with Wendy Macpherson of Henderson, who just outbowled everybody in the country
This was big news. It was the 103rd time that they had set 'em and knocked 'em down at the Open, a tournament so large that it takes five months to complete. The USBC Championships ...
7:24 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Jul 13, 2006
FLASHPOINT for Jul 13, 2006
7:24 a.m.
Editorial: An unexpected death
Augustine, who had been impeached as Nevada's state controller, died in Washoe Medical Center on Tuesday after having suffered a heart attack at her Reno home early Saturday.
7:24 a.m.
Editorial: A rude awakening
Pentagon officials have announced that Geneva Conventions protections will now apply to all terrorism suspects in the United States' custody. And, they also declared, that they will end the Army's exclusive, multibillion-dollar contract with Halliburton ...
7:23 a.m.
Letter: Do we believe president or our own eyes?
We have been told that "major combat operations in Iraq have ended" and that the insurgency is in its "last throes." Our own eyes see no end in sight to the Iraq occupation while scores ...
7:23 a.m.
Letter: Bush bashers have the right idea
In Ron Suskind's book, "The Price of Loyalty," former Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill recounts how in an early 2001 meeting the issue of Iraq was already on the table. It was obvious to him that ...
7:23 a.m.
Letter: Citizens should oppose Haynes
It wasn't all that long ago that the president's nomination of William Haynes to a federal judgeship was stalled, for any number of good reasons. The guy was a primary force behind the torture policies ...
7:23 a.m.
Editorial: Meth is devastating lives
Attention to this problem began increasing after that. A local meth symposium was organized and government officials traveled to seminars to gain a better perspective on the problem. Police officers and politicians began speaking out ...
7:22 a.m.
State network to battle terrorism
These centers will be staffed by local and federal law enforcement officers who will gather and share information that may relate to Nevada, said Frank Siracusa, director of the state Emergency Planning Office.
7:22 a.m.
John Katsilometes on the release of the Killers' new album, which was recorded at the Palms and (reportedly) pays tribute to Sam's Town
Yes, the Killers are comfortable working in and writing about their hometown (especially the casinos). Having completed work at the Palms Studios and a studio in London on its second CD (or, sophomore release, to ...
7:22 a.m.
Downtown builder gets good land deal
The prospective builder of a high rise that officials hope will become a center for the jewelry industry is on his way to landing a good deal for a chunk of Las Vegas' 61-acre parcel ...
7:22 a.m.
Augustine lived up to her reputation
For 90 minutes, Kathy Augustine was everything people said she'd be: tough to the point of abrasive, lashing out at enemies - Democrats, Republicans, the media.
7:22 a.m.
District E campaign gets uglier by the day
It's the political equivalent of "Girls Gone Wild."
7:21 a.m.
Haze of power politics
A growing Las Vegas Valley needs energy to cool the effects of the sweltering summer sun, and energy providers think they have the solution in new coal plants that would be built hundreds of miles ...
7:21 a.m.

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