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Archive for May 17, 2007

Schools lack solid foundation
Grabbing paper and pen, the president of the nation's largest teachers union sketches a pyramid and divides it into four sections.
7:22 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: CARSON CITY
CARSON CITY - Nevada has mistakenly issued an estimated $7 million in overpayments to welfare recipients and the state is doing a poor job in trying to collect, according to a new study.
7:20 a.m.
GOP starts to see things Reid's way on war
WASHINGTON - The Senate's growing impatience with President Bush's Iraq war strategy can be seen not only in the maneuvering by Majority Leader Harry Reid. It is also apparent in the evolving positions of Nevada ...
7:17 a.m.
Lawyers: Gibbons out of bounds
CARSON CITY - Lawyers for the Legislature say Gov. Jim Gibbons did not have the authority to suspend a state law giving tax breaks to Nevada businesses for developing "green," or environmentally friendly, buildings.
7:14 a.m.
Roads an uncertain fit
CARSON CITY - A sunny state is drawing the hordes, and they're clogging the roads. Everyone agrees: We must widen our roads, and build new ones. There's a battle about where the money will come ...
7:12 a.m.
Ron Kantowski catches up with the Silverado High School 4x800 relay team, which is not an easy bunch to catch
Spawned 49 years ago in Walnut, Calif., as a West Coast version of the Penn Relays back East and the Drake Relays in the Midwest, the Mt. SAC Relays have become part of the sport's ...
7:09 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: MOTOR SPORTS
Number of drivers who have four Indy 500 victories (A.J. Foyt, Al Unser Sr. and Rick Mears).
7:09 a.m.
New club, downtown vibe, with a House of Blues tie
The downtown music scene is continuing to expand with the startup of the Canyon Club at the Four Queens.
7:09 a.m.
Vegas history carries a tune
What: "Vegas the Show: History With Humor ... A Story in Song"
7:09 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for May 17, 2007
Rep. Jon Porter sees it - and he didn't nominate Dan Bog- den as U.S. attorney. Rep. Shelley Berkley sees it - but she can be dismissed as a partisan. And now even independent-minded Republicans ...
7:09 a.m.
Editorial: Promoting safety
The Bush administration regrettably did not have this in mind when it sought to allow Mexican trucks to travel on all U.S. highways in accordance with NAFTA but without ensuring that those vehicles would be ...
7:09 a.m.
Editorial: The imperious governor
The Legislature prudently passed the bill to fix a major problem. The law that created the tax breaks, passed in 2005, had unforeseen consequences that could cost the state hundreds of millions of dollars over ...
7:08 a.m.
Letter: Maybe a dour Brown is what the Brits need
It is highly unfortunate, for Tony Blair especially, that his legacy will be overshadowed by the well-intentioned episode of Iraq and the gang of W. However, as Kierkegaard ridiculed Hegel for "reconstructing" history in retrospect, ...
7:08 a.m.
Letter: It's all good news for the oil industry
Bad news: Many of our refineries are shut down for maintenance or repair. Good news: We can raise prices. Bad news: A pipeline broke down. Good news: We can raise prices.
7:08 a.m.
Letter: One sure way to stop illegal light switching
Why spend tens of thousands of dollars to encrypt traffic lights? Although remote cameras cannot legally be used to enforce traffic violations, possession of the traffic signal switching devices is clearly illegal.
7:08 a.m.
Editorial: Republic's trash talk
One would think that Republic Services would be more than satisfied with that arrangement and conduct itself responsibly. But the company too often tries to throw its considerable weight around, as when it attempted last ...
7:07 a.m.

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