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Archive for October 13, 2006

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For an open-house assignment, 7-year-old Jamie Little and her classmates drew crayon pictures and wrote captions about what they wanted to be when they grew up. Rough figures of future cops, doctors, lawyers and nurses ...
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TAKE FIVE: Casey Flair
What: UNLV vs. New Mexico
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ARTS NOTES
Taras Krysa was conducting the Kiev State Symphony Orchestra in Ukraine last year, but had his eyes set on working in the United States where he was schooled.
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Sidro strikes a chord with Vegas musicians
Watching 65-year-old Sidro Garcia play electric guitar at the Rampart's Addison Lounge, you would think he has discovered the fountain of youth.
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FLASHPOINT for Oct 13, 2006
Jack Carter is excited. And it's hard to blame him: His opponent, Sen. John Ensign, has agreed to debate him Sunday on KLAS Channel 8. Right before "60 Minutes." A prime slot. The Carter folks ...
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Jon Ralston on how Harry Reid got backed into a corner and why he came out swinging
From the blogosphere's partisan blinders to the senator's Newtonian damage control reaction to the story's perception-tainted realities, truth struggled to escape the fog. And the facts continue to compete with the relentless spin and endless ...
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Editorial: Caveat emptor, homeowner
In a Las Vegas Sun story Wednesday, Sunridge Estates homeowner Nicole McGeary told reporter Mike Trask that she had paid a $150,000 lot premium to build her home next to the undeveloped land that, at ...
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Editorial: Sport not larger than the man
He was among the last of a generation of black men who played in the Negro Leagues. A war veteran, two-time Negro Leagues batting champion and manager of the Kansas City Monarchs, he then went ...
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Letter: Blame Bush for North Korea going nuclear
Let's examine the facts. In 1994 Jimmy Carter, on behalf of the Clinton administration, negotiated a treaty with North Korea that ensured the presence of IAEA inspectors to make sure spent fuel rods would not ...
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Letter: War fatalities don't hit home with leaders
How about all those in power to make decisions to go to war put their own children's lives on the line?
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Letter: History shows treaties with North Korea fail
How do you negotiate with someone who repeatedly violates the agreements before the ink is dry? It reminds me of the old question, "What is the sound of one hand clapping?" Without another hand, no ...
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Editorial: Go out and play
Rather than a schedule of dance classes, team sports and educational video and computer games, what children really need to grow up healthy and wise is more regular old playtime - preferably outside and without ...
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John Katsilometes talks with Gold Coast exec Kelly Edwards, who had no idea one of his young bellmen would sell millions of albums
Today that employee is indeed a superstar whose band occupies the No. 2 spot on the Billboard album charts. The former bellman is Brandon Flowers and the band is the Killers, whose "Sam's Town" was ...
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Home sellers making offers potential buyers can't refuse
Home sellers who have watched the market move from sizzle to fizzle are taking a page from the big homebuilders , offering everything but a spare kitchen sink to entice buyers.
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Pahrump strips act of limits on commerce
One speaker stepped up to address the Pahrump Town Board earlier this week packing a 9 mm pistol on his hip, ready to speak his mind.
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Investors on shaky foundations
The number of home foreclosures in Nevada has more than tripled in the past year and is outpacing the national rate as homeowners succumb to rising adjustable-interest rates and a weakened seller's market.
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Responsibility high; pay is low
The Clark County School Board members oversee the nation's fifth-largest school district, with more than 300,000 students and an operating budget of $1.8 billion. The district is the state's largest employer, and receives the largest ...
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