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Archive for May 2, 2007

FLASHPOINT for May 02, 2007
It's hard to put any utterance in the running for quote of the year, what with developer Bill Walters referring to Las Vegas Councilwoman Lois Tarkanian as being "dumber than a road lizard" in a ...
7:16 a.m.
Jon Ralston explains why it's up to lawmakers to come up with real solutions to real problems
Four years ago the state passed the largest tax increase in history, just to keep up with growth. The result: Hundreds of millions in surplus dollars are discovered and a meaningless rebate is enacted.
7:16 a.m.
Editorial: Leaving a wonderful legacy
She and her husband, Edward, who died in 1979, put scores of students through college. She also supported graduate fellowships and research projects, and was involved in the UNLV Foundation. She also was a benefactor ...
7:16 a.m.
Editorial: Impasse on climate change
In discussions that more often seem to change in venue rather than substance, Bush and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, head of the EU, met on Monday in Washington where, according to Bush, the two leaders ...
7:16 a.m.
Letter: What if Reid is right and this war is lost?
Washington Post columnist David Broder called Reid an "embarrassment."
7:15 a.m.
Letter: Airplane noise is the sound of success
The most interesting aspect of this situation is that the people who live in the northwest tend to make more money than the average Joe, which means they are benefiting the most from the local ...
7:15 a.m.
Letter: Taxes from South should stay in South
The biggest detriment to Clark County is Northern Nevada. Yes, the state is divided, we always have been and we always will be. Remember, state Senate Majority Leader Bill Raggio and other Northerners like it ...
7:15 a.m.
Letter: Look to Bush for the face of defeatism
This reminds me of the comments by Ralph Bunche before the United Nations that "to suggest that war can prevent war is a base play on words and a despicable form of warmongering The world ...
7:15 a.m.
Editorial: Creating a smoke screen
A neighborhood tavern in Las Vegas left ash trays on tables, which goes against the rules set by the Southern Nevada Health District to enforce the law. Health inspectors found people smoking in the bar ...
7:14 a.m.
Unruly rulings shelved again for more work
Amid complaints that a proposal to crack down on unruly gatherings is unenforceable and probably unconstitutional, a Las Vegas City Council committee Tuesday tabled the controversial plan - for now.
7:14 a.m.
Bogden firing weighs on Gonzales' No. 2
WASHINGTON - A Justice Department official who had been uncomfortable about firing U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden now regrets he could not save the Nevadan's job when Justice purged eight prosecutors last year.
7:14 a.m.
Tax breaks doled out without thought; now we pay
CARSON CITY - Nevada's state income is $110 million below expectations in part because the Legislature acted myopically two years ago, approving tax breaks for environmentally friendly companies without estimating the revenue loss to the ...
7:14 a.m.
Richardson plays to union, Hispanics in Nevada push
Democratic presidential hopeful Bill Richardson capped a long weekend in Nevada by speaking to Culinary Union members Tuesday - providing evidence of two truths.
7:14 a.m.
Hundreds of apartments envisioned on 37 acres long vacant
One of the most noticeable vacant lots along Martin Luther King Boulevard in North Las Vegas may finally be filled.
7:14 a.m.
Questions, questions, questions commissioner's style ruffles '
Newly elected Clark County Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani ruffled feathers right from the start when she voted in January against giving a pay boost to Randy Walker, the powerful aviation director.
7:13 a.m.
Believe it or not
Eighty-nine-year-old Bill Taylor waited a long time to tell his World War II story - and a remarkable one it is.
7:13 a.m.

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