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Archive for July 26, 2006

Ron Kantowski visits a Las Vegas pawnshop, where some special sports items come complete with a story, and others remain shrouded in mystery, waiting to be bought by someone who will put them in the p
Turning to my right, it appeared that Showgirl Video, with its promise of "Live Nude Girls," was doing brisk business. Ditto for the tattoo parlor and the "We Buy Gold" exchange store just down the ...
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THE ELEVATOR
GOING UP
7:31 a.m.
The harmonica man is a boy
When: 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday
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FLASHPOINT for Jul 26, 2006
FLASHPOINT for Jul 26, 2006
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Jon Ralston explains how Barbara Lee Woollen's attempt to call lieutenant governor opponent Brian Krolicki a liar just doesn't work because she was renting film equipment to pornography companies
But when state Treasurer Brian Krolicki began to flay Barbara Lee Woollen in a new TV ad, I don't believe she was flattered. In fact, the heretofore unknown Woollen, the lieutenant governor aspirant who has ...
7:31 a.m.
Not farming very profitable for some
When I inquired about the farm economy of my ancestral counties - my mother's pioneer family stretched across three or four of them - I was informed that sometimes these days, it is more profitable ...
7:31 a.m.
Barbershops still a cut above
When most of the world had never heard of the Taliban, for instance, a visit to Kabul's barbershops would have provided ample evidence that something was terribly wrong in Afghanistan.
7:31 a.m.
Editorial: Get tough on gas mileage
Yet despite the high prices, people are driving more than ever. The Energy Department, according to a story in USA Today, said gasoline demand is up 1.9 percent from a year ago.
7:30 a.m.
Editorial: Canadian drugs under fire
Here, a program to send state inspectors to four Canadian pharmacies and license them to do business with state residents was approved by the 2005 Legislature. One 76-year-old Las Vegas resident told the Las Vegas ...
7:30 a.m.
Letter: Israel not to blame for current conflict
Mr. Quale justifies any Arab response to Israel under the pretext that Israel, although withdrawn from Gaza, still is in control. What he forgets, or prefers to ignore, is that Israel occupied Gaza as a ...
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Letter: Law against feeding homeless birdbrained
Glenda Eaton, Las Vegas
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Letter: Life is an option for unused embryos
Actually, President Bush, along with a whole lot of other people, have thought of what to do with the frozen embryos stored at in vitro fertilization clinics. They can be and are being put up ...
7:30 a.m.
Letter: City has bigger needs than Indy-style race
The money would be better spent on getting signal lights along Sahara Avenue and Charleston Boulevard coordinated so that one could successfully travel for more than one block without having to stop for a red ...
7:29 a.m.
Editorial: When progress is a failure
The news will be significant for principals whose schools are named for a fourth time to the "needs improvement" list of schools that have not reached standardized testing benchmarks. These administrators could lose their jobs, ...
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School Police in short supply
Its police force is stretched thin, with 32 positions unfilled out of a department budgeted for 175 officers.
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Congress members taking it to the streets
Democratic and Republican leaders are pushing representatives to talk up party priorities during the August recess, when members - especially those few in truly contested races - head home to campaign. The stakes are unusually ...
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Victor of dirty primary gets muddied but prepared
Friday, for instance, Gibson sent out a press release that said, in part, "Now, she's trying to tell you that Jim Gibson is slinging mud don't believe it. It's just another Titus lie."
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New voice calls on Hispanics
The potential effect of Adriana Arevalo's Las Vegas arrival may have been foreshadowed by just a few words.
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Regents running out of patience
The fight within the university system over whether to make public a heavily censored federal grant application submitted by the Institute for Security Studies has some regents questioning whether UNLV should sever ties with the ...
7:28 a.m.
Brian Greenspun welcomes little Oliver into the world with the thoughts of a grandfather
Actually, my dad was right about most things in life, even when we knew he was wrong. As it always turned out, though, he was way ahead of his time and most of us hadn't ...
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CORRECTIONS
A story in Tuesday's Sun incorrectly said that monetary awards in lawsuits over height restrictions on land surrounding McCarran International Airport potentially could increase the fee that passengers now pay per departure from the current ...
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