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Archive for December 2, 2007

Cesar's story
Cesar Murcia is the kind of man who looks down and goes full steam ahead, alone if possible.
1:17 a.m.
Robbye's story
A painting that hangs on Robbye Wright's living room wall shows a black woman reaching for a ray of light beaming out of a Bible.
1:16 a.m.
Schools down to last $175 million
Schools down to last $175 million
1:16 a.m.
Jeff Simpson responds to readers who oppose his stance on illegal immigration, and to the Republican presidential candidates who are taking a hard line
Their e-mails and phone calls - and letters to the editor - let me know that people are reading the Sun and my column, and are interested enough to respond.
1:16 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Dec 02, 2007
Newmont Mining Corp. on Friday agreed to sell its royalty assets and other "noncore investments" to Franco-Nevada Corp., Reuters reported. The value of the deal: $1.3 billion. On the same day, Franco-Nevada announced a $1 ...
1:16 a.m.
Editorial: Close, but no citizenship
One last detail - a name check by the FBI - is the source of the holdup.
1:15 a.m.
Letter: Who's running this nation? Us or China?
Who is paying the bill for these unusable products to be unloaded from ships, transported to stores, put on display, sold, recalled, pulled from shelves and disposed of and for the money being refunded to ...
1:15 a.m.
Letter: Moon camp proposal far too ambitious
NASA is having problems with the space shuttles now, but somehow it claims it'll be able to surmount all these problems in 2020. I believe this is a giant boondoggle, costing hundreds of billions of ...
1:15 a.m.
Letter: Those who pay the bills have right to search
I believe in constitutional limits on the government. However, my children's room can be searched by me any time, because I own the room and pay the bills. These welfare recipients are not paying their ...
1:15 a.m.
Editorial: Scientific data tainted
That official, Julie MacDonald, resigned as interior deputy secretary in May after the department's inspector general found that she routinely pressured Fish and Wildlife Service biologists to alter scientific reports.
1:14 a.m.
Editorial: Applying public pressure
What is aggravating about these homes is that they continually fall out of compliance with federal regulations but usually manage to provide the minimum care necessary to remain eligible to bill Medicare and Medicaid for ...
1:14 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: EDUCATION
To force the state's labor board to question whether Clark County's teachers union really represented the majority of the School District's licensed personnel, Ron Taylor figured he needed at least 4,000 of his fellow educators ...
1:14 a.m.
Secrecy backed by regents is 'self-serving'
Regent James Dean Leavitt tried to get his colleagues to focus on the big picture Friday when he opened a debate on whether records of university faculty members' outside income should remain hidden from the ...
1:14 a.m.
WEEK IN REVIEW: WASHINGTON, D.C.
WASHINGTON - More often than not, it's the story behind the story that says so much about what's going on in Washington. This week we have three stories.
1:14 a.m.
A MOMENT CAPTURED
As the day goes dark outside, Cicely Valenti finds a few quiet moments to herself in the soft glow of a studio at Sherry Goldstein's Yoga Sanctuary on West Sahara Avenue.
1:14 a.m.
CELLO, A CHOICE FOR LIFE
WHAT: An Evening of Spanish Cello Music featuring UNLV associate professor of music Andrew Smith on the cello and Alfredo Oyaguez-Montero on the piano. Admission is free.
1:13 a.m.
Tension builds as Gibbons cloaks budget cuts in secrecy
With a deadline approaching this week for state agencies to submit proposals to cut their budgets by 8 percent, concern is mounting over the lack of transparency in Gov. Jim Gibbons' push to eliminate a ...
1:13 a.m.
Step by step, weaned off public housing
At one point, 16-hour days piled on and Hattie Johnson felt like turning up her strong hands and saying, no, I can't do this anymore.
1:13 a.m.

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