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Archive for April 13, 2007

TAKE FIVE: SUMMITRACING.COM NHRA NATIONALS
Who: SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals
7:14 a.m.
Seabiscuit rides again - down the Strip
In his most recent start, Seabiscuit encountered a lot of traffic down the stretch.
7:13 a.m.
Q+A: ANTHONY HOPKINS
What: Paintings by Anthony Hopkins
7:13 a.m.
John Katsilometes tastes a slice of Americana at the Clark County Fair and Rodeo in Logandale
I was walking along a gravel path Thursday afternoon when a small man approached and asked if I would like a massage. I told him no. Then he grabbed my shoulder and asked again.
7:13 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Apr 13, 2007
Finally, we get the take everyone has been waiting for on Gov. Jim Gibbons' troubles: Mayor Oscar Goodman's. When a reporter, tongue presumably in cheek, started a news conference by asking his honor whether he ...
7:13 a.m.
Jon Ralston on why pols often find it easier to patronize than to lead
Whoever asked poor Kathy Silver, University Medical Center's interim director, to walk the plank at that budget hearing this week is simply sadistic. Or Silver simply agreed to be the human shield for the County ...
7:13 a.m.
Editorial: Veterans deserve faster relief
On average, the Veterans Affairs Department takes six months to process a claim and nearly two years to address appeals. As bad as those delays are, they will get worse as veterans from Iraq and ...
7:12 a.m.
Editorial: A matter of record
April 14, 2007
7:12 a.m.
Letter: Imus coverage blown out of proportion
Has anyone noticed that the newscasters covering the Imus fiasco are actually salivating while discussing it? When did we become a society of individuals who enjoy and exalt in the distress of others? Does the ...
7:12 a.m.
Letter: Freedom to not buckle up is the question
"To be or not to be, that is the question."
7:12 a.m.
Letter: Missing the train on mass transit
Although many of these countries are land-deficient compared with the United States, they have perfected mass transit systems that are the envy of the world. The Inner-City Express in Germany and the TVG in France ...
7:12 a.m.
Letter: Turkey should own up to own holocaust
Barnett makes a good argument in his commentary for Turkey's admission: loyal participant of NATO, strong economy and, most impressively, a population that is 99 percent Muslim but, for the most part, secularized. Those are ...
7:11 a.m.
Letter: There's no excuse for what Imus said
This is not about being black or white. This is about Don Imus calling these 10 young, intelligent, hardworking young women whores. Imus knows none of these girls and does not have the right to ...
7:11 a.m.
Editorial: No ducking responsibility
Sources unearthed by The Washington Post said that at least three retired generals had been approached by the White House and that they had declined the job. The newspaper contacted all three .
7:11 a.m.
It's union time or demolition for Imperial Palace
Imperial Palace, once the most virulently anti-union property on the Strip, will almost certainly become unionized if it is not imploded by its new owners.
7:11 a.m.
If they come, they will build it
The Las Vegas Housing Authority finds itself in a peculiar situation, possibly a victim of its spotty past.
7:11 a.m.
CONVENTION CRASHING: THE MARKET BRIDAL EXPO
So the important thing to remember when walking into a bridal convention is ...
7:10 a.m.
She won't quit as long as people need her help
Las Vegas political lobbyist Thelma Clark, a 5-foot-1 spitfire, has been cornering politicians in Carson City for 13 consecutive legislative sessions, going back to 1981, advocating on behalf of seniors and others who otherwise have ...
7:10 a.m.
Small casinos team up to play like the big boys, stay in loop
In the shadow of luxury condo towers and giant north Strip casinos sits the Eureka Casino, where the big news is not a posh nightclub or high-limit lounge but the remodeled Teddy's Restaurant (home of ...
7:10 a.m.
Higher education gets no love from lawmakers
CARSON CITY - Nevada lawmakers gave a cold shoulder Thursday to higher education, leaving university presidents resigned to the fact that they will have to make some deep cuts to their budget.
7:10 a.m.
Paper probe picks up punch
The Nevada Department of Public Safety has joined an investigation into the possible destruction of public documents in the state treasurer's office to determine whether any criminal wrongdoing occurred.
7:10 a.m.
Small casinos team up to play like the big boys, stay in loop
In a state where the economic engine is driven by fewer than two dozen Strip resorts, Nevada is in many ways a state of small-casino operators like the Lee family.
6:00 a.m.

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