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Archive for November 1, 2005

Bumping budgets in classes
The Clark County School District should be exceeding the national average when it comes to the percentage of its budget that it spends on direct instruction, Interim Superintendent Walt Rulffes said.
11:11 a.m.
10 alternatives for Las Vegas Valley's jail overcrowding:
9. For the $72 a day the feds are paying to house prisoners in Las Vegas' jail, I'll stick a few in my garage
9:35 a.m.
Free fall fundraisers
Local skydiver Mary Tortomasi says she pays a parachute packer $6 to pack her square main chute prior to each jump. However, only a certified rigger is permitted to pack the vital reserve chute, which ...
9:33 a.m.
Letter: Getting by without an automobile
I do my grocery shopping online and have my order delivered to my door on the day of my choosing. My husband's pay is deposited directly into our checking account, and I pay our bills ...
9:28 a.m.
Letter: The numbers don't look good for Bush
Although Iraqis ratified a new constitution by a wide margin, Sunni Arab leaders say it will do little to quell the insurgency.
9:27 a.m.
Letter: Radical Islam the embodiment of evil
If, as the scriptures read, God created man, with the knowledge that an inherent evil existed in his creation, than the president of Iran and his followers, and the Shiite guerrilla group Hezbollah, demonstrate the ...
9:24 a.m.
Letter: Indictment could be tip of the iceberg
The fact that they would expose a CIA agent's covert identity to get back at her husband for writing an article inconsistent with their misguided agenda shows a blatant disregard for the safety of the ...
9:24 a.m.
Homecoming gives TCU coach mixed emotions
at Peter Johann Memorial Field
9:11 a.m.
Editorial: The problem with panhandlers
The measure would prohibit people from asking others for money or selling goods or services in an "aggressive manner." This would include touching a person without his or her consent, following a person after he ...
9:06 a.m.
Nevada's campaign laws fail in report
CARSON CITY -- Nevada has one of the weakest campaign expense and contribution laws in the nation, a new report says.
8:50 a.m.
Editorial: Bush hands out Halloween 'treat'
The conservative activists who were prepared to defeat Miers' nomination because they believed she wouldn't vote to overturn the landmark abortion rights case Roe v. Wade signaled that they wouldn't have a problem with Bush's ...
8:50 a.m.
Editorial: Jury pools are shallow
This issue revolves around rulings in previous court cases stating that a defendant has the right to be judged by a jury of his peers. The rulings date from 1880, when the U.S. Supreme Court ...
8:49 a.m.
County pushing pet sterilization
The County Commission is scheduled to vote today on two ordinances that would regulate the ownership of fertile dogs and cats, in addition to requiring animal shelters to spay or neuter animals before putting them ...
8:49 a.m.
Too noisy for neighbors
* The noise study can be found online: www.mccarrannoisestudy.com.
8:44 a.m.
Widespread tree destruction gives rise to many theories
Vandalism that has destroyed hundreds of trees in Sun City Anthem and neighboring communities now has a price tag approaching $200,000, officials said.
8:41 a.m.
Ready to Rumble
WASHINGTON -- With President Bush's nomination of Judge Samuel Alito for the Supreme Court, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid could find himself back in the middle of a gritty fight over judicial nominations and the ...
8:39 a.m.
Longtime car dealer Pete Findlay dies
Born: June 19, 1919, in Pioche.
8:38 a.m.
Columnist John Katsilometes: Why Cox Communications VP Steve Schorr was allowed to carry handguns to work
Two men in Las Vegas dressed up as Sheriff Bill Young for Halloween. One was Bill Young. The other was Steve Schorr.
8:29 a.m.
Condo conversions a complex issue
Concerns about Las Vegas' shrinking apartment market may prompt the Las Vegas City Council to impose a six-month moratorium on condominium conversion applications.
8:27 a.m.
Wynn, Landry's war of words
What we've got here is a failure to communicate.
8:25 a.m.
Columnist Ron Kantowski: On football fans interrupting games by running onto the field to steal the ball
This just in: The Cincinnati Bengals say they will reassess their security measures after a brain surgeon ran onto the field Sunday and stole the ball from Packers quarterback Brett Favre.
8:23 a.m.
Sanford has tips for Niners and respect for Cougars
Mike Sanford readily admitted to having more to worry about than the fate of the San Francisco 49ers, but UNLV's head football coach has more than a passing interest in the 49ers and their rookie ...
8:20 a.m.
Columnist Jeff German: The new battle Reilly and the county face over the police contract
No one expected Las Vegas police to stay on the canvas for long in their heavyweight battle with the county to win a new contract.
8:16 a.m.
Flashpoint for Nov. 1, 2005
I think Chancellor Jim Rogers might be on to something here with his back-to-the-past idea. Rogers thinks Gov. Kenny Guinn should once again become schools superintendent, a job he had in the '70s. But why ...
8:12 a.m.

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