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Print edition for January 5, 2010

News

Inquiry backs horror story of pregnant woman neglected in UMC’s ER
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State health inspectors have verified that University Medical Center emergency room employees neglected to provide care to a pregnant woman who was in labor, which may have contributed to the death of her premature baby.
Photo: Clark County Commission Chairman Rory Reid outline
Rory Reid’s county rescue plan serves to deflect political opponents’ jabs
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Clark County Commission Chairman Rory Reid opened the year in politics Monday with a five-point plan to solve Clark County’s fiscal troubles and put government and public services on a path to long-term stability.
Vassiliadis, Rogich checking their crystal balls
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From the job crisis to the downturn in tourism, Lady Luck skipped out on Nevada in 2009.
Photo: Clark County Commission Chairman Rory Reid speaks
Why troubled UMC is in County Commission chairman's sights
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The call for Clark County to unload University Medical Center is framed by a string of scandals and mismanagement at the public hospital.
Photo: A shooting at the George Federal Building left a c
Even courthouse designed for safety can be compromised
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Monday morning’s courthouse shooting served as a reminder of just how elusive a goal it can be to design a perfectly secure building.
Nevada Mining Association is reaching out
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AP reported Monday that the Nevada Mining Association “says its top goals for 2010 are to educate the public about the industry and its history in the state.”

Opinion

Outsourcing of jobs appears to have no end
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Ford’s new Fiesta compact sedan and hatchback, which are being built in Mexico, will arrive in the United States shortly.
At least one official sure to resign after security debacle
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After this week’s meetings on the Christmas Day attempt to bomb Northwest Flight 253, rest assured at least one administration official will have his or her signed letter of resignation on President Barack Obama’s desk.
‘Demographic tsunami’
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Recent U.S. Census Bureau figures revealed that Nevada, which for years had touted itself as being one of the top states in terms of population growth, actually lost population in the most recent year.
Closing embassy is a defeatist tactic in war on terrorism
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The Obama administration’s decision to close the U.S. Embassy in Yemen is a disgusting sign of weakness.
U.S. needs more than a year to rebuild
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For the past month or so I’ve received a pile of e-mail messages from different people that all have the same general theme, and that is: The president and Congress have done a rotten job. So this election year, let’s kick all of them out of office.
Effusive praise of Napolitano was mind-boggling
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I read with disbelief David Broder’s column, published in Friday’s Las Vegas Sun, “Handling of crisis shows Napolitano’s grace, smarts.”