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Archive for September 15, 2006

Q+A: Greg Maddux
Las Vegas native Greg Maddux did not want to admit it, but he pitches better in September games that matter. He has more concentration, and preparation and rest become higher priorities.
7:33 a.m.
ARTS NOTES
What: "Atoms for Peace: A Historical Perspective"
7:32 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Sep 15, 2006
Bob is opening his doors. Jim is thrilled. Everyone is invit- ed to watch. Yes, if you are doing nothing else Saturday - and I mean, nothing else - watch Bob Beers turn over the ...
7:32 a.m.
Jon Ralston on Machiavellian politics in Nevada
Whatever line ever existed between right and wrong, good and evil - and I have written before about how tactics were much worse in previous centuries - has disappeared. It's not that nothing is sacred ...
7:32 a.m.
Editorial: Just the facts on Iran
We say this because the House Intelligence Committee last month hurriedly released a report containing allegations about Iran's nuclear capabilities. The report was released by the committee's Republican members before it was reviewed by the ...
7:32 a.m.
Editorial: Nation's honor is at stake
On Thursday four Republicans joined Democrats on the Senate Armed Services Committee to pass a bill that Bush opposes, one that requires adherence to the Geneva Conventions in respect to the treatment of people detained ...
7:32 a.m.
Letter: Pipeline would speed deterioration of state
The impetus behind this project is to promote growth in Southern Nevada. Translation: more traffic, more overcrowded schools and irreversible damage to our environment. And that's not even the worst part about it. We may ...
7:32 a.m.
Letter: Policies portend scientific regression
A ferocious assault is being advanced against basic science integrity in this country. Despite professing respect for "sound science," the Bush administration has continually supported quasi-science as part of its effort to advance a political ...
7:31 a.m.
Letter: Economy looks bad for the working class
We hear out of the White House about the booming economy, but Mr. Krugman brought into focus the growing inequality between the haves and the have-nots. Instead of the irrelevant statistics and a lot of ...
7:31 a.m.
Editorial: Sold to highest bidder
According to a story by the Las Vegas Sun on Thursday, a $500,000 donation buys the right to place one's name on the school bookstore at campuses such as the new Virtual High School. A ...
7:31 a.m.
Workers to file suit over unpaid overtime
Norma Angelica Uribe Diaz came to Las Vegas a year ago from Nayarit, Mexico, and made the switch from promoting lunch meats to house-painting.
7:31 a.m.
'Fear Factor' or great PR?
Is it a public relations gimmick worthy of other legendary Las Vegas publicity stunts: Knock a nude girl out of bed; the floating craps table; or Zsa Zsa's black eye?
7:31 a.m.
Ron Kantowski visits Clark High School, where the football team has lost 34 consecutive games
"Have you seen Coach Willis?" the receptionist says to the person who has picked up the phone in the teachers' lounge. "Willis," she says again, sounding slightly perturbed. "W-I-L-L-I-S."
7:30 a.m.
County last in urban areas for toddler vaccinations
Nearly a third of Clark County's children between 19 months and 35 months old are not vaccinated at recommended levels - lower than any urban area in the nation, according to a report released Thursday ...
7:30 a.m.
A home on the range where developers can play
A large coalition of environmental groups is challenging legislation by Nevada's two U.S. senators that would create almost 550,000 acres of wilderness in White Pine County but allow private development on other federal land.
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