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Archive for February 17, 2007

Brush up on your NBA for the weekend festivities
Introducing the first Tostitos Manute Bol/Slick Watts NBA All-Star Game Quiz and Extravaganza presented by Dr. Pepper. Or, as I like to call it, something interactive you can do in relation to NBA All-Star weekend ...
7:18 a.m.
Jammin' option for fans
What: NBA All-Star Jam Session
7:17 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Feb 17, 2007
Gov. Jim Gibbons may have a few, teeny problems to deal with these days, but he still had time Friday for an executive order on energy. He's a fan of renewables, it turns out: "Today ...
7:17 a.m.
Editorial: Alternatives to prison
For the short term, $22.4 million worth of temporary cells is being proposed. If the 2007 Legislature does not come through with this funding, the state prison system will be in danger of being taken ...
7:17 a.m.
Editorial: Look, up in the sky!
According to a recent story by USA Today, NASA and the military have researched the possibility of crafting airplanes that, like some birds, can alter the size and shape of their wings for more versatile ...
7:17 a.m.
Letter: America needs to prioritize education
The Clark County School District is currently short 500 classroom teachers. Instead of offering competitive salaries to attract and retain the best qualified teachers, our district sends administrators on recruiting expeditions throughout the world. In ...
7:17 a.m.
Editorial: Mercury rising?
According to a story by the Las Vegas Sun on Wednesday, mercury levels outside four of the 10 mines tested were five times higher than the amount of mercury that occurs in the environment naturally. ...
7:16 a.m.
Letter: Earmarks cannot stand the light of day
Let's face it, they are disguised as earmarks because they cannot stand the light of day. In 2006, the editorial states, UNLV "received about $37 million from earmarks, much of which went into its research ...
7:16 a.m.
Letter: Bush lacks credibility with public, troops
Why won't George W. Bush just sit back and keep quiet for the next two years? Who's going to believe that Iran is an imminent threat to the United States if it's coming from him? ...
7:16 a.m.
District Court workload in county up in 2006
District Court judges in Clark County presided over more criminal and civil cases last year than ever before, according to newly released statistics.
7:16 a.m.
New immigration policy causes concern
Local attorneys and a university law clinic worry that a new policy at a Las Vegas federal immigration office is stifling their ability to help clients with complex cases.
7:15 a.m.
It all comes down to this
WASHINGTON - This just might be the day Americans see their senators take a stand on whether to back President Bush's troop surge in Iraq.
7:15 a.m.
It's Goliath vs. Goliath in Culinary negotiations
Every five years, the town's biggest labor union and gaming bosses sit down to forge pacts over salaries and benefits.
7:15 a.m.
Not picture-perfect
If there's one thing the National Basketball Association proved with its All-Star week, it's that Las Vegas is continuing to mature into a mainstream, all-American city. Even the NBA commissioner, David Stern, is talking about ...
7:15 a.m.
Gibbons in the national hot seat
From the political blogs to the nation's influential newspapers, Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons has been one hot, unflattering item the last several days.
7:15 a.m.
A story in Friday's Sun about the cost of improving Nevada education incorrectly identified Republican Assemblyman Garn Mabey as the majority leader. He is the Assembly minority leader. The Sun regrets the error.
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