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Archive for July 15, 2007

So much land, but so few buyers
The next major auction of federal land for new housing tracts in the Las Vegas Valley won't occur until November 2008, in part because builders aren't clamoring to build more neighborhoods, or local planners haven't ...
2:31 a.m.
Henderson is valley's first stop for million-dollar homes; NLV last
For all the challenges they share as two of the fastest-growing cities in the country, Henderson and North Las Vegas are at opposite ends of the spectrum when it comes to million-dollar homes.
2:31 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Jul 15, 2007
Much to nobody's surprise, Gov. Jim Gibbons has set up a legal defense fund - and, apparently, he has done it legally this time. The governor set up the new fund last week and had ...
2:31 a.m.
Jon Ralston puts into perspective former County Commissioner Erin Kenny's fall from grace
"I must say my heart dropped for a minute as I thought about all the promise that will never be realized," she said, putting aside her feelings of betrayal and remembering how she felt when ...
2:31 a.m.
Editorial: Regulating safety
The New York Times reported last week that Nancy Nord, the acting chairwoman, is working on a plan in response to the problems with Chinese imports, a rise in reports of dangers in other products, ...
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Editorial: Expand hours, not space
But that legislation has created a new problem: Where will the county put the new District Court judges? Existing space is nearly taken, and the new judges are set to begin their duties in 2009.
2:31 a.m.
Letter: 'Chicken hawks' are not helping our troops
The bill required active-duty combat troops returning from Iraq to have the same time at home as their previous tour in Iraq. It was that simple.
2:30 a.m.
Letter: Lowering standards doesn't help anyone
I question the logic behind the claim that costly specialized language programs are the answer to improving graduation rates among Hispanic students.
2:30 a.m.
Letter: Outlaws have nothing on today's crooks
In our modern society, we have smooth-talking, law-trained politicians and slick-operating corporate CEOs with MBA degrees who plunder the wealth of the public treasury and national corporations. The modern crooks wear expensive custom-tailored business suits ...
2:30 a.m.
Letter: U.S. strengthened by Bush's leadership
The rabid methods set forth by the left are not the formula to govern America , and not one of the Democratic presidential hopefuls is fit enough to replace President Bush or even to rival ...
2:30 a.m.
Editorial: Hope for Iraqi family
The family has been placed under an "order of supervision," which means they will be closely monitored by immigration authorities but not immediately deported.
2:29 a.m.
Girlfriends and wives celebrate the moment each knows her player is among the 621 who will finish in the money in the main event of the 2007 World Series of Poker.
2:29 a.m.
Jeff Simpson on why the Las Vegas community is honor-bound not to do business with Rhodes Homes as long as Erin Kenny is on the payroll
Although I certainly agree with those columns, as a business columnist I'd like to note a few of the effects of the recent spate of corruption and corruption trials on the Southern Nevada business community.
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The Henderson City Council wants to snuff out smoke shops before they can alight near schools.
2:29 a.m.
Strip club back in convict's control
Rick Rizzolo has regained control of the closed Crazy Horse Too, as he continues to wait for federal prosecutors to approve a sale agreement.
2:29 a.m.
WASHINGTON - Presented with the Baker-Hamilton commission's Iraq Study Group report last winter, President Bush promptly put it on the shelf.
2:28 a.m.
"Hey, you ever seen a squirt bait?"
2:28 a.m.
Brian Greenspun on how Sherm is ill-equipped to take on the likes of Harry
Most people mature out of their childhood dreams and learn to live as adults in a world that, quite frankly, needs more adults. It is painfully obvious to me that either Sherm has failed to ...
2:28 a.m.
The punk band members, with spiked hair, tattooed arms and pierced everythings, stood with a crowd of more than 300 and cheered at the rock star on stage, especially when he called for abolishing the ...
2:28 a.m.
Making money, raising eyebrows
Gov. Jim Gibbons and top Nevada legislators may have failed last week to persuade the state public employees' pension fund to dump its investments in Sudan, but the complaint they lodged is just the beginning.
2:28 a.m.

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