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Archive for September 5, 2007

THE ELEVATOR
Rancho High football:
7:37 a.m.
Dodgers win as 51s lose
A fourth consecutive losing season may not sit well with the Las Vegas 51s' front office and their fans, but the team's 25th anniversary season wasn't a total loss.
7:18 a.m.
THE INSIDE STRAIGHT Jeff Haney on the event that may establish Caesars as a poker tournament destination
Yet it's the inaugural Caesars Palace Classic, a standalone tournament scheduled for Oct. 12-24 capped by a $10,000 buy-in no-limit Texas hold 'em championship event, that should firmly establish Caesars as a poker tournament destination, ...
7:18 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Sep 5, 2007
So you might have heard about this mortgage-lending crisis that is afflicting the country and is especially acute here in Nevada? Very serious. Everyone, even the president, has a plan to help consumers. Millions of ...
7:18 a.m.
Jon Ralston thinks New York Times columnist Bob Herbert has a pretty good take on Goodman
And now it is on display for all in the country - nay, the world - to see. If you don't believe what I have been saying for years about Mayor Oscar Goodman's sensibility - ...
7:18 a.m.
Editorial: Truth eludes president
A report released Tuesday by the Government Accountability Office, the investigative arm of Congress, acknowledges that security stations jointly operated by Iraqi and coalition forces have been established in Baghdad, minority rights have been ensured ...
7:17 a.m.
Letter: Porter morally wrong on war, out of touch
In this statement, Rep. Porter confirms what many people who oppose the prolonged occupation of an Iraq torn by civil war have feared all along: American soldiers die at the rate of three per day ...
7:17 a.m.
Letter: Iraq 'surge' lies seal Bush's awful legacy
I remember generals who got fired for asking for more troops.
7:17 a.m.
Letter: Counting the days 'til Bush is off throne
He and Vice President Dick Cheney will browbeat Gen. David Petraeus and other Pentagon officers to mumble something about progress because of the " surge." So King George will protect his standing (in his mind) ...
7:17 a.m.
Letter: Not just politician, Woodbury is public servant
I moved to Las Vegas eight years ago, and as a casual observer it took me less than a year to become aware of four basic facts about the Clark County political scene: The county ...
7:16 a.m.
Editorial: Acting like adults
It shuffled some dates around, moving contests in Nevada and South Carolina to January to increase minority and labor participation early in the process. The committee added those two states to Iowa and New Hampshire ...
7:16 a.m.
Editorial: Las Vegas' shame
Goodman tells Herbert "anything goes - as long as you don't go over the line."
7:16 a.m.
N. Nevada prison's power lies in wood piles
Brush cleared from the Lake Tahoe Basin and lumber scraps from construction, once bound for landfills, will instead fuel a new power plant at a state prison south of Carson City.
7:15 a.m.
Words of comfort, call for pullout
The death of a 19-year-old Las Vegas Army infantryman by his own hand last week inspired words of sorrow and comfort Tuesday from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who reiterated his call to end the ...
7:15 a.m.
Three big unions back Edwards, but state's top prize is up for grabs
John Edwards' campaign for president is suddenly going more according to plan, as he strode into Nevada Tuesday touting the endorsement of three big unions - steelworkers, mine workers, and most important for the Nevada ...
7:15 a.m.
Somebody should watchdog, but who?
Government, that great creator of process, a champion of dotting its i's and crossing its t's, can appear awkward when trying to follow its own rules.
7:15 a.m.

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