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Archive for April 29, 2007

John Katsilometes checks in on the Second City troupe, which is still topically timely at Flamingo Las Vegas
And rather than merely slip in a single Imus joke, the quick-response quintet built a full production number out of the ill-fated Imus' remarks about the Rutgers women's basketball team. Second City cast members Ryan ...
7:28 a.m.
Jack Sheehan retells the story of a UNLV teacher who witnessed the terror and loss of that day in '66
Students on college campuses across the country were especially affected by the massacre, and so it's no surprise that some of Dr. John Irsfeld's students at UNLV have been full of questions for him.
7:28 a.m.
Jon Ralston sees Gov. Jim Gibbons' lips moving, but feels certain it's Adelson talking
After years spent trying to pass anti-union initiatives and attempting to influence campaigns with almost no success, the gaming industry's pariah has become the gaming industry's richest man - and he not only has the ...
7:27 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Apr 29, 2007
FLASHPOINT for Apr 29, 2007
7:27 a.m.
Editorial: It's the economy, students
The terms vary but often are no less confusing when buying a car or applying for a credit card.
7:27 a.m.
Editorial: Seize the opportunity
Right now the extra instruction is offered to at-risk students at the state's expense. Additionally, some grade schools make full-day kindergarten available to any student whose family can pay tuition of $300 a month.
7:27 a.m.
Letter: Democratic senators stand united with Reid
In contrast to Mr. Broder's insinuations, we believe Mr. Reid is an extraordinary leader who has effectively guided the new Democratic majority through these first few months with skill and aplomb.
7:27 a.m.
Letter: Troops should have a say in Iraq policy
Well, we are a democracy. We value the opinions of our citizens, don't we? Don't we still value their opinions? What exactly does a typical citizen have to lose if we do nothing? Do they ...
7:26 a.m.
Letter: Broder's bashing of Reid is unwarranted
Gonzales has been widely criticized by Democrats and Republicans for bungling the firing of eight U.S. attorneys. Reid is merely stating the reality the administration would have us ignore. Public opinion in the United States ...
7:26 a.m.
Letter: Iraq looks more like Vietnam every day
Gen. David Petraeus has said that Iraq needs a political solution and, without it, there will be no peace between the Sunnis and Shiites, no matter how many men and women we put on the ...
7:26 a.m.
Editorial: Hardly a 'slam dunk'
That, unfortunately, is not a surprise, but Tenet's account offers a detailed, troubling picture of how the White House rushed into Iraq and the misleading arguments for doing so.
7:26 a.m.
WEEK IN REVIEW: CARSON CITY
CARSON CITY - By the time the northern winds stopped blowing this week, the legendary majority leader didn't have his votes counted, the governor was agreeing to potential fee increases and a lifelong Republican had ...
7:25 a.m.
McCain casts himself as Western hero
Sen. John McCain spoke to Clark County Republicans at their annual Lincoln Day dinner this month and sold himself as a Western conservative, a presidential candidate with a unique understanding of Nevada's issues.
7:25 a.m.
Sport imitates life in politics
CARSON CITY - Democrats have finally learned their lesson: Play dirty, and play to win.
7:25 a.m.
Bowling gets a little glamorous
With its deep-pocket casinos, Las Vegas is redefining the nightclub scene with increasingly posh and eclectic offerings.
7:25 a.m.
WEEK IN REVIEW: WASHINGTON, D.C.
WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid had been thinking about Vietnam.
7:25 a.m.
Brian Greenspun compares a forward-thinking governor with one obviously behind the times
There was a lot to learn this past week at the Milken Institute Global Conference. In its 10th year, the product of financier and health care champion Michael Milken played host to a few thousand ...
7:24 a.m.
Maestro's legacy
When Hal Weller sets down his baton and takes his final bow with the Las Vegas Philharmonic on Saturday night, he'll walk off stage a hero.
7:24 a.m.
Nevada a Scam Haven
CARSON CITY - The Nevada secretary of state's Web site invites businesses to the state with a wink and a nod. "Why incorporate in Nevada?" it asks, then answers: "Minimal reporting and disclosure requirements. Stockholders ...
7:24 a.m.
Jeff Simpson hears how tip sharing works, and works well, from an experienced hand
Wynn Las Vegas is stealing our tips, and if Steve Wynn isn't stopped, other casinos will copy his insidious system, they say.
7:24 a.m.

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