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Archive for December 2, 2005

Fallen U.S. Troops
Marine Cpl. Joshua D. Snyder, 20, of Hampstead, Md., died wednesday of wounds sustained from small-arms fire while conducting operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, ...
9:08 a.m.
Hearing planned on autopsy
The family of 3-month-old Genesis Acosta-Garcia, who died in the custody of the county, wants an autopsy done on the infant.
8:42 a.m.
Survey: Workers likely to bring sickness into office
North Las Vegas resident Jeff Brown has missed only one day of work in 10 years, but he's been sick more often than that.
8:26 a.m.
Take Five: 4A State Football Championship
If experience counts for anything -- and it usually does in the fluid world of high school sports -- then the Las Vegas High football team should be an overwhelming favorite when it meets Hug ...
8:20 a.m.
Columnist Jeff Haney: On overtime finish for football competition
By any measure, the inaugural "College Challenge" football handicapping contest sponsored by Leroy's sports books was a success.
8:13 a.m.
Coach Miller's 200th career victory is just a road trip away
Regina Miller will earn her 200th career victory as a head coach if the Lady Rebels can sweep through this weekend's Contra Costa Times Classic on the campus of the University of California in Berkeley.
8:12 a.m.
Readers Respond
Regarding Rob Miech's story about the last time Jerry Tarkanian paid for a meal in Las Vegas ("Tark still holding court," Nov. 25):
8:10 a.m.
Showroom: 'Pianist to the Presidents'
Caesars Palace pianist David Osborne may be visiting the White House more often than Santa Claus.
8:00 a.m.
Jerry's Lounge: Bluegrass band planting roots
The Pickadillos may have the corner on the bluegrass music market in Las Vegas.
7:58 a.m.
Globe-trotting Sixtiesmania returns
What: Sixtiesmania When:8 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. through Sunday Where:Sahara's Casbar Lounge Rating (out of five stars) ****
7:57 a.m.
Arts Notes: Griesgraber enters post-Starbucks period
Not wanting to be known simply as the "Starbucks Guy," artist Michael Griesgraber is swapping his "painted parodies" (noted masterpieces altered with a coffee cup and Starbucks logo) for three-dimensional wall hangings.
7:54 a.m.
Editorial: Flight security takes nosedive
The Transportation Security Administration, the federal agency charged with keeping flights safe, says the changes will enable passenger screeners to spend more time guarding against bigger threats, such as explosives. The agency says that one ...
7:43 a.m.
Letter: President just spewing the same old story
If it's true that we are making such great strides in preparing the Iraqis to stand up to the insurgents, as the president claims, why have we not seen any significant number of our troops ...
7:38 a.m.
Flashpoint for Dec. 2, 2005
Get ready. For the fingerpointing. For the recriminations. For the grandstanding. It is buried on Tuesday's Clark County Commission agenda, but it will be all over TV news that night and the lead story in ...
7:31 a.m.
Editorial: Not exactly family fare
For parents, however, this glut isn't necessarily a great thing. First, many so-called "children's" movies are just awful, possessing no redeeming quality. Second, the movie rating system itself is vague and doesn't adequately tell adults ...
7:30 a.m.
Editorial: Opposition gaining on Patriot Act
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the National Association of Manufacturers, the Financial Services Roundtable and the National Association of Realtors have joined the American Civil Liberties Union in opposing the act that Congress hopes to ...
7:30 a.m.
Letter: No surprise what's at root of corruption
In all fairness, though, the same malaise occurred with the Democrats when they had control of Congress.
7:29 a.m.
Letter: Don't forget Israeli prime minister
In naming various women who were heads of their countries, Erbe left out one very important name: Golda Meir, who was prime minister of Israel.
7:29 a.m.
Columnist Jon Ralston: On revising mining law, and complex campaign contributions
A federal potpourri, featuring a congressman's pain over helping the mining industry and money taken out of campaign coffers by two other Nevada members of the Gang of 535 ...
7:25 a.m.
Columnist John Katsilometes: The nostalgic effort to save La Concha's famous lobby
In introducing Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman on Wednesday night, Richard Bryan, the former Nevada governor and U.S. senator, said he was summoned by Goodman because the mayor did not want to be upstaged.
7:18 a.m.
Columnist Tom Gorman: On the chilling experiences of Las Vegas residents whose first stop on the way to work is Fairbanks
Some folks complain about their commute. They wince at the thought of Summerlin Parkway, the 95 and the Spaghetti Bowl at rush hour.
7:09 a.m.
Wal-Mart delays designs on Henderson
With criticism growing over a proposed Wal-Mart Supercenter and Sam's Club near industrial plants that use and store hazardous chemicals in Henderson, the retail giant has placed its plans on hold.
6:54 a.m.
Clark County doctors face disciplinary hearings
CARSON CITY -- Five physicians, two of them from Clark County, face disciplinary hearings before the state Board of Medical Examiners, which is meeting today in Las Vegas.
6:52 a.m.
World of change for education
The future of public education in Clark County is now -- and it speaks Mandarin Chinese.
6:47 a.m.
Latest Sierra storm more wet than white
While some road conditions were in place in the mountains, valley commuters were just dodging puddles on Friday.
5:44 a.m.

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