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Archive for October 29, 2006

Trick or Tree
Cousins Evin Jacobs, left, and Anthony Lemper, both 3, show off their Halloween costumes during an event in Summerlin sponsored by the Democratic Party on Friday. Parents got to meet the candidates while the kids ...
7:56 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: HIGHER EDUCATION
It's almost a given that college students will be involved in at least one dumb prank.
7:56 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: CARSON CITY
CARSON CITY - The growing popularity of mixed martial arts in Las Vegas is expected to bring more taxes into the state.
7:55 a.m.
Jeff Simpson on why Michael Gaughan is glad to be running the South Point
After having liquidated his Boyd Gaming holdings in exchange for the South Coast, Gaughan told me last week that he is glad to be at the helm of the property, which he has renamed South ...
7:55 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Oct 29, 2006
In the wonderful Paul Newman tour de force, "The Ver- dict," his character, Frank Galvin, is asked about other cases besides the one at the center of the movie. "This is the case, there are ...
7:55 a.m.
Jon Ralston on how the long and winding road of the 2006 Nevada gubernatorial race eventually ends where it should
A year and a half ago, Jim Gibbons was a cinch. Six months ago, Dina Titus was only 50-50 to get out of her primary. And after Aug. 15 she was still a pronounced underdog.
7:55 a.m.
Hal Rothman suggests ways to return democracy to the people
As Billy Joel once sang in another context, "all it takes are looks and a whole lot of money." I of course have neither, but if I sold my soul to cash-heavy special interests, I ...
7:55 a.m.
Editorial: Changing the course?
In a news conference Wednesday, Bush admitted that he is "not satisfied" with the situation in Iraq. He has claimed that he no longer is "staying the course" and is embracing a new flexibility. His ...
7:54 a.m.
Letter: It's time to start considering hypotheticals
Not only does he not answer hypotheticals, neither he nor his administration seem to consider them. It would have been beneficial if some hypotheticals such as the following would have been considered: What do we ...
7:54 a.m.
Letter: Bush's claims about Democrats lack proof
Is he resorting to the "Karl Rove" fear factor that seems to permeate the Republican agenda?
7:54 a.m.
Letter: Who better than generals to listen to?
Also according to Salon, the two major generals - John Batiste and Paul Eaton - who have voted Republican in the past, are now openly endorsing a Democratic takeover of Congress. These two generals have ...
7:54 a.m.
Editorial: Just what did happen?
This all started a little more than two weeks ago on, of all days, Friday the 13th. Gibbons, the Republican candidate for governor, was accused of making sexual advances to and then assaulting a 32-year-old ...
7:53 a.m.
John Katsilometes on how Rita Rudner's personal touch helps fill the showroom at her new haunt: Harrah's
"Hundreds, every night," Rudner said as she waved to fans who had lined up in hallway off to the side of the showroom prior to her performance at Harrah's on Friday night. "When I look ...
7:53 a.m.
NLV's mayor out to defeat Question 1
North Las Vegas City Council members say they want to stay out of the debate over a ballot measure that will determine how they are elected.
7:53 a.m.
As sales drop, so do agents
So much for Easy Street.
7:53 a.m.
Wild men with strategically placed gear give 'raw' look to new Nevada calendar
A statewide conservation group is featuring "wild men of Nevada" in its 2007 wall calendar. How wild? Let's say the gentlemen are getting back to nature.
7:53 a.m.
Jim Gibbons
Rep. Jim Gibbons slipped a provision into a House budget bill last fall that would have radically altered the landmark 1872 Mining Law to allow for the sale of large tracts of public lands.
7:53 a.m.
Dina Titus
A prevailing theme of the last legislative session was the ongoing battle between Senate Minority Leader Dina Titus and Assembly Speaker Richard Perkins, two Democrats presumed to be running for governor.
7:52 a.m.
Porter, Ensign have plenty of cash left for TV attacks
If you watch television between now and Election Day, you can expect to become very familiar with why Rep. Jon Porter and U.S. Sen. John Ensign believe they deserve to be sent back to Washington ...
7:52 a.m.

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