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Archive for November 16, 2005

Youth Forum experience was a help to LV attorney
-- Jim Crockett, Dec. 26, 1965
8:20 a.m.
Dam spotlights issue of premature babies
Dam spotlights issue of premature babies
8:02 a.m.
Cities seeking more clout
Nevada's largest cities should urge the Legislature to give local governments more power to regulate payday-loan companies, according to a North Las Vegas staff recommendation.
7:52 a.m.
Renewal sought for terrorism insurance
WASHINGTON -- Gaming and construction industry officials are anxiously eyeing the calendar as time runs out for Congress to renew a federal terrorism insurance plan that would protect them in the event of a catastrophic ...
7:51 a.m.
Porn star 'Kid Vegas' flees the scene in Beatty
Warning: The following article contains material that may be unsuitable for children.
7:49 a.m.
Beginning to gather moss?
10 changes in Rolling Stones song titles to reflect the fact that their Friday appearance at the MGM Grand comes in their fifth decade of performing:
7:45 a.m.
LV mental facility for defendants a priority
CARSON CITY -- Constructing a mental health center in Las Vegas for criminal defendants to receive treatment may be a top building priority in the 2007 Legislature.
7:42 a.m.
Equal Rights Commission to hear housing complaints
The state agency charged with responding to discrimination in the workplace has started handling certain housing discrimination complaints, an official from that agency said.
7:41 a.m.
A journey worth making
The last part of the Wranglers' grueling eight-game, 12-day road trip last season covered 13,600 miles (all times local).
7:39 a.m.
Flashpoint for Nov. 16, 2005
Flashpoint for Nov. 16, 2005
7:38 a.m.
'Hoopla' over a Pulitzer winner
What: "Las Vegas Philharmonic Concert II: Fantastic Philharmonic -- Themes and Variations"
7:37 a.m.
Letter: Plan not perfect, but U.S. must continue on
Because he may have supported President Roosevelt in his plans to respond to the attack on Pearl Harbor, may I offer these comments. Consider the number of war dead from the attack on Pearl Harbor: ...
7:35 a.m.
Letter: Sun should further explore man's origins
I would think that if an editorial board of a major newspaper such as yours comes out with a specific, unequivocal stance in support of a serious issue such as evolution vs. intelligent design you ...
7:34 a.m.
Letter: Ordinary people are heroes, too
On Jan. 19, 2003, millions of ordinary people in this country and around the world marched in protest of the Iraq war. It was unique in history because the war had not yet started. Although ...
7:33 a.m.
For Frautschi, career is better late than never
Most music prodigies begin to perform publicly at an early age. With Jennifer Frautschi, it's a little different.
7:33 a.m.
Editorial: Errors have families seeing red
The Las Vegas Sun reported Monday that poor bookkeeping, program mismanagement and failure on the part of some employees to understand new guidelines for a federal rental assistance program resulted in a $1.5 million deficit ...
7:32 a.m.
Editorial: Let nature reclaim canyon
The canyon is about a four-hour's drive due west of Las Vegas, and for years it was a popular destination for owners of four-wheel drive vehicles. With the advent of strict air-pollution laws limiting recreational ...
7:31 a.m.
Editorial: Headache brewing for drug program
The problem is that instead of simply offering drug coverage as if it were any other type of Medicare benefit, President Bush and the Republican-controlled Congress decided in 2003 to let insurance companies, with big ...
7:31 a.m.
Columnist Jon Ralston: Hearing is just a red herring
This is mostly not about what happened in 1999, when Bill Walters was able to change the terms of a 50-year lease agreement granted a few years earlier and obtain the land from the Las ...
7:30 a.m.
Columnist Jeff Haney: How poker player and inventor Henry Orenstein's miniature cameras made the card game a growing spectator sport
When Henry Orenstein first envisioned a miniature camera that could be installed in a poker table to show a player's hidden, or "hole," cards to the audience, televised poker games were little more than a ...
7:27 a.m.
A laughing matter
Festival facts
7:27 a.m.
Columnist Ron Kantowski: The Elevator
Who's headed toward the penthouse on the local sports scene -- and who's getting the shaft:
7:26 a.m.
Rising star hopes to shine at festival
Ryan Hamilton was not the class clown.
7:26 a.m.
Long delays seen for pipeline plan
If the Bureau of Land Management approves the right of way for the $2 billion project, opponents could appeal first to an Interior Department review board and then to federal courts.
7:23 a.m.
Columnist Tom Gorman: The lack of affordable housing in an affluent city
We can build billion-dollar resorts to drive our economy, and now we're on a tear to build high-rise condos so rich people can buy second and third homes. And good for them.
7:22 a.m.
Faster is better
WHAT'S THE BIG RUSH?
7:19 a.m.
State to help pay Medicare drug premiums for low-income seniors
CARSON CITY -- About 9,000 low-income elderly Nevadans are going to get some help paying their monthly premiums in the Medicare prescription drug program.
7:05 a.m.

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