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Archive for December 10, 2005

9:09 a.m.
Jail sought for lesser offenders
People convicted of misdemeanor crimes may soon have a new jail to call home in Clark County.
9:08 a.m.
Imbalance seen in county foster care system
Although the number of children entering Clark County's foster care system continues to increase, private foster care agencies are seeing fewer county referrals of children with mental health or behavioral issues.
9:07 a.m.
New law keeping siblings together adds to placement problems
A bill passed this year by the Legislature aiming to keep siblings together in foster care is having the unintended effect of holding children in the county's emergency foster care shelters, the county's family services ...
8:39 a.m.
Duly Noted
In 1986, when he was elevated to UNLV head football coach after guiding the Rebels to an upset victory over Wisconsin of the Big Ten, Wayne Nunnely became the fifth black head coach at the ...
8:34 a.m.
Columnist Ron Kantowski: On Jonathan Tavernari, the Brazilian youth ruled ineligible to play for Bishop Gorman High
There are only three givens in life: Death, taxes and feedback, if you state an opinion about Bishop Gorman High School.
8:33 a.m.
Spreading the word
When local Calvary Community Assembly children's ministry director Marian Crowley was a child, she fell in love with the "Chronicles of Narnia" books because they were "wonderful and scary and adventuresome ... and all those ...
7:57 a.m.
Audit spreads focus of deals
Clark County's top auditor reiterated to the County Commission on Tuesday that Tim Morse conducted "questionable" appraisals on airport land that the county traded to developers, who sold it quickly for millions in profits.
7:57 a.m.
Goodman eyes valet parking for bars
Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman is pushing two changes to city rules intended to give downtown's nightlife a boost.
7:54 a.m.
Handicapping the World Cup
Las Vegas native Herculez Gomez took a break Friday afternoon from his new X-Box 360 video-game console, on which he's inserted himself lately alongside superstar Ronaldinho for FC Barcelona in the newest FIFA game, to ...
7:50 a.m.
Letter: Some pointed questions for the president
In 1939 I watched the movie "The Four Feathers," in which a young Englishman in the 1800s attempts to win back his honor and his lost love after his three best friends and his fiancee ...
7:27 a.m.
Editorial: A bungling for all to see
A California agency acknowledged the tangled mess last month when it asked for a partial refund on the billion-plus dollars that utility ratepayers in the state have paid into a federal fund dedicated to paying ...
7:23 a.m.
Letter: Black mark for oil companies
How come the oil companies can raise prices when they have any kind of problem, but when I was in business and had an equipment problem, it was the cost of doing business? I couldn't ...
7:15 a.m.
Letter: Start budget cuts with Congress' salary
About six months ago, I heard a voice in the wilderness suggesting it was time for an increase in the minimum wage, but it faded away quickly.
7:14 a.m.
Editorial: They're complaining about this?
Now some of these individuals have set their sights on someone else who, believe it or not, they say is trashing Christmas -- George Bush.
7:11 a.m.
Editorial: Past misdeeds cloud public's trust
The proposed tower is to be built at the northeast corner of Buffalo Drive and Desert Inn Road. That also is the site of an existing CVS Pharmacy, which lies at the heart of a ...
7:07 a.m.
Flashpoint for Dec. 10, 2005
The Clark County Public information Office surely reverberates with four-letter words when certain media members come calling. I speak of no one in particular. But these days, my guess is the PIOs get most apoplectic ...
7:04 a.m.

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