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Archive for July 28, 2006

ARTS NOTES
Dust Gallery at 1221 S. Main St. examines the relationship between architecture and contemporary art in its new show, "Architectural Elements," which opened this week.
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Jeff Haney on a well-known sports handicapper trying his hand at the 'Big One' - the World Series of Poker
As a handicapper, "Fairway" Jay Ginsbach has developed a national following for his expertise in pro football prognostication.
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POSTCARD FROM SOUTH AFRICA
Manchester United was here for a South African tour, which worked out well since I had a recent weekend off. Friends and I drove to the beach in Umlanga, about 10 minutes from Durban.
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FLASHPOINT for Jul 28, 2006
Now that Treasurer Brian Krolicki has linked Barbara Lee Woollen, his opponent in the lieutenant governor's race, to adult films, it's time to explore some other film ties. One wag found a 2002 release, "Angel ...
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Jon Ralston on some of the interesting events this week in Nevada politics
Do you approve of Kenny and Harry? In a recent survey by national pollster Peter Hart, he measured feelings about the state's most visible statewide officials - Gov. Kenny Guinn and U.S. Sen. Harry Reid.
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Editorial: Fishy firings at the IRS
According to a story this week by The New York Times, the jobs of 157 of the IRS' 345 estate tax lawyers are to be eliminated in the next two months. Also to be eliminated ...
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Editorial: Tackling 'big box' stores
The ordinance applies to stores that cover more than 90,000 square feet and are part of companies that gross more than $1 billion annually, the New York Times reported.
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Letter: Champ Car race would benefit downtown
The $500,000 is going toward improving the condition of the roadways on which and around which the event will take place. In addition, the CCWS has agreed to pay for any additional improvement costs.
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Letter: Bush inconsistently plays morality card
However, causing the death of thousands of innocent people in an unprovoked war is moral? Will some avid Bushite explain this, please.
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Letter: Get to the bottom of immigration issue
The correct solution is essential if our biggest concern is doing what is best for America.
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Editorial: More nightmare than plan
The Washington Post reports that the measure sponsored by Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, and Rep. Mike Pence, R-Ind., would take effect only after the government had certified that the U.S. borders have been adequately ...
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Telling tall tales
Maybe it was the pressure of their first - and probably only - face-to-face debate. Maybe it was the pressure of being in front of a television camera. Or maybe the two Democratic candidates in ...
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Great Basin fights to keep water from going down drain
Great Basin National Park has antelope, elk, rare trout and spectacular limestone caves. What it doesn't have is water rights, according to attorneys for the Southern Nevada Water Authority.
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Suddenly, it's a race
The first thing to notice about state Sen. Bob Beers is his mouth-closed, impish grin, like a teenager who's just made a lippy remark to his geometry teacher. (And often, Beers has just made a ...
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Weighing life or death
The veteran defense lawyer never thought he'd be so happy to see a client get convicted of second-degree murder.
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Regent 'baffled' by lack of documents
A UNLV counterterrorism institute's censoring of a $2.5 million federal grant application has raised questions of sloppy record-keeping on the part of the secretive organization - and in some cases, disbelief in the explanations of ...
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