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FLASHPOINT for Jan 21, 2007
This is a surge Rep. Shelley Berkley can support: The Nevada congresswoman was part of a trend last year, CQ reports, that saw more than 80 percent of Democratic congressmen take more than 60 percent ...
7:22 a.m.
Jon Ralston suggests putting aside criticisms to give Gov. Jim Gibbons the opportunity to reinvent himself at Monday's State of the State address
On Monday night Jim Gibbons will have that rarest of opportunities: A second chance to make a first impression.
7:22 a.m.
Energy independence is Priority No. 1
There is a simple truth we must face here in Nevada and across the country: Our nation's energy policy is outdated. It has put our national security in jeopardy, our economy under threat and the ...
7:22 a.m.
Letter: Attack supply lines to stop violence in Iraq
That's right, seal the borders so supplies from elsewhere such as Syria and Iran and Saudi Arabia and others can't get in. No guns, no bombs and within a month or even less the insurgents ...
7:22 a.m.
Letter: Math doesn't add up on gas prices in U.S.
Does anyone see anything wrong with this picture?
7:21 a.m.
Letter: Victory starts with great leadership
His letter brought to mind the words spoken by one of the actors in the movie "Top Gun." Readers may recall the actor said, "It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's ...
7:21 a.m.
Editorial: Timing raises questions
The decision was a reversal for Bush, who has stubbornly insisted that forcing the National Security Agency to adhere to a 1970s-era law - which requires the agency to seek warrants in a secret court ...
7:21 a.m.
Editorial: Education must be first
Money - more of it - also plays a vital role in the success of the school, as it gets a financial boost from the Agassi Foundation. The state gives schools $4,696 per student, and ...
7:21 a.m.
The News, Goldman earn Suburban Newspapers' top awards
The News, eight weekly newspapers operated by the Greenspun Media Group, has won five first-place awards in the Suburban Newspapers of America contest, including journalist of the year.
7:20 a.m.
County officials were slow to spot troubles
If Clark County's elected officials had looked and listened more carefully, they may have flagged major problems at University Medical Center more than two years ago.
7:20 a.m.
As legislative session approaches, Rogers' importance is debated
One of the contributing factors in convincing university system Chancellor Jim Rogers to withdraw his resignation on Monday was the persuasive tactics of Sen. Bernice Mathews, D-Reno.
7:20 a.m.
John Katsilometes on the spicy 'Top Chef' competition and two Las Vegas chefs who are bracing for the finale
To recap, in last week's hair-razing episode Vigneron was (again) singled out for group derision in a stunt that more resembled a fraternity hazing prank than anything related to a culinary contest. It all started ...
7:20 a.m.
Race enters dialogue over UMC's Thomas
In the days since University Medical Center Chief Executive Lacy Thomas was fired for consistently misrepresenting the extent of the hospital's deepening financial losses, race has played a prominent - and sometimes uncomfortable - role ...
7:20 a.m.
Gibbons faces a special set of problems
Standing on the corner of Tropicana Avenue and Maryland Parkway, you can look west and see the glass and the steel and the cranes - a limitless future of prosperity and glamour.
7:20 a.m.
A MOMENT CAPTURED
From tomboy to professional fighter, Gina Carano didn't plan it that way.
7:19 a.m.
Jeff Simpson explains that the economic sky is not falling despite some clouds
Many folks undoubtedly want to know whether the housing slump will persist throughout 2007, and how long it will be before rapid real estate appreciation returns.
7:19 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: EDUCATION
Principal Scott Ober isn't afraid to talk turkey about the challenges facing public education. That will come in handy when he represents the Clark County School District at an international conference in - Turkey.
7:19 a.m.
REMEMBRANCE: ART BUCHWALD
REMEMBRANCE: ART BUCHWALD
7:19 a.m.
Inside the eruptive world of Jim Rogers
Jim Rogers' propensity for temper tantrums was in full view last week when the chancellor of higher education quit for 36 hours. The episode illustrated just how ferocious and abrupt the chancellor's temperament could be.
7:19 a.m.
Magnitude of CityCenter plan is enough to leave you speechless
In his poker-room days, Bobby Baldwin was known as "The Owl" because, as Card Player magazine put it, he was "a 15 percent better poker player than any man alive."
7:19 a.m.

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