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Archive for October 4, 2005

State gives low-income families energy boost
CARSON CITY -- With predictions of spiking natural gas and electricity prices, the state has set aside more than $24 million to help low-income families pay their energy bills and weatherize their homes.
10:05 a.m.
Editorial: Examining medical scans
Last month, two former students of Las Vegas' American Institute of Medical Sonography accused instructors of not preparing them for certification by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Such certification is now required by ...
9:16 a.m.
Editorial: On the one hand ...
The museum is a treasure for families. Parents and guardians delight in the interactive displays that educate and entertain their children. Its current location, across the boulevard from Cashman Field, brings an added benefit as ...
9:15 a.m.
For Moreno, star-crossed comparisons are no drag
Musician Frankie Moreno isn't a drag queen.
8:30 a.m.
Racing teams tax break: A non-starter
A bill introduced in the Nevada Legislature four years ago granting tax exemptions for professional auto racing teams and sanctioning bodies was supposed to bring about a "Field of Dreams" scenario: Pass it and they ...
8:27 a.m.
Sanford's next job: Not letting anyone give up
This is where Mike Sanford will earn his salary.
8:25 a.m.
Columnist Jeff German: Facility brings order to valley's court system
Cheryl Vernon and her crew at the Clark County Marriage License Bureau were busy over the weekend making last-minute preparations for today's festive grand opening at the Regional Justice Center.
8:23 a.m.
Has senator lost touch with Nevada?
Roberts handled many cases. He served clients with diverse backgrounds. He was an excellent attorney and did not acquire his professional stature by promoting his own agenda. He is well-versed in the law. He respects ...
8:21 a.m.
Letter: Reid right to stand ground on Roberts
While Sen. Reid has always been an honest and open government servant, apparently Judge Roberts and the Bush administration think no comment, no release and no openness will suffice.
8:21 a.m.
Letter: No comparison with Pfc. England, fascists
The Bush administration's attempt to placate the Islamic world is the real reason for England's conviction. Tolerating the intolerance of Islam is not tolerance. It is savagery.
8:19 a.m.
Letter: Californians not to blame for road woes
It is obvious Mr. Coleman has not spent any time driving in California or he would appreciate how much more courteous the drivers there really are (relative to Nevada drivers). I live in Los Angeles ...
8:18 a.m.
Letter: Ensign callous for opposing Katrina bill
Ensign, R-Nev., is one of a handful of senators holding up the bipartisan Baucus-Grassley bill that would provide full federal funding of Medicaid coverage to low-income victims of Hurricane Katrina. This bill is supported by ...
8:09 a.m.
Editorial: Bush's politically safe choice
But the fact that Miers hasn't been a judge -- and so doesn't have a legal paper trail on some of the important and controversial issues facing the high court -- has created some strange ...
8:06 a.m.
Rogers not sold on Gibbons
Gubernatorial candidate and Congressman Jim Gibbons, R-Nev., spent 45 minutes with university Chancellor Jim Rogers on Monday morning trying to convince the multimillionaire media mogul that he wasn't the "neoconservative" everyone made him out to ...
8:02 a.m.
Reid pleased with latest nominee
WASHINGTON -- About 7 a.m. Monday, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid took a call from Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt. The ranking Democrat on the Judiciary Committee had good news: Harriet Miers was President Bush's next ...
8:00 a.m.
Saying no to Segways
When it comes to cruising up and down the Las Vegas Strip, public safety officials are hoping the Clark County Commission will say "no way" to the Segway.
7:58 a.m.
Columnist John Katsilometes: Taking in a party celebrating Ashlee Simpson's 21st birthday -- so you don't have to
The mission of this column is, in part, to perform service work. So I will attend many wonderful parties on behalf of you, the reading public.
7:57 a.m.
Where I Stand -- Brian Greenspun: A Rosh Hashana greeting
That is the traditional greeting among the world's Jews as we celebrate Rosh Hashana. It is a greeting of hope, of optimism and of promise. And if ever there was a time when hope should ...
7:55 a.m.
District attorney: Cases tragic, but not criminal
Clark County District Attorney David Roger defends his office's decisions not to prosecute some cases in which children have been injured or died after being left in cars, while prosecuting some parents whose children have ...
7:54 a.m.
Deadly lapse of memory
According to the national organization Kids in Cars, all of the deaths occurred from May through July when temperatures inside the vehicles reached triple digits.
7:53 a.m.
Culinary, Wynn in pact for 10 years
Wynn Las Vegas and the Culinary Union have agreed to a unique 10-year contract that will keep wages of the property's maids, porters, food-service workers and bartenders at least as high as any other union ...
7:43 a.m.

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