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Archive for December 13, 2005

Duly Noted
CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY
9:26 a.m.
Kruger: Rebels not in dire situation
UNLV basketball coach Lon Kruger knows more than a few fans of the program might be discouraged by the 2-5 team's current five-game losing streak, which included a just-concluded 0-4 road trip.
9:24 a.m.
TAKE FIVE: DeMarco Murray
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9:23 a.m.
'A world away for a day'
While Las Vegas goes after tourists from around the world, Boulder City is launching a marketing campaign intended to lure Southern Nevada residents.
9:13 a.m.
Binion witness to go on trial
A local businessman who testified in the Ted Binion murder trial in 2000 is now facing legal woes of his own.
9:12 a.m.
Officer adds to list of firsts
Twenty-two years after she became Henderson's first female police officer, Jutta Chambers tonight will become one of the highest-ranking female police officers in Nevada when she is sworn in as deputy chief.
9:11 a.m.
Entertainment scene shifts
The world of entertainment was a much different planet in Las Vegas when Cirque du Soleil debuted "Mystere" at Treasure Island in December 1993.
9:04 a.m.
Columnist Jeff German: How the LVCVA is still paying the price over slogan
Fallout from the botched "What happens here, stays here" slogan deal never seems to end.
9:03 a.m.
Letter: Proposition 13 not root of Calif.'s woes
First, there was no lack of funds for the school system -- they were just wasted on an excess of administrators, unnecessary psychologists and psychiatrists, class-size reduction beyond our ability to pay, time and money ...
9:01 a.m.
Letter: Our leaders could learn much from past
If he had studied the Vietnam War he would have noticed that patriotic people do not especially like to have foreign troops invade their country and tell them how to run it. Sure, Iraqis wanted ...
9:00 a.m.
Letter: Hills are alive -- with sound of construction
The beauty of the desert lies in the hills. The hills that surround our valley are ever changing with dancing shadows. The view changes with every glance, from deep grays and purples to intense gold ...
9:00 a.m.
Editorial: A no-calorie, high-risk snack
"Infosnacking" has been dubbed the 2005 Word of the Year by Webster's New World College Dictionary, and it means "checking e-mail, Googling sports scores, shopping online and surfing the latest headlines" while at work.
8:53 a.m.
Editorial: Fairer way to nominate a president
Many states say it's unfair that Iowa and New Hampshire always get to go first. Because of the current system, the candidates virtually live in Iowa and New Hampshire in the months leading up to ...
8:51 a.m.
Editorial: Climate change treaty in a fog
The Bush administration's chief negotiator, Harlan L. Watson, walked out of the discussions on Friday as other delegates criticized the United States for refusing to advance the goals of the United Nations' 1992 climate change ...
8:50 a.m.
Search is on for drugs to treat gambling addiction
For problem gamblers dealing with an addiction to slots or blackjack, help may soon come in the form of a pill.
8:42 a.m.
Columnist John Katsilometes: The latest outreach efforts at the Sand Dollar Blues Lounge
Sunday morning is the time to be at the Sand Dollar Blues Lounge -- if you have no desire to experience the blaring rhythms of Scott Rhiner and Moanin' Black Snakes, or don't want to ...
8:41 a.m.
CCSN program is tops
The Community College of Southern Nevada's accrediting agency recently ranked the college as the best in the country for promoting online automotive safety and environmental training.
8:39 a.m.
Census answers puzzling
Something had been bugging Roberto Ramirez about a million-plus people across the nation who checked off certain boxes during the 2000 Census.
8:38 a.m.
Flashpoint for Dec. 13, 2005
State Sen. Bob Beers on Monday filed his change to the Constitution that will dramatically change how government spends. This is a good thing. Oh, not the contents of the initiative, which is an artificial ...
8:33 a.m.
Rocking to bilingual radio
"Ninguna como tu ... that's what makes me love you."
8:12 a.m.
What warrants a penalty of death?
A man charged with murder is facing the death penalty because of a previous conviction for second-degree arson.
8:08 a.m.
Yucca work raising eyebrows
The chairman of the Nevada Board of Regents -- a Las Vegas attorney who was on Gov. Kenny Guinn's short list to replace former Attorney General Brian Sandoval -- may soon assist Lincoln County in ...
8:08 a.m.

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