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Archive for October 26, 2007

looking in on: GAMING
Some of the country's largest hotel companies think Micros Systems' Opera hotel reservations system is the cat's meow because of how well it tracks customer purchases and buying preferences.
7:29 a.m.
Heller stands by opposition to bill expanding children's health insurance =
WASHINGTON - Despite being pummeled by ads and protests, Rep. Dean Heller, R-Nev., stood his ground Thursday and again voted against an expansion of a popular children's health insurance program. And he wasn't alone.
7:29 a.m.
Lucrative contract for manager raises some eyebrows in NLV
"If he gets fired tomorrow, he gets paid for (four) years. It's not right for the taxpayers who would have to foot the bill."
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Editorial: Looking beyond expansion
A story in Tuesday's Las Vegas Sun notes that Strip properties have historically shunned trade shows that draw fewer than 1,000 people, favoring instead huge conventions such as the Consumer Electronics Show and the MAGIC ...
7:29 a.m.
Editorial: Total disregard for wildlife
A 6.9-mile section of the barrier will cut across Arizona's San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area, which includes the San Pedro River and hosts a diverse assortment of flora and fauna while providing an important ...
7:29 a.m.
Editorial: Big 'documents problem'
The scandal raises this question: How much of the $600 billion that we have committed to Iraq has been stolen, wasted or used against us?
7:28 a.m.
Letter: Initiative could be a win-win for education
Recently, the Nevada State Education Association decided to use a ballot initiative to increase funding for K-12 education. As a middle school teacher and an NSEA member, I am intrigued by this option.
7:28 a.m.
Letter: So this president is riding to the rescue?
That's a major improvement over his delayed visit to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina struck. He has learned. He's not stupid after all. He can be our hero again.
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Letter: Mess in Iraq fits definition of folly
Our esteemed king declared that the mess he had created in Iraq was a war, by claiming it was a war on terror. Nobody's figured out how an international political movement can justifiably be declared ...
7:28 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: GOLF
Dwaine Knight has had the good fortune of having several players he recruited to the UNLV golf program make immediate contributions as freshmen.
7:27 a.m.
Jeff Haney points out the NFL's hypocrisy in staging a game in betting-crazed England while taking a hard line on Las Vegas
Boise State minus 3 points against Fresno State: "Boise is stronger than Fresno in every department," D'Amico said. Expect the Bulldogs to falter after looking good in a 30-0 victory against San Jose State a ...
7:27 a.m.
Sun follow -up: INdentured doctors
Jim White was relieved after moving to Pahrump, because it put him so close to a cancer treatment center.
7:27 a.m.
A PROBLEMATIC THIRST
A PROBLEMATIC THIRST
7:26 a.m.
Reconsider on taxes, Jim
The state's No. 2 Republican broke with Gov. Jim Gibbons on Thursday, criticizing him and other politicians for not being willing to talk about raising taxes.
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FLASHPOINT for Oct 26, 2007
It may seem at first glance that Democrats hoping to oust Rep. Jon Porter got a huge break when the Darren Mack trial was moved here from Reno. That gave their candidate of choice, Robert ...
7:26 a.m.
Jon Ralston on the latest twist in Nevada's coal debate
"Keep Nevada's Lights on with Clean Coal," declares the newspaper ad that ran north, south and in rural Nevada last weekend. The copy contains fun facts about coal - it produces half our electricity, use ...
7:26 a.m.
Patients in rural areas suffer
Jim White was relieved after moving to Pahrump, because it put him so close to a cancer treatment center. White needed chemotherapy three times a week to treat a type of blood cancer found in ...
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