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Archive for April 11, 2007

THE ELEVATOR
A special Grand Prix edition of who's going to the penthouse in local sports - and who's getting the shaft:
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A few bumps in the road
Some notes, quotes and observations wrapping up the inaugural Vegas Grand Prix on the streets of downtown Las Vegas:
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Q+A: Wayne Brady
Wayne Brady gained national recognition when he joined the cast of Drew Carey's improvisational TV series "Whose Line Is It Anyway?"
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Audience plays a part in the mostly improv show
Who: Wayne Brady in "Making It Up"
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FLASHPOINT for Apr 11, 2007
So the governor said this week he would veto the public edu- cation bill if it contained funding for all-day kindergarten. "I would have to," the governor was quoted saying in the Reno Gazette-Journal. "In ...
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Jon Ralston on the governor's conspiracy theories and why they just aren't funny
If there weren't comic interludes, it might truly be excruciating. But even the laughter has become uncomfortable as many people surely are asking themselves: Is there something seriously wrong with Gov. Jim Gibbons?
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Editorial: Expanding DNA's use
Just last week, Sergio Hugo Hernandez, 30, was arrested in connection with the rape of a 13-year-old Henderson girl, based on the match off the victim's clothes with a DNA sample taken from Hernandez after ...
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Editorial: Stroking business interests
A story by the Las Vegas Sun on Tuesday reports that the state Business and Industry Department review could affect the regulation of a wide range of areas - including worker safety, consumer affairs, real ...
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Letter: How is Imus worse than Chris Rock, rap?
How is what Mr. Imus said any worse than the racial "jokes" from the likes of black comedian Chris Rock? Oh, yeah, right ... Mr. Imus is white and shouldn't be allowed to say things ...
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Letter: Arming teachers is a worthy step
If the proposed legislation by Sen. Bob Beers, R-Las Vegas, to allow teachers to be armed is a bad idea, as Mr. Schmid asserts, then what isn't ?
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Letter: Iraqis need to start helping themselves
My own theory is that it's time to help ourselves first - as long as there's one person living on our sidewalks, and as long as there is one child starving here, as long as ...
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Letter: Many mistakes have been made by Bush
A war waged with profoundly flawed assumptions has cost the lives of more than 3,200 brave American men and women of our armed forces, forced more than 1.5 million Iraqis to flee their country and ...
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Letter: Bringing our troops home - with honor
As the leader of the majority party in the U.S. Senate, Sen. Harry Reid is attempting to see closure to the never-ending war in Iraq and provide for the safety of our troops as we ...
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Editorial: Gibbons plays pitiful victim
Clipped sound bites, beginning when Gibbons was a candidate for governor and carrying through after he was elected, are what the public has received instead.
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High hopes, bitter disappointment
Let's talk numbers.
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LOOKING IN ON: CITY HALL
Interim Ward 5 Las Vegas Councilwoman Brenda Williams has the backing of at least two influential Ward 5 residents - the candidates vying to fill her seat on the City Council.
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Schools: Take back money, give us more
Normally, Clark County School District budget workshops focus on how to spend money from the state.
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LOOKING IN ON: CARSON CITY
CARSON CITY - A compromise has been reached over a controversial bill to change a 1965 Clark County ordinance that requires firearms to be registered within 24 hours of purchase or transfer.
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Dems get to media ... now Gibbons?
The two men on the scratchy audio are sharing a dark secret:
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Gibbons, Rogers cool the heated rhetoric
CARSON CITY - A looming showdown over the state's higher education budget - played out over the past week with terse letters and public statements - cooled somewhat Tuesday with a 30-minute chat between Gov. ...
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Surprise: No nays to higher gas tax
CARSON CITY - Give us taxes or give us ... taxes?
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Which medicine to give UMC?
As Clark County commissioners discuss University Medical Center's future during a workshop today, lawmakers in Carson City are discussing what kind of state intervention is appropriate at the troubled public hospital.
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