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Archive for November 30, 2007

Face to Face, 11/29/07
12:00 p.m.
Letter: President thinks the end justifies the means
King George is concerned only about his legacy and his firm belief that U.S. troops should stay in the Mideast for 20 to 30 years (as in South Korea and Western Europe). But there are ...
7:17 a.m.
Editorial: It's all in the flush
The references to gpf and HET can be found on the Web site of the Environmental Protection Agency. The abbreviation "gpf" stands for gallons per flush and "HET" for high-efficiency toilet.
7:17 a.m.
Editorial: A moratorium on charters
The schools, however, are still very much public in the sense they are overseen by the state and by local school districts. They are granted a charter based on their ability to meet academic standards ...
7:16 a.m.
Editorial: Making unkind cuts
The proposal comes in response to Gov. Jim Gibbons' order that state agencies submit plans to cut their budgets by 8 percent in light of lower-than-expected tax revenue.
7:16 a.m.
Letter: Immigration mess not employers' fault
Was it the employers or our government and state politicians who forgot the United States of America recognizes only one language for its citizens, English?
7:16 a.m.
Letter: Developer shouldn't get sweetheart deal
The idea is that the developer will build affordable housing. A sweet deal: Pick up land valued at $14.5 million for about $1.45 million. What's worse is Tapestry threatened to walk away from this sweetheart ...
7:16 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Nov 30, 2007
In the wake of the frenzy surrounding Gabe Grasso's most famous client, O.J. Simpson, it's easy to forget that he also is handling the defense for ex-Commissioner Lynette Boggs. Grasso filed a writ for Boggs ...
7:16 a.m.
Jon Ralston marvels at a 'masterpiece of incompetence'
Can they really be this inept? A Republican I know who has watched Nevada politics for decades describes the Gibbons administration as painting a "masterpiece of incompetence." The governor and his gang who couldn't appoint ...
7:15 a.m.
His 2004 album's title poses the question, "Who the Hell Is John Eddie?"
7:15 a.m.
Inexperienced and under fire, Energy Office appointee quits
The short and stormy tenure of the state's deputy director of the Energy Office will end today.
7:15 a.m.
English classes for adults to roll into neighborhoods
The sedan was breezing past the school when the woman inside caught sight of a converted mobile home parked in the driveway.
7:14 a.m.
What: UNLV (24-5) vs. Long Beach State (25-6)
7:14 a.m.
Jeff Haney looks at an 'old school versus new school' matchup for the BCS title, with Missouri, West Virginia and Ohio State as the favorite teams
If the Mountaineers get by Pitt - you'd have to risk nearly $60 to win $1 that West Virginia will win outright, if you can find a money line on the game - they would ...
7:14 a.m.
It takes a certain type to run a caucus
When you need to find 1,754 Nevadans to lead caucus meetings come January, it's a good idea to start with someone who was at the head of the high school marching band, organized freshman orientation ...
7:14 a.m.
Would UNLV budget cuts turn off donor spigot?
UNLV officials worry that the collateral damage of an 8 percent cut to state funding being proposed by Gov. Jim Gibbons could be that donors would not be so generous in the future.
7:14 a.m.
Suing for citizenship
Even before you meet her, she cries on the phone.
7:14 a.m.
Suing for citizenship
Dagmar Adiba Schiefer is one of at least 330,000 people across the nation who are standing in the proverbial line to become residents or citizens, but can't because the FBI hasn't completed its name checks.
2:00 a.m.

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