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Archive for January 8, 2007

Cycle of life
Cycle of life
7:35 a.m.
Las Vegas back on list for funds to fight terror
WASHINGTON - It took half a dozen meetings, a high-level conference call and a little bit of common sense to figure out the obvious: Las Vegas is one of the nation's more likely targets of ...
7:26 a.m.
Quick rebound for housing
Southern Nevada's slumping residential real estate market will start recovering by year's end even as other markets nationwide continue to struggle, a local economist predicts.
7:26 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: CITY HALL
Program to help with rent assistance
7:26 a.m.
Casino industry to broadcast a 'thank you' to Nevadans
Lest anyone forget that Nevada owes its economic growth to the casino industry, the Nevada Resort Association - the industry's lobbying arm - has launched a statewide radio and television ad campaign commemorating the 75th ...
7:26 a.m.
Downtown Vegas plans history you can walk on
Las Vegas history includes colorful characters and world-changing events.
7:25 a.m.
Public's assistance sought in AIDS fight
Nevada's oldest and largest support agency for AIDS patients is trying to tap into a new financial support base - anyone and everyone.
7:25 a.m.
Man of purpose
Rory Reid was the kid parents wished their daughters would date.
7:25 a.m.
Jeff Haney outlines many of the different proposition bets being offered for tonight's BCS national title game
The Buckeyes are favored by 7 1/2 points in the game to determine college football's national champion, with featured "props" linked to team and individual performances tonight at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz., ...
7:25 a.m.
John Katsilometes feels the power of the tower as the Stratosphere preps for a 26,000-square-foot club that spans four decades
Set to begin operation next month with a "soft" opening, Poly Esther's is the Stratosphere's ambitious project designed to keep pace with similarly thematic (and massive) resort nightclubs on and off the Strip. The club ...
7:24 a.m.
A MOMENT CAPTURED
Twenty-one-year old Tommy Ly threw down his break-dancing moves with his crew during a late-night event at Empire Ballroom last month, and if you hadn't seen the shorter pant leg, you wouldn't have known from ...
7:24 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: THE SUBURBS
Advocates fighting to preserve the Upper Las Vegas Wash are organizing to try to stave off development in the area. Friends of the Upper Las Vegas Wash will hold its first meeting at 10:30 a.m. ...
7:24 a.m.
'When the Mob Ran Vegas' just the tip of Fischer's iceberg
Sixty-three-year-old Steve Fischer has been visiting Las Vegas since he was a child, coming with his parents to stay at places like the Sands (now the Venetian) and the Sahara (still the Sahara).
7:24 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Jan 08, 2007
I, like many Nevadans, was honored last week to receive my invitation in the mail: "The Nevada Inauguration Committee requests the pleasure of your company at the inauguration celebrations honoring Governor Jim Gibbons and First ...
7:23 a.m.
Editorial: Snooping without a warrant
The law, which Bush signed Dec. 20, requires government agents to obtain warrants before they open someone's first-class letters. But Bush added what is called a signing statement, in which the president noted that warrants ...
7:23 a.m.
Editorial: It is about time
Southern Nevada is once again eligible for federal anti-terrorism money after Nevada's congressional delegation and state and local leaders mounted an exhaustive campaign to get federal decision-makers to see reality.
7:23 a.m.
Letter: No Child Left Behind starts at home
The family structure must be relied upon to provide guidance and leadership so that the student can properly expect to function positively. The family must support the daily education that each student obtains at school. ...
7:23 a.m.
Letter: Constitution supports gay marital contract
For those who argue that marriage, as an institution, has a traditional connection to religion, I agree. Once we accept this, however, we are left in direct violation of the First Amendment's "separation of church ...
7:23 a.m.
Letter: Time for the people to pull the plug
The people stood up! Yes. Finally. The taxpaying citizens of this nation finally held our government accountable and we pulled the plug. We pressured our employee-representatives in Washington and told them, very explicitly: No more ...
7:23 a.m.
Editorial: Keeping the nation secure
There is little doubt that such a move was warranted. The security failures included the discovery back in October that a government contractor had been keeping drug paraphernalia and computer flash drives containing highly classified ...
7:22 a.m.

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