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Archive for June 14, 2001

British refuse license for LV's McCullough
McCullough, who held the WBC title from 1995-97, wanted to fight Hungarian Sandor Koczek in his hometown of Belfast, Northern Ireland.
12:48 p.m.
PCL box: Las Vegas-Nashville
E--Mota, Secrist. DP--Las Vegas 1, Nashville 2. LOB--Las Vegas 7, Nashville 8. 2B--Hiatt, K. Johnson. 3B--Redman. HR--Pachot (1), Hernandez (2). S--Mota, Simon, Wood. SF--Stankiewicz. CS--K. Johnson, Hermansen.
12:48 p.m.
Ralph Siraco's selections for Friday's races at Hollywood Park
1st Race -- Miss Splash -- Training at Anita, Solis atop Dominguez trainee, should get a good trip from post in 7-furlong opener. Bandango -- Enriquez takes this West trainee, needs prompt start and clean ...
12:32 p.m.
Friday's horse racing entries
Post Time 3:30 p.m.
12:31 p.m.
American Legion Baseball standings
Division/ Overall
11:50 a.m.
Lighting the past: Future bright for neon museum
Tourist Laurie Kerr peered curiously at the giant, sparking genie lamp as she stood near the Fremont Street Experience Wednesday, crinkling her nose at the neon bulbs.
11:21 a.m.
Mom, daughter turn kidney failure into graduation success
Lena Wright will never forget the precise moment a test result threatened to devastate her life.
11:20 a.m.
Guinn signs senior Rx bill into law
CARSON CITY -- The bill to improve the disappointing senior citizen prescription drug program has been signed by Gov. Kenny Guinn.
11:20 a.m.
Shooting rampage survivors file suits
Three survivors of Zane Floyd's shooting rampage at a Las Vegas Albertson's store are suing Floyd, his parents, the grocery chain and the manufacturer and distributor of the gun Floyd used.
11:19 a.m.
Board split over hiring of Reilly for manager post
Less than two weeks after Clark County Manager Dale Askew announced his retirement, commissioners are set to hire their former administrative services director to oversee county operations.
11:19 a.m.
Moore may get deal to 'pay as he goes'
Nevada State College President Richard Moore, whose job is not funded past June 30, may be given one shot at saving his position through a contract clause that forces him to either raise the money ...
11:18 a.m.
Commission to decide on new county boundaries
After spending months marking their territory during a lengthy and politically charged redistricting process, Clark County commissioners will decide Tuesday whether they are satisfied with the latest map.
11:18 a.m.
Nevada No. 1 in tech export growth
Tech in Henderson
11:13 a.m.
Sides strike deal on maps: Compromise clears way for a speedy session
CARSON CITY -- Democratic and Republican lawmakers struck an 11th-hour reapportionment deal early this morning that could make for a quick special legislative session today.
11:11 a.m.
Reid revives plan for hydroelectric plant
Sen. Harry Reid is submitting a bill today to allow a controversial hydroelectric generating station to be built in the hills near Red Rock, Reid's staff and the company seeking the federal approval said.
11:09 a.m.
Ethics complaints continue
The convoluted saga of ethics complaints against Clark County officials continues next week when a former department chief and his boss appear before the Nevada Ethics Commission.
11:08 a.m.
Comdex banning foreign flags from Las Vegas convention floor
International flags will disappear from the floor of this Fall's Comdex convention in Las Vegas, as the show's organizers try to defuse a potential clash between rival nations.
11:07 a.m.
Judge dismisses some RICO counts
Judge Federico Moreno of U.S. District Court rejected a motion to dismiss a claim against Humana Inc. under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.
11:06 a.m.
Construction defects alleged
A Watt official declined comment on the allegation.
11:05 a.m.
AT&T looks to shake up local phone industry
AT&T Wireless has entered the Las Vegas local phone industry, offering what the company calls "fixed-wireless" technology in a bundled package that includes long-distance phone service and high-speed Internet access.
11:05 a.m.
State could face sanctions: Air quality puts millions in fed funds in jeopardy
Gov. Kenny Guinn's veto of a Clark County air pollution bill may lead to a "catastrophic" series of federal sanctions, the director of the regional air pollution agency said Wednesday.
11:04 a.m.
Columnist Dean Juipe: Castillejo: I'm not selling out to Oscar
Javier Castillejo objects to the notion that he is a pawn in the game of promoting the career of Oscar De La Hoya.
10:58 a.m.
Klitschko: One tough Ukrainian
For comparison's sake, consider that the same David Bostice who went 10 rounds with Frans Botha last week in Las Vegas lasted less than two rounds when he was matched with Wladimir Klitschko last year ...
10:57 a.m.
Top cowboys to compete for prize money, prestige
It all comes down to dollars.
10:56 a.m.
Editorial: Wasting time can be a perilous journey
Not only did Guinn eventually opt against a set time to finish by, but a tentative deal had been struck on reapportionment, lessening some of the pressure placed on legislators. But it would be unwise ...
10:56 a.m.
Columnist Ron Kantowski: Tuning in to newest ESPN Zone
After hearing the sales pitch for ESPN Zone, the new eatery and sports bar that will open here next month, I can't decide whether it's going to be the coolest hangout in town for the ...
10:56 a.m.
Where I Stand--Brian Greenspun: The real cost of the pill
OK, if you refuse to read about contraceptives, birth control and the rights of women to be close to or, dare I say it, equal to those of men, now's your chance to go on ...
10:55 a.m.
Editorial: Is relief finally on the way?
Earlier this year the Federal Energy Regulatory implemented limited price caps on energy, but they are weak -- they just apply to California and only go into effect when there is an emergency shortage of ...
10:55 a.m.
Letter: Bush, tobacco on same page
The president also says that we should not do anything to inconvenience Big Business because it might cost jobs and, besides, China pollutes.
10:54 a.m.
Rejuvenated Basic starts '2002 season' on high note
For the Basic Wolves, the 2001 high school baseball season didn't go exactly as planned.
10:54 a.m.
Letter: Hospital backers should ante up
If this is true, why don't these same people form a corporation and invest their money in such a profitable venture?
10:54 a.m.
Letter: Amador owes apology to many in Clark County
Therefore, anyone reading this callous and irresponsible remark would have to assume that all Italian-Americans are in the mob or connected to the mob because our names end in a vowel.
10:53 a.m.
Reeling 51s get day off after loss
After suffering another heartbreaking road loss here to the Nashville Sounds, 7-4, on Wednesday night, the Las Vegas 51s get a day off today to regroup before playing the final three games of the series ...
10:53 a.m.
12-year-old boy critical after crash
Metro Police said the accident occurred about 1:30 a.m., when a Chevrolet Blazer, traveling southbound on Jones Boulevard, was struck by a Mercury Sable after the driver of the Sable failed to stop at a ...
10:51 a.m.
Union charters local for LV casino dealers
The Transport Workers Union chartered Local 721 Wednesday -- a Las Vegas-based local aimed at representing casino dealers all along the Las Vegas Strip.
10:51 a.m.
More firms claim 'Net casinos hijacking site names
Knot Investments, a Belize company, was hit with more lawsuits Wednesday by Las Vegas companies alleging it stole their trademarks and misdirected Internet users to its online casino, World Wide Gamble.
10:50 a.m.
Group donates van to VA
The donation was made possible through a collaboration of DAV's national organization and local chapter, along with Ramada Express Inc.
10:46 a.m.
Vegas performer claims she was secretly taped
Sherry Griffith of Hillsborough, N.J., sued Corey Gibson, a supervisor and illusion technician for the Magic of David Copperfield show at Caesars' Circus Maximus Theater, alleging she discovered she had been secretly videotaped by Gibson ...
10:45 a.m.
Lottery contractor seeks renewal of deal
A committee is evaluating Gtech's bid, said Linda Cloud, executive director of the commission.
10:45 a.m.
AC casinos using CD-ROM to help recruit workers
ATLANTIC CITY -- Labor-starved casino hotels are getting a boost from a new employment recruiting initiative that uses a CD-ROM to advertise job openings and accept applications online.
10:44 a.m.
Indictment alleges transportation of illegal aliens
Julio Lopez-Trejo, 23, is being held by the Immigration and Naturalization Service and is facing deportation proceedings.
10:44 a.m.
Man acquitted in friend's death
A Las Vegas man charged with murder after his friend was killed in a botched robbery was acquitted Wednesday.
10:44 a.m.
Study: Law enforcement lags in female hires
A national study shows law enforcement agencies are falling behind when it comes to hiring female officers.
10:35 a.m.
Church musical director acquitted
Before Las Vegas resident Robert Lee left Judge Joseph Bonaventure's courtroom Wednesday, he felt compelled to stop.
10:34 a.m.
Local group urges monitoring of Test Site ground water
A community panel that wants the federal government to better monitor ground water for potential radioactive contamination from the Nevada Test Site made its pitch to independent scientists and engineers.
10:33 a.m.
Convicted killer loses appeal
The court rejected claims Tuesday from defense lawyers that District Judge Joseph Bonaventure improperly allowed evidence at the trial that Bagley had a gun in his car and was looking for the victim about two ...
9:40 a.m.
Court rules against training for aliens
CARSON CITY -- While illegal aliens injured on the job are entitled to certain workers' compensation benefits, they are not eligible for state-paid training in other lines of work if their injuries prevent them from ...
9:38 a.m.
Student needs money for special summer program
Lounging at the pool, taking trips and getting part-time jobs are common activities of high school students in the summer.
9:37 a.m.
Obituaries for June 14, 2001
Christine Baldwin, 84, of Las Vegas died Tuesday in a local hospital. She was born April 11, 1917, in Dublin, Ga. A resident for 35 years, she was a homemaker.
9:36 a.m.
Events facility approved
North Las Vegas residents may see their first neighborhood convention center in as soon as two months.
9:36 a.m.
Four Las Vegas high school students receive Merit Scholarships
Nathan Hamilton of the Las Vegas Academy of International Studies and Performing Arts received an Arizona State University Merit Scholarship. Daniel McConnell of Trinity High School received a University of Southern California Merit Scholarship. Julian ...
8:56 a.m.
Adventures ahead for Meadows grads
Two Meadows School graduates are headed for the blue this summer.
8:56 a.m.
Community briefs for June 14, 2001
KXNT radio's Jeff Katz raised more than $3,000 last week for a Nevada Highway Patrol trooper, Robert Kintzel, who was critically injured in April when trying to stop a fleeing motorist. Katz urges others to ...
8:55 a.m.
Columnist Ruthe Deskin: A closer look at equality
Several years back I was asked to give some advice to recent high school graduates. This is what I told them. I believe it is still true:
8:23 a.m.
The dark side: Graveyard-shift workers share after-hour tales
The night shift exposes a city that, by day, can be relatively normal. But at night the clientele can become, as night-shift workers say, a bit quirky.
8:22 a.m.
Auto racing schedules, winners and point standings
Feb. 18 - Daytona 500, Daytona Beach, Fla. (Michael Waltrip)
2:50 a.m.
Fight schedule
Thursday
1:03 a.m.

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