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Archive for August 5, 2007

Jack Sheehan tells how he and the youngsters in his charge were entertained at a basketball game in the Thomas & Mack that exceeded his expectations
The occasion was a full-on scrimmage between contending members of the U.S. Olympic basketball team, and for once I had wisely acquired my tickets the first day they became available , more than a month ...
1:16 a.m.
Jeff Simpson explains why you should be reading In Business Las Vegas
The subject may be worthwhile to you, too, if you are a business owner or executive, or a professional, or want to know what is going on in the valley's dynamic business community.
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FLASHPOINT for Aug 05, 2007
Gov. Jim Gibbons has a gift. For irony, that is. He told the Lahanton Valley Times last week that he had no regrets since taking offi ce. Really? He doesnt regret misleading the public about ...
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Jon Ralston on why Nevada politicians have a different outlook on ethics than regular folks
"It is hereby declared to be the public policy of this State that:
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Harry Reid on putting America's best interests into focus
The attacks our country suffered on Sept. 11, 2001, were a tragic reminder of the grave challenges and growing threats we face every day.
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Editorial: UNLV earns high praise
Delaney researched graduate-level writing programs at colleges and universities across the country. Christina Littlefield, the Las Vegas Sun's higher education reporter, wrote in a story for Thursday's paper that Delaney had not given any thought ...
1:16 a.m.
Editorial: Overtime is out of control
Even though this is an almost inconceivable amount to pay for work above and beyond regular hours, there is little being done about it, especially in Las Vegas and North Las Vegas.
1:15 a.m.
Letter: Mistrust of religious factions not surprising
How extraordinary is our thinking. Here we have religious factions that have been at each other's throats for ... 1,500 years? And we underestimated this? Yet Americans are supposed to trust the "intelligence" that runs ...
1:15 a.m.
Letter: Bush not focused on America's real enemy
Doesn't President Bush remember that most of the 9/11 terrorists were from Saudi Arabia?
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Letter: Making the case for finesse, not brutality
While not offering complete protection, headgear would reduce the impact of a head blow and also help reduce the number of head shots since a killer knockout would be less likely.
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Editorial: Fixes long overdue
A Federal Highway Administration report released at the end of 2006 shows that more than 77,796 of the nearly 600,000 bridges across the nation were "structurally deficient" - a term that doesn't necessarily mean a ...
1:14 a.m.
WEEK IN REVIEW: WASHINGTON, D.C.
WASHINGTON - The same way a Las Vegas casino can play tricks on your sense of time as faux daylight and nightfall course through a nice meal, so too can Washington dupe you into thinking ...
1:14 a.m.
Context deflates manager's salary
We're going to start off with a quiz, but to make it simpler, we'll make it multiple choice.
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LOOKING IN ON: CITY HALL
There are times when you wonder, either downtown Las Vegas is getting friendlier, or maybe a weight is lifted simply by the fact that you no longer have to walk under the electrified canopy of ...
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A Moment Captured
Mitchell Taylor, 11, left, and Moriah Dubowsky, 9, practice walking on balls at the second annual Sandou Circus Camp.
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Developer thinks outside the wooden box
Strong enough to withstand a hurricane. Sturdy enough to last through a wildfire. And energy efficient enough to cut your electric bill by 80 percent.
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Growing partisanship frays key relationship
ILLUSTRATION BY CHRIS MORRIS
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Reid has plan to leave coal in the dust
In the week since Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he would do everything he could to block three proposed coal-fired power plants in Nevada, this much can be said:
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LOOKING IN ON: TOURISM
Frequent-flier programs, those plans that drive us to be loyal to one airline or another, are staples of the industry that pretty much work the same way: Fly with us regularly and we'll give you ...
1:13 a.m.
Elders deepen tragedy of state's suicide rate
The suicide rate among elderly Nevadans is nearly three times the national average, according to a Sun analysis of government mortality figures - a statistic that raises more speculation and questions than answers.
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