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Archive for May 9, 2007

A fascinating quiz about illusionist Criss Angel
Though promo banners have hung in Mandalay Place for months, it took the Luxor until last week to confirm the summer ’08 opening of a new Cirque du Soleil show featuring the love child of ...
11:30 a.m.
Who's going to the penthouse in local and regional sports - and who's getting the shaft:
7:22 a.m.
Hey Chico, we were just talkin' about you.
7:21 a.m.
Following in the (alternative) footsteps of Garth Brooks
Who: Cross Canadian Ragweed
7:21 a.m.
Extended play, no holds barred
Extended play, no holds barred
7:21 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for May 09, 2007
It brought a tear to my eye Tuesday in Carson City when the late Assemblyman Marvin Sedway was honored. Several lawmakers gave tributes, including a moving speech by Ways and Means Chairman Morse Arberry in ...
7:21 a.m.
Jon Ralston on the different shades of green in Carson City
In this version, with the help of regulators implementing legislative policy and lobbyists trying to influence those regulators, the goal to go green has been turned into a different kind of green by casinos that ...
7:21 a.m.
Editorial: Enlightened energy effort
According to a story in the weekend edition of The Wall Street Journal, the new rule probably would be a two-stage standard that would require bulbs that use 30 percent less electricity than current bulbs ...
7:21 a.m.
Editorial: New pitch on Iraq
With a new poll by Newsweek magazine showing President Bush's approval rating at 28 percent, a new low even for him, Republicans know they must distance themselves from the White House or face political annihilation ...
7:20 a.m.
Letter: Who exactly is the enemy in the Iraq 'war'?
We must have the worst generals in the history of warfare for the same thing to be happening repeatedly daily for years unless, of course, that military leadership is not allowed to lead because it ...
7:20 a.m.
Letter: Winners, losers clear in cost of gasoline
Oil companies can't say they're spending billions on new oil refineries, because they haven't built a new one in more than 30 years. With record profits of more than $39 billion last year for Exxon ...
7:20 a.m.
Letter: Republicans should stop backing Bush
The Republicans in office need to wake up to the facts and stop riding with W., or they will be in the unemployment line after the 2008 election.
7:20 a.m.
Letter: Teachers left out of recipe for success
Why is it then that they conveniently seem to forget the most important ingredient in our children's educational recipe for success - the teachers?
7:19 a.m.
Letter: Lack of respect for teachers shows in pay
How pathetic and shortsighted of these people who control the financial resources of education. The problems of the educational system can be easily resolved with a small amount of taxes levied on the vast resources ...
7:19 a.m.
Editorial: Making the wrong turn
Despite council rhetoric about safety, the environment or the noise, this is a classic, and costly, case of NIMBYism. The City Council is acquiescing to the politically powerful enclave of Summerlin , where many residents ...
7:19 a.m.
Poles apart on health care, with a gulf between
CARSON CITY - A glimpse inside a legislative hearing room Tuesday suggests how hard it can be for Nevada to take even baby steps in improving health care. A joint Assembly and Senate committee was ...
7:19 a.m.
Soccer brings homelands closer
It was too cold for shorts, a long way from home in Sudan.
7:19 a.m.
Mud's flying fast and furious in Ward 5
In the April primary, the 10-candidate Las Vegas City Council race for Ward 5 was the largest field in any local campaign, which kept mudslinging to a minimum. With so many candidates - and potential ...
7:18 a.m.
Smoking casinos qualify for breaks as 'green' environments
CARSON CITY - The typical casino, with its tobacco-tainted air, might not seem likely to earn the label "environmentally friendly."
7:18 a.m.
Shades of gray abound in green law
CARSON CITY - Unable to unravel a web of confusion over tax breaks on buildings that are environmentally friendly, Gov. Jim Gibbons is asking the state's attorney general to help.
7:18 a.m.
Terror fight takes shotgun approach
A plan by Gov. Jim Gibbons to set up an anti-terrorism intelligence-gathering hub in Carson City is threatening to disrupt a broader and delicately balanced effort among local, state and federal law enforcement officials in ...
7:18 a.m.

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