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Archive for December 29, 2005

Where I Stand -- Jody Armstrong: Teens speak out on abortion, meth and biracial dating
While some teens said that parents should be notified when their teenage daughter is having an abortion, there were others who felt differently, including myself. The majority of my peers viewed abortion as strictly a ...
8:41 a.m.
Letter: Closer camp needed to battle thirsty weed
This could not be accomplished without the hard work of the Nevada Division of Forestry crews. The conservation crews and supervisors are trained for various assignments including, but not limited to, forest and watershed health ...
8:23 a.m.
Letter: Ban on smoking is a no-brainer
The only people still fighting smoke-free air are the tobacco people, though I have no doubt that the American Gaming Association is working hand-in-hand with them, becoming yet another mouthpiece for those drug pushers.
8:22 a.m.
Letter: Guideway would cause more problems
Imagine doing this in the summertime. Light rail does not relieve congestion. This has been proven in every city that has a light rail system. Cities such as San Diego are going to toll lanes ...
8:22 a.m.
Editorial: Honor the intent of drug law
In June, during a special session, the Nevada Legislature passed a law authorizing the Pharmacy Board to set up licensing agreements with some Canadian pharmacies. The agreements would allow those pharmacies to sell prescription drugs ...
8:20 a.m.
Editorial: Putting special interests first
The largest amount that would be cut over the five-year period -- nearly $13 billion -- would come from student loan programs. This creates a particular hardship for many students since public colleges throughout the ...
8:20 a.m.
Editorial: Remembering our past never ends
As the Sun's Dan Kulin reported Tuesday, this could mean that historic preservation projects could receive millions of dollars in the coming years. Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman said the funds likely will be put ...
8:19 a.m.
The elevator
8:15 a.m.
Wounded near 100 percent
He has been hobbled by a sore left ankle, but coach Lon Kruger was buoyed about White's status after Wednesday morning's practice -- in which White seemed to run and dunk without care -- at ...
8:13 a.m.
Columnist Ron Kantowski: A case of sibling rivalry reaching new heights
It must have been 10 years ago when I was using the men's room at the old Sun building on Valley View and bumped into a guy who could have passed for Mike Tyson's twin ...
8:11 a.m.
Grocers may be on way
After 16 months without a neighborhood supermarket, West Las Vegas is apparently on its way to having one and possibly two new grocery stores.
8:08 a.m.
Henderson preparing to settle lawsuit
The city attorney's office has recommended the City Council on Tuesday approve a $35,000 settlement with North Las Vegas resident Arbrey Lucas rather than risk going to court and pay much more if a jury ...
8:07 a.m.
Cancer researcher dies at 47 of melanoma
When MGM Mirage executive Jim Murren and his wife, Heather, decided to develop a ground-breaking cancer treatment and research center in Las Vegas, they did so in part because of Jim's older brother, Dr. John ...
8:06 a.m.
Is Las Vegas talking?
As the saying goes, one man's corrupt value system is another man's national advertising campaign.
8:01 a.m.
If at first you don't succeed, try a new bill
Most die a quiet death. Like Chicago Cubs fans, lawmakers are left to muse, "Maybe next year."
7:59 a.m.
Local artist's painting will make music in New York museum
Bavington's "Physical S.E.X.," inspired by the music of a guitar solo in a song of the same name, will be placed in the museum's permanent collection.
7:41 a.m.
Billboard campaign to target sexual assault
That need is particularly true, officials of the Rape Crisis Center say, in the Las Vegas world of topless clubs and adult entertainment.
7:41 a.m.
Lucky Cab Co. takes hybrid cars on a test drive
The owner of Lucky Cab Co. bucked the taxi tradition of larger cars a few years ago when he began adding small Chevrolet Impalas and eventually even smaller Toyota Camrys to his fleet of 120 ...
7:39 a.m.

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