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Archive for December 6, 2007

FLASHPOINT for Dec 06, 2007
So what to make of the Culinary's decision to wait until after New Year's to lend its union label to a presidential campaign? It's easy to say the union is afraid of the uncertainty in ...
7:13 a.m.
Ron Kantowski explains it all, from 'arm jerker' to a rare 'zero'
B is for buckle bunnies and their skin-tight Wranglers.
7:13 a.m.
The people's poker pro
His close friend Doyle Brunson said Reese was at the peak of his abilities when he died Tuesday at age 56.
7:13 a.m.
THIEVES INSIDE THE MACHINE
High-tech thieves have discovered a new way to rip off slot machines - stealing more than $1 million from the Orleans before management shut down their computer-assisted heist.
7:13 a.m.
LYING IN WASTE
Although county officials knew the Regional Justice Center was tight on space the day it opened, there is still no definitive plan to expand the complex - and the old courthouse two blocks away apparently ...
7:12 a.m.
Over protest, feds to stick with cuts for Nevada schools' English learners
Over protest, feds to stick with cuts for Nevada schools' English learners
7:12 a.m.
Editorial: The city's bad deal
On a 4-3 vote, the council approved The Tapestry Group's plan to build 270 affordable apartment units on 15.25 acres of federal land near the Spaghetti Bowl. In return, the group will get to buy ...
7:12 a.m.
Letter: Republican, religious values in conflict
This "I am not my brother's keeper" line of thinking is personified by the Republican Party's refusal to vote for any new taxes and to vote for tax cuts that benefit the very rich. With ...
7:12 a.m.
Editorial: Whose agenda matters most?
As noted in a recent story by the New York Times, there typically is increased activity in making changes to regulations during an administration's last months, but lobbyists for industry are being especially aggressive as ...
7:11 a.m.
Editorial: Evolution controversy
Christine Comer, who taught science for 27 years before being hired nine years ago as the Texas Education Agency's director of science instruction, was reprimanded because she had forwarded an e-mail regarding an upcoming speech ...
7:11 a.m.
Letter: Yucca's benefits outweigh hazards
In the event of a train wreck or a terrorist attack, the most likely result would be a metal sarcophagus full of solid waste dumped on the tracks. It would have to be picked up ...
7:11 a.m.
Letter: Administration fails to see biggest threat
They could not wait to go to war and beat up on the little guy and grab the oil. What has our nation got to show for it? Look at what has resulted: national debt ...
7:11 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: CARSON CITY
CARSON CITY - The state has sold a $15.3 million bond to finance 180 affordable apartments in Las Vegas.
7:11 a.m.
With zinger, Reid hits a sensitive spot
WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid added another zinger to his repertoire this week: He called the 49 Senate Republicans "puppets" of the Bush administration.
7:10 a.m.
Former operator accused of hindering strip club's sale
The longtime restaurateur triggered a series of events last summer that forced his eviction as the strip club's operator and put the federal government in the unenviable position of selling a business that was closed ...
7:10 a.m.
Slots for a new generation
Years from now, slot machine players may wander into a casino and wonder if they've landed in a game arcade.
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