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Archive for November 17, 2005

Art of Dance:
Art of Dance:
9:42 a.m.
Forum 'a tremendous experience'
Peter Bernhard
9:40 a.m.
A final home for homeless vets
They served their country in uniform, and now an estimated 2,400 of them in the Las Vegas Valley are homeless.
8:32 a.m.
Flashpoint for Nov. 17, 2005
Flashpoint for Nov. 17, 2005
8:31 a.m.
Frankly, Scarlett, it's just 'A' mural
Painting Sin City with the scarlet letter has some people seeing red.
8:20 a.m.
Letter: Call to mayor to improve housing
How could anyone look at the terrible conditions of those poor people living in low-rent housing and not want to cry. As Americans we can do better than this. Let's put our heads together and ...
7:44 a.m.
Commission approves $775,000 for two studies of school district
CARSON CITY -- The Legislative Commission decided Wednesday to approve a study of a possible breakup of the Clark County School District and another audit of the district's overall educational efficiency.
7:40 a.m.
Nugget was more Golden after all
Landry's Restaurants ended up paying more for the Golden Nugget properties than the company initially announced, yielding more money for the previous owners than first believed, financial documents show.
7:37 a.m.
Henderson cable skirmish delayed
Cox Communications has temporarily thwarted an upstart cable provider from competing against it in a new Henderson master-planned community.
7:32 a.m.
Flashpoint
It is the end of John Ensign's career. Don't take it from me -- the senator told me himself before a taping of "Face to Face" in Washington. He's done. He's giving up. He still ...
7:27 a.m.
Letter: Point taken, Dr. Goodman, but please reconsider
There was not a major fight that I did not see (pay TV or HBO). I always enjoyed seeing Dr. Goodman at ringside.
7:17 a.m.
Editorial: Some straight talk on Iraq
Yet the Democrats were not wrong to propose the timetable, as their action in response to the stalled war in Iraq forced the majority Republicans to offer an alternative. After the Senate voted 58-40 to ...
7:17 a.m.
Letter: If smokers quit, who would get bilked
I agree that smoking is a costly habit. The huge increase in the price of cigarettes is to pay those enormous judgments against the tobacco companies to the states. Increases on cigarette taxes have also ...
7:17 a.m.
Electric utilities in Nevada settle Enron case
The epic legal battle between Nevada's largest electric utilities and disgraced energy trader Enron Corp. is apparently coming to a close.
7:10 a.m.
Other teams notice poor condition of UNLV's soccer field
At the recent Mountain West Conference women's soccer tournament, several veteran UNLV fans talked disparagingly about the state of the turf at Peter Johann Field.
7:10 a.m.
Editorial: Science falls victim to politics
In a report released Monday, the Government Accountability Office says the acting director for the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research sidestepped the usual process by rejecting agency experts' recommendations and signing the letter ...
7:06 a.m.
Editorial: They're just wild about Harry
Most die-hard fans of the fictional boy wizard Harry Potter already know how this movie begins and ends. They read the book when it was released in 2000. "Goblet" is the movie adaptation of the ...
7:06 a.m.
Columnist Jeff German: Kickbacks to cabbies and limousine drivers are getting out of hand
It's a battle that has been raging for a long time on the Strip -- cabbies and limousine drivers competing for lucrative topless club kickbacks.
7:05 a.m.
Columnist Ron Kantowski: How Cristie Kerr's change affected her game and confidence
She has been touted as the chief American threat to Annika Sorenstam. So it can be assumed that Cristie Kerr's golf game is in great shape, even if she shot 75 in Tuesday's Wendy's 3-Tour ...
7:04 a.m.
Mountain lodge owner dies at 76
It is just about impossible to find a stretch of the Mount Charleston area that Collie Orcutt and his wife, Barbara, did not traverse on horseback.
7:02 a.m.
NASCAR's Roger Penske stands by his men
Rusty Wallace, who has driven for team owner Roger Penske since 1991, said he was not surprised that Penske immediately came to Kurt Busch's defense after Busch's run-in last Friday with Maricopa County sheriff's deputies ...
6:58 a.m.
Columnist John Katsilometes: Coming unglued with Barbara Bolling, the winner of the first Fabulous Las Vegas joke contest
What's most impressive is that, in a field of 49 jokes with a Las Vegas theme, Barbara Bolling managed to spin a yarn that did not incorporate the following: gambling; strippers; casinos; showgirls; celebrity entertainers ...
6:54 a.m.
Judicial immunity appeal to be heard
Should District Judge Donald Mosley be held liable for sentencing a woman twice for the same crime, or was he acting within his powers at the time and immune to such action?
6:51 a.m.
Trip to Vegas turned out to be right move for comedian
Comedians from around the nation are converging on Las Vegas this week for The Comedy Festival at Caesars Palace and the Flamingo Las Vegas.
6:51 a.m.
Two large BLM parcels are sold for $639 million
Garry Goett, president and chief executive of the Olympia Group, developer of Southern Highlands, was the winning bidder against one other bidder: Tom DeVore, Focus Property Group president and chief operating officer.
6:50 a.m.

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