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Archive for September 30, 2002

Texas machines cleared
On Tuesday GameTech said the Nevada Gaming Control Board was investigating the possible misuse of electronic bingo units by a GameTech software developer who died in an apparent suicide. The Control Board cleared the company's ...
11:14 a.m.
Suit will proceed against state Ethics Commission
A lawsuit challenging the state Ethics Commission will proceed despite its unanimous ruling against an Assembly candidate over a flier she said was libelous, according to the ACLU.
11:14 a.m.
News briefs for Sept. 30, 2002
Las Vegas officials scheduled a final meeting at 5:30 p.m. today for residents living near Circle Park near downtown Las Vegas.
11:13 a.m.
Cold air is on its way; some rain possible
Weather forecasters expect a blast of cooler air to move through Southern Nevada late Tuesday through Wednesday, dropping temperatures up to 20 degrees below normal and bringing a chance of real rain to the Las ...
11:10 a.m.
City may give state money from parking tickets
The Las Vegas City Council on Wednesday will consider sending nearly $1 million to the state to end a dispute over money collected from an old ordinance that gave taxpayers a break on parking fines.
11:09 a.m.
Not forgotten: Las Vegas old-timers remember the past
There was a time when Las Vegas royalty paid homage to their queen, socialite Toni Clark.
11:08 a.m.
UNLV's Janus loses in singles final
A pair of University of San Diego netters met in the flight 2 finals. Lauren Perl defeated Lauren Kazarian 6-2, 1-6, 6-3. Flight 3 saw Oklahoma State's Zana Masnic defeat teammate Erin Pauchnik 6-4, 6-3.
11:08 a.m.
Rivals fight special treatment for National
In separate letters to Randy Walker, director of the Clark County's Department of Aviation, Southwest and America West airlines say they would be forced to subsidize National if the Las Vegas-based airline is allowed to ...
11:08 a.m.
Higher-priced meters planned in city garages
The city of Las Vegas may raise the top price for metered parking by 50 percent, as part of a plan to install meters in its new garages.
11:08 a.m.
San Diego deals Rebel men 3-0 loss
The Toreros, perennial soccer powers on the West Coast, extended their win streak against the Rebels to five games.
11:08 a.m.
Bracelets honor victims of 9-11 terrorist attacks
More than a year after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Sue Jaszkowski, of Las Vegas, remembers Nicholas Rossomando, a New York firefighter who perished in the World Trade Center, even though the two never met.
11:07 a.m.
Rebel men take third in Georgia
Mitch Carlson (71-74-68--213), a freshman from Durango High School, carded the best score of his young career with a four-under 68 at The Farm Golf Club.
11:07 a.m.
Wal-Mart faulted for LV anti-union tactics
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. violated labor laws in its fight against a national union organizing drive originating at 14 Las Vegas stores, a federal official has ruled.
11:04 a.m.
Missing-persons case now homicide probe
The couple were last seen at their home near Tropicana Avenue and Buffalo Drive on Aug. 17 and were later reported missing by a family member, Metro Police said.
10:58 a.m.
Consumer advocate warns of electric-rate hike
Nevada's consumer advocate is warning that Nevada Power Co.'s escalating cost deficits will spell higher electricity rates for Las Vegas consumers.
10:52 a.m.
Walker boosts D. Pines when it counts
The ink about Desert Pines usually dries around the names of RB Cornell Johnson and QB Marcel Johnson, and rightfully so. Wideout Kawon Walker, though, deserves a big hunk of credit for the Jaguars' 33-12 ...
10:19 a.m.
Gators on verge of U.S. record
Nick Garritano may be a relative newcomer to the Green Valley girls golf program, but the Gators coach knows plenty about the team's 128-match winning streak.
10:18 a.m.
Columnist Dean Juipe: Fighter apt to get hit with fine
Impoverished as the State of Nevada allegedly is, someone from the governor's office should begin preparing a thank-you card for Fernando Vargas.
10:13 a.m.
UNLV must slow down Threadgill, Wolf Pack
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10:13 a.m.
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9:59 a.m.
Law school new center of attention at UNLV
"At different times of the day the students of many disciplines are walking around and surrounding the law school, and that's how it should be because the law is at the heart of our culture," ...
9:53 a.m.
Personal spending slows
Personal spending slows
9:48 a.m.
Riverboats short of officers
At the Gaming Commission's meeting Friday in St. Charles County, executive director Kevin Mullally said riverboat casinos are short several dozen patrol officers, severely limiting the ability to prevent and cover crimes.
9:47 a.m.
West Coast ports to remain shut
SAN FRANCISCO -- Hundreds of millions of dollars of cargo sat idle off the West Coast today as port workers were ordered off their jobs for a second time in a labor dispute that could ...
9:45 a.m.
Bidders sought for women's prison
CARSON CITY -- Since it opened in 1997, the Southern Nevada Women's Prison has been run by Corrections Corp. of America.
9:20 a.m.
Unions gear up for fight over school district workers
The fight to represent the Clark County School District's support employees will begin heating up this week as the two competing unions complete their plans for a membership vote.
9:20 a.m.
VegasBeat -- Timothy McDarrah: With help, Goodman is raisin the bar
Fiorello LaGuardia famously read the comics on the radio during a New York City newspaper strike, but it is hard to imagine he'd sign a six-figure deal with a gin maker.
9:19 a.m.
Columnist Ralph Siraco: Breeders preps to begin in earnest at Santa Anita
Vacation time is over. Put away the No. 5 suntan lotion from Del Mar. Close the umbrella from the Saratoga monsoons. And shovel down the last deep fried Snickers bar from the Los Angeles County ...
9:06 a.m.
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9:05 a.m.
Letter: President fails to make his case
The FBI, CIA and foreign intelligence have found no substance to rumors of Iraqi involvement, yet the un-elected insists we must attack another country in a preemptive strike.
9:02 a.m.
Letter: Governor should reinstate Sias at veterans home
For more than three weeks Jon Sias has waited for someone to have the necessary courage to reverse the egregious decision that forced Sias out. Gov. Guinn should replace that decision with one that will ...
9:02 a.m.
Editorial: A citizens council is welcome addition
The citizens were motivated by the string of killings over the past 18 months that have plagued parts of the city. The most recent killing, that of a 9-year-old girl who died while shielding an ...
9:00 a.m.
Editorial: Delay OK in light of priorities
University officials promised a sustained lobbying effort and delivered on that promise. The Public Works Board met again last week and this time three Southern Nevada members pushed hard for the building to be funded ...
8:59 a.m.
Children's advocate to get Thompson award
The 10th annual Children's Advocacy Sandy Thompson Award of Exellence will be given in January, when the Children's Advocacy Alliance releases Nevada's Report Card on Children.
8:50 a.m.
Immunization schedule for Sept. 30, 2002
HENDERSON PUBLIC HEALTH CENTER: 129 W. Lake Mead Blvd., Building A, Suite 10, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
8:49 a.m.
Obituaries for Sept. 30, 2002
Edward W. Cook, 27, died Sept. 20 in a local hospital. He was born Dec. 26, 1974, in California. A resident for 12 years, he was a restaurant manager.
8:49 a.m.
Lovely Parting Gift? Game Show Network devotee decries move to digital cable
It was supposed to detail why millions tune into the network each day to reacquaint themselves with contestants and B-list celebrities wearing tacky jackets, ascots and scarves, and sporting sideburns as thick as rugs from ...
8:45 a.m.
Review: 'The Pav' well received at its Henderson opening
Klieg lights pierced the sky on opening night at Henderson Pavilion at Liberty Pointe, an appropriate launch for this impressive, pace-setting outdoor entertainment venue.
8:42 a.m.
Review: Santana in vintage form at the Palms
For the first 40 minutes of Sunday night's Santana concert at Rain in the Desert at the Palms, you would have been hard-pressed to identify guitar great Carlos Santana as the show's featured attraction.
8:42 a.m.
Trends for Sept. 30, 2002
Ah, it's finally fall: the changing of the leaves; the crispness of the air at least in some parts of the country, if not Las Vegas.
8:42 a.m.

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