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Archive for November 7, 2005

Columnist Jeff Haney: Breaking it down
Leroy's "Money Talks" football handicapping contest
10:07 a.m.
The Week Ahead for Nov. 7, 2005
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8:50 a.m.
Columnist Ron Kantowski: The spur of the moment
UNLV has a new champion, and he hails from the most unlikely of places.
8:48 a.m.
Voting gaffes keep residents in the dark about blasts
A Henderson blasting ordinance intended to give residents greater notification before detonations has taken effect, but homeowners may have to wait a month or two longer before getting the advance warnings.
8:44 a.m.
Ready to respond
It was 8:54 on a Friday night, and Clark County firefighter Mike Courtney walked up to the drooling man who was missing a nose and calmly asked him the name of the president of the ...
8:43 a.m.
More and more stars trek to MGM Grand
The stars must be in alignment for the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
8:42 a.m.
Flashpoint for Nov. 7, 2005
It's hard to be a deficit hawk and a pork king at the same time. Sen. John Ensign is discovering how hard it is to be two animals in one as he tries to save ...
8:41 a.m.
Letter: Bible is framework for constitution
Romeo makes the Puritans sound as if they were anti-religious and came to America to establish some sort of society free from the rule of God. Yet, was it not the Puritans who brought with ...
8:40 a.m.
Letter: Treat politicians like they treat children
Have all Clark County School Board meetings from May through October held on the playground of any one of the 200 schools without shade structures between the hours of 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
8:40 a.m.
Letter: Lies, damned lies and statistics on teaching
As a part-time instructor at CCSN, I share the viewpoint of Ray Alden, UNLV executive vice president and provost, that required entry-level courses are predominately taught by part-time instructors. Those courses carry most of our ...
8:39 a.m.
Editorial: More shocking FEMA e-mails
As previously noted in this space, however, then-Federal Emergency Management Agency Director Michael Brown was less than focused on his responsibility. This much was evident in e-mails released last month by a House committee investigating ...
8:37 a.m.
Editorial: Full load for just half pay
With regard to professors, more than 70 percent of the faculty at the Community College of Southern Nevada and Nevada State College in Henderson are part-time or adjunct instructors, the Las Vegas Sun reported Friday. ...
8:37 a.m.
Editorial: Shedding light on lack of shade
You're standing in the middle of a treeless yard. You're hot because there is no shade. But you can't go inside because recess doesn't end for another 10 minutes.
8:36 a.m.
LVCVA to hire firm to protect slogan
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority board may go to court to make sure that its popular tourism slogan, "What happens here, stays here," also applies to the slogan itself.
8:19 a.m.
Reid, Frist get a 'Daily' dose
If all the CNN and Fox News coverage of the Senate's closed session on Tuesday was not enough, Comedy Central's "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" poked fun at the press conference bickering between Senate ...
8:17 a.m.
Building toward a solution
Each day Gary Sturm, president of GMS Concrete, wonders how much longer he can hang on.
8:17 a.m.
10 crime-fighting ideas to be considered by Mayor Oscar Goodman
9. Shoplifters caught lifting any embarrassingly bad Western-themed art must prominently display the stolen works in their living room whenever their boss or in-laws come to dinner.
8:16 a.m.
Rehab center starts taking psychiatric patients
WestCare began taking psychiatric patients Thursday after Las Vegas officials figured out how to jump a bureaucratic hurdle that had stalled the plan to remove mental health patients from local emergency rooms.
8:14 a.m.
County fails to track key data for court
Two years ago state lawmakers passed legislation requiring district attorneys to report to the Nevada Supreme Court the number of murder and voluntary manslaughter cases filed, along with the race and gender of the defendants, ...
8:14 a.m.
Head Start cut off again
The federal government has sent a letter to the Economic Opportunity Board saying it is not renewing 2006 funding for the Head Start program because of continuing mismanagement after negative reviews.
8:13 a.m.
Extreme makeover
Customers arriving at the Las Vegas Hilton are now met with scaffolding, drywall and a construction crew in the lobby as the 36-year-old property undergoes a makeover designed to make it look decades younger.
8:12 a.m.

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