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Archive for June 29, 2006

WORLD CUP Q+A, HERCULEZ GOMEZ
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LOOKING IN ON: MOTOR SPORTS
There is no longer any doubt that the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series is a young driver's sport. Consider this: At the ripe old age of 22, Brian Vickers feels the need to switch teams because ...
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FLASHPOINT for Jun 29, 2006
FLASHPOINT for Jun 29, 2006
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Editorial: Rush to flight?
The two subsequently have downplayed their objections, saying that they accept NASA Administrator Michael Griffin's decision to go ahead. The shuttle will be headed to the international space station, and Griffin noted that the crew ...
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Editorial: Lack of security
It is even worse, however, that clerical errors and webs of bureaucracy are preventing some of these families from receiving the financial benefits that are due them. According to a recent story by The New ...
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Letter: Legislature should gamble on smoke-free air
So why hasn't our Legislature promulgated anti-smoking legislation? Does it not stand to reason that, if only a minority of Americans still smoke, the majority must be subjected to the detritus of their lousy habit?
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Letter: Iraq war gets longer and more expensive
Four years later the Iraq war is among the longest in our history. On Dec. 16 of this year, the Iraq invasion will pass World War II to become our third-longest military conflict. Only Vietnam ...
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Letter: Dixie Chicks have right to criticize Bush
I feel as though freedom of speech for Americans should apply anywhere, even if we are in a foreign country. President Bush has made a lot of people very ashamed of living in this country. ...
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Editorial: Slow recovery
It can be hard to warm up to a desert tortoise. They aren't particularly cuddly or animated. And they move far too slowly in a fast-paced society, as evidenced by the ever-growing desert development that ...
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Hangin' tough
Hangin' tough
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John Katsilometes on how 'Love' director Dominic Champagne was able to come up with a true Lady Madonna in the person of Natasha Jean-Bart
The song, a Paul McCartney gem, could have been written about Natasha Jean-Bart.
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Police drop case of 'KKK' seen at graduation
Because there was no apparent criminal intent, the mystery of how the name appeared on the screen has been turned over to the Clark County School District, UNLV Police Lt. Don Drake said.
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Desalination still years away for West
A study released this week by the Pacific Institute, an Oakland, Calif.-based think tank, suggests that enthusiasm for new desalting technology is understandable but misplaced. Proposals to build 20 desalination plants in California fail to ...
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Storage of explosives has neighbors shaken
The temporary storage facility would be built in an undeveloped area of the upscale community, east of the Lake Las Vegas Parkway entrance road and north of Lake Mead Parkway.
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Nuclear Gamesmanship
WASHINGTON - Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid emerged from a hearing room at the Capitol with the quiet satisfaction of a chess player who had executed a stunning maneuver. Then his speech quickened as he ...
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