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Archive for November 4, 2005

Nevada panel debates ways of monitoring sex offenders
John Michela told the Advisory Council for Community Notification that it's "a pretty close call" as to whether the state's open meeting law applies to the two-person reassessment panel - and in such cases the ...
12:54 p.m.
Flashpoint for Nov. 4, 2005
Flashpoint for Nov. 4, 2005
9:42 a.m.
Columnist Jeff German: Galardi in public spotlight again
"Of all the baggage Mr. Galardi carries around, this is a purse," says Stan Hunterton, a seasoned criminal defense attorney who has been watching the political corruption cases revolving around Galardi.
9:40 a.m.
Columnist Jon Ralston: Halfhearted endorsement of son
With Dads like this: With everyone except die-hard, energizer Democrats dismissing any chance Jack Carter has to defeat Sen. John Ensign, surely the former president's son could expect the requisite gushing from his father.
9:39 a.m.
Editorial: Goodman's gaffe pandemic
A newcomer to Las Vegas who read Thursday's Las Vegas Sun might think that had been the case with Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman. The mayor, an attorney who once represented organized crime defendants, appeared ...
9:28 a.m.
Editorial: Get energized about energy
In his talk to the authority, a nonprofit organization that works to attract businesses, Clinton said that if he were in charge of economic planning in Nevada or Las Vegas, he would "start by making ...
9:25 a.m.
Simple solution to litter from fliers
Many people who encounter them for the first time will take the pamphlet, flier, whatever, glance at it, and drop it as they go, so it piles up on the sidewalk and in the gutter.
9:22 a.m.
Letter: Campaign funds easy to track
Is it just Nevada, or is it a hallmark of the current version of the Republican Party nationwide to hide the truth about campaign contributions and who is buying the votes of our representatives? It ...
9:21 a.m.
Letter: What's wrong with giving peace a chance?
Kane's beliefs are as old as the ages and merely prove that killing begets killing. As Gandhi said: "An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind."
9:19 a.m.
Part-time professors becoming prevalent
Struggling to keep pace with rapid growth in student enrollment while living within cash-strapped budgets, local universities increasingly are relying on part-time -- lesser paid -- instructors.
9:12 a.m.
Burning questions at schools
For Maria Chairez, the disparity between older and newer schools in Clark County could not be any more clear than the view from her back yard.
9:11 a.m.
Editorial: Taking a pass on praise
The America the Beautiful Pass for national parks and federal recreation lands was created under the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act, a measure that was tucked into the 3,000-page Omnibus Appropriations Act of 2005 that ...
9:00 a.m.
Calculating the risk of boxing
As Nevada explores ways to make boxing safer after the deaths of two fighters in Las Vegas this year, other states have begun testing a formula to help determine whether boxing license applicants are at ...
8:52 a.m.
Two cases where the BSI would prevent a boxer from fighting
Strickland, a light heavyweight who fights out of Indianapolis, is one of the nation's busiest fighters, having compiled a career won-loss record of 66-276.The formula assigns Strickland two points because he has lost at least ...
8:49 a.m.
10 items for Las Vegas Centennial time capsule
10. The first burrito served in a Strip buffet. Wait, scratch that -- it's still waiting under the same heat lamp
8:47 a.m.
Columnist Tom Gorman: Service organizations such as Key Clubs can unlock much potential happiness for youngsters across the land
One of my strongest memories of going to high school in Laguna Beach, Calif., was driving a big Cadillac convertible in the town's President's Day Parade.
8:45 a.m.
Casino panel ends without unanimity
The committee, asked by the Clark County Commission to recommend new rules and restrictions that would reduce friction between off-Strip casino developers and neighboring residents, was stacked with casino supporters, said Carolyn Edwards, one of ...
8:35 a.m.
Mental health chief sues
The director of Southern Nevada's mental health agency has sued the state, alleging, among other things, that she has been retaliated against for speaking to the news media.
8:34 a.m.
Columnist John Katsilometes: How a ticket to a Rat Pack performance was far cheaper than expected
That's what it would cost for the best seats, a single ticket, for concerts and events being held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena this month -- U2 tonight and Saturday, the Rolling Stones on ...
8:25 a.m.
Showroom: 'La Cage' to Titanic
"I'm still there," said Marino, who for the past 20 years has adapted the persona of Joan Rivers to host a revue featuring a troupe of female impersonators.
8:22 a.m.
With magic touch, Adams rocks the Plaza
Where: Plaza Showroom.
8:19 a.m.
Wranglers hockey update
Gulutzan was right -- and so was the overhand punch that Wranglers forward Kevin Bergin landed on the jaw of Grant McNeill during the game's second faceoff. McNeill was unconscious for a minute and lay ...
8:05 a.m.
Columnist Jeff Haney: Last call for popular show
In February there will be an empty space on the landscape of the Las Vegas gambling community.
7:58 a.m.
Saffire brings contemporary program to UNLV
When Australian classical guitar quartet Saffire performs Thursday at UNLV's Doc Rando Recital Hall, don't expect traditional arrangements by J.S. Bach, Fernando Sor or Ferdinand Carulli.
7:49 a.m.
Approaching first birthday, Ollie's comes alive
Many casinos are cutting back or doing away with live musicians, opting for DJs or tracks.
7:47 a.m.
All-American cowboy
Commonly referred to as the "King of the Cowboys" Ty Murray retired at the top of his game -- or pretty darn near it -- in 2002 with seven all-around cowboy championship belt buckles in ...
7:35 a.m.

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