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Archive for November 16, 2006

Ron Kantowski asks, given the sorry state of the program and the exorbitant cost of maintaining it ...
They have noticed that I haven't been writing about football and want to know when, if ever, I plan to declare an end to the cease fire.
7:08 a.m.
Casey Kingsland came to expect the worst when he showed up at a racetrack during his three-year odyssey to land a ride in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series.
7:08 a.m.
Tickets: $55 to $77; (800) 557-7428
7:08 a.m.
John Katsilometes talks with a man who has endured enough pain to prepare him for anything
"The only way he'll be able to get off death row is if Nevada kills the death penalty," Del Prado said Wednesday outside of Del Prado Jewelers, his family's recently relocated business at Neonopolis. "Personally, ...
7:08 a.m.
Music and passion
Tickets: $27, $45, $69; 895-2787
7:07 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Nov 16, 2006
Talk about denial. In a roundup of how its candidates fared, the pro-choice, Democratic group EMILY's List could not contain itself when Nevada was listed. "It was a great night for Democratic women in Nevada ...
7:07 a.m.
Editorial: Stumped by Pahrump
Tuesday night the board on a 3-2 vote approved an ordinance that makes English the official language of the town, bans the display of foreign flags without an American flag also on display and outlaws ...
7:07 a.m.
Editorial: Improving flight safety
According to a story in Wednesday's USA Today, the number of "high-risk" incidents on runways is 31 this year, compared to 29 in 2005 and 28 in 2004. Although the numbers are small - about ...
7:07 a.m.
Letter: Right to good health trumps right to smoke
If people want to endanger their health by smoking, then they are certainly free to do so, provided they do not endanger my health or that of a majority of Nevadans who voted for clean ...
7:07 a.m.
Letter: Give Clean Indoor Air Act a chance
Other tourist towns, such as Los Angeles and New York, have actually seen improvements in business as a result of smoking bans. This makes sense since nonsmokers are in the majority, and they are no ...
7:06 a.m.
Letter: Nonsmokers should look in the mirror
I find it amusing that nonsmokers get their shorts in a bunch about spending an hour or two a week in a restaurant where people smoke tables away from them, yet seem indifferent to the ...
7:06 a.m.
Letter: Media can't refuse negative political ads
Larry Fuss, Las Vegas
7:06 a.m.
Letter: Teacher merit pay is a complex issue
How will he implement merit pay so that it does not become a good-ol'-boy reward system for teachers favored by administrators? What are the criteria that he will use to establish merit raises? Will merit ...
7:06 a.m.
Editorial: A lack of cooperation
According to recent Associated Press stories, Mike Leavitt said he would not consider the idea of the government negotiating with the pharmaceutical companies to get better prices for the drugs used by Medicare recipients. He'd ...
7:05 a.m.
When the dust settles, what was once lauded by media and industry types as the biggest hotel and condo building boom in Las Vegas history may become the valley's second- or third-largest development wave.
7:05 a.m.
Slot makers shy away from theme machines
Clint Eastwood, Pamela Anderson, Ann-Margaret and Drew Carey put in an appearance two years ago. Last year Morgan Fairchild, Gene Simmons of rock group Kiss and Don Cornelius of "Soul Train" fame showed up. This ...
7:05 a.m.
Coyote Springs cuts a water deal
An embryonic development 60 miles north of Las Vegas and the regional water wholesaler for Southern Nevada have a tentative agreement to operate wells and divide water in the open desert.
7:05 a.m.
State of the School District
Dear Walt Rulffes:
7:05 a.m.
Trying to gain the upper hand
The nonaggression pact between Nevada's two senators has hit a snag.
7:05 a.m.
NBA not a financial slam dunk for Vegas
In typical style, Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman threw a frilly NBA All-Star balloting kickoff event Monday at the Fashion Show mall.
7:04 a.m.

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