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Archive for October 11, 2005

Editorial: Miers' shaky nomination
Most importantly for social and religious conservatives, because Miers has never been a judge, she doesn't have a lengthy track record on a number of key issues important to them, especially on abortion. In response ...
11:53 a.m.
Letter: Pork spending should be cut
I try to draw a parallel between my personal household budget, which I think is pretty much the same as millions of others and the budget of the U.S. government.
9:30 a.m.
Letter: Bill will harm our endangered species
After a 99 percent success rate, which included saving the bald eagle and the grizzly bear, it would be a shame to see a reversal. We need to preserve our natural heritage for generations to ...
9:29 a.m.
Letter: Yet one more take on creationism
His calculations were compiled by tracing biblical genealogies backward. He set the date of the origin of the Earth as occurring on Oct. 26, 4,000, B.C. at 9 a.m. in Mesopotamia.
9:28 a.m.
Letter: Too many blindly following Bush
What has been firmly established is that Bush did not use "the best intelligence he had available," but used the "pick and choose" method for molding the facts to fit his agenda. Now thousands of ...
9:27 a.m.
Letter: Bush, Guardsmen far from cowards
One statement, however, is so grossly inaccurate that it cannot be ignored. The characterization of Bush as a "duty-dodging coward who evaded service to his country during a war" not only maligns the president, but ...
9:24 a.m.
Editorial: Keeping a lock on gasoline
One Las Vegas Autozone employee said there has been a run on sales in the valley. "A lot of times, we're out of stock of the more popular ones," he said. The Reno Gazette-Journal reported ...
9:24 a.m.
Editorial: Bridging the learning gap
The concept of single-gender classes, common in private schools, is gaining momentum among Clark County public schools that historically have low test scores and achievement levels. Cheyenne started its program as a pilot during the ...
9:23 a.m.
Sanford needs a loud alarm clock for Air Force game
Imagine trying to get a college student to wake up at 5:45 in the morning. On a Saturday.
9:20 a.m.
PGA stop: Plenty of iron, no Woods
WHAT: Michelin Championship at Las Vegas
9:17 a.m.
Dakar calling once again
Lost for three days in Mauritania in one of the worst sandstorms in the history of the Dakar Rally, with only a sack lunch and seven liters of water, Ronn Bailey did not panic.
9:15 a.m.
Thinning the herd
By Ed Koch Las Vegas Sun
9:13 a.m.
Augustine won't let impeachment keep her out of politics
CARSON CITY -- Controller Kathy Augustine, the only state official ever impeached and convicted, hasn't given up the idea of running for political office next year.
9:10 a.m.
Project under heavy scrutiny
A development on Mount Charleston, billed as a half-dozen homes near the end of Kyle Canyon Road, is attracting attention from Clark County officials who fear that the project is a cover for nearly 50 ...
9:09 a.m.
Columnist Hal Rothman: Dollars and sense
The finger-pointing is frequent and noisy, and the culprit in local dialogue is almost always the Bureau of Land Management. The bureau has become a scapegoat.
9:07 a.m.
Columnist Jeff German: What happens next for LVCVA?
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority is moving today to get back something of value it knows it should not have given up.
9:04 a.m.
Officials want to blaze a paper trail
Election officials hope Clark County voters won't be left hanging like chads when it comes to the availability of "paper trail" voting machines.
9:00 a.m.
We don't need no education
Metropolitan areas with the highest and lowest percentage of college graduates among citizens 25 years and older:
8:59 a.m.
Most state job openings don't require four-year degrees
The complete jobs report is available online at On the left side of the home page click "occupations." When the new screen comes up, scroll down to occupation projections and select "Nevada Statewide." On ...
8:53 a.m.
Pot case could be closed
A 56-year-old woman convicted of misdemeanor possession of marijuana may get to keep her Boulder City home without a court fight despite the city's lawsuit to seize the property.
8:48 a.m.
Alzheimer's center support
By Dan Kulin
8:47 a.m.
Finding common ground
WASHINGTON -- Could it be true?
8:46 a.m.
Columnist John Katsilometes: Noticing a movement afoot at the Grand Canal Shops
One of the sharpest shoeshines in Las Vegas (we're guessing, anyway) is performed at the Venetian on Fridays by a 24-year-old blond woman in fishnet stockings.
8:44 a.m.
Rebates are expected to help state economy
To get more information about the rebate, go to or call 486-2339.
8:40 a.m.
Bailiff and LV pioneer dies
Born: Oct. 26, 1925, in Los Angeles.
8:38 a.m.
School serves new schedule
There's a new elective at Eldorado High School -- lunch.
8:35 a.m.
Highlights of August 2005 revenue report on Nevada casinos
-STATEWIDE: $989 million win, up 9.3 percent.
7:32 a.m.

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