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Borasky flip-flopping on tax increase

RIP for gun control

WASHINGTON — Why can’t conservatives just take the win on gun rights?

Amargosa Valley: Sunshine, as good a place as any

Some small-business owners in this area have been hit hard by the recession, but if developers of a new photovoltaic solar energy project in the area have their way, the future will look just a little brighter in this stretch of the state.

Kirner not being straight with voters on the Kirner Tax

When a Republican starts dissembling over the “principled character” of his position in support of a tax hike, one immediately suspects the position is being articulated with a forked tongue coming out of two faces. Such is the case of Assemblyman Randy Kirner’s (R-Reno) recent defense of the proposed “Kirner Tax.”

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Love-hate relationship with The List

Individual words and short phrases written top to bottom on lined paper. It seems so simple and harmless. Yet, when I create it, I become a captive, helpless under its powers. It consumes my thoughts and controls my actions. I am powerless against the forces of The List.

FROM THE EDITOR: Welcome to Canada! Need a hip replacement?

Greedy corporations. Greedy doctors. Greedy lawyers. Uninsured people who lead unhealthy lifestyles, or who engage in activities that create messes for everyone else to clean up. Or, sadder, people who are born with genetic predispositions for disease or other medical calamities.

Wild horses pose cultural dilemma for Navajo nation

As if the politics of the West’s wild horses wasn’t confused and conflicted enough, the Navajo Nation is riding into the issue with a surprise move that could shift the balance of the protracted battle.

Welcome to Canada! Need a hip replacement?

reedy corporations. Greedy doctors. Greedy lawyers. Uninsured people who lead unhealthy lifestyles, or who engage in activities that create messes for everyone else to clean up. Or, sadder, people who are born with genetic predispositions for disease or other medical calamities.

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Speaking out about corporate outsourcing

Guide for future cultural explorers

I sometimes do historical research and occasionally come across names or terms that are unknown to me. Recently, for instance, I came across the term “Macpherson Blues.” It took me quite a while to identify. It turned out to be a private 1790s vigilante group that supported the repression imposed on the nation by President John Adams.

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Another possible VEA policy: Domestic terrorism

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