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Archive for November 20, 2006

Pacquiao, Morales breathe life into flailing sport
Critics who like to write off boxing as a moribund sport, a hopelessly old-fashioned victim of contemporary tastes and changing times, should have been at the Thomas & Mack Center shortly after 8 o'clock on ...
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THE OPENING LINE
Jayhawks flunk Oral test, but ...
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Ron Kantowski hears from the people on proposal to scrap UNLV football
Well, that would have been me. And based on the empty seats at Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday afternoons, it's apparent that many have.
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SYMPHONY REVIEW
You get the feeling that the Las Vegas Philharmonic is enjoying auditioning for its boss's replacement.
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LOOKING IN ON: ENTERTAINMENT
What: "Cavalia"
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TAKE FIVE: UNLV OPERA THEATRE
What: UNLV Opera Theatre's "Albert Herring"
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ARTS NOTES
There seems to a lot of love lately between Mayor Oscar Goodman and the Nevada School of the Arts.
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FLASHPOINT for Nov 20, 2006
There's a lot of chatter about the reconfigured County Commission and the future of the airport on Grand Central Parkway. But the real powder keg is the county hospital. This week commissioners will (we hope) ...
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Editorial: Changes in North Las Vegas
In November nearly 70 percent of voters in North Las Vegas approved Question 1, which will result in members of the City Council being elected by ward instead of citywide. Mayor Mike Montandon opposed the ...
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Editorial: Deck the shoppers?
It is hard to fathom that a Wal-Mart would close its doors for any reason during a holiday shopping frenzy. But authorities in Palmdale, Calif., shut down a Super Wal-Mart because of rowdy shoppers awaiting ...
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Letter: Citizens should literally speak to power
I wish that the average citizen had a better understanding of "speaking to power." In City Council, County Commission and other government meetings there is a public comment period. Few citizens take advantage of this ...
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Letter: Hundreds of deaths is not good news
I think only two or three hundred Iraqis were killed last week. That's good news?
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Letter: Smoking on track to being criminalized
Are smokers committing the crime of voluntary suicide? It is a known fact that smoking kills the smoker. If we know that it is killing us and we continue to do it, we are consciously ...
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Editorial: Arrogant as ever
It is no secret that the department has been trucking low-level nuclear waste - clothing and other material used in nuclear work - to the Nevada Test Site, 65 miles northwest of Las Vegas. But ...
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John Katsilometes on the how Las Vegas helped bring relief to the victims of Hurricane Katrina
Saturday's live broadcast of "Comic Relief" from the Colosseum at Caesars Palace (with frequent cut-aways to the French Quarter in New Orleans) was to raise money for victims of Hurricane Katrina. But the four-hour production ...
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LOOKING IN ON: CLARK COUNTY
For at least a decade, University Medical Center has provided monthly financial reports to Clark County commissioners who oversee the hospital's operation.
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LOOKING IN ON: HIGHER EDUCATION
Local businessmen got up before dawn and paid $35 a plate Friday to hear university system Chancellor Jim Rogers' thoughts on the state of higher education in Nevada. But instead of a live, interactive speech, ...
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No work in land of plenty
At 2:30 in the afternoon, Remedios Bernal opens the door of his mobile home with his right hand, rubbing his eyes with his left.
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Water Street setting trends
Some might call it the "Field of Dreams" theory of how to make a neighborhood cool enough to attract hipsters and trendsetters.
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Fear and confusion in Pahrump
PAHRUMP - Keily Miller had never seen one of Pahrump's Hispanic viewers at the television station that she owns, much less a small crowd.
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Despite denials, blog story persists
WASHINGTON - Sen. Harry Reid won his party's support as Senate Majority Leader this week, but suggestions persist in Washington that Sen. Hillary Clinton might be in line for his job down the road.
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