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Education gulags
It’s still not too late to save your children from a life of pre-planned ignorance and cultural brainwashing.
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Welcome to Nevada: Next services are across border
I am waiting to see a sign at the Nevada border that welcomes people to our state with the disclaimer: “No medical or educational services.”
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Russia has Georgia on its mind
The Russian bear has decided to forget about political hibernation and poked its military head in the face of Bush politics.
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John Brown and ugly Americans
The French symbolist poet Mallarmé wrote wearily: “The flesh is sad, alas, and I have read all the books.”
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Into the depths of underage drinking at Farmer’s Market
My eye darted to my reflection in the front glass of Hello World Travel in Victorian Square. Man, I was a bad impostor.
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Bandwidth bandidos admit to their greed
In case you’ve missed it, Charter plans to move public, educational and government (PEG) television channels to the digital tier on Aug. 26.
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Falling apart
There is an argument to be made that America, at large, lost the Civil War.
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Hot August Nights: Remembering America
Hot August Nights is a nostalgia not merely for cars, but for a time long past in American history.
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Neil Grad: The next Sparks city attorney
It is time for a new city attorney in Sparks.
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The waver
It’s always sad when you see anyone suffer the pains of aging, illness and tragedy. Ed Carlson, known as the “waver,” seems to be having his share of all of that and more.
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Let Olympics be a shining moment for competitors and countries
To my way of thinking, politicizing the Olympics should be outlawed.
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The people vs. Charter’s pirate ship
In meetings last week, Charter cable told local governments and their ratepayers to shove it.
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Places to go, things to see
Last year at this time I was a newborn Nevadan.
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Caution: lobbyists for penny at work
Why does the government still mint pennies when each one costs 1.26 cents to make?
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Homicidal sociopaths among us
It is all too convenient.
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We are not at ‘war’
The current attorney general, Michael Mukasey, has demanded that Congress issue a new declaration of war. War on whom?
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Nugget, Whittemore and an RSCVA decision
The Sparks City Council is trying to break away from the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority (RSCVA).
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Then and now in auto world
As the beautifully restored cars of Hot August Nights begin to grace our streets, it is fitting that we are celebrating the centennial of the Around the World car trip.
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