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Archive for August 8, 2007

THE READERS SOMETIMES E-MAIL
The readers sometimes e-mail. But who knew Monday's Opening Line on Dodger broadcaster Vin Scully would draw this much reaction? At least my photograph didn't run with the column, because the Scully faithful are unhappy. ...
7:22 a.m.
Jeff Haney hears the pitch for a new digital poker table that takes the cards, chips - and dealers - out of the game
His next goal entails extending the reach of his product to the poker rooms of the Las Vegas Strip.
7:22 a.m.
Q+A: Kris Kristofferson
Q+A: Kris Kristofferson
7:22 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Aug 08, 2007
How the view does change from close up. It was ironic Tuesday to watch Clark County Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani talk about local government issues now that she is no longer Assemblywoman Giunchigliani. Among the gems ...
7:22 a.m.
Jon Ralston on an up-and-coming politician here who is being dubbed a 'new kingmaker'
The last time a promising, young Hispanic elected official from Nevada received national attention, it was a prelude to a precipitous fall.
7:22 a.m.
Editorial: Open those records
The Nevada System of Higher Education requires the forms as a way of guarding against employees accepting an outside position that would represent a conflict of interest with their university or college jobs.
7:21 a.m.
Editorial: A tragic statistic
According to a story by the Las Vegas Sun on Sunday, figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that the suicide rate among people in Nevada 75 and older was 48 per ...
7:21 a.m.
Letter: We need to act now to minimize damage later
First, the naysayers denied the existence of global warming. Then they retreated to attacks on the messengers, such as Al Gore. Now, forced to admit the obvious, they say the warming is a natural cycle ...
7:21 a.m.
Letter: Civilians at Pentagon led us the wrong way
In testimony before the Senate a day or two ago, Adm. Michael Mullen, nominated to be the head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the so-called surge cannot be sustained "past April 2008 under ...
7:21 a.m.
Letter: We need to fix more than infrastructure
Increase taxes on gasoline to fix the roads (let's call these user fees - which is what they are - to make them more palatable). Increase user fees on utilities to fix them. Increase user ...
7:21 a.m.
Letter: Infrastructure woes left to our children
"We"? Oh, really? Who is "we"?
7:20 a.m.
Editorial: Banning tainted trinkets
A story by The New York Times on Monday says Consumer Product Safety Commission inspectors have been collecting jewelry from importers and retailers and have estimated that 20 percent of the items posed a lead-poisoning ...
7:20 a.m.
On Angels Peak, camp offers a chance at redemption
One by one, the 40 or so juvenile offenders stepped forward as their names were announced to hearty applause.
7:20 a.m.
Shut down Christian health plan, state says
In a dispute that pits religious liberty against state regulations, the Nevada insurance commissioner has ordered a national Christian group that collects and dispenses money for its members' medical costs to cease operating in the ...
7:20 a.m.
Teachers who get police training could get extra pay, carry guns
A proposal that Nevada teachers be allowed to carry concealed weapons garnered a lot of notoriety but little traction among state lawmakers this year. Now comes this idea: Give bonus pay to teachers - from ...
7:20 a.m.
Owed paychecks, three who helped others now struggle, too
Tonia Kirkland, a 37-year-old single mother of four, found herself in a strange situation last fall.
7:19 a.m.
ALAN JARLSON: 1932-2007
When Fidel Castro rose to power, Las Vegas Sun reporter Alan Jarlson was dispatched to Cuba to get reactions from Las Vegas gaming figures who were working in Havana casinos.
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