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Archive for May 30, 2007

Nevada Assembly works on its own highway funding measure
The state is expected to be short $5 billion by 2015 on funds for road projects, partly due to high inflation rates on construction materials.
10:38 a.m.
THE ELEVATOR
Who's headed toward the penthouse on the local sports scene - and who's getting the shaft.
7:22 a.m.
Ron Kantowski on how women have come a long way, baby, since Janet Guthrie climbed into her bag of bolts
I think it was the first time either one of us had driven without adult supervision on the interstate highway system. I know for sure it was the first time a woman had set foot ...
7:22 a.m.
Locals leave mark at Indy
Southern Nevadans were more prevalent at this year's Indianapolis 500 than marginal celebrities in the pit lane suites. Here is a recap of how they did, according to finishing position:
7:22 a.m.
When cavemen speak
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7:22 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for May 30, 2007
The legislative session is over. Oh, the 63 lawmakers are still there. But, for all intents and purposes, it is over. The budget deal announced Tuesday by Gov. Jim Gibbons and legislative leaders ensures that ...
7:21 a.m.
Editorial: Go with the little guy
Hopes were lifted a couple of times that another large grocery chain might open a store in the community, but the years dragged by with no action, leaving many residents with just one viable option ...
7:21 a.m.
Editorial: Kickbacks from brothels
A story by the Las Vegas Sun's Abigail Goldman on Sunday told of strip clubs giving drivers hundreds of dollars in cash, DVD players, flat-screen televisions and even free nights at legal brothels outside of ...
7:21 a.m.
Editorial: Turmoil in the courthouse
As Sam Skolnik reported in Tuesday's Las Vegas Sun, Halverson has been accused of falling asleep on the bench, talking with a jury outside the presence of attorneys on the case, berating attorneys in the ...
7:21 a.m.
Letter: Hiking Carpenter's pay is waste of money
Although I admit my ignorance because I am not aware of how much of that salary is coming out of the taxpayers' pocket at present, I am sure the day will come when most of ...
7:21 a.m.
Letter: Birthplace shouldn't guarantee citizenship
The 14th Amendment states in the first sentences of Section 1: "All persons born or naturalized in the United States and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the ...
7:21 a.m.
Letter: Prewar intelligence ignored by Bush team
Well, guess what. They're liars. Prewar intelligence reports and summaries released Friday by the Senate Intelligence Committee lay out how Bush's war Cabinet was warned that ousting Saddam Hussein would:
7:20 a.m.
Letter: Politics has taken over Supreme Court
Even though the Supreme Court was not in session, we were permitted to visit its chambers, and I still, to this day, remember this awe-inspiring experience.
7:20 a.m.
Letter: Don't let apathy invalidate dress code rules
The numbers are clear. Out of the 220 parents of Quannah McCall Elementary School students who were eligible to declare their support or objection to uniforms, only 16 responded with 13 in favor of the ...
7:20 a.m.
Jon Ralston explains that what state lawmakers say they did and what they actually accomplished aren't always the same thing
This is the way most legislative budget fights end, not over major policy issues but over pennies, with the overwhelming imperative to go home obliterating any high hopes of the Legislature's beginning. But most pressing ...
7:20 a.m.
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7:19 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: CLARK COUNTY
Some local property managers say Republic Services is not living up to its end of the deal the two groups struck in December regarding fees for overflowing trash containers.
7:18 a.m.
Arm twisting adds a late touch to '07
In the end, it was probably not worth going into a special session and turning the state budget over to the likes of Sen. Bob Beers, especially with so little money at stake.
7:18 a.m.
Two builders own our roads
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7:18 a.m.

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