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Archive for June 11, 2006

John Katsilometes meets up with Dennis Hopper, whose history in Las Vegas dates to the '50s, as the annual film festival CineVegas opens
"There's been a lot of change since I first came here," Hopper said early Friday evening during a party hosted by Hollywood Reporter to kick off the 2006 CineVegas Film Festival. The 70-year-old Hopper is ...
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Puck's Vegas food empire grows
Wolfgang Puck owns or manages several fine dining restaurants across the country. This list does not include the company's franchised restaurants or catering operations.
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Jeff Simpson on how the downside of growth - traffic jams - cuts casino profits
It's a problem that plagues many valley businesses, and I hear from a lot of them when their customers are inconvenienced by traffic snarls and road construction.
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FLASHPOINT for Jun 11, 2006
FLASHPOINT for Jun 11, 2006
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Jon Ralston outlines the need for Nevada judges to be appointed
The newspaper's investigative series - "Juice vs. Justice" - is the product of years of research and interviews, replete with telling vignettes and documentary evidence of how relationships and money pollute the valley's judicial system.
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Hal Rothman looks at the Nevada Indoor Clean Air Act as a microcosm of the duel between the state's tradition and its future
But, of course, the world is more complicated. Stand under any overhang at the edge of any building that forbids smoking and you find the smokers' enclave. Clustered in clumps, smokers enjoy their almost-forbidden pleasure, ...
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Editorial: Put surplus to good use
The economy is so good that tax money coming into the state treasury exceeds what has been budgeted for education, public safety, health care, social services, state parks and other public programs that contribute to ...
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Editorial: No denying cost of roads
Gov. Kenny Guinn, needing help with this question, appointed a task force last year. Its 17 members were asked to review projects that the state Transportation Board strongly recommends be completed or under way by ...
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Letter: Future threatened by low pay for teachers
This is considering that the new nurse works a normal 36-hour week with no overtime (three 12-hour shifts). Granted, teachers usually work a 10-month contract, but considering the extra 10 hours per week they put ...
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Letter: Focus on the borders, not the immigrants
Has Mr. Burgess seriously considered the alternative? If so, then where will he put the 12 million or so "criminals"? Our jails are already overcrowded. I guess he wants us to build more prisons, or ...
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Letter: Development should carry its own weight
The highway gridlock problem in Las Vegas is that increased services demanded by the growth has outstripped our existing infrastructure, including our highways. In other words, growth is not paying its way.
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Letter: Victims' rights too often go ignored
In violent crimes, the offenders' voices echo through our courts through the decisions of juries and subsequent appeals processes. Each time an offender is sentenced, the survivors of crime, the families and the victims themselves, ...
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Editorial: No taming of this shrew
"I've never seen people enjoying their husbands' deaths so much," Coulter writes in her new book, "Godless: The Church of Liberalism." She was referring to the four women whose efforts resulted in the creation of ...
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Congress cannot avoid immigration measure
Even though Americans have put that reform among their top priorities, Congress has not been able to make progress on merging the two radically different bills into one proposal for President Bush to consider.
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Parks and plight of the homeless plight
But representatives of the American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada, who have opposed the city's past efforts on this front, said they also will battle the proposed law, expected to go to the council later ...
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Indigent may lose Medicaid benefits
CARSON CITY - Thousands of low-income Nevadans could lose or be denied free medical care under a federal law that becomes effective July 1.
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The Recruiter
Anaheim, Calif.
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Hot enough for you? Report says it'll only get hotter, drier
While Las Vegas residents might find it hard to believe that the Southwest could get any hotter and drier, a new United Nations report is warning just that.
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