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Archive for March 1, 2007

Ron Kantowski on how the cold and wind affected the other Becker's performance
It was so cold and blustery that M. Freeze - as in Mister - was given a bye to the quarterfinals.
7:11 a.m.
Rod Fuller could get used to this.
7:11 a.m.
John Katsilometes notes that a goodbye missive, especially when sent by the county, is not always priceless
The going-away letter drafted by outgoing County Commissioner Yvonne Atkinson Gates, which was postmarked Feb. 22 and written on Clark County letterhead, cost $20,525.20 to deliver and was sent to 48,950 addresses in District D. ...
7:10 a.m.
What: Artwork by Daniel Pearson
7:10 a.m.
If I told you two candidates running for office this spring lived on my street, would you believe me ...
If I told you two candidates running for office this spring lived on my street, would you believe me? And would you think that is good? And should I have to disqualify myself from covering ...
7:10 a.m.
Editorial: Stamping out increases
The Postal Regulatory Commission has proposed issuing a universal stamp that would lock in the rate of mailing a first-class letter at whatever price the postal consumer paid. Even if first-class postage rates go higher, ...
7:10 a.m.
Editorial: 'Surge' leaves training behind
The brigade did not engage in a final exercise at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin in Southern California, as is customary for Iraq-bound units. But this was understandable, as this brigade's mission is ...
7:10 a.m.
Letter: Gibbons going in wrong direction on energy
The story was about an alliance among five Western governors, but not ours, to arrest scientifically proven greenhouse gas emissions causing global warming - primarily attributable to fossil fuels - by developing cleaner burning renewable ...
7:10 a.m.
Letter: Which is the harder story to believe?
These people also believe that He was able to heal blindness and spinal cord injuries without any medical intervention. Unfortunately, his repeated claims that he was the Son of the Creator of the Universe ended ...
7:09 a.m.
Letter: National ID card takes freedom away
Mr. Witcher's stance on privacy in this "computer and video-camera world" is naive. This is the sort of thinking that popularizes bumper sticker logic such as, "If you've done nothing wrong, then what have you ...
7:09 a.m.
Letter: Why does governor ignore Nevadans?
Gov. Jim Gibbons, by not agreeing to join five Western governors' fight to reduce carbon emissions, is ignoring a large portion of his constituents represented by the state's four mayors who have signed the Mayors' ...
7:09 a.m.
Editorial: Let's get moving - now
Lawmakers must avoid falling into the trap of previous sessions - pushing off tough choices to a future Legislature - and confront the reality that public schools have been woefully unsupported by the state in ...
7:09 a.m.
House to vote on how workers are allowed to unionize
WASHINGTON - A Las Vegas single mom's efforts to form a union at her place of employment has become Exhibit A in the Democrats' efforts today to rewrite labor law.
7:08 a.m.
Brookings wants to elevate '08 political debate
WASHINGTON - As Americans grow weary of the war in Iraq and worry about their own problems with health care and a changing economy, voters are telling pollsters they're more interested than ever in the ...
7:08 a.m.
More flexible trash pickups are sought
Proposed changes in Las Vegas' trash collection procedures would give commercial users more flexibility in determining how frequently their garbage is picked up.
7:08 a.m.
Lawmakers consider escalating fines for minors caught smoking
CARSON CITY - If Nevada is serious about discouraging minors from smoking, it's time to start punishing the young puffers, not just those who sell them tobacco products, some state senators say.
7:08 a.m.
A tall tale in Nevada: Rudy Giuliani is doomed!
Rudy Giuliani is having a fundraiser at a real estate developer's house, and the former chairwoman of the Republican Party will be there. It's a simple story, and a clean one, but somehow, just a ...
7:08 a.m.
No smoking, wink, wink
Two men sitting at the bar at Screwballs sports bar and restaurant on Wednesday afternoon berated the anti-smoking law passed by voters in November.
7:08 a.m.
U.S. attorney leaves office with no word on successor
U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden's last day in office came and went Wednesday with no word from the Justice Department about who will replace him.
7:07 a.m.

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