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Archive for November 4, 2002

Slot maker's stock at record high on election hopes
IGT shares rose 85 cents to $77.89 as of 12:02 p.m. in New York Stock Exchange composite trading, after touching $78.40, and have risen 14 percent so far this year. The Reno firm, which sold ...
11:08 a.m.
Analyst downgrades stocks
A more competitive operating environment in Las Vegas -- especially at the lower end of the market -- weakening revenues at the company's Illinois casino, continued weakness in Reno and declining consumer confidence prompted the ...
11:05 a.m.
Venetian sues gambler
The Venetian Casino Resort, owned by Sheldon Adelson, chairman of Las Vegas Sands Inc., filed court papers to demand Stephen Chu Nin-yiu repay the alleged debts, the South China Morning Post reported.
11:05 a.m.
Early voters pack polls on final day
Native Las Vegan Ty Vangrossi was voting for the first time, and he decided like tens of thousands of others to do it early instead of waiting for Election Day Tuesday.
11:05 a.m.
Producer meets rent deadline for a proposed movie studio
Producer Anna Marie Davis today delivered a check for $117,360 in back rent for a proposed movie studio, Finance Director Bob Kenney said.
11:03 a.m.
JetBlue expands in Vegas with N.Y. flights
JetBlue Airways, the up-and-coming low-fare air carrier that inaugurated Las Vegas service to Southern California last month, will fly two nonstop round trips a day between McCarran International Airport and New York City beginning in ...
11:01 a.m.
Dioxin cleanup nearly complete
Dioxin cleanup on 18 acres near a future highway interchange in Henderson should be completed today, a state Division of Environmental Protection official said.
11:00 a.m.
Housing project illustrates separation of church, state
The Salvation Army Silvercrest low-income senior housing project, which opened last week, illustrates well what Thomas Jefferson called "the wall of separation" between church and state.
10:57 a.m.
Regents' ties to schools probed
The state's university and community college presidents are being asked to list all family or financial ties Board of Regent members may have to their institutions -- a request that will likely lead back to ...
10:56 a.m.
LV No. 2 in Hispanic registration
The Las Vegas metropolitan area ranked second among 24 areas in registering Hispanic voters in eight states, according to a San Antonio-based nonprofit's report.
10:56 a.m.
Audubon lists birds whose numbers are falling
A small, tawny bird hopped across the path at the Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve just after sunrise, then quickly vanished into the thick quail brush.
10:55 a.m.
Historic barn saved from area's growth
A landmark red barn built near the corner of Charleston Boulevard and Lindell Road in 1955 is going to be moved this week to the Clark County Museum, where it will be preserved as part ...
10:54 a.m.
UNLV men fall to Sacramento State
Five minutes into the game, Sacramento State's Joel Rodriguez scored off a rightside cross from teammate David Fraser for the early 1-0 lead.
9:56 a.m.
Local sports calendar
Men's Golf: UNLV men at Turtle Bay Intercollegiate, Kahuku, Hawaii.
9:55 a.m.
Producer meets rent deadline for proposed movie studio
Producer Anna Marie Davis delivered a check for $117,360 to the city today in back rent for a proposed movie studio, Finance Director Bob Kenney said this morning.
9:55 a.m.
Obituaries for Nov. 4, 2002
Leo E. Anderson, 79, of Las Vegas died Saturday in Las Vegas. He was born Nov. 28, 1922, in Walthill, Neb. A resident for 42 years, he was a retired supervisor for the Department of ...
9:49 a.m.
Casino money helps Indians emerge as new force in politics
MILLE LACS LAKE, Minn. -- Standing under portraits of chiefs one night a few weeks ago, state Rep. Sondra Erickson told the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe that she believes their reservation no longer exists.
9:48 a.m.
Candidates try to woo Indians in close races
WASHINGTON -- Candidates in a handful of hard-fought races are looking to an unlikely group of voters -- Indians -- to cast the votes that could decide who wins and loses Tuesday.
9:48 a.m.
Riverboat vote rejected
Cameron Parish had appealed after a circuit court ruled the parish could not hold a referendum to attract a riverboat casino. State attorneys argued only the Legislature can approve local gambling referendums and designate waterways ...
9:47 a.m.
Bondholders sue casino
The papers were filed in Gilpin County late Thursday against Windsor Woodmont Black Hawk Resort Corp. Corp., owner of the glitzy Black Hawk Casino by Hyatt.
9:44 a.m.
Rundle receives public defender
A Las Vegas man facing charges of beating his wife to death with a baseball bat and then fleeing to Florida made his initial court appearance this morning.
9:41 a.m.
Fed expected to cut rates for the first time this year
WASHINGTON -- The Federal Reserve is likely to move four-decades-low interest rates even lower this week in the face of rising worry that the struggling economy is headed for rougher times.
9:36 a.m.
Online grocery sales launched
Online grocery sales launched
9:36 a.m.
Mixed signals sent on SEC chief
While publicly praising him, advisers to President Bush made clear that he would dismiss Pitt if the investigations into his selection of a new accounting oversight board show he failed to act properly.
9:36 a.m.
Media giant target of probes
Paris-based Vivendi will cooperate with the investigation by the U.S. attorney's office for the Southern District of New York, said spokesman Antoine Lefort. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is also conducting an informal inquiry, ...
9:36 a.m.
Amnesty given on building permits
An amnesty program offered by the North Las Vegas building department brought in 50 residents to get permits and official authorization for work already done.
9:35 a.m.
Separate trials ordered in two sex cases
A defense attorney successfully argued Friday that a client who is accused of raping two women and a young relative deserves two trials.
9:35 a.m.
Thomas rises to occasion against Wyoming
Those who wondered how UNLV quarterback Jason Thomas would fare in his first game at Sam Boyd Stadium since getting booed off the field against New Mexico got their answer Saturday in a 49-48 overtime ...
9:31 a.m.
Both teams showed plenty of offensive firepower
First Quarter: UNLV, 21-7
9:30 a.m.
Vasser adds to his credentials
FONTANA, Calif. -- Jimmy Vasser's list of things to do this week no doubt will include updating his resume.
9:25 a.m.
Tracy's woes continue in Calif.
FONTANA, Calif. -- Paul Tracy might be one driver who wouldn't mind seeing California Speedway dropped from the CART schedule.
9:25 a.m.
Columnist Dean Juipe: Upsets take pressure off BCS bigwigs
Tuesday may be Election Day, yet the sporting public has no vote or say when it comes to college football and its antiquated method of determining a national champion.
9:24 a.m.
News briefs for Nov. 4, 2002
Metro Police are investigating the stabbing death of a man found at an apartment complex near Charleston Boulevard and Maryland Parkway about 6:30 p.m. on Saturday.
9:17 a.m.
VegasBeat -- Timothy McDarrah: Political parties at home in Las Vegas
The Republicans are having what they hope will be a victory celebration outdoors at the pool at Caesars Palace on Tuesday.
9:12 a.m.
LV, Desert Pines put on a show
Football playoff schedule
8:54 a.m.
Trends for Nov. 4, 2002
It's nearly that time of year again: when too much fat-laden, heartburn-inducing food and too many annoying, heartburn-inducing relatives join forces in the creation of unforgettable (for better or worse) holiday memories.
8:48 a.m.
Columnist Ralph Siraco: Pick six probe shows system's flaws
When Volponi won the $4 million Breeders' Cup Classic at Arlington Park nine days ago, he not only upset a field of 11 competitors, he may have very well uncovered the biggest racing scandal ever ...
8:45 a.m.
Bigger is better: IMAX brings size, power to major film releases
Some Hollywood moments are just made for the big screen.
8:45 a.m.
Tuesday's horse racing entries
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8:45 a.m.
Letter: Sniper story made for TV
The World Series was a ratings flop, but violence, fear and anger sell fast cars and purple pills. The same trio sells in politics, too. Tough on terrorism, Saddam and crime get you elected.
8:37 a.m.
Letter: Bush is no Jefferson
Why are we attacking this impoverished Third World nation 6,000 miles from our shore that doesn't even possess a navy or air force? Why did the United States manage to live with the dangers of ...
8:37 a.m.
Artist Prina will lecture at UNLV
Prina's art examines the foundation of cultural production and consumption and draws attention to the making and preservation of art and cultural history.
8:36 a.m.
Editorial: Jobs don't trump right to privacy
We understand that employers must be assured that dealers, change persons, and other employees who handle money are honest, and that customers must feel confident they will not be cheated or otherwise mistreated. To protect ...
8:36 a.m.
Review: Skipping his hits is Tom Petty's approach
" 'Free Fallin', 'Breakdown,' 'American Girl' ..."
8:35 a.m.
Review: Toby Keith is unflagging in a patriotic performance
Just before Toby Keith took the stage Friday at the Thomas & Mack Center, his signature bulldog appeared on the big screen, lifting his leg over a picture of Osama bin Laden.
8:34 a.m.
Editorial: Design of 61 acres is a job for a pro
Now Goodman has announced that he will personally take over the development. This is a big mistake. We hope that Goodman, someday, is able to take credit for a fine project, but he has proven ...
8:33 a.m.

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