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Archive for October 1, 2006

THE NEVADA VOTE
All politics is not local for Station Casinos, which no longer plays economically or politically solely in its home base of Southern Nevada.
7:45 a.m.
Bar set low for Gibbons, Titus
There's a classic bit from "The Daily Show" during the 2004 presidential debate season. Fake newsman Rob Corddry reports that the Bush team is nervous because, they say, their opponent, Sen. John Kerry, is a ...
7:40 a.m.
Negative lines of attack
Negative lines of attack
7:38 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: CITY HALL
Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman recently hailed the turnaround that has taken place at the city's Business Development Office under Steve Van Gorp.
7:36 a.m.
Mesquite on water quest
The scenario sounds familiar: A city water district looks to a rural area for huge supplies of the resource, a move that raises an outcry from the rural residents who fear their wells will dry ...
7:36 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: EDUCATION
Steve Greco, candidate for the District E seat on the Clark County School Board, has said he's proud to have served on the school board of his Illinois hometown. But despite repeated requests from the ...
7:36 a.m.
CAMPAIGN AD REALITY CHECK
CAMPAIGN AD REALITY CHECK
7:36 a.m.
Jeff Simpson on how Wynn Macau successfully climbed the steep learning curve of Chinese gaming
"We've been doing incredibly well, and we're doing better every day," Wynn told me last week.
7:35 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Oct 01, 2006
If you want to know why Republicans win in places like Nevada and, well, Ohio, consider what came to my in box last week. It was a friendly reminder from my good friends at the ...
7:35 a.m.
Hal Rothman registers disgust with underhanded tactics by the NEI
Make no mistake. This insidious bunch is trying to push its camel nose underneath our tent and I guarantee that they hope you are distracted. It is dirty pool, no doubt.
7:35 a.m.
Editorial: Fighting global warming
Henderson joined the campaign in late September, and other Nevada cities, including Reno, have also joined it.
7:35 a.m.
Editorial: Think outside the daily box
What this means is that commissioners are primarily focusing on day-to-day decisions, with virtually no time left over for thinking about what the urban Las Vegas Valley, and the county's more open-space areas, should be ...
7:35 a.m.
Letter: Proposed Pahrump ordinance is un-American
This country is made up mostly of immigrants and the descendants of immigrants. If the freedoms granted in the Constitution do not apply to immigrants, they apply to no one.
7:35 a.m.
Letter: Bipartisan bickering accomplishes nothing
Enough of the Democrats versus Republicans, and vice versa.
7:34 a.m.
Letter: Bush's mirror shows who is accountable
This is the most divisive president in American history. At a time when we need a real statesman to deal with the mess we are in, with Iraq spinning out of control, we are stuck ...
7:34 a.m.
Letter: Leaders weren't so brave as young men
I think President Bush must be thinking about himself when he cut and ran to the Air National Guard, to keep from going to Vietnam, or Vice President Dick Cheney, when he took four deferments, ...
7:34 a.m.
Editorial: Institute's new day
The recent audit, which was a result of Las Vegas Sun stories about the institute's shortcomings, was not the independent review for which many had called. But it does reveal that the institute had lost ...
7:34 a.m.
State agrees with what others were thinking: Higgs did it
Chaz Higgs' first wife says it "gives me the chills" that the man she was married to 20 years ago stands accused today of killing his fourth wife, State Controller Kathy Augustine.
7:33 a.m.
Brian Greenspun on a Day of Atonement for our leaders
Tonight is the beginning of the holiest day of the year for the Jewish people. Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, lasts until sundown Monday night. For the 24-hour period, Jews around the world will ...
7:33 a.m.
Ensign in the driver's seat
He's a GOP incumbent in an election year when many of his fellow Republicans wish they could erase the "R" next to their name on the ballot.
7:33 a.m.
Both sides hope for water decision to flow their way
Contentious hearings on the proposed transfer of billions of gallons of water from rural White Pine County to the Las Vegas Valley ended Monday, but it could be months before State Engineer Tracy Taylor decides ...
7:33 a.m.

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