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Archive for October 2, 2006

FLASHPOINT for Oct 02, 2006
Two presidents in Reno within a week - how important is Northern Nevada? Take that, Dina Titus! A few days after ex-President Jimmy Carter traveled through the North to trash the administration, President Bush is ...
7:38 a.m.
Letter: President has not lived up to his promises
A war sold to the world by the use of smoke and mirrors, cherry-picked intelligence and conniving by nefarious scoundrels with inside passes to the White House like Ahmed Chalabi. And undoubtedly supported by those ...
7:37 a.m.
Editorial: Corporate eavesdropping
According to The Washington Post, former HP Chairman Patricia Dunn told a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee last week that she believes that the tactics used "may be quite common" at other companies and that ...
7:37 a.m.
Editorial: Unwise, unfair limitations
According to a recent USA Today story, governments use these restrictions to avoid casualties or impose them because of a lack of training and equipment or because they oppose all or parts of a mission. ...
7:37 a.m.
Before the president and Congress can move ahead toward meaningful immigration reform, representatives of both those branches of government agree: the borders of the country must first be secure. In other words, you can't talk ...
7:37 a.m.
Letter: Diplomacy doesn't work on terrorists
If this is true, by applying this same logic to the war on crime, ergo, appease criminals, withdraw our police department and use diplomacy, we'll just sit down with the thieves, murderers and crackheads and ...
7:37 a.m.
Letter: Border security a joke to illegal immigrants
The Mexican border naturally causes the most concern. That came strongly into focus during the organized public demonstration marches earlier this year.
7:36 a.m.
Editorial: NASA given cold shoulder
Since the early days of the space race, NASA scientists have quietly but dramatically advanced flight research in areas spanning aerodynamics, materials and propulsion science, and flight dynamics. The agency's origins actually date to 1915, ...
7:36 a.m.
Playing in front of the largest crowd to watch a UNLV football game at Sam Boyd Stadium in which Wisconsin wasn't involved, the Rebels had a perfect opportunity to make some new fans Saturday night ...
7:36 a.m.
Jeff Haney on who to bet and who to avoid at the betting window
Two other college football teams have also come out 5-for-5 against the spread with substantially less fanfare.
7:36 a.m.
Getting hoops back to its roots
7:36 a.m.
CARSON CITY - Understaffing in the 12,000-inmate state prison system has resulted in higher risks for prisoners, the guards and the general public, a new state report concludes.
7:35 a.m.
John Katsilometes offers gratitude on to Clint Holmes on behalf of the Samaritan House and the Las Vegas community in general
In 2004 and again last year, in an attempt to keep the House open, the facility's board of directors (which at the time included yours truly) staged a show called "Hands Together" at the Boulder ...
7:35 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: GAMINGWynn dealers feel aced out on counting of their tips
The dealers over at Wynn Las Vegas who are none too happy about supervisors taking a share of their tips also are ticked that they can't count their own tip money.
7:35 a.m.
A twist on 'baby needs a new pair of shoes'
Drop $5,000 at blackjack and you might get a free dinner and discounted room at Caesars Palace. Drop $5,000 at the Gucci and Versace boutiques at the Forum Shops and you'll get a few pairs ...
7:35 a.m.
Consoling the living
Tanoa Jones' husband soaked himself in gasoline and looked for a lighter. What happened next is unspeakable.
7:35 a.m.

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