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Archive for April 27, 2007

TAKE FIVE: UNLV FOOTBALL
His players won't report for training camp for three more months, but you get the impression that UNLV head football coach Mike Sanford wishes he could open camp next week.
7:21 a.m.
DULY NOTED
FAIR HEATHER FANS
7:20 a.m.
'Nasty' is in no hurry to get home
Wranglers reserve goaltender Kevin Nastiuk has proven as dependable as the rig he steered from Edmonton to New York to Florida and then to playoff success in Las Vegas.
7:20 a.m.
Mosaic couch comes to rest in great outdoors
About six years ago San Francisco Bay Area artist Sofie Siegmann came to town to create a mosaic couch. The commissioned project, a piece of functional art created for the Lied Discovery Children's Museum, was ...
7:20 a.m.
HAYES' MUSIC, PASSION STRONG
HAYES' MUSIC, PASSION STRONG
7:20 a.m.
John Katsilometes happens upon Pamela Anderson, who might not be moving into 'Pamorama' after all
During her stint with the production, which starts May 24 and should last at least three months, Anderson will flop at a Planet Hollywood suite. So I asked her when she would move into Panorama ...
7:20 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Apr 27, 2007
Harry Reid probably thought Dick Cheney's fusillade was the harshest. But not so. The vice president's assault on the Senate majority leader over the "war is lost" imbroglio was nothing compared with punditry dean David ...
7:19 a.m.
Jon Ralston on the politics being played out after the county's late but noisy arrival to the debate over flight path's right turn
The county's coy silence and Switzerland impersonation during this manufactured controversy has been surpassed only by the pandering party and cynical campaign at Las Vegas City Hall. The city has brandished an erratic blunderbuss, which ...
7:19 a.m.
Editorial: School-snack attack
The institute, an arm of the federal government's National Academies, created the standards at the request of Congress, which noted the rising obesity rate among youngsters. Recent figures show that about 30 percent of U.S. ...
7:19 a.m.
Editorial: Institute reaches out
The institute is starting to move in the right direction and, as Jeff German reported in Wednesday's Las Vegas Sun, will today hold a seminar on limiting terrorism risks in Southern Nevada. That is an ...
7:19 a.m.
Letter: Bush's hypocrisy too blatant to ignore
"I'll veto a bill that restricts our commanders on the ground in Iraq, a bill that doesn't fund our troops, a bill that's got too much spending on it ... We stand united in saying ...
7:19 a.m.
Letter: Nevada could use more volunteers
As professionals in the field of national and community service, we're responsible for promoting and developing our volunteer programs: AmeriCorps, Senior Corps and VISTA, which were not measured in the report. These programs generate thousands ...
7:18 a.m.
Letter: Now is the time for real action in Iraq
I agree that the Virginia Tech incident and our soldiers' deaths are tragic, and I feel extreme sorrow for all the families involved. But most Americans seem to overlook the biggest tragedy of all, the ...
7:18 a.m.
Editorial: Not bowing to pressure
Refusing to buckle to threats of a presidential veto, the House and Senate approved a $124 billion war spending bill that includes an Oct. 1 deadline for phased withdrawal of combat troops.
7:18 a.m.
Speedy bus on the way: Vegas-Henderson on the map
Retiree Ron Nocei waited patiently for a bus, reading the newspaper and sipping water.
7:18 a.m.
New fields still a dream
Former UNLV baseball player Tim Johnson knows a lot about the game. One of the most basic things he knows is that players need a place to play.
7:17 a.m.
Letter spells it out: Dems back Reid
WASHINGTON - Supporters of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid mounted a defense over his "war is lost" comment Thursday, responding to critics whose ranks grew to include veteran Washington Post columnist David Broder.
7:17 a.m.
State shortfall grim and grimmer
CARSON CITY - The state is expected to receive tens of millions of dollars less in taxes and fees than predicted over the next two years, leaving legislators and Gibbons administration officials facing the politically ...
7:17 a.m.
Lapping it up
Lapping it up
7:17 a.m.
Judge out of order, ethics claims say
Former Nevada Supreme Court Justice Nancy Becker is under fire from defense lawyers claiming she may have committed ethics violations during her recent transition to the Clark County District Attorney's Office.
7:17 a.m.

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