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Archive for July 3, 2007

Pursuing immortality
Some records are made to be broken. Others stand the test of time.
7:41 a.m.
TAKE FIVE: 'STAR SPANGLED SPECTACULAR'
What: "Star Spangled Spectacular" with the Las Vegas Philharmonic
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Looking back on 90 years
Who: Kirk Douglas signs his autobiography "Let's Face It: 90 Years of Living, Loving and Learning"
7:41 a.m.
Commentary: Can anyone reach Bush in these tough times?
The concerned group huddling outside the president's closed-bedroom door in Kennebunkport could barely hear him. His voice was muffled because he had his face buried in his feather pillow, which the Secret Service had carefully ...
7:40 a.m.
Commentary: One plausible option to Iraq's self-destructive civil war
At best, the surge is keeping Iraq from descending into full-scale civil war. At best we are dog paddling in the Tigris. Which means at least we should start to think about what happens if ...
7:40 a.m.
Commentary: Oregon senator adds compassion to conservatism
He has made this call 103 times. Inevitably, after the tears and the awkward pauses, they ask him this question about their lost loved one in Iraq: Was it worth it?
7:40 a.m.
Commentary: Campaign finance law is an affront to First Amendment
It is astonishing to me that a decision grounded in the First Amendment right to address basic public policy questions should be objectionable to people who consider themselves liberal.
7:40 a.m.
Commentary: Reason versus recklessness
Lugar, whose decades in Congress have brought him widespread respect, expressed no faith in the president's desperate escalation of the Iraq war, called for a plan to downsize our military presence there and said diplomacy ...
7:40 a.m.
Editorial: Remember the real story
Bush's decision Monday was prompted after a three-judge panel, hours earlier, had turned down Libby's request to remain free while he appealed his conviction for lying to the FBI and a grand jury.
7:40 a.m.
HEARD ELSEWHERE
President Bush and Congress are headed to a constitutional showdown that can't help but end badly for one or the other or both. The clash pits the right of Congress to conduct oversight over the ...
7:39 a.m.
Letter: Alternate fuel only viable if properly pursued
Biofuels developed in Brazil made of cane sugar have lowered the cost of fuel there significantly over what the U.S. pays. The U.S. is not interested in pursuing alternate fuels in large part because the ...
7:39 a.m.
Letter: Complacency is the ally of amnesty
Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff lamented the fact by stating that its provisions to improve border security and impose sanctions on employers of illegals, too, are dead. He's probably been so busy lobbying for amnesty ...
7:39 a.m.
Letter: Border fence can be built with no taxes
According to Buchanan, a permanent fence could be built across the entire 2,000-mile frontier for a cost of $8 billion. The security measure would consist of "twin fences, fifteen feet high, enclosing a two-lane road ...
7:39 a.m.
Editorial: Good riddance to lame duck
As Christina Littlefield reported in Sunday's Las Vegas Sun, Carpenter, who has a month left before heading off to a job in Texas, abruptly ended the program. The college and a dozen unions have worked ...
7:38 a.m.
Build it, so teachers will come
A developer donated 4 acres in Henderson worth more than $2.6 million as part of a plan to build affordable housing and help recruit teachers to the Clark County School District.
7:37 a.m.
Author, columnist advises:If in doubt, ask a Mexican
Gustavo Arellano was checking the torrent of gloating e-mails on his laptop while commenting on the signature dishes of Michoacan, Mexico, on the menu.
7:36 a.m.
Details emerge as CSN asks for money
Nearly three years after the telecommunications building on the Cheyenne campus was opened to the public, College of Southern Nevada officials have finally submitted paperwork to state public works seeking reimbursement for part of the ...
7:36 a.m.
Short, contentious stay for homeland security adviser
Larry Martines is stepping down as Nevada's homeland security adviser amid a rift between Gov. Jim Gibbons and top local law enforcement officials over the best site for the state's primary intelligence gathering operation in ...
7:36 a.m.

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