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Archive for December 6, 2005

Wynn, who has an early winner, plans an Encore
Business at Wynn Las Vegas has been so strong that Steve Wynn says he'll begin building his next Las Vegas hotel in the spring.
11:20 a.m.
Letter: Marathon a prime example of teamwork
The group that the marathon's organizers put together could teach most bureaucracies valuable lessons. We watched from the 23-mile spot on the course and enjoyed seeing the runners up close as they headed for the ...
9:40 a.m.
Letter: Tark great, but Wooden still No. 1
However, I would not call him the greatest basketball coach, as did letter writer Bobbi Youngblood on Dec. 2. This honor, in my estimation, remains with John Wooden for what he accomplished at UCLA during ...
9:39 a.m.
Letter: Common-sense solution for cold, flu season
Their philosophy is to protect others from your cold or other communicable disease, or to protect you from theirs. With this in mind, especially with the flu season at hand, wouldn't it be wise and ...
9:38 a.m.
Editorial: Just not making the grade
The five F's are in these areas: failing to ensure that homeland security funding goes to those cities most at risk, not improving radio communication among emergency agencies, not adequately prescreening airline passengers, the continued ...
9:37 a.m.
Editorial: Economy skating on thin ice
The Washington Post reported last month that a Democratic takeover of either the House or Senate is not out of the question after the votes are counted 11 months from now. A loss of either ...
9:36 a.m.
Editorial: Railroad crossings at risk
Every single accident at a railroad crossing should be investigated by the Railroad Administration, just as the National Transportation Safety Board investigates all plane crashes. Local investigators will document the time of the crash, the ...
9:35 a.m.
Columnist Jeff Haney: Some pretty ugly results in football handicapping contests, but you shouldn't knock it
Surely some of the contestants in Las Vegas' two big football handicapping invitationals are the real McCoy.
9:03 a.m.
Take Five: Chris Stanley
Instead of following the usual route to a professional hockey career, Las Vegas Wranglers center Chris Stanley played four years in an amateur league and then went to school, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, for four ...
9:01 a.m.
Duly Noted
Former Las Vegas Posse quarterback Anthony Calvillo's passing completions, attempts and yards in the Grey Cup, the Canadian football equivalent of the Super Bowl. Calvillo's Montreal Alouettes lost 38-35 in overt.
9:00 a.m.
Donors a handicap for Derby?
University Chancellor Jim Rogers is raising eyebrows among regents for contributing sizable financial donations to Regent Jill Derby's congressional campaign and making sure that others close to him, personally or professionally, do the same.
8:57 a.m.
Hilton deal will give Reba rest from road
When: 9 p.m. May 3-6; 8 p.m. May 7
8:55 a.m.
Later start times at high schools studied
If Green Valley High School freshman Carrie Yakubik had her way, she would have been curled up in her warm bed at 6:30 a.m. Monday, not making her way through the biting cold to gym ...
8:31 a.m.
Police cars seen in a new light: With sunroofs
Henderson's police chief and top administrators will be riding around in a little more style than your typical squad car.
8:29 a.m.
Flashpoint for Dec. 6, 2005
What an honor it must have been for the assemblyman to be named a member of the 25th Anniversary Republican Senatorial Inner Circle. "The Honoree is a Republican Leader in the Las Vegas community," the ...
8:25 a.m.
Guest columnist Jim Gibbons: A different take on mining bill
Unfortunately, the Las Vegas Sun's Nov. 30 editorial entitled "Public lands up for grabs?" does not accurately portray the reasons for or the consequences of the mining provisions which I authored with House Committee on ...
8:24 a.m.
Columnist John Katsilometes: Couple roll into LV to tie knot
When Francis Murphy asked Margaret Nixon out for the first time, she shot him down.
8:21 a.m.
County officials reject Heller's new voter registration system
CARSON CITY -- A $4.6 million project by Secretary of State Dean Heller to start a statewide voter registration system has turned sour.
8:19 a.m.
Uproar in Meadow Valley
A Moapa Valley rancher went into a Lincoln County stream with heavy equipment last week to take what he says is rightfully his -- water.
8:13 a.m.
Experts: Chances unlikely for spread of bird flu to Nevada
"I think chances are remote. That's the word to use," said Craig Mortimore, a biologist and waterfowl expert at the Nevada Department of Wildlife.
6:15 a.m.

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