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But Cordell is not playing a traditional trumpet. He's blowing into a custom-fashioned Spamahorn designed specifically for the production at Wynn Las Vegas. The instrument is used just once in the show, at the moment ...
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Fabulous Las Vegas
But Cordell is not playing a traditional trumpet. He's blowing into a custom-fashioned Spamahorn designed specifically for the production at Wynn Las Vegas. The instrument is used just once in the show, at the moment ...
7:35 a.m.
Jeff Simpson sits down for a talk with George Maloof about what's next after creating the Palms brand
I met with the Palms owner last week for a 90-minute interview at his hip Flamingo Road property, and Maloof said that while the hotel's new Fantasy Tower was under construction he had little time ...
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Brian Greenspun on a journalistic tradition worth saving in the changing world of higher-speed communications
We are constantly being challenged in the news business with new ideas about what the proper role of journalism should be in a community. Most of the new ideas are not actually new, just different ...
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Gibbons goes for the best when hiring his lawyer
WASHINGTON - The federal investigation into gifts that Gov. Jim Gibbons received from a defense contractor is not a story followed closely by legal affairs reporter Nina Totenberg. But the moment the National Public Radio ...
7:34 a.m.
TOWN FIRED UP
To David Sims, the desert valley outside this sleepy Northern Nevada town seems the perfect place for a power plant. There are water, train tracks to carry coal, only one nearby ranch and no pesky ...
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FLASHPOINT for Apr 01, 2007
Lawmakers do some dumb things. This we know. But the Gang of 63 will be hard-pressed to top the bill introduced last week supposedly to make oversight of the county hospital better. This is the ...
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Jon Ralston on the jaw-dropping audacity of Nevada's new governor and first lady
Jim and Dawn Gibbons have become a certifiable freak show, a nationally exposed embarrassment, a first couple without the first clue of how to conduct themselves. At a time when Nevada is touting itself as ...
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Editorial: Identifying a bad bill
The 4-3 vote last week approving Senate Bill 385, sponsored by Sen. Barbara Cegavske, R-Las Vegas, was divided along party lines, with opposition from all three Democrats on the Legislative Operations and Elections Committee.
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Editorial: Lack of credibility
Despite his denials, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales was clearly involved in the administration's ham-handed cover-up of the hatchet job. He and the Bush administration have misled the public and Congress.
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Letter: Legislation needed to protect pedestrians
Many streets in this city do not have crosswalks and they are poorly illuminated/advertised. Drivers often do not yield to pedestrians in crosswalks. Stop lights are few and far between and often have inordinately long ...
7:33 a.m.
Letter: Middle East leaders still have trump card
The two powers with the greatest influence over what would happen are Iran and Saudi Arabia. They are not threatening war in support of their respective constituencies, the Shia and the Sunni. Instead, they are ...
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Letter: Atlantic City drafts fair smoking model
This action seeks to appease the pressure placed on the casinos from the public and their employees. Other industries make every effort to protect the health and welfare of their employees. Casino employees are not ...
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Editorial: A toll, toll world?
If a plan for covering the shortfall is not forthcoming from the current legislative session, necessary work on major projects will be delayed. This would almost certainly mean that the state's major thoroughfares will experience ...
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WEEK IN REVIEW: D.C.
WASHINGTON - The Senate surprised Washington last week when 50 senators voted for a timetable for withdrawing troops from Iraq, setting up a showdown with President Bush, who has vowed to veto the legislation.
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Atkinson Gates campaign paid son six figures
Though nothing is certain in politics, Clark County Commissioner Yvonne Atkinson Gates' 2004 re election was as close to a lock as it comes.
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WEEK IN REVIEW: CARSON CITY
CARSON CITY - During a hearing last week on a bill to prevent business owners from collecting and controlling tips, Sparks Assemblyman Bernie Anderson abruptly ended the proceedings after one man kept mentioning Wynn Las ...
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Reid puts dibs on Nevada's share of pork
WASHINGTON - Republicans have been badgering Democrats for weeks over the $20 billion in pork slipped in the Iraq war bill, but Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was unbowed. No sooner did the legislation pass ...
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Tropicana at 50
To escape Cuba in 1961 after spending months in a concentration camp, Jose Dominguez signed over his plantation and all his belongings to Fidel Castro's Communist government.
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