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Archive for May 28, 2006

This Dancing Diva, at 66, still light on her feet
At 66, she's a redheaded knockout, who insists that laughing keeps her young and doesn't worry that her dance career will be halted because she's 4 foot 10 "and shrinking."
7:41 a.m.
Healing wounds of 'The Scarlet Letter'
Her piece, "The Scarlet Letter," is an upside-down rendition of the 18th-century, Thomas Lawrence painting "Pinky," covered with the red letter A.
7:41 a.m.
Colorado River drought not rare
That's a drop of bad news for water-system managers along the Colorado River. About 25 million people, including everyone in urban Las Vegas and its environs, depend on water from the river. Agencies running water ...
7:41 a.m.
Jeff Simpson on Harrah's plan to transform the center Strip
After meeting Loveman last week in his offices at Caesars Palace, it is clear the professorial executive believes the project will stand apart from some of the other big developments that are planned or being ...
7:40 a.m.
John Katsilometes talks with longtime Klondike Hotel owner John Woodrum about the place closing on June 30
"I ran a (power) line to the sign and fired it up," Woodrum said. "It started running then. But someone cut the line - the County Commission didn't like the line running from my place ...
7:40 a.m.
Tom Gorman finds maneuvering through a bureaucracy can be a lot tougher than those orange barrels on the road
And what I learned is that navigating the bureaucracy is scarier than navigating the freeway.
7:40 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for May 28, 2006
FLASHPOINT for May 28, 2006
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Jon Ralston follows the political game of chess being played through television, with the Democratic bid for governor going to the winner
When Henderson Mayor Jim Gibson commences his media campaign this week, though, the symphony - or cacophony - will begin playing, heralding a strategic ballet with state Senate Minority Leader Dina Titus in which any ...
7:40 a.m.
Hal Rothman pauses to remember the true meaning of a holiday many take for granted
In the small town where I grew up, Memorial Day was the time for old soldiers to put on their dress uniforms - if they could still fit in them and sometimes even when they ...
7:40 a.m.
Editorial: Spellbound over gifted students
What explains it? An American fascination with the event dates at least to 1925, when the national bee began. The sports network ESPN began airing it in 1994, and the bee soon developed a national ...
7:39 a.m.
Editorial: Band-aid for nursing shortage
The measure pending in the Senate as an amendment to the immigration reform bill is aimed at easing America's nursing shortage. An estimated 118,000 nursing job vacancies in the United States could soar to more ...
7:39 a.m.
Letter: Las Vegas continues descent into Babylon
Las Vegas is still just a destination. It has critical personnel shortages in the nursing, teaching and policing fields, with no cure in sight.
7:39 a.m.
Letter: English-only bill just makes things worse
In its infinite wisdom, with no other pressing issues to worry about, the U.S. Senate, under the authorship of Sen. James Inhofe, passed English-only legislation.
7:39 a.m.
Letter: Theft of vets' files can't be dismissed
I, as one of those affected military veterans, would be financially ruined in excess of $50,000, as an aftermath of a lifetime of work and thrift, if those Veterans Affairs stolen statistics are used in ...
7:39 a.m.
Letter: It also takes a village to teach a child
As a former kindergarten teacher for 10 years in the Clark County School District, I am pleased that Ms. Flores recognizes the necessity of parental involvement in student success. However, I believe she missed the ...
7:38 a.m.
Editorial: Real battle not yet begun
The primary issue dividing the two branches of Congress is the fate of 12 million undocumented immigrants.
7:38 a.m.
County, cities fear loss of revenue, cable control
Local governments are rallying against proposed federal legislation under which telephone companies could bypass them and obtain a national franchise through the Federal Communications Commission.
7:38 a.m.
Commissioners play it safe
Clark County commissioners have been playing it safe on ethical issues ever since news broke of the G-Sting political corruption case.
7:38 a.m.
Jewel thief says she sacrificed her freedom for a movie deal
The career jewel thief, now 75, says she walked into Neiman Marcus at the Fashion Show mall in July expecting to be arrested. Payne knew her photo had been circulated among staff, along with instructions ...
7:38 a.m.
Brian Greenspun wonders why the Review-Journal's boss unleashed a diatribe against Harry Reid
There were two things I could have taken from the Review-Journal publisher's column last Sunday. The first one is that he doesn't like Nevada's senior U.S. senator, Harry Reid. Despite what he said in his ...
7:37 a.m.
Star Trek science meets UNLV
Electrical engineering professor Biswajit "BJ" Das speaks rapturously about the construction of a new science building at UNLV, the way someone else might describe a fine car or rare wine.
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