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Archive for September 29, 2006

Jeff Haney on the reasons why the Mets look a lot less likely than the Yankees to win their league
Yet whereas the Yankees deserve to command such a short price on the betting board, some glaring vulnerabilities on the Mets' side of the equation could derail a potential Subway Series.
7:33 a.m.
UNR rivalry ranks among favorites
Mike Sanford knows a thing or two about rivalries.
7:33 a.m.
Q+A: Jim Belushi
What: Jim Belushi & the Sacred Hearts
7:33 a.m.
ARTS NOTES
Judging by the billboards and nightclub ads, Las Vegas likes its women naked, chesty and, more important, submissive.
7:32 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Sep 29, 2006
In the credit where credit is due department, the Democratic candidate for state treasurer, Kate Marshall, has a plan for the statewide office no one really cares about. She is running against consultant Mark DeStefano, ...
7:32 a.m.
Jon Ralston on why not every poll should be trusted
In the Orwellian world of politics, where taxers and spenders boast of being fiscal conservatives and everyone hates illegal immigrants except when speaking to Hispanic groups, it's hardly surprising that measuring public opinion has become ...
7:32 a.m.
Editorial: Of particulate concern
EPA administrator Stephen Johnson cut the short-term daily standard, which controls exposure to soot particles on an acute level, by half. But he left the long-term annual standard of allowable soot particles, which affects chronic ...
7:32 a.m.
Editorial: Reconstruction a nightmare
A 21-page report produced by the special inspector general for Iraq reconstruction, an office created by Congress, has concluded that the police college is a "disaster."
7:32 a.m.
Letter: Surely, Democrats can't be worse than GOP
The war in Iraq is raging out of control while this do-nothing Congress is more concerned about gay marriages and flag burning. This Congress takes the summer off without accomplishing anything. They get full-time pay ...
7:32 a.m.
Letter: Political spending in need of consent
That said, the ancillary issue also has compelling merit. Namely, public entities/corporations should also be required to obtain the specific approval of individual stockholders prior to the expenditure of monies for political purposes (including lobbying).
7:31 a.m.
Letter: We need to unite to defeat our enemies
Democrats have gone from enthusiastic support for the war in Iraq to saying it's a disaster, the wrong war at the wrong time, we're only there for oil and we're torturing prisoners.They are also calling ...
7:31 a.m.
Editorial: Domenici as Jekyll & Hyde
In June Reid and Domenici held a joint press conference to announce a stunning agreement. They said they had been working secretly for a year on a plan that would send high-level nuclear waste to ...
7:31 a.m.
John Katsilometes on the eclectic mix of comedians slated to perform at the second Comedy Festival
Dane Cook brings a special presentation of his "Tourgasm" show to the Colosseum at Caesars Palace on Nov. 17. Joining him will be Gary Gulman, Robert Kelly and Jay Davis.
7:31 a.m.
Deployed workers keep pay, benefits
Catching up with his wife's daily letters after a month in Iraq, Marine Staff Sgt. Ken Duffy came across a letter from his employer back home.
7:30 a.m.
Bending art until you say 'ouch'
There were a lot of folks bent out of shape at Sam's Town this week.
7:30 a.m.
Doctor's not in
One of only two physicians in the Las Vegas Valley who specialize in treating children for diabetes has retired, leaving his young patients facing longer waits between appointments with a nurse practitioner or leaving the ...
7:30 a.m.
CAMPAIGN AD REALITY CHECK
What the ad says
7:30 a.m.
Security institute controls pledged
On the heels of a critical internal audit, UNLV President David Ashley pledged Thursday to bring accountability to the troubled Institute for Security Studies and steer it back on an academic course.
7:30 a.m.
County thinking think tank for its future
Hoping to avoid a future of topsy-turvy growth and deteriorating quality of life - and to avoid repeating past missteps - a mix of town-and-gown leaders are mulling the creation of a visionary think tank ...
7:30 a.m.

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