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Archive for November 8, 2007

NASA Probing Handling of Pilot Survey
The inspector general's office is looking into management of the National Aviation Operations Monitoring Service, a multiyear project that surveyed 24,000 commercial air pilots and 5,000 general aviation pilots on safety-related issues they encountered in ...
12:44 p.m.
List of Lead-Contaminated Toys Recalled
-About 380,000 Pull-Back Action Toy Cars, imported by Dollar General Merchandising Inc. of Goodlettsville, Tenn. The cars were sold at Dollar General stores from April through October. Consumers can return the products to any Dollar ...
12:02 p.m.
A Look at US-NKorean Military Encounters
- 1953: A July armistice ended the three-year Korean War and the Demilitarized Zone was formed. U.S. soldiers inside the zone serve as a trip wire to deter hostilities between the two Koreas.
11:41 a.m.
US and Iranian Forces in the Gulf
- Naval: USS Enterprise carrier battle group, plus an expeditionary unit led by the USS Kearsarge and a contingent of about 2,200 Marines. The Enterprise has moved between the Persian Gulf and the nearby Gulf ...
10:53 a.m.
Summary: Fed Chairman Sees Slow Growth
DIFFICULTIES: Testifying before the Joint Economic Committee, he acknowledged a host of problems.
10:39 a.m.
Modano's Record Goals Lead Stars to Wiin
Modano scored two goals in the first 4:24 to surpass Phil Housley's career record for points by a U.S.-born player, and the Dallas Stars beat the Sharks 3-1 Wednesday night.
10:12 a.m.
Energy Secretary Stands by Oil Diversion
INCREASES: But he acknowledged tight supplies are likely one reason for surging crude oil prices.
10:06 a.m.
Modano's Record Goals Lead Stars
Modano scored two goals in the first 4:24 to surpass Phil Housley's career record for points by a U.S.-born player, and the Dallas Stars beat the Sharks 3-1 Wednesday night.
9:08 a.m.
Culture, high and pop, on display at the Palms
Teenage girls in tight jeans jostle mannequins in a store window to gain an inch of space for angling cameras toward Shakira.
8:57 a.m.
Q+A: Dan Kuramoto
Who: Hiroshima
8:57 a.m.
Wednesday's College Basketball
No scores reported from the EAST.
8:15 a.m.
Senate Roll Call
A "yes" vote is a vote to override the veto.
7:41 a.m.
Huckabee brings down the house in Iowa
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - The man of the moment in Iowa, the candidate with buzz and momentum, speaks fluently and passionately about education and health care, about preventive medicine and the wonders of art and ...
6:54 a.m.
In the budget hot seat
CARSON CITY - When asked to compare his political style to other politicians', Clark County Commission Chairman Rory Reid has self-deprecatingly described himself as the political equivalent of a street light in a town full ...
6:54 a.m.
Nine-month schools score better on tests, but stats don't tell the whole story
Nine-month schools score better on tests, but stats don't tell the whole story
6:54 a.m.
Letter: Why Bush's record is deserving of scrutiny
Each item on the list of Bush administration accomplishments in Herr's letter can be questioned. That is not saying there is no truth in what he says, but I believe thinking people should look at ...
6:53 a.m.
Editorial: Creating diplomatic strife
The State Department needs to fill roughly 50 of the 250 jobs coming open next summer and is having problems finding volunteers. The embassy has become the biggest in the world - and the most ...
6:53 a.m.
Editorial: Stay off the sidewalks?
Nonetheless, the move is being billed as a way to free Metro Police from having to patrol the area. Private owners will be charged with policing the area and keeping the streets clean.
6:53 a.m.
Editorial: Questionable appointment
The board's main responsibilities are threefold: to issue state contractor licenses after applicants have passed thorough background and skills checks, to discipline contractors found to have violated the trust implicit in their licenses and to ...
6:53 a.m.
Letter: More wilderness protection needed
While thanking Sens. John Ensign and Harry Reid for their leadership in creating and passing the act, I also entreat them to work toward the inclusion of the Gold Butte area into Southern Nevada Wilderness ...
6:53 a.m.
Letter: Smokers can't be blamed for all litter
Obviously, Mr. Kaye has not bought a new car lately. The majority of cars no longer come equipped with ashtrays and most businesses in the valley do not provide ashtrays outside for smokers to put ...
6:52 a.m.
Giuliani hopes Las Vegas stop will translate to cash - later
The Venetian will again be the center of Nevada's Republican universe today.
6:52 a.m.
Plenty of school data easy pickings for thieves
A missing flash drive that was the size of a Halloween candy and held the names, Social Security numbers and academic information of nearly 16,000 current and former UNR students might have been gobbled up ...
6:52 a.m.
What: Fall Classic Presented by Bank of America
6:52 a.m.
Ron Kantowski on downtown's latest venture to fall flat: The Vegas Grand Prix
Projects designed to revitalize downtown are a lot like Jerry Seinfeld's favorite T-shirt, Golden Boy. Most don't make it through the spin cycle.
6:52 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Nov 08, 2007
Whatever else happened at the Summit to Save the State - and the only real news was just how big the deficit might be at a third of a billion dollars - what didn't happen ...
6:51 a.m.
A timeline of major events in the O.J. Simpson case
Aug. 21 - Memorabilia dealer Thomas Riccio tells FBI agents that Simpson wants to televise a confrontation with a collector he believes is peddling stolen Simpson memorabilia.
6:50 a.m.
Obama Targets Iowa's Blue Collar Workers
TITLE: "High and Dry."
6:46 a.m.
Lists of Best-Selling Books
6:39 a.m.
Obama Ad Targets Blue Collar Workers
TITLE: "High and Dry."
6:29 a.m.
States Following California's Standard
The 11 other states that have adopted California's standard are: Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington.
6:04 a.m.
Bush, Congress Popularity Remain Low
CONGRESS: Twenty-five percent approved of the way Congress is handling its job, a slight increase from the 22 percent who approved last month, a record low in the four-year-old AP-Ipsos poll.
6:00 a.m.
Details on Methodology of AP-Ipsos Poll
Digits in the phone numbers dialed were generated randomly to reach households with unlisted and listed landline numbers.
4:36 a.m.
Mom: Chemical-Laced Toy Made Son 'Drunk'
The mother, Shelby Esses, said her 20-month-old son Jacob, fell down and was limp after getting into his older sister's Aqua Dots, a Chinese-made toy recalled Wednesday by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
2:14 a.m.
US Military Deaths in Iraq at 3,858
The AP count is seven higher than the Defense Department's tally, last updated Wednesday at 10 a.m. EDT.
1:15 a.m.

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