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Archive for January 3, 2005

NFL 15-1-Fared
1984 San Francisco 49ers - beat Miami 38-16 in Super Bowl
12:21 p.m.
Top 25 Fared
No. 1 Southern Cal (12-0) did not play. Next: vs. No. 2 Oklahoma, Orange Bowl, Jan. 4.
11:59 a.m.
Many entertainers, civic leaders lost to Nevada, nation in 2004
During the last year, a U.S. president, a beloved former governor and two stand-up comedians who left indelible marks on Las Vegas and Nevada died.
11:36 a.m.
News briefs for January 3, 2005
Police are searching for a motorist who knocked a 47-year-old man Las Vegas off his bicycle Sunday night and then drove away without trying to help the injured man.
11:17 a.m.
Two Las Vegans return safely
Two Las Vegas residents who had been feared missing in the tsunami that ravaged South Asia last week are safe and returned home during the weekend.
11:13 a.m.
3-month-old remains in fair condition; nanny faces abuse charges
The nanny who is charged with abusing a 3-month-old Henderson infant told police that she twice shaken and struck the child because the baby had frustrated her with his crying, according to the police report.
11:13 a.m.
Voucher program for spaying pets begins
Vouchers for the dog and cat sterilizations can be picked up at the following locations, while supplies last:
11:13 a.m.
Family shocked by murder, suicide
Relatives struggled Sunday to make sense of the deaths of a pregnant woman and the boyfriend suspected of killing her before setting himself on fire.
11:10 a.m.
'Mixed use' ordinance vote looms
A Clark County ordinance designed to guide new high rises and other kinds of development that merge residential, retail, service and office uses will come up for public comment and a possible vote before the ...
11:10 a.m.
Roberts revived after return from Romania
People tell Lia Roberts she has a new glow since her failed bid for the presidency of Romania, her native country.
11:08 a.m.
Manufacturing expands in December
NEW YORK -- Manufacturing activity expanded for the 19th consecutive month in December, a research group reported today, suggesting that the industrial sector entered the new year with solid strength behind it.
11:07 a.m.
Reports: Delta cutting fares up to 60%
ATLANTA -- Delta Air Lines Inc. will slash fares by as much as 60 percent in a bid by the struggling carrier to lure back fliers, according to published reports. Its shares were up about ...
11:07 a.m.
Company executive hit with discrimination lawsuits
One of the cases filed Dec. 22 alleges Steve Creger, executive vice president of Deli Planet Inc., which operates three Las Vegas franchises of national restaurant operator Jason's Deli, made sexually and racially explicit remarks ...
11:07 a.m.
Nevada division president earns recognition
Widner, a Las Vegas resident and KB Home employee for the past 18 years, was recognized for leading KB's Las Vegas division as the top builder in one of the nation's most prolific markets while ...
11:07 a.m.
New commissioner Collins sworn in
Tom Collins became the newest Clark County commissioner this morning, and Commissioner Rory Reid became chairman of the group that oversees county government.
11:07 a.m.
More rain hits valley
A new winter storm plunged south along California's coast Sunday, bringing more rain to the Las Vegas Valley and heavy snow in the surrounding mountains early this morning.
11:06 a.m.
AG rejects request to revisit opinion on petitions
CARSON CITY -- The state attorney general's office said Sunday it doesn't intend to change its legal opinion that disqualified three initiative petitions to limit smoking in public places and to allow one ounce of ...
11:06 a.m.
Court rules lawyer must go to arbitration
But the court, in a decision issued last week, said other issues by McCrea, such as defamation and emotional distress, should be decided in the district court.
11:06 a.m.
Inauguration fund drive draws Adelsons
Sheldon Adelson is chairman of the board of Las Vegas Sands Inc.
11:06 a.m.
Sports briefs for January 3, 2005
Detroit mortgage magnate Dan Gilbert has reached an agreement with owner Gordon Gund to buy the Cleveland Cavaliers, who have risen from the NBA's depths to unprecedented popularity since the arrival of star LeBron James.
10:55 a.m.
Labor Department: Castaways workers can't recover claims
The U.S. Labor Department has officially closed an investigation into charges that the Castaways hotel and casino failed to pay medical claims for nonunion casino workers at the former property, confirming that some claims remain ...
10:49 a.m.
Company's truck drivers on strike
More than 100 truck drivers at uniform and linen company Mission Industries are on strike after contract negotiations broke down with the company Thursday and Friday over a proposal to increase workers' contributions to their ...
10:49 a.m.
Las Vegas Valley builder adding upgrades to standard features
Competition in the Las Vegas Valley's new housing market is prompting some builders to find creative ways to reach their target audience.
10:49 a.m.
American Nevada sells retail centers
American Nevada Company has sold four of its seven retail centers to Southern California-based Donahue Schriber, a private real estate investment trust.
10:49 a.m.
McCracklin injury hangs over team
On the court, all looked good Sunday afternoon for the UNLV women's basketball team as it rolled through Canisius at the Thomas & Mack Center.
9:59 a.m.
Texas outmuscles Rebels
AUSTIN, Texas -- During the pregame introductions at the Erwin Center here Sunday night, a cartoon of a herd of longhorns charging down the street was played on the scoreboard.
9:58 a.m.
Columnist Ron Kantowski: Lady Rebels hang tough though nursing pain
On Sunday, I rang in (minus the bells) the day after new year's by watching Canisius, which kind of sounds like a noise you make while sneezing, get whipped 92-66 by a bunch of imposters ...
9:57 a.m.
Tribes distribute $1.1 million in gambling revenue
The payments are part of 2 percent semiannual payments made to the seven counties in the tribal service area.
9:48 a.m.
Memorial fund for tsunami victim established
The money will go directly to the hospitals and orphanages treating child victims of the deadly tsunami, Bruce Anderson said today.
9:45 a.m.
Obituaries for January 3, 2005
Odessa Armstrong, 66, of Las Vegas died Dec. 26 in Las Vegas. She was born June 3, 1938, in Epps, La. A resident for 14 years, she was a porter at the Gold Coast, a ...
9:45 a.m.
Cochlear Corp. replaces children's hearing devices stolen with van
Matthew, 6, and his sister, Kailey, 4, received replacement cochlear hearing devices in the mail last week after the originals were lost when the family's van was stolen before Christmas.
9:44 a.m.
Smoke shop clerk shot to death
It was the first homicide recorded in North Las Vegas for 2005.
9:44 a.m.
Revelers had a slow trip back to California
For Las Vegas visitors heading to California on Sunday after the New Year's weekend, traffic slowed to a crawl once motorists neared the state line, Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Angie Chavera said.
9:43 a.m.
Columnist Ralph Siraco: After a year of memories and milestones, on to 2005
The last champagne bottle has been popped, the fireworks have been fired, the recovery from hangovers now done with the 300,000 revelers returning home from a place that promises whatever they did here stays here ...
9:35 a.m.
Preps: This week's schedule
Boys' Basketball
9:26 a.m.
Death of popular coach leaves 'void' in area
Longtime local high school basketball coach Phil Clarke died Wednesday night following a battle of more than two years with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He was 53.
9:24 a.m.
Wranglers get physical against Condors
With the Wranglers under .500 for the second time in team history, Las Vegas coach Glen Gulutzan made the point clear in a team meeting last week -- play together, or else.
9:24 a.m.
Letter: President out to destroy Medicare
Your editorial was right on. Don't expect straight talk or answers on Social Security privatization from the president and his advisers. They have a "sky is falling," "Bring 'em on!" and "Mission Accomplished" mentality in ...
9:14 a.m.
Letter: Other reason to serve in military
I was living with my parents in a somewhat dysfunctional atmosphere. I knew at the time that I had to distance myself from this situation. My time in the service was beneficial for my parents ...
9:14 a.m.
Letter: No Liberty, just excuses, in school uniform fight
Quite frankly, I have found it quite a paradox that administrators of a school named "Liberty" have acted in a fashion that is wholly contrary to what liberty is defined as in the dictionary. Then ...
9:13 a.m.
CCSN chief plans reform of extended education programs
The Community College of Southern Nevada's extended education programs have been targeted by President Richard Carpenter for a major overhaul.
9:12 a.m.
Moncrief keeps hope alive for dismissal of charges
Timing may prove to be everything when it comes to Las Vegas Councilwoman Janet Moncrief's future in politics.
9:12 a.m.
Editorial: More notice needed in high-rise projects
This was done in the recent proposal to build three 28-story condominium towers near Alta Drive and Martin Luther King Boulevard. The proposal was ultimately rejected last month by the City Council, largely because of ...
9:06 a.m.
Editorial: Schools need 'real' vision
Last month he said he intends to introduce a bill that would require all of the state's high schools to open no earlier than 8 a.m. Some studies have suggested that teenagers are not physically ...
9:06 a.m.
Community briefs for January 3, 2005
The Nevada Chamber Symphonywill present the second concert of its Master Classics Series at 3 p.m. Sunday in the theater of the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road.
9:05 a.m.
Casino boat owner may have to wait a year to sail
Although Greenville businessman Wallace Cheves won the right in Circuit Court to operate his gambling cruises out of Murrells Inlet, the county has officially appealed the judge's decision. That puts his plans on hold until ...
9:03 a.m.
Spot open on pollution board
The hearing board considers appeals, exemptions and variances to air-pollution related rules. The board generally meets on the second Thursday of each month from 1:30 to 5 p.m.
9:02 a.m.
Columnist Susan Snyder: We aren't too slick in wet weather
Not that I'm still bitter.
8:23 a.m.
Morissette enters new year with low-energy House of Blues show
Alanis Morissette played the role of God in the 1999 film "Dogma," and she slipped back into the part as midnight approached on Friday.
8:22 a.m.
The Life Aquatic: 'Sharks 3D' makes a splash at the Luxor
The film's tale of a great white shark that terrorized a sleepy island town off the New England coast fostered the perception of sharks as mindless, man-eating machines.
8:21 a.m.
Women's Top 25 Fared
2. Duke (13-1) did not play. Next: vs. Holy Cross, Tuesday.
1:57 a.m.

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