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Archive for March 17, 2007

Atlantic City still No. 1 for colorful corruption
One third of last year's City Council is either in prison or on its way there. Four of the last eight mayors have been arrested on corruption charges, and three other councilmen were arrested in ...
12:58 p.m.
Anti-war protesters march in Reno to mark Iraq anniversary
Chanting "Impeach Bush" and "USA-Out of Iraq," about 150 activists gathered for peaceful rallies at both the start and end of the one-mile walk from Pickett Park to the federal building in Reno.
11:25 a.m.
DULY NOTED
The former Wyoming basketball coach, who was fired Monday, two days after the Cowboys ended their season with a loss to Brigham Young in the MWC Tournament semifinals at the Thomas & Mack Center, was ...
6:54 a.m.
Ron Kantowski on how Rebels picked up the slack as Kruger went 0 for 8
Well, tomorrow finally arrived. Only it was yesterday.
6:54 a.m.
24 HOURS IN CHICAGO
CHICAGO - UNLV's basketball players were a loosey-goosey bunch Thursday night over a dinner of burgers, fries, spaghetti and apple juice in the Davos Suite of the Swissotel.
6:54 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Mar 17, 2007
I had to read this section of Christina Littlefield's Friday piece twice to make sure I wasn't missing something about Gov. Jim Gibbons addressing the geniuses who oversee higher education: "His four-minute speech before the ...
6:53 a.m.
Editorial: Don't fret over California
But now that California has finally settled on Feb. 5 as its primary date, and with other states expected to soon follow its lead, the conventional wisdom is starting to emerge that this early bunching ...
6:53 a.m.
Editorial: Protecting whistleblowers
Under federal law, employees are supposed to be protected from on-the-job retaliation and job losses when they reveal wrongdoing on the part of their private or federal employers. But Labor Department records that were obtained ...
6:53 a.m.
Letter: President is up to his ears in scandals
The Abu Ghraib scandal: Numerous accounts of torture and prison abuse were exposed.
6:53 a.m.
Letter: Doubts aplenty about Schumer's sincerity
It sure shows where Schumer's heart is, doesn't it? And you can be assured he is not doing it for political reasons! His heart bleeds for those Republicans, you think? It sure gives me a ...
6:53 a.m.
Letter: Idea to arm teachers sounds like a joke
Upon hearing of this, I was reminded of Archie Bunker when he expressed, in an episode of "All in the Family," how to put an end to airline hijackings - "arm all the passengers"!
6:52 a.m.
Letter: America needs dose of war protesting
Where in God's name are the college students in this endless war in Iraq? I understand that binge drinking and pot smoking takes up much of their free time. I hope the day will come ...
6:52 a.m.
Editorial: Accountability first
Reading First, which is at the heart of Bush's No Child Left Behind Act that is up for renewal, dedicates $1 billion a year to seeking out scientifically proved, research-based programs for improving reading education. ...
6:52 a.m.
Regents vote to keep elected board
CARSON CITY - Facing legislation to change the elected university system Board of Regents to an appointed board, the regents took a somewhat shaky stand on the issue Friday.
6:52 a.m.
Treasurer requests probe of missing records
Nevada law requires the state treasurer's office to preserve records for one year to 30 years, depending on the nature of the documents.
6:51 a.m.
A good sign for downtown
If you want to know whether downtown Las Vegas really is turning around, watch what happens with a new midrise condominium project known as Verge.
6:51 a.m.
Balance of power unlikely to change at LV City Hall
A campaign for an open Las Vegas City Council seat and another contest that will determine whether the voice of the council's loyal opposition remains at City Hall highlights next month's primary.
6:51 a.m.

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