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Archive for October 16, 2007

Lost in the bullet points
The headlines were colorful, undeniably sexy: "Regents to discuss gun training for professors." "Faculty guns in regents' hands."
7:15 a.m.
Reid braves rival's turf, in the name of bipartisanship
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - You wouldn't invite a bruised and sweaty prize fighter into a tea parlor to lecture about the art of pulling punches.
7:14 a.m.
No hearing for night court yet
Rather than expand hours to nights or weekends, Clark County officials plan to spend $14.7 million on courthouse renovations to make room for six new District Court judges who will take the bench in 2009.
7:14 a.m.
Looking in on: Gaming
There was a time when casino executives worked their way up through the ranks in Las Vegas, from dealer or downtown hotel manager to the finest Strip resorts. With the industry's evolution into global businesses ...
7:14 a.m.
Nothing but nature in this calendar
Taking his clothes off and appearing in a beefcake calendar didn't scare 39-year-old Todd Kincaid. On the other hand, falling from the Grand Canyon rock outcropping where he posed, in nothing but his climbing shoes ...
7:14 a.m.
From House of Blues to TV success
Listen: "Just Okay" is on iTunes, and "I Won't Let You Go" is at or (artist search: Sarah Thiele).
7:14 a.m.
Editorial: Where's the outrage been?
It has devoted a large amount of time and numerous resources to investigating the incident. It has compiled a voluminous report and is now making multiple demands of U.S. officials.
7:14 a.m.
Editorial: Protecting accountability
Members of the House and Senate intelligence committees are calling on CIA Director Michael Hayden to halt his probe, which is highly unusual and which some lawmakers are calling an effort to intimidate Helgerson.
7:13 a.m.
Editorial: A question of responsibility
There simply are not enough taxes collected to pay for the necessities. The state's schools are underachieving and overcrowded. The highways in Southern Nevada are congested. And the need for social services is overwhelming.
7:13 a.m.
Letter: Appeasing Turkey over Armenia is wrong
Although there may be some rationale for avoiding the label to appease Turkey and presumably assist in the Iraq war, to do so would also be inherently wrong. By that rationale, if Germany suddenly balked ...
7:13 a.m.
Letter: Perils of a broken health care system
Why should a preexisting condition exclude someone from obtaining health insurance? Why should an insurance company be allowed to deny tests that have been recommended by a doctor who spends his or her life studying ...
7:13 a.m.
Letter: We need to elect ourselves real leaders
His description of how the lack of leadership by our weak and ineffective politicians has led to the disastrous rise in state initiatives is the best that I have seen. It seems to me that ...
7:13 a.m.
Trail blazed, legend laughing
What: Bill Russell and His Legendary Friends Camp
7:12 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Oct 16, 2007
The strange case of the Larry Ruvo plaque continues to percolate. When I first reported that the Family Gibbons had painted over the brass lettering on a mansion building dedicated to the spirit man and ...
7:12 a.m.

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