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Archive for June 18, 2006

Nevadan Episcopalians praise new national church leader
They describe Katharine Jefferts Schori as a very likable, personable woman who revitalized the church during her six years in Nevada.
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John Katsilometes on how the cast of 'Love' made a wise decision to sing 'Happy Birthday to You' for McCartney
But in the end the cast opted for "Happy Birthday." Good idea. "When I'm 64" might seem appropriate, given that today McCartney flips the calendar to No. 64. But McCartney has said in recent interviews ...
7:42 a.m.
A MOMENT CAPTURED
- STEVE MARCUS
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Jeff Simpson on Wynn's new dream for the show 'Le Reve'
Wynn explained to me last week his reasons for buying "Le Reve" creator Franco Dragone's interest in the show named for his (and wife Elaine's) Picasso painting of the same name, the moniker Wynn had ...
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FLASHPOINT for Jun 18, 2006
FLASHPOINT for Jun 18, 2006
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Jon Ralston tries not to get stuck in the middle of a hateful debate between two Democratic gubernatorial candidates
Henderson Mayor Jim Gibson and Senate Minority Leader Dina Titus now feel about each other the way opponents often feel but usually much closer to an election: Mutual, palpable loathing.
7:42 a.m.
Hal Rothman on why the judicial scandal fits right in with Nevada history
I guess I am not surprised, but I am a little disappointed. On the heels of the G-Sting case, the idea that business as usual among public officials and the constituencies they serve continues unabated ...
7:41 a.m.
Editorial: The essential role of pets
Also, many victims fear that if they move out and into a shelter, their dog or cat left behind will be abused.
7:41 a.m.
Editorial: Watch your language
Last month the U.S. Senate approved an English-as-official-language measure, despite criticism from such opponents as Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, who called the measure "racist" and "directed at people who speak Spanish." The House has ...
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Letter: Same old tired routine in Washington
The White House represents the epitome of this duck-and-cover routine. Recently revamping the more positive portions of this administration, Mr. Bush and his cadre are launching an aggressive media assault on truth while hiding or ...
7:41 a.m.
Letter: Garbage charges should go both ways
If Republic is going to charge extra for overflowing Dumpsters, then to be fair, they should offer customers a 50 percent refund every time they pick up a Dumpster that is only half full.
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Letter: Bush administration driven by money
Why inquiring minds seem to say, here's an answer: No oil, no farmworkers!
7:40 a.m.
Letter: Government should be ashamed of itself
If only they had kept their word in September 2001 when at the Southern Nevada Regional Planning Coalition / U.S. Housing and Urban Development summit, they announced a regional effort to address chronic homelessness.
7:40 a.m.
Editorial: A rush-to-judgment lesson
It is a trust that Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada, who voted for the resolution, remembers well and vows not to repeat as tension simmers between Iran and the Bush administration.
7:40 a.m.
Nevada's lawmakers reassess war stance
Rep. Shelley Berkley, a Democrat, expressed concern about weapons aimed at Israel. Republican Rep. Jim Gibbons understood the threat from his own experience fighting in the first Gulf War. Republican Sen. John Ensign signed on. ...
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1990 Centel Cellular tests (in Las Vegas and Arlington Heights, Ill.) a system by Motorola that increases network capacity by 50 percent. At the time, cellular users complained that calls were not going through because ...
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Jack Sheehan compares those nagging issues today with what bothered Las Vegans in 1981
Now let's flash back to 1981, a quarter century ago, and look at the issues that kept the roughly 650,000 Clark County residents up at night back then.
7:39 a.m.
Brian Greenspun reminds us to listen to our fathers - and not just on this special day
I think most children think about their parents and, depending on the age of the child, some of it is bad and most of it is good. As we get older, and especially after life's ...
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What doesn't quite work in Vegas will probably stay in Vegas
1987 Caesars Palace installs four $1 slot machines with instructions in Spanish as a test market for Hispanic gamblers.
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Security institute misses the mark
Click here for a printable graphic on ISS.
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