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Archive for January 14, 2007

Mid-Century Modern mania
The shabby building looks more like dilapidated wallpaper lining the very neglected stretch of East Fremont Street. But spend five seconds looking at it with Stratton and you'll see it as a classic example of ...
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John Katsilometes on the Lou Ruvo Brain Institute's groundbreaking
Dignitaries expected to take part the groundbreaking ceremonies for the $70 million brain institute project include LRBI founder Larry Ruvo; Gehry; U.S. Sens. Harry Reid and John Ensign; U.S. Reps. Shelley Berkley, Jon Porter and ...
7:18 a.m.
Communal experience
When elementary school students here gather outside for the morning flag salute, Megan Rhoades represents the third grade.
7:18 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Jan 14, 2007
Whether he is wrong or right about Regent James Dean Leavitt, Chancellor Jim Rogers cannot resign. And I don't just mean that he doesn't have it in him to give in to anyone. First, I ...
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Jon Ralston imagines what Gov. Jim Gibbons' State of the State speech will sound like, assuming it matches his campaign actions and rhetoric
Someday, somewhere a newly elected politician will give a speech that actually reflects the intent to follow through on what he or she has said and promised during the campaign. Perhaps this landmark event, which ...
7:18 a.m.
Editorial: Creating a better Nevada
Nevada has been blessed with economic prosperity. It is no surprise as to one of the reasons : Businesses have shown their commitment to excellence. It is a must if they expect to top their ...
7:17 a.m.
Letter: Embarrassed by America's handling of Iraq
I am curious. How will history refer to the war that is presently being fought in Iraq? Is it a war against Iraq?
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Letter: President should save lives, not save face
After four years our commander in chief cannot set a date to begin withdrawal. We must face facts. It is not about saving face. It is about saving lives and saving our young people from ...
7:17 a.m.
Letter: Good generals going to waste under Bush
Too many Americans think that any war is a good war. They're suckers for a lot of superficial flag waving by politicians who are more interested in their personal aggrandizement than in the safety of ...
7:17 a.m.
Editorial: Regaining lost faith
Americans' trust in government is fragile. Once it is broken, it is challenging to rebuild.
7:16 a.m.
Coroner's inquest of police shootings out of step
The coroner's inquest process in Clark County is a strange beast, one that officials have been trying to tame for the past six months.
7:16 a.m.
Jack Sheehan learns that 'junk in the trunk' has taken on a completely different meaning
It's no secret that kids everywhere in America grow up much faster today than they did 30 years ago. With MTV, the Internet, and explicit magazines blanketing the shelves and checkout stands of every grocery ...
7:16 a.m.
Guard's loss of hardware in war causes dire situation
When a Nevada National Guard transportation unit from Henderson returned from Iraq last year, it was without the backbone of its operation: its trucks.
7:15 a.m.
Hispanic community left out of talks on police shootings
The process of changing how to investigate police officers who in the line of duty shoot and kill citizens has found activist groups representing Hispanics, the Las Vegas Valley's largest minority, on the sidelines.
7:15 a.m.
The silent anti-war protest
Even as a majority of Americans slowly turned against the Iraq war, the anti-war movement remained eerily silent, aside from demonstrations in the run-up to the conflict.
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