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Archive for October 17, 2006

She gives MDA quite a boost, but can't get one in return
Twelve-year-old Kristin Walters talks glowingly of her appearances on the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon, rhythmically moving her delicate hands for emphasis.
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Drives and putts to give way to walks and mutts
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Carter's missed opportunity
Like a boxer behind in points in the late rounds, Jack Carter needed to score big in his first televised debate with U.S. Sen. John Ensign on Sunday.
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CARSON CITY - The "boneyard" wants $270,500 from the state Cultural Affairs Commission.
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Ad revives politically potent Social Security issue
Less than a week before early voting begins, the two candidates bidding to succeed U.S. Rep. Jim Gibbons in Nevada's 2nd Congressional District are engaged in a rhetorical battle over President Bush's plan to overhaul ...
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Jeff Haney on historian David Schwartz and his study of gambling through the ages
After writing a comprehensive narrative history of gambling, UNLV's David Schwartz finds himself in a similar frame of mind.
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John Katsilometes passes sage advice from Danny Gans along to fellow impressionist Gordie Brown, playing across the street at Venetian
The longtime Mirage headliner, who recently celebrated 10 years in Las Vegas, contacted us Monday afternoon in response to a question we posed last week about Gordie Brown.
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Journey of sorrow now dance of joy
What: "Together"
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FLASHPOINT for Oct 17, 2006
Imagine the reaction of some folks this week and last who received a missive in their mailboxes touting something called Tax and Spending Control. Some probably were surprised; others, slightly more benighted, perhaps weren't. The ...
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Editorial: Nightmare before Christmas
But take a stroll through almost any drug store, discount department store or grocery store these days, and you'll see the chocolate Santas sitting right next to the bags of Halloween candy. Some stores, seeking ...
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Editorial: Long, winding road
The report, "Commuting in America III," written by Virginia transportation expert Alan Pisarksi and released Monday by the Transportation Research Board, shows that immigrant workers who have lived in the United States five or fewer ...
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Letter: Bush acting correctly on North Korea
The fact is that President Bush rightfully quit honoring the Clinton/Carter debacle after Kim Jong-Il's mendacious efforts were confirmed in October '02 and after Kim expelled the IAEA inspectors in December '02. Kim violated the ...
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Letter: Nevada overrun by illegal immigrants
Being politically correct is stifling the ability to teach American children and essentially handicaps the future of all our young citizens, regardless of their nationality. Those who support the lawlessness of illegal immigrants are doing ...
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Letter: GOP failing to hurt Sen. Reid's record
He did nothing illegal, he sold some property, and he probably made a mistake in how it was disclosed. He didn't take any bribes, didn't get taken to St. Andrew's Golf Course in Scotland by ...
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Editorial: Justice should prevail
District Court judges say they're just about stretched beyond their means. Even that lovely but overpriced and delayed Regional Justice Center can't accommodate much of the expected increase in lawsuits and criminal prosecutions.
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