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Archive for August 10, 2007

This makes cola wars seem like kids' stuff
With five races to go in NASCAR's regular season, the rekindling of racing's "beer wars" is providing the best excitement in the Nextel Cup Series.
7:20 a.m.
'Las Vegas' will seem like a 'Magnum, P.I.' reunion
Three central performers in one of the most popular television series of the 1980s will be reunited during the upcoming season of "Las Vegas."
7:20 a.m.
Q+A: Colin Hay
7:20 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Aug 10, 2007
When does a vote in favor of something really indicate that something is dead? When the subject is the most political act elected officials commit: Redistricting. County commissioners voted 4-3 this week to move forward ...
7:19 a.m.
Jon Ralston on how Nevada could be Western bellwether
Nevada folks are trying to spin a rosy scenario in the wake of dominoes beginning to fall that will result in the state going from the Avis of the White House contest to being more ...
7:19 a.m.
Editorial: Man without a country
Guzman was arrested earlier this year and charged with trespass and spraying graffiti in Lancaster, Calif. Guzman, 29, was given a 120-day sentence, which was reduced to 40 days. Before his time was up, he ...
7:19 a.m.
Editorial: Foreign policy problem
A department spokesman lashed out last week after Republican candidate Rep. Tom Tancredo of Colorado suggested that bombing the Islamic holy sites Mecca and Medina would be a deterrent to a terrorist strike.
7:19 a.m.
Letter: In defense of liberty and the freedom to smoke
When I want to go to a restaurant or bar in my leisure time and have food, and I want to indulge in smoking, there should be a restaurant or bar that offers both of ...
7:19 a.m.
Letter: Wynn Las Vegas was right to fire dealer
I read with interest about Cynthia Fields, who was fired for walking off of her job without permission and her subsequent inability to get another job.
7:18 a.m.
Letter: Luxury tax could pay for universal care
Why is "socialized medicine" good for Congress but bad for the rest of us? If more money is needed, bring back the luxury tax on yachts, planes, jewelry, furs and the likes of Rolls Royces. ...
7:18 a.m.
Letter: Despicable treatment of overweight women
How could someone who was overweight treat overweight people so badly? These poor women from the Big Beautiful Women convention get treated this way every day of their lives; they come to Las Vegas for ...
7:18 a.m.
Editorial: The real primary race
The big states feel they have been given short shrift in the presidential primaries because smaller states, such as Iowa and New Hampshire, which historically have gone first and second respectively, have a disproportionately large ...
7:18 a.m.
Clinton makes the Vegas rounds
Sen. Hillary Clinton showed many sides of her well-developed political profile during a long day of campaigning Thursday in Nevada, weaving together big themes with policy details, occasional humor and Clintonesque empathy.
7:17 a.m.
Ethiopian blesses peacemakers, extols virtues of ancient culture
The United States may be a world leader in science and technology, but it can learn a lot about forgiveness and humility from Ethiopia's ancient culture.
7:17 a.m.
Regents not set to pull trigger on disclosure
A Board of Regents panel wants more information before deciding whether to require Nevada university professors and other professional employees to publicly disclose off-campus employment or to continue to allow them to keep that work ...
7:17 a.m.
Five entrants in running to create landmarks
A well-known conceptual artist from New York and a splashy Brazilian pop artist from Miami head the list of finalists to design public art for downtown Las Vegas.
7:17 a.m.
Business frets over new rules on illegals
Thousands of workers across Nevada could be pushed out of their jobs because of new federal and state measures aimed at getting rid of illegal immigrants in the workplace, local industry officials and advocates said.
7:17 a.m.
7:16 a.m.
Highlights of FY07 revenue report on Nevada casinos
-STATEWIDE: Record $12.74 billion win in fiscal 2007, up 4.6 percent. In June, clubs won $959.8 million, up 5.7 percent.
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