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September 18, 2014

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Specifics needed in health care debate
Thursday, September 18, 2014
letter to the editor:
I admit it: I haven’t read the Affordable Care Act, but I do read the critiques of Obamacare and the desire of some to repeal it.
What if this doesn’t work?
Thursday, September 18, 2014
other voices:
President Barack Obama has committed the United States to another open-ended Middle East war in which the potential for doing harm rivals the possibility of doing good.
UNLV needs new football stadium
Thursday, September 18, 2014
letter to the editor:
What are the stadium people thinking? UNLV needs a new football stadium, built to NFL specs, and it should be on campus.
Obama the reluctant leader
Thursday, September 18, 2014
other voices:
Moses, famously, tried to get out of it. When God called on him to lead the Israelites, Moses threw up a flurry of reasons he was the wrong man for the job: I’m a nobody; I don’t speak well; I’m not brave.
The reality of smoking at casinos
Thursday, September 18, 2014
letter to the editor:
“Will Nevada ever see smoke-free casinos?” was a published article that I am sure concerns the majority of our local residents.
Farewell to the iPod
Thursday, September 18, 2014
other voices:
Quietly, even stealthily, Apple last week brought about that moment that many of its most loyal followers dreaded would happen: it killed off the iPod.
Nevada schools left shortchanged
Thursday, September 18, 2014
letter to the editor:
I find it interesting that the governor, who often claims education is his No. 1 priority, and the Legislature can quickly and easily vote $1.2 billion in tax breaks to attract new industry to this state but continue to shortchange our Las Vegas school system.
Photo: Miami Dolphins tight end Charles Clay, bottom, is
Vegas pick ’em: NFL week 3 winners against the spread
Thursday, September 18, 2014
The Talking Points blog is feeling a kinship with the Buffalo Bills. No one expected either of us to start the season like this. The lowly perceived Bills won their first two games as underdogs to become the most surprising 2-0 team in the NFL. The blog has churned out a scorching 20-11-1 overall record picking every game in the NFL ...
Voters’ guide for Clark County District Court judicial races
Voters’ guide for Clark County District Court judicial races
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Q+A:
Clark County voters have a dizzying list of options to fill their local bench of judges. But come Election Day, almost half ...
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Nonprofit specializes in helping Las Vegas students get back on track
Thursday, September 18, 2014
When she arrived on the campus of Cimarron-Memorial High School for her junior year, Whitney Cole had a reputation for trouble. She had been kicked out of ...
Rebels' class of 2015 target might announce decision sooner than expected
Thursday, September 18, 2014
UNLV quick hits:
UNLV might get an answer from one of its top class of 2015 targets sooner than expected, as Indiana guard Jalen Coleman moved up his visit to Illinois to this weekend.
North Las Vegas police looking for missing woman
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Police are seeking the public's help in locating a 60-year-old North Las Vegas woman who went missing this afternoon and reportedly has several medical issues. Audrey Pamala Thrash has a history of ...
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Angels beat Mariners 5-0, win AL West title
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
The Los Angeles Angels clinched the AL West title Wednesday night, getting seven dominant innings of one-hit ball from C.J. Wilson in ...
Photo: A man, center in orange, tries to prevent another
Police step up security in Los Cabos after Odile
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Police stepped up patrolling overnight in the resort area of Los Cabos, where looters stripped many stores of goods and tens of thousands faced a fourth day without water or power ...
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Border Patrol to begin testing body cameras
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
The U.S. Border Patrol purchased body cameras and will begin testing them this year at its training academy, two people briefed on the move said Wednesday, as new leadership moves to ...

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