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Archive for October 6, 2005

Letter: Las Vegans should take a cue from Clinton
Here in Las Vegas, teachers, first responders, nurses, casino workers and most other working people can no longer afford to buy their own homes due to the inflated cost of housing.
8:24 a.m.
Letter: Animal ordinance needed now
A strong, workable, enforceable ordinance to help alleviate the huge animal overpopulation problem is desperately needed now. Responsible animal people shouldn't find fault with that.
8:23 a.m.
Letter: Reader's thoughts on morning Sun
And so I can keep my commentary even-handed, I would like to comment on the introduction to the Sun's columnists. What is wrong with these pictures? I am sure that these are all experienced, insightful ...
8:22 a.m.
Letter: GOP only concerned about bottom line
Eleven years ago congressional Republicans signed the so-called "Contract With America" -- pledging to "restore accountability to Congress" and "to end its cycle of scandal and disgrace." But, instead of reforming government, these so-called Republican ...
8:21 a.m.
Letter: Corporations don't hesitate to seek help
But when poor or middle-class people ask for help, there are all kinds of complaints about fraud, waste, abuse and unnecessary spending. And these are the very people who live from paycheck to paycheck, pay ...
8:21 a.m.
Editorial: Rural school left behind
Today its eight classrooms are wholly inadequate for its 250 K-8 students. The School District has arranged for temporary, portable classrooms to be set up outside the building, but crowding remains a daily struggle for ...
8:20 a.m.
Editorial: Waiting for help to arrive
But averages don't tell the whole story, as the Las Vegas Sun reported Wednesday in the tale of a Henderson homeowner who on Sept. 19 called 911 twice as two men broke into his home. ...
8:20 a.m.
Editorial: Curtain call long overdue
But as Las Vegas and its arts scene grow, increasing demand for performance space has left UNLV's Artemus Ham Hall, Judy Bayley Theatre and Black Box Theatre with little wiggle room when it comes to ...
8:20 a.m.
Columnist Jeff German: County police deal still not locked up
If you follow local government long enough, eventually you're going to see a political fight that packs the punch of a heavyweight championship.
8:17 a.m.
Columnist John Katsilometes: Eagerly awaiting the music stylings of John Corbett
Columnist John Katsilometes: Eagerly awaiting the music stylings of John Corbett
8:08 a.m.
Old Time Reunion Party to be held Oct. 16
The event is for people who have lived in Southern Nevada for at least 30 years.
8:05 a.m.
No more halfway house applications being taken
The council also ordered a facility at 1904 Chapman Drive vacated after code enforcement officials reported the facility was being used as a church, halfway house and drug rehabilitation center despite not having approval from ...
8:04 a.m.
Reaction to candy warning mixed in Vegas
That has Clark County health officials ready to add a warning about the candies to their annual announcements advising parents to be careful of what they let their children accept on Halloween.
8:04 a.m.
Textbook case
Students love to complain about the high cost of textbooks, but a handful of students in a line that snaked around a CCSN bookstore recently had a different reason to complain: Some of their texts ...
8:03 a.m.
Tarkanian hospitalized
Tarkanian, 71, went to MountainView Hospital on Thursday and returned home Monday. She said she is "taking it slow," while resting at home and staying in contact with her staff. Tarkanian missed Wednesday's City Council ...
8:02 a.m.
Merger has smooth takeoff
Ten months ago US Airways' customers were outraged when service declined and baggage disappeared during the height of the Christmas holiday.
8:01 a.m.
Corrales-Castillo encore
Location: Saturday night at the Thomas & Mack Center. First bell, 3:30 p.m.; Showtime pay-per-view, 6 p.m. Weigh-in: 2:30 p.m. Friday, outdoors at Caesars Palace Roman Plaza
7:52 a.m.
LV targets front-yard car lots
"It just really irks me because anyone who wants to do business in the city needs to have a license, and it degrades the neighborhood, it takes it down," Reese said.
7:47 a.m.
School crimes on rise
The number of arrests and criminal citations at Clark County School District campuses increased sharply during the 2004-05 academic year but Police Chief Hector Garcia said that isn't necessarily bad news.
7:31 a.m.
Rural areas protected
The City Council voted 6-0 on Wednesday to create rural preservation overlay districts, which are primarily located in the northwest part of the city with some scattered throughout the rest of Las Vegas, including some ...
7:28 a.m.
Getting to know ... Dwaine Knight
Job: UNLV golf coach
7:27 a.m.
Treats are toxic tricks
What it does
7:27 a.m.
Traffic to Vegas staying strong
Tourism experts say they don't expect rising gasoline prices to keep people from visiting Las Vegas despite a recent survey that suggested $3-a-gallon gas could curtail travel from Southern California.
7:20 a.m.
Bono's radio hiatus will not last long
Before you could say "Howdy, pardner" Bono landed at KUNV 91.5-FM, where he can be heard at 7 p.m. beginning Oct. 14.
7:19 a.m.
Players on three golf tours ready for Wendy's return
Stars from the PGA Tour, Champions Tour and LPGA Tour will battle for a $900,000 purse while raising money and awareness for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. The event has raised more than $18 ...
7:14 a.m.
Caliente Mayor a Yucca advocate
WASHINGTON -- In a roomful of Yucca Mountain's top supporters gathered Wednesday on Capitol Hill, a Nevadan led the chorus.
7:12 a.m.
Phone service returning to Lee Canyon
Last year the mountain's residents had to contend with 50 feet of snow in some areas. There were avalanches that killed a teen and knocked out telephone service. After the avalanches in January, the residents ...
7:11 a.m.
Producer moving on up
In 1997 U.S. News & World Report wrote an in-depth story about the business of pornography.
2:20 a.m.
Busch considers fenderless feuds
In addition to owning a three-car NASCAR team, Penske has enjoyed unparalleled success in open-wheel racing with 11 national championships, 13 Indianapolis 500 victories and more than 120 race wins.
2:08 a.m.

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