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Archive for September 26, 2006

Getting down on dirt
If you didn't know you were closing in on Pahrump Valley Speedway, the sign would be easy to miss.
7:22 a.m.
Online gambling sites shrug off arrests
7:22 a.m.
John Katsilometes takes a look at what's gone from the Strip, the 7-Eleven, and what may yet to be: 'Spamalot'
The one-stop shop for all varieties of refreshments (especially, we hear, coke), in a tatty locale just off the Fremont Street Experience, has been dark for months.
7:22 a.m.
Old-Timers have last Stardust fling; Orleans new host
The Stardust may be on life support, with the plug to be pulled Nov. 1, but that didn't prevent a record number of Las Vegans from enjoying the final Old-Timers' Day celebration at the 48-year-old ...
7:22 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Sep 26, 2006
Did you realize today is six weeks until Election Day? And did you realize how much you know about the candidates for important offices? Look how much the TV ads enlighten us: Gubernatorial candidate Dina ...
7:22 a.m.
Editorial: Tipping the tax code
According to a Las Vegas Sun story Thursday, Everson met with Sens. Harry Reid and John Ensign and assured them that the IRS would hold up its end of a bargain with tip earners who ...
7:22 a.m.
Editorial: A gap in coverage
The so-called "doughnut hole" is built into the new Medicare Part D drug plan that took effect in January. Medicare is the federally funded health care program for people age 65 and older. The new ...
7:21 a.m.
Letter: 'Cowboy diplomacy' won't defeat terrorists
I have a feeling that the present Bush administration does not fully understand, nor feel compelled to grasp those simple concepts. The White House likes to connect terrorism with the war in Iraq when the ...
7:21 a.m.
Letter: Tax hike hidden in Medicare payments
First, who in this country could give any credence to what this president has to say? This is the same guy who raised the cost of Medicare B for seniors who earn $80,000 a year. ...
7:21 a.m.
Letter: Right monopolizes local talk radio
Right-wing radio is overrepresented here, in terms of both national and local talk shows. A balance is needed to maintain the sanity of progressives in Southern Nevada - particularly during ride times - and to ...
7:21 a.m.
Letter: Nonsmokers have right to clean air
Although I live in Utah, I frequent the casinos in Nevada. I am a nonsmoker; so I only eat in restaurants with nonsmoking sections and my casino trips are fewer.
7:21 a.m.
Editorial: Iraq as a deadly paradox
This is the question we hope even the staunchest supporters of President Bush asked themselves after reading the general conclusions that intelligence agencies reached in a classified report they finished in April after nearly two ...
7:20 a.m.
WASHINGTON - After three retired military officials gave stark and often blistering accounts Monday of the Bush administration's failures in prosecuting the Iraq war, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said the testimony could change the ...
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Ashley consolidates executives under a VP
Click here for a printable graphic.
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Ex-general to command anti-terror institute
In a move seen as bringing more accountability to the secretive Institute for Security Studies, UNLV President David Ashley has hired a new executive director from outside Nevada to run the troubled anti-terrorism organization.
7:20 a.m.
Harrumph, says Pahrump
Michael Miraglia, Pahrump Town Board member, remembers going into a restaurant to ask for "a simple napkin."
7:19 a.m.
Their loss is our gain as police claim the tools of the criminal trade
In the last 12 months, Metro Police seized $1,040 from Moran Matias after allegedly finding bags of methamphetamine and powder and rock cocaine in his pickup truck.
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