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Archive for September 14, 2006

Decade of change:
1998 - Mark Martin
7:26 a.m.
Dead bodies make good models
Spencer Tan sits five feet in front of a woman who is perpetually posed in a tennis serve. He sketches her. Her racket extends upward, her left arm is in the air and her eyes ...
7:26 a.m.
TAKE FIVEX2 : MEXICAN SUPERSTARS
For fans of Latin music, it doesn't get much better than this weekend. Two Mexican superstars perform in back-to-back concerts at the Mandalay Bay Events Center - Pepe Aguilar on Friday and Alejandro Fernandez on ...
7:26 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Sep 14, 2006
So who are the greatest male and female comedians in America? My vote goes not to Robin Williams or Ellen DeGeneres but to Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi. Did you hear about the letter these ...
7:25 a.m.
Editorial: Looking to the north
According to the Toronto Globe and Mail, Rep. Charlie Norwood, R-Ga., and four retired military and U.S. Border Patrol officials have recommended sending 8,000 National Guard soldiers to patrol the Canadian border, including surveillance of ...
7:25 a.m.
Editorial: Press on with research
The report, prepared by the Institute of Medicine and led by a Johns Hopkins University physician, was sponsored by the Veterans Affairs Administration and released Tuesday. It concludes that although nearly a third of the ...
7:25 a.m.
Letter: America an unsafe place with Bush in charge
Mr. Bush repeats a mantra about "keeping America safe." Ask the people in New Orleans how safe they felt while waiting for days on end for help to come. Mr. Bush couldn't even figure out ...
7:24 a.m.
Letter: Reserving judgment on use of grant
In response to the Clark County School District's crying need for 2,700 new teachers for the current year, it received a grant of $1.8 million "for innovative educational programs and services." The district started the ...
7:24 a.m.
Letter: Histrionics detract from memory of 9/11
Why not take a couple of pages from the Japanese of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the millions of victims of the Holocaust, the thousands of victims of World War II who every year manage to commemorate ...
7:24 a.m.
Editorial: No finessing of grant funds
The Health Resources and Service Administration, however, should have made this ruling in 2004, when the Nevada State Health District first received a share of a national bioterrorism preparedness grant.
7:23 a.m.
Waiting is part of the naming game
They brought photographs of their loved ones, multipage resumes and glowing letters of recommendations from community leaders. Tears fell as two young cystic fibrosis patients spoke of the doctor who saved their lives, and laughter ...
7:23 a.m.
Your name goes here, for a cool $500,000
How much are you willing to pay to have a school bookstore named after you?
7:23 a.m.
Improving air quality was doctor's passion
Dr. Joseph Tangredi had a consuming passion to help Las Vegans breathe a little easier.
7:23 a.m.
Just don't call it art
What: Las Vegas BikeFest
7:23 a.m.
Bet. Lose. Cut. Run!
Every year, the Strip's biggest casinos - the ones that cater to the whales and other high rollers - loan huge amounts of cash to keep some gamblers betting.
7:22 a.m.
Low-income residents pushed closer to streets
Donald Avery, a 45-year-old with asthma, has lived since March with a lack of air conditioning, sharing the warm temperatures in his apartment with bedbugs.
7:22 a.m.

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