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Archive for October 6, 2000

Bullring at LVMS points standings
Bandoleros: 1. Justin Johnson 688. 2. Joey Mogar 636. 3. Joshua Gross 627. 4. Alex Haase 609. 5. Kevin Terrell 554. 6. Eric Chelburg 536. 7. Bear Rzesnpwiecky 489. 8. Jim Bunty Jr. 447. 9. ...
12:19 p.m.
ISJBA races at Lake Havasu results
PRO DIVISIONS
12:18 p.m.
Thursday's prep results
Boys Soccer
12:16 p.m.
Saturday's horse racing entries
Post Time 12:30 p.m.
12:05 p.m.
Oct. 7 deadline set for voter registration
The deadline also applies to currently registered voters if they have changed their name or wish to switch political party affiliation.
12:03 p.m.
Hard Rock hosts beach volleyball tournament
The players will compete in a round-robin format where each player will switch partners and accumulate points and prize money based on the number of games won. At stake is more than $250,000 in total ...
12:03 p.m.
Where I Stand -- Mike O'Callaghan: A law to relieve pain
Several months ago this column supported the Pain Relief Promotion Act introduced by Sen. Don Nickles, R-Okla. The proposed act contains some of the first positive steps toward proper pain mitigation.
12:02 p.m.
Ralph Siraco's selections for Saturday's races at Santa Anita
1st Race -- Popcorn Queen - Stevens scales for trainer Dollace here, draws good middle post for the sprint opener, respect connections. Jingle Bell Hop - Bug boy Baze on Cerin trainee for Golden Eagle ...
12:01 p.m.
Columnist Dean Juipe: Arum still ticked, King still free
He laughed about not being able to attend today's weigh-in nor stand in the ring Saturday night, as if those were inconveniences anyhow.
12:00 p.m.
Gaels' players fail drug tests, suspended
If Bishop Gorman's football team hopes to remain unbeaten in the Southwest Division tonight, the Gaels will have to do it at far less than full strength.
11:59 a.m.
Nevadans vie for Jet-ski titles
More than 1,700 entries from nearly 40 nations around the globe will compete for individual gold in the internationally televised championships.
11:58 a.m.
Columnist Steve Guiremand: UNLV, UNR fans need to relax a little
In the words of one Rodney King, "Can't we all just get along?"
11:58 a.m.
2A schools to square off
All games 7 p.m.
11:55 a.m.
Columnist Brian Hilderbrand: Vasser may make jump to NASCAR
It may have taken a while, but Jimmy Vasser finally is beginning to enjoy his position as a free agent.
11:53 a.m.
Television series based on Metro 'nerd squad'
They're not police officers, but they can land a criminal in prison as surely as a signed confession.
11:39 a.m.
El Rancho to live on in wash
Imploded earlier this week, the concrete from the longtime eyesore will be used by the Southern Nevada Water Authority to reinforce an erosion control structure that spans the Las Vegas Wash channel.
11:35 a.m.
Arts center advocates to discuss joint effort
Two separate groups proposing performing arts centers have committed to work together to bring a cultural facility downtown, and they may have the land to build the project.
11:30 a.m.
Teenagers surrender in case of school mascot
Five Mojave High School students Thursday night stepped forward to pay the price for a prank that turned mean-spirited last week, when the kidnapped Centennial High School mascot, a bulldog named Blu, was abused and ...
11:29 a.m.
LV council explores cyberspace venture
The figures are staggering for a city constantly looking for creative ways to finance parks and other civic projects.
11:29 a.m.
Obituaries for October 6, 2000
David J. Banks, 56, of Las Vegas died Sunday in Las Vegas. He was born March 23, 1944, in San Diego. A resident for 15 years, he was a restaurant dishwasher.
11:28 a.m.
Court news briefs for October 6, 2000
A December trial date has been scheduled for the second of two brothers accused in a 1996 slaying case.
11:27 a.m.
Local news briefs for October 6, 2000
Two people including a child were killed Thursday morning in a collision at the intersection of Calico Ridge and Lake Mead drives in Henderson.
11:27 a.m.
Pot of gold still sought in planned downtown redevelopment project
It was hyped as a fresh start, a reception to breathe new hope into an old promise -- Neonopolis.
11:26 a.m.
Thirsty horses are rescued, auctioned
Wild horses can be broken.
11:25 a.m.
Ivanpah airport gets go-ahead from Senate
WASHINGTON -- The Senate on Thursday approved a plan to sell federal land to Clark County for a second Las Vegas airport, which will funnel tourists to the city for years to come.
11:24 a.m.
Finally, a deal for ill nuke workers
WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers in Congress struck a deal Thursday that would compensate nuclear weapons workers who fell ill because of their Cold War efforts.
11:24 a.m.
Judge gavels an end to Ted Binion murder trial
District Judge Joseph Bonaventure burst out with an enthusiastic "Finito!" Thursday morning after sentencing the last defendants in the Ted Binion murder saga.
11:23 a.m.
UNLV beefing up offerings for timeshare industry
UNLV is developing a curriculum in the management of timeshare properties as part of its hotel management school.
11:17 a.m.
Kerzner seen backing out of U.S. gambling industry with AC sale
ATLANTIC CITY -- South African gambling magnate Sol Kerzner's Sun International Hotels Ltd., which backed out of a deal to buy the Desert Inn hotel-casino in Las Vegas this year, is now in talks to ...
11:17 a.m.
Bad luck at tables hurt earnings, exec says
Speaking at a high-yield debt conference in Phoenix, Las Vegas Sands Inc. President William Weidner said table game play at the Venetian was $294 million during the third quarter, a 62 percent increase over the ...
11:17 a.m.
Councilman: It's about science, not nuke waste
How could a fair that brings children in touch with discovery and scientists be anything but positive?
11:16 a.m.
North Las Vegas hospital owner wins round against dissidents
Calpers said in a statement it decided to vote for Tenet's board slate after its officials met with Tenet management. The company said it will add two outside directors within 12 months and change who ...
11:16 a.m.
Work card subject of suit
Moises A. Flores has asked the court to reverse a decision by the Clark County Business Licensing division and Metro to revoke his work card.
11:15 a.m.
Las Vegas contractors disciplined
Brexxel Construction Co.'s license was revoked after the board found the contractor failed to pay for materials and service, cooperate in an investigation and respond to the board's written request.
11:15 a.m.
Flamingo Road property named
The Santa Barbara-themed resort is slated to open in December 2001. It will open with 470 rooms and a 90,000-square-foot casino, though Maloof has said the project will eventually be expanded to include a 40-story ...
11:14 a.m.
Restaurant closes, but LV resort says little
Employees at the Regent say the Parian has been closed permanently. But the company wasn't commenting Thursday, except to say that negotiations to restructure $220 million in debt were continuing.
11:13 a.m.
Bally launching new comic strip-themed slot
The deal is with King Features Syndicate, which provides the comic featuring Dagwood Bumstead to 2,300 newspapers.
11:12 a.m.
GameWorks to restrict games access
LOS ANGELES -- GameWorks, a high-tech arcade, bar and restaurant with an outlet in Las Vegas, will restrict access to its mature-rated games to people over 16.
11:12 a.m.
Four bid for bankrupt AC hotel-casino
ATLANTIC CITY -- Billionaire financier Carl Icahn, who took control last week of the Sands Hotel & Casino, is wasting no time throwing his weight around.
11:11 a.m.
Rebels thrust into streak-buster role once again
To hear UNLV coach John Robinson tell it, the Rebels' stunning 34-13 upset of Air Force last Saturday is just a small stepping stone on the path he'd like his team to take.
11:01 a.m.
UNLV Police reform will be costly
Community policing at UNLV won't come cheap.
10:56 a.m.
Inquest probes cop's killing of motorist
A Clark County coroner's inquest jury will determine today if a North Las Vegas Police bicycle officer was justified in shooting and killing the driver of a car he claimed was accelerating toward him last ...
10:56 a.m.
Rudin wins public funds for defense
District Judge Joseph Bonaventure agreed Thursday to provide funds for Margaret Rudin's defense experts, but he warned her attorneys he will not be opening any floodgates.
10:56 a.m.
Man gunned down after argument at local bar
A 25-year-old man was gunned down this morning after an argument in front of a Las Vegas bar that was the scene of a similar slaying last year.
10:55 a.m.
Ideas discussed on homeowners association reform
Today homeowners associations in America are regarded with the same love and affection afforded to the Internal Revenue Service, Brent Herrington, a noted master-planner and property manager, said.
10:54 a.m.
Datebook for October 6, 2000
The Planetarium at the Community College of Southern Nevada presents "More Than Meets the Eye" at 6 and 7:30 p.m. Fridays and 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, through Nov. 18. Tickets are $3.50; $2.25 for ...
10:34 a.m.
Bankruptcies for October 6, 2000
Arlene L. Salac, also known as Arlene L. Ladislao, doing business as Malabon Bakery, 3548 Anthony Drive, filed for Chapter 13, listing assets of $125,800 and liabilities of $167,257.
10:31 a.m.
Witness in quadruple killing can't recall key points
The mother of a 4-year-old who witnessed a quadruple killing eight years ago took the stand Thursday, but denied remembering key prosecution points.
10:28 a.m.
NLV board struggles to find ways to add libraries
North Las Vegas Library Board members are grappling with how to provide more libraries, but so far there are no easy answers.
10:24 a.m.
Columnist Sal DeFilippo: It's easy to get too excited in the NFL
Playing wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers has to be a largely unrewarding job.
10:23 a.m.
New policy on school testing procedures in effect
A new policy that clamps down on testing procedures in the Clark County School District is being put in place this year.
10:23 a.m.
Bail bonds companies seek refund
CARSON CITY -- Eight bail bonds companies, charging the Las Vegas Municipal Court illegally imposed filing fees, are asking the Nevada Supreme Court to order a refund of $185,960 collected from 1991 to 1997.
10:22 a.m.
Tapia ready to release his fury
It's usually routine and it concludes virtually every boxing press conference.
10:21 a.m.
Bill marks $25 million for Nevada
WASHINGTON -- Nevada will get about $25 million for lands and water projects if President Clinton signs the final version of the Interior Department's spending bill.
10:20 a.m.
Henderson council, planners agree to more communication
Members of the Henderson City Council and the city's Planning Commission agreed at a joint workshop Thursday that they need to talk more.
10:19 a.m.
American Airlines flight makes emergency landing in southern Utah
"It was just actually a prudent decision on the captain's part," Pollock said.
10:14 a.m.
Columnist Joe Delaney: Burton's community endeavors deserve applause
Master magician Lance Burton is now in his fifth year of an 11-year run in his Lance Burton Theatre at the Monte Carlo ... We have followed his career from a 12-minute act in the ...
10:10 a.m.
Editorial: Addressing domestic violence
Domestic violence is widespread. Del Papa notes that annually in Nevada there are 18,000 incidences of domestic violence reported to police. In addition, last year 62,000 women contacted domestic violence programs in Nevada. For those ...
10:09 a.m.
Columnist Susan Snyder: Teen shows relief is in sight
More than 60 years before Scott Villamor was born, a 17-year-old man left his home in Chihuahua, Mexico, and walked to El Paso, Texas, with hope for a new life.
10:08 a.m.
Tune puts on a 'better' anniversary 'EFX' performance
The MGM Grand production of "EFX," starring Tommy Tune, now in its fifth year, is in its third incarnation.
10:07 a.m.
Editorial: Tougher DUI limit long time in coming
This will be a significant shift in anti-drunken driving policy since 31 states, including Nevada, define drunken driving as a 0.10 percent blood alcohol level. Previous efforts to get the Nevada Legislature to strengthen the ...
10:07 a.m.
Columnist Kate Maddox: Sin City awaiting Second City
The ink has yet to dry and the hotel is staying mum on details, but with a contract on the table this week there is little doubt a second branch of the Second City comedy ...
10:07 a.m.
Letter: Too hard to get rodeo tickets
If the lottery is the only way to get tickets, please tell me where these higher priced tickets come from.
10:05 a.m.
Letter: Betting ban here boost for bookies
We all know that wagering on any Nevada team is illegal, however one can always find a point spread on local teams in our newspaper. This comes from "off-shore" countries like the Bahamas.
10:04 a.m.
Letter: Ensign's record against elderly speaks for itself
Ensign also voted for a Medicare change which would have allowed a contract to be let to insurance companies without a patients' protection clause. Had it passed, your health plan premiums would have gone up ...
10:04 a.m.
Teenager arrested for shooting Sparks girl
Jamerson is charged with attempted murder for the Sept. 26 shooting of the 16-year-old girl at a Sparks apartment.
10:03 a.m.
McCoy Cove gold mine ends open pit mining
Keith Jones, general manager of McCoy Cove, said the mine isn't shutting down completely. But the open pit is at the end of its mining life.
10:01 a.m.
Aguilera gains credibility in return to her roots
What: Tiger Jam III featuring Christan Aguilera
9:45 a.m.
'Girl On The Bridge' strides down familiar path
Starring: Danielle Autevil, Vanessa Paradie.
9:26 a.m.
Columnist Muriel Stevens: Buffet spices up 'celebration of marriage'
"A celebration of marriage," was what the Rev. Bill Kenny of Christ the King Catholic Community called the wedding of Suzanne Burton and Dr. Brian Cram, Greenspun Media Group director of educational and community initiatives.
9:24 a.m.
Preteen inventor wins national contest
Seventh-grader Michael Isaacs has reinvented the wheelbarrow -- which he can use to carry around all the money he won for improving upon one of oldest tools around.
9:21 a.m.
Police investigate attack on high school mascot
"Blu" was stolen from his owner's backyard and forced to fight another dog. The bleeding dog was then left chained to a stake on the 50-yard line of a high school football field.
9:19 a.m.
Reno-area chiropractor and wife convicted of tax evasion
Rutherford operated a clinic called the Chiropractic Arts Center in Reno and his wife served as the office manager in 1992 and 1993. They were convicted of filing false tax returns in 1992 and failing ...
9:17 a.m.
Icahn fighting rival Park Place's bid to move in next door
In a 4-0 vote, the state Casino Control Commission said Wednesday that the Sands will be allowed to present evidence and witnesses when Park Place Entertainment comes before the panel later this month seeking approval ...
9:17 a.m.
Senate approves $300 million for Lake Tahoe
The Lake Tahoe Restoration Act would authorize up to $300 million over the next 10 years for land acquisition, erosion control and other projects deemed critical to saving the crowned jewel of the Sierra from ...
9:16 a.m.
Joe Delaney remembers 1963: Satchmo at the Riviera
Joe Delaney remembers 1963: Satchmo at the Riviera
9:03 a.m.
News of the day: 1963
Story: "The Lady Loves Me" may be the new title of "Viva Las Vegas," the MGM movie currently being filmed here.
8:49 a.m.
Barbara Greenspun remembers 1963: Fire was a traumatic experience
The next day was truly traumatic when Hank and I drove to the Sun to view the damage. Nothing could have prepared us for this moment. The cement block walls were still standing, but inside ...
8:47 a.m.
Birth announcements for October 6, 2000
Sept. 13: A boy to Kali Sottolano and Christopher Hartney; a boy to John and Yvonne Thomas. Sept. 14: A boy to Lisa and Michael Budding; twos girl to Dana and Amilcar Lopez. Sept. 15: ...
3:30 a.m.
All three U.S. Senate debates will be in Las Vegas
RENO, Nev. - The general manager for the Public Broadcasting Service television station in Reno has invited Nevada's two U.S. Senate candidates to debate in northern Nevada.
3:28 a.m.
UNLV to induct six, '90 Rebels into Hall
By romping to the NCAA title, the 1990 UNLV basketball team stamped itself as the greatest team in school history.
2:22 a.m.
LV Stars' mainstay Holliday dies at 67
Longtime Cashman Field scoreboard operator Jim "Doc" Holliday, the "next to last of the original Las Vegas Stars," was found dead in his Las Vegas home Thursday night. He was 67.
2:21 a.m.

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