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Archive for June 8, 2006

Not bowled over
Two years ago, Rick Reilly, the esteemed Sports Illustrated back-page columnist, penned a glowing tribute to Arena Football, in general, and the ArenaBowl, in particular.
7:34 a.m.
Kyle Busch learns his lesson
Kyle Busch says he is going to start acting more like Carl Edwards.
7:33 a.m.
John Katsilometes sits in on a memorable give-and-take with the comedy legend at the Orleans, where Lewis announced the return of his Labor Day Telethon to Las Vegas and chided young entertainers
Lewis held court - there is no other way to describe his session with media types - Tuesday at a ballroom at the Orleans. At once mentally acute and physically fit (having shed all that ...
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Hometown filmmakers are needed
When Francisco Menendez joined the UNLV faculty 16 years ago, there were seven students in the film department.
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Spielberg influenced Las Vegas filmmaker
Josh Meeter is a native Las Vegan and an aspiring filmmaker.
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Lights leave parents worried about kids' safety
And Principal Elmer Manzanares grabs a homemade, construction paper "yield" sign taped to a wooden ruler and steps cautiously onto Russell Road to halt the traffic so his young charges can safely cross the street.
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FLASHPOINT for Jun 08, 2006
FLASHPOINT for Jun 08, 2006
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Editorial: Cruel and unusual policy
According to the Los Angeles Times, although no final decision has been made, Pentagon officials propose to omit the previous directive that says the military will "comply with the principles, spirit and intent" of the ...
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Editorial: A hit: The Henderson code
They also have a right to believe that if an appliance, fixture or outlet stops working, or that if basic infrastructure begins to badly deteriorate, the landlord will promptly order repairs.
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Editorial: Protecting our resources
The act, under which a president does not need congressional approval to create a monument, offered the first general legal protection of places based on their cultural or natural resources.
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Letter: Missing records new homeland security?
Richard A. Brown, Pahrump
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Letter: Stop unnecessary criticism of Bush
Sen. Reid says that President Bush's moves to protect marriage between a man and a woman are wrong! Reid, as well as the majority of his constituents, are against gay and lesbian marriage. Even Sen. ...
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Letter: Gay marriage ban an insult to Americans
We wake up every day without a glimmer of hope that this administration can do anything to end the violence in Iraq, provide health coverage for 45 million uninsured Americans, catch the terrorists that attacked ...
7:32 a.m.
Letter: Constitutional right that has been lost
The one constitutional right I would suggest we lost in the last 10 years was freedom of speech. There has been a "chilling effect" perpetrated by the present administration through memos, directives and wiretaps, all ...
7:31 a.m.
Habitat plan mired in red tape
Houses sprout in the desert like toadstools in the dark. Desert tortoises, burrowing owls, rare animals and plants are pushed aside for development. An agreement between federal and local governments is supposed to mitigate what ...
7:31 a.m.
Pardons Board reduces sentence
By an 8-1 vote Wednesday, the state Pardons Board reduced Marcus Dixon's sentence for the 1998 fatal shooting of Daryl Crittenden from 40 years to life to a minimum of 15 years.
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Cases are cold, but not forgotten
Click here for a printable graphic.
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CineVegas edges up on other festivals
Cannes, which began in 1939, is the most prestigious, while Toronto's film festival (1976) is the largest for major motion pictures. And Sundance, created in 1978 as the Utah/U.S. Film Festival, is the largest and ...
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Victory no sure thing
Rep. Jon Porter, R-Nev., once considered a virtual lock against a 30-year-old who has never held elected public office, is now thought to be in a race so tight that both parties have targeted it ...
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Fallen Troops
Fallen Troops
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