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Archive for October 28, 2002

No more rain seen in LV's near future
The showers, which fell from about midnight to 7 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, brought a little over a quarter of an inch of rain, bringing the year's total to 1.25 inches -- or about a ...
12:01 p.m.
Two men killed today outside billiards room
Two men were killed in the Commercial Center on Sahara Avenue near Maryland Parkway just before 5 a.m. today.
11:59 a.m.
News briefs for Oct. 28, 2002
A 30-year-old man was in serious condition today at a local hospital after falling Sunday into a shaft in Sandy Valley.
11:59 a.m.
Vegas resort in litigation over 'Colosseum' name
Las Vegas-based Park Place sued Cyrus Milanian and his company, The New Las Vegas Development Co. LLC, from claiming rights to the Colosseum trademark.
11:49 a.m.
U.S. to hear appeal on Connecticut Indians
Attorney General Richard Blumenthal said the decision, announced Friday, is significant because it allows the state and three southeastern Connecticut towns to bring up alleged flaws in the Bureau of Indian Affairs determination.
11:49 a.m.
Discount ticket booth opening on the Strip
The company announced an agreement with a subsidiary of the Coca-Cola Co. to sublease space for the booth adjacent to Coca-Cola's landmark five-story glass bottle in the Showcase Mall. Coca-Cola is also a marketing partner ...
11:49 a.m.
Groundbreaking set for new Wynn project
Company officials confirmed today what Wynn vowed to do months ago -- that he would begin construction as soon as his financing package was in place.
11:49 a.m.
McDonald's opens first in-store LV restaurants
In Business Las Vegas, a sister newspaper to the Las Vegas Sun, reported in its Oct. 25 edition that McDonald's opened at Wal-Marts at 2310 E. Serene Ave. and 201 N. Nellis Blvd on Oct. ...
11:49 a.m.
WMS reports earnings drop
The company earned 2 cents per share -- 1 cent short of analysts' average estimates -- compared to 18 cents a year ago.
11:32 a.m.
PT Mining sold, may be expanded
The casino, known as PT Mining Co., will adopt another, as-yet undetermined name following the transaction.
11:31 a.m.
Hopefuls express dedication to job
Randy Oaks
11:31 a.m.
Victim of fatal shooting is identified
Mitchell managed to drive away from the parking lot of the Town and Country Manor, an apartment complex at 4311 Boulder Highway, after several shots were fired at the car.
11:30 a.m.
State report urges healthier senior lifestyles
CARSON CITY -- Nevada's system for caring for its frail and disabled senior citizens is strained, and new efforts must be made to encourage residents to follow healthier lifestyles, according to a state task force.
11:27 a.m.
Nevada Power, Water Authority tap bond market
The $250 million general and refunding mortgage notes will yield 12.125 percent and have been rated Ba2 by Moody's and BB by Standard & Poor's, both below investment grade.
11:26 a.m.
BLM sale could lead to 15,000 homes
The Bureau of Land Management will offer 45 parcels of land in the Las Vegas Valley for sale Nov. 15 at 10 a.m. in the Clark County Commission chambers, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Money ...
11:26 a.m.
Yucca Mountain center of debate by candidates
Rep. Shelley Berkley said Sunday night in a live televised debate that if Democrats took over the leadership reins in the House of Representatives, Yucca Mountain would be dead.
11:25 a.m.
84-year-old woman is rescued from house fire
An 84-year-old Las Vegas woman said today that even though she was "petrified," she kept her wits and contacted the fire department as smoke filled the Las Vegas home where she had resided for 31 ...
11:23 a.m.
Golf course runoff cause for concern
For miles the shrubby greasewood of the Eldorado Valley runs brown and parched, but down the hill south of U.S. 93 and the man-made 400-foot waterfall at Park Place Entertainment's Cascata golf course, the ubiquitous ...
11:19 a.m.
Reid backs proposed choice of Mondale
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., said he would help Minnesota Democrats hold onto the seat of the late Sen. Paul Wellstone, and Reid supports the propsoed choice of former Vice President Walter Mondale to ...
10:52 a.m.
Three wrap up titles on LVMS drag strip
Larry Dixon, Jeg Coughlin Jr. and Angelle Savoie wrote their names in the NHRA record book Sunday -- and each added exclamation points.
10:06 a.m.
Marnell disappointed in showing at home
After testing at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in preparation for the ACDelco Las Vegas NHRA Nationals, Pro Stock driver George Marnell said he felt he had a good chance to win his ...
10:05 a.m.
Guest Columnist Larry Dixon: Muldowney helps Dixon to first championship
When I was asked to share my thoughts about our race weekend, I never could imagine the kind of weekend we would have.
10:05 a.m.
Correction
The Sun regrets the error.
9:58 a.m.
UNLV's Chong takes consolation bracket
UNLV's Chong takes consolation bracket
9:57 a.m.
Rebel men cruise to easy win vs. Air Force
UNLV improved its record to 10-5 overall, 3-0 MPSF and last captured 10 victories in the 2000 season. Two conference road matches are up ahead for the Rebels as they challenge league leader San Jose ...
9:56 a.m.
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9:56 a.m.
Accidents mark holiday weekend
A 29-year-old woman was killed Friday in a three-car collision near Lamb Boulevard and Heller Drive.
9:46 a.m.
Alden issues public apology for remarks about Howard
Regent Mark Alden issued a public apology for referring to the university board's only black regent as an "orangutan" on a local radio show.
9:45 a.m.
Columnist Dean Juipe: Series lacked excitement, TV viewers
Unrepentant to the bitter end, that's me and this gone and soon to be forgotten World Series.
9:34 a.m.
Study: Powerball estimates may be too high
BISMARCK, N.D. -- Estimates that the Powerball lottery would raise at least $13 million for North Dakota's treasury every two years may be too generous, according to an analysis of lottery figures from other Midwestern ...
9:31 a.m.
Rebels' defense worn out by SDSU
SAN DIEGO -- UNLV linebacker Adam Seward, like a number of Rebel defensive players, was glad that he'd be getting an extra hour of sleep from Saturday night to Sunday.
9:25 a.m.
Rebels fail to show up in crucial second half
First Quarter: Tied, 7-7
9:25 a.m.
Prep Schedule
TODAY
9:24 a.m.
Were you an hour early to work ?
Randy Rhodes was more than an hour early Sunday to watch the Oakland Raiders take on the Kansas City Chiefs.
9:23 a.m.
NHRA ACDelco Las Vegas Nationals
At The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
9:23 a.m.
Thompson family feels the impact of marijuana
Kelly Thompson used to think that marijuana should be legalized. Then her mother, Sun Associate Editor and Vice President Sandy Thompson, was killed in August in a car crash caused by a driver under the ...
9:23 a.m.
Nevada leader in wind-power push
Nevada is leading the West in plans to develop wind energy projects on federal lands, a spokesman for the Bureau of Land Management said.
9:23 a.m.
Family reaps benefit of win by Hart
The record will show that J.W. Hart of Marietta, Okla., won the Professional Bull Riders World Finals on Sunday at the Thomas and Mack Center on Sunday.
9:21 a.m.
Letter: Bush shuns peace and our ethos
We now have an administration that blatantly proposes war as a means of settling disputes. America has been turned upside down; and I am sure that President Jimmy Carter, the present Nobel laureate, agrees 100 ...
9:06 a.m.
Letter: Cuts would kill program for sick children
This program is for severely emotionally disturbed children who need mental hospitalization. An example would be a 10-year-old boy who kills the neighbor's dog because he is angry.
9:05 a.m.
VegasBeat -- Timothy McDarrah: Week has a lot in store for Las Vegas
This will be a week of nonstop parties in anticipation of Friday's grand opening of store upon store in and around Fashion Show mall.
9:05 a.m.
Editorial: Some cuts just aren't adding up
Parole and Probation, for example, must cut $900,000 from its budget, which means a hiring freeze, office closings and cutbacks in its drug-testing program. This agency, which monitors convicts put on parole or probation, will ...
9:04 a.m.
Obituaries for Oct. 28, 2002
Margaret Barja, 74, of Las Vegas died Saturday in Las Vegas. She was born Feb. 17, 1928, in California.
9:04 a.m.
Editorial: Bush doesn't really care about reforms
But now that the political heat from the issue has died down, President Bush has reneged on his commitment to beef up the SEC, urging Congress to provide the agency with 27 percent less funding ...
9:04 a.m.
Community briefs for Oct. 28, 2002
The Women's League of Temple Beth Shalom will host its Hanukkah Boutique from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Sunday at 10700 Haven Wood Lane.
8:36 a.m.
Immunization schedule for Oct. 28, 2002
HENDERSON PUBLIC HEALTH CENTER: 129 W. Lake Mead Drive, Building A, Suite 10, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
8:35 a.m.
Tips for wearing contact lenses
Here are some tips from Dr. Thomas Knoll, a Las Vegas optometrist:
8:30 a.m.
Trends for Oct. 28, 2002
So, this is the year you've decided to finally think beyond triangles and get fancy with your pumpkin carving.
8:28 a.m.
Lyin' eyes: Eye-catching costume contact lenses popular for Halloween
WildEyes are colored contact lenses with patterns. Novelty lenses, in other words.
8:23 a.m.
Review: McCartney brings his trip back to the Strip
For 15 minutes, Paul McCartney's Saturday-night Las Vegas appearance looked frighteningly as if it were set to become one of the year's most overblown affairs.
8:23 a.m.
Review: Pavarotti sings a fond farewell to Las Vegas
How do you "review" an opera icon whose 40-year-plus career redefined "superstar" in the opera world and even today, at age 67, brings audiences to their feet, cheering, whistling and applauding with all their hearts?
8:22 a.m.

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