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Archive for August 9, 2007

Ron Kantowski has the real plan for David Beckham's stint with the Los Angeles Galaxy figured out - and fans aren't going to like it
But it also lends more credence to this theory of mine - that the English soccer star was brought to Los Angeles only to sell advance tickets to bad soccer games. And replica jerseys with ...
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LV heavyweight looks beyond tonight's fight
What: Top Rank boxing card
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TV veterans to bid for uncanned laughter
What: "An Evening of Comedy" starring Jerry Van Dyke, Murray Langston and Steve Landesburg
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Q+A: George Carlin
You'll never be able to accuse George Carlin of kissing anyone's (one of those words you can say on TV but not in a family newspaper).
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FLASHPOINT for Aug 09, 2007
Gov. Jim Gibbons is headed to the border this month for photo ops. The ostensible reason is to meet with Nevada National Guard troops, Mexico President Felipe Calderon and Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano. The excursion ...
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Guest columnist Don Snyder: A performing arts center will have a transforming effect on Southern Nevada
We have made progress in many areas. Thanks to projects such as the Lou Ruvo Brain Institute and the Nevada Cancer Institute, we are now embarking on a journey that will have a remarkably transforming ...
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Editorial: Lessons from space
Morgan was the backup teacher for the 1986 mission by the Challenger shuttle, which exploded shortly after takeoff and killed all seven crew members aboard, including Christa McAuliffe, who taught at a New Hampshire high ...
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Editorial: Era of the steroid slugger
The confluence of the three milestones should have been a glorious moment for baseball, but it was bittersweet at best. The chase to break a record is always a thrill, and Bonds was chasing baseball's ...
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Letter: Dire situation in Iraq lost on conservatives
But he should realize that this information will not make any impression on conservatives, who refuse to believe negative reports published in The New York Times, The Washington Post or the Las Vegas Sun. They ...
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Letter: Bush to blame for disastrous turn
On returning from vacation, I was greeted on Aug. 3 with a picture in the opinion section of the Las Vegas Sun of George Bush, brazen-faced, holding hands with two veterans; one who has lost ...
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Letter: Not enough being done about suicide
We need better research, better data and better community programs and services to address the specific factors of older adult suicide - all of which Sen. Reid's Stop Senior Suicide Act would provide.
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Letter: Males more likely to commit suicide
"Groups at Risk - Suicide is the eighth leading cause of death for all U.S. men (Anderson and Smith 2003). Males are four times more likely to die from suicide than females. Suicide rates are ...
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Letter: Does accountability exist anymore?
It is interesting how the government's accounting procedures have changed! When I was processing out of the Air Force in 1961, the folks at Ellsworth Air Force Base did a complete accounting of my toolbox.
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Editorial: Hardly a religious freedom
As reported in Wednesday's Las Vegas Sun by Marshall Allen, people pay each month to be part of the group Christian Care Medi-Share and can submit medical bills for reimbursement. Sounds like insurance, right?
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Health screenings of Nevada Test Site workers go private
A federal program that has provided free health screening tests for thousands of Nevada Test Site workers for the past 11 years is being taken out of the hands of medical research universities and assigned ...
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Push for safe drinking water gains legs - runners' legs
Running through the Mojave Desert on Tuesday, Sunila Jayaraj saw a familiar answer to drought issues in the southwestern United States, one he's been teaching in his native India.
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Clinton campaign finds perfect hosts for house party
Jose Espinoza doesn't have much interest in talking politics, even though Sen. Hillary Clinton will be a guest at a house party he's throwing today.
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Don't rush to add coal plant, EPA warns
The Environmental Protection Agency is questioning whether Nevada is shouldering too much of the burden of generating power for the Southwest.
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Fat's beauty in eye of beholder
As long as Rob Stevens stands six feet away from the Flamingo, between the showgirl in a pink leotard pushing some act and the man handing out cards for direct-to-your-door companionship, the Chicago weight loss ...
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