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Archive for November 1, 2007

Yucca gets its 15 minutes of fame
For the first time in years, Yucca Mountain climbed out of the shadows of Washington and into the klieg lights.
4:22 p.m.
Ron Kantowski hears cowboy Justin McBride's new country CD in a setting that brings back memories of Jake and Elwood
When: 6 p.m., Thursday-Saturday, 11:30 a.m. Sunday
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Letter: Overturning Roe would put women at risk
The Lancet article "Unsafe abortion: The preventable pandemic" (November 2006) points out that prohibition of abortion does not reduce the number of abortions but only the safety of them. The Lancet article states that " ...
7:36 a.m.
Editorial: Protecting our children
The organization's "Global Climate Change and Children's Health" report predicts an increase in injuries and deaths stemming from more frequent catastrophic weather events, such as tornadoes and hurricanes. Children who survive these events still potentially ...
7:35 a.m.
Editorial: Challenges for VA director
If confirmed by the Senate, Peake will replace James Nicholson, whom Bush nominated in late 2004 and who started work in February 2005. Unable to make any headway in solving the immense problems facing the ...
7:35 a.m.
Editorial: Do unto your neighbor
A San Diego entrepreneur has created a Web site that allows neighbors to settle their scores anonymously online. Using Google maps, RottenNeighbors.com allows users to search for specific ZIP codes and neighborhoods to either post ...
7:35 a.m.
Letter: Iran less a threat than was Soviet Union
Realizing this, both countries have restrained themselves from using this ultimate weapon, in spite of enduring several crises with each other (Korea, Vietnam, the Berlin crisis in '61, the Cuban missile threat in '62).
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Letter: Dream Act unfair to U.S. citizens
Durbin's Dream Act would have many negative consequences for Americans. First of all, it was a sneak amendment to the Defense Authorization bill that would give legal status to persons who came illegally to the ...
7:35 a.m.
Letter: Health is central to sustainability, too
In addition to "environmentalists, academics and public employees," there were speakers on the daunting human health issues facing Nevadans. We don't have a sustainable environment if there aren't enough health professionals to provide first -trimester ...
7:34 a.m.
LEONARD CHASE: 1934-2007
But longtime Las Vegans are more apt to remember Chase for his distinctly different role at a downtown casino that stood on property Dalitz long owned. At 5 feet 3 1/2 inches, Chase was for ...
7:34 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Nov 01, 2007
FLASHPOINT for Nov 01, 2007
7:34 a.m.
Yucca gets its 15 minutes of fame
WASHINGTON - Let's be honest. There was no real news at the Senate's big Yucca Mountain hearing Wednesday.
7:34 a.m.
Doctor goes public, claims abuse
CARSON CITY - Nevada legislators launched their review Wednesday of a government program that has allowed foreign physicians to be exploited by their U.S. employers, and quickly heard from a fretful witness.
7:34 a.m.
STICKING TO THE SCRIPT
Fred Thompson was the minority staff lawyer for the Senate Watergate Committee - he revealed to the White House that the committee knew about the secret Nixon tapes - and, yes, he served eight years ...
7:34 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: THE SUBURBS
Boulder City has a bevy of concerns. There's the Hoover Dam bypass, which will pour more than 2,000 trucks through town daily when it opens in 2011.
7:33 a.m.
Part horror act, part sermon
The kind of black and white headdress Yasser Arafat wore pops up from behind two men sitting on a plane.
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Literary Feast
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ANATOMY OF AN AUTHOR
Daria Snadowsky hoped to land a job in journalism or public relations after earning bachelor's and graduate degrees in film from Emory University. Instead , she found herself unemployed and decided to write.
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