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Archive for September 15, 2003

Mother of suspect said she tried to get help
A mother of an alleged member of the 311 Boyz says she tried to get help for her son's violent behavior years before he attacked another teenager while wearing brass knuckles.
11:11 a.m.
Second annual diabetes walk set for Saturday
Registration for the walks can be done online at www.diabetes.org/walk
11:10 a.m.
News briefs for Sept. 15, 2003
North Las Vegas Police are searching for a suspect in the shooting of two men Sunday morning near Cheyenne Avenue and Civic Center Drive, police spokesman Justin Roberts said.
11:07 a.m.
Forum Shops expansion continues
Forum Shops expansion continues
11:06 a.m.
Gaming briefs for Sept. 15, 2003
PORTLAND, Maine -- A disputed anti-casino advertisement is now airing on all television stations in Maine.
11:06 a.m.
Report: Plodding costs city schools teachers
WASHINGTON -- For five years Roni Cooper tried to get a teaching job at a New Orleans public school. She had experience, credentials and an interest in working in the hard-to-fill field of special education ...
11:03 a.m.
UMC task force to make recommendations
The citizens committee created in response to University Medical Center's fiscal crisis is putting the final touches on policy changes at Clark County's public hospital.
11:02 a.m.
Thunderbirds may be grounded for Nellis show
Air Force officials are not saying how long the Thunderbirds will be grounded in the wake of Sunday's crash in Idaho, and that leaves the team's performance in question for November's air show at Nellis ...
11:01 a.m.
Railroad exempt from tax on payroll
CARSON CITY -- In its rush to enact a tax package, the Legislature inadvertently exempted the Union Pacific Railroad from the new payroll tax, and the railroad may even receive a tax reduction.
11:00 a.m.
Las Vegan's museum houses military artifacts
Bill Schott's home looks much like any other in a well-kept older neighborhood in southeast Las Vegas, but inside a specially sealed room in the garage, Schott's passion for military history comes alive.
10:59 a.m.
Guinn recall leaders call DMV action illegal
CARSON CITY -- The committee organizing a drive to recall Gov. Kenny Guinn says its efforts to gather signatures has been illegally blocked by the state Department of Motor Vehicles.
10:54 a.m.
Organizers expect more than 15,000 to attend G2E
The event -- known in the industry as G2E -- is expected to attract more than 15,000 people to the Las Vegas Convention Center today through Thursday. The event is sponsored by the American Gaming ...
10:53 a.m.
Palms misses deadline, seeks extension to exit Nevada Power
The Palms hotel-casino saw its window of opportunity to leave the Nevada Power grid and buy electricity on its own expire last week.
10:51 a.m.
Las Vegas Motor Speedway results
At New Hampshire International Speedway
10:50 a.m.
Sports briefs for September 15, 2003
Kristie Marano won a gold and the U.S. women won six other medals, but Japan won five golds to take the women's team title and Georgia took the men's Sunday in New York at the ...
10:49 a.m.
VegasBeat -- Timothy McDarrah: Weekend dish is all about the bout
Britney Spears also sang in Las Vegas over the weekend. She performed a surprise miniconcert at Rain in the Desert, which will be broadcast on Carson Daly's top-rated MTV show, "Total Request Live."
10:46 a.m.
Principals will get chance to appeal
Principals who believe their schools were unfairly designated as failing to show the "adequate yearly progress" will have a chance to appeal, Clark County School District officials said.
10:43 a.m.
Obituaries for Sept. 15, 2003
Vera M. Bullock, 76, of Las Vegas died Friday in a local hospice. She was born Feb. 3, 1927, in Texarkana, Ark. A resident for 58 years, she owned Ruben's and Ruben Bullock's West Side ...
9:42 a.m.
Fourth student disciplined in wake of teen's death
A fourth Boulder City High School student has been disciplined as a result of the principal's investigation into events surrounding the death of a football player, a Clark County School District official said Friday.
9:36 a.m.
Aid sought after insect invasions
CARSON CITY -- Nevada received $240,000 last spring from the U.S. Agriculture Department to use to spray pesticide on the swarms of crickets that infested millions of acres in Northern Nevada.
9:36 a.m.
Fresno still looking for a patsy or two
From the decals on its travel bags and the size of the lumps of its backside, it's apparent that Fresno State will play anybody, anytime, anywhere.
9:35 a.m.
Southern makes trek worthwhile
Two weeks after the UNLV football team drew 21,791 for its home opener, two Division I-AA teams from across the country battled it out at Sam Boyd Stadium in front of a crowd nearly as ...
9:34 a.m.
Three killed as semi hits cars on Interstate 15 in California
Seven people were injured in the chain-reaction collision, the California Highway Patrol said.
9:32 a.m.
Rebels' pressure on quarterback neutralized star Badgers receiver
One of the key matchups in Saturday's UNLV-Wisconsin game had Lee Evans, the Badgers' All-Everything receiver, going against Rebels cornerback Ruschard Dodd-Masters and his relatively inexperienced teammates in the defensive secondary.
9:32 a.m.
Football 'the savior' for Boulder City
Two weeks of pain finally numbed in the Boulder City end zone Friday night. It all but disappeared after the game in the Eagles' locker room, full of boisterous song, funky dance and sweet release.
9:32 a.m.
Rebels believed in their coach's message
UNLV coach John Robinson had a simple message for his team following their final practice on Thursday afternoon before heading off to Big Ten heavyweight Wisconsin.
9:31 a.m.
Mosley ready to capitalize on victory
It is generally agreed that Shane Mosley failed to capitalize on his 2000 win against Oscar De La Hoya. He went into a shell, fought a few lesser opponents, and eventually was beaten in back-to-back ...
9:31 a.m.
Columnist Dean Juipe: Judges' decision has Arum fuming, claiming fix
Like a volcano waiting to erupt, Bob Arum progressed in stages, from calm to boiling to out of control.
9:30 a.m.
Small rise in industrial production reported
WASHINGTON -- Industrial production edged up by just 0.1 percent in August, restrained by weakness in manufacturing, especially for big-ticket goods such as automobiles.
9:14 a.m.
Officials: Western states key to gas dilemma
BIG SKY, Mont. -- The demand for natural gas continues to outstrip supply and western states, from Montana to New Mexico, are prime sources for filling that gap, a pair of Bush administration officials said ...
9:13 a.m.
Company to start cell phone venture with Motorola
The deal is a coup for Microsoft, which has struggled over the last four years to gain credibility in the mobile phone market.
9:13 a.m.
Wagers offered on NYSE chief's future
Contracts tracking the probability that the exchange's chairman and chief executive will announce his resignation by Dec. 31 began trading Thursday at TradeSports Exchange Ltd.'s website, where everything from the outcomes of sporting events to ...
9:13 a.m.
Columnist Lisa Ferguson: Sun Lite for Sept. 15, 2003
Fall officially starts next week, and you know what that means: Well, it actually means different things to different people.
8:49 a.m.
Editorial: A star's final message
He wasn't always a great role model. His was the image of a tough iconoclast, albeit an iconoclast of the people. He went through his drug and alcohol phases without alienating his fans or even ...
8:42 a.m.
Letter: Pols ignore their constituents
I wonder how average citizens might think about this if they did more than watch TV news. The arrogance and the casual air that these politicians have when they do things like this are beyond ...
8:41 a.m.
Letter: Citizens must be more informed
I would also like to recommend to all Clinton critics -- if they think they can handle the truth -- a best-selling book by Al Franken titled, "Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: ...
8:41 a.m.
Letter: Alabamans say no to big tax increases
Except in this case the state is Alabama, the Republican governor is named Bob Riley and the tax increase is not up to the politicians -- it is put before the voters. Result: an overwhelming ...
8:40 a.m.
Editorial: Worrisome ruling on initiatives
The judges are overreaching in claiming that the principle of "one man, one vote" is being harmed. The Idaho law takes reasonable steps to make sure that initiative petitions have support across the state before ...
8:39 a.m.
Presley's show marked by star (not vocal) power
After she introduced her band Saturday night, Lisa Marie Presley had a bit of fun with her audience.
8:11 a.m.
Columnist Susan Snyder: Austin folks put new spin on the old
She showed off the 19th-century pipe organ next to the altar. It still sings on Sundays, powered by canvas bellows tucked behind it.
8:06 a.m.

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