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Archive for October 13, 2005

Letter: Original reasons for war long forgotten
The newly revised rationale for this policy is the claim that Iraq represents the focal point for Muslim terrorists, whose goal is to subvert Western democracies. Anti-war protesters such as Cindy Sheehan are viewed as ...
8:17 a.m.
Letter: Frist should move into Martha's cell
Sometime in June, just before a damaging report on the financial condition of HCA was presented, he ordered that his shares, and the shares held by his wife, be sold. If this isn't evidence of ...
8:16 a.m.
Letter: Why do we have to learn Spanish?
I remember that anyone who came to America was able to take a lesson called "English as a Second Language." Now we are being forced to learn Spanish. Why don't schools require that every American ...
8:16 a.m.
Columnist Hal Rothman: Water ways
Editor's note: Thursday's column on water is the fifth in an eight-part series on the consequences of growth in the Las Vegas Valley.
8:14 a.m.
Editorial: Vegetable oil versus smog
Cleaner air is not all that will be commemorated. Biodiesel also represents one proven way of reducing the nation's dependence on foreign oil.
8:12 a.m.
Editorial: Measuring growth in degrees
Certainly, the actual number of college graduates living in the valley has increased, along with the actual number of people. But U.S. Census figures show the percentage of residents 25 and older with at least ...
8:11 a.m.
Editorial: Emergency will have to wait
One of its solutions was to place 50 mentally ill patients at WestCare, a Las Vegas drug and rehabilitation center.
8:11 a.m.
How deep is safe?
Lake Mead is both the source of the region's drinking water and the receptacle for the end product.
7:44 a.m.
Columnist Jeff German: Picking a taxicab chief
The five-member board of political appointees that oversees the Taxicab Authority has scheduled a special public meeting Monday to interview the 11 applicants looking to become the agency's next administrator.
7:42 a.m.
Film appearance may be bad exposure for suspect
A Las Vegas man who is facing a 24-count murder and conspiracy indictment may have provided federal prosecutors with additional evidence to use against him by appearing in an underground documentary about gangs in various ...
7:41 a.m.
Town, developers talk swap
Boulder City is willing to talk about a land swap that could minimize the impact of nearby growth.
7:38 a.m.
Phone lines tied up by rebate check questions
The rebate hotline was down from 8 a.m. to 9:20 a.m. because of "a Sprint problem," DMV spokesman Tom Jacobs said.
7:37 a.m.
County seeking to block police raise
Clark County is being underrepresented and misrepresented on a committee that appears poised to grant Metro Police an unprecedented four-year, 25.6 percent compensation increase, top county officials said Wednesday.
7:36 a.m.
Professor at center of controversy not invited to assembly
UNLV's "Pursuing Academic Freedom in a Time of Crisis" conference is free and open to the public. The conference runs from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday in the Richard Tam Alumni Center. For more ...
7:31 a.m.
Columnist John Katsilometes: One hotel GM's Vegas renaissance -- thanks to 'Idol'
Renaissance Las Vegas General Manager Larry Brown jokes about taking the stage for 'American Idol,' but his age -- 57 -- interferes. So does his admitted lack of entertainment talent.
7:30 a.m.
Teachers' tenure on front burner
UNLV history professor Andrew Kirk has spent the last 18 1/2 years of his life working toward one illustrious goal -- tenure.
7:29 a.m.
Flu vaccine is plentiful
Source: Clark County Health District Office of Epidemiology
7:26 a.m.
Locals casinos aim for Asian gamblers
For Coast Casinos, a billboard in Chinese promoting the company's Gold Coast casino is a new venture and the latest sign that the valley's growing Asian community is commanding attention.
7:23 a.m.
Penny saved is a penny earned
By turning off lights, powering down computers and not fiddling with thermostats, Clark County's schools saved $6.1 million in energy costs for the 2004-05 fiscal year, district officials said Wednesday.
7:22 a.m.
Stars adopt charitable approach in magic show
Later this month a troupe of Las Vegas entertainers will be working magic for rescued pets in need of a permanent home.
7:14 a.m.
Sports briefs for October 13, 2005
Competing under head coaches Pat Barry and Augie Sanchez, Louie Padilla won the 106-pound open division championship, and Jessie Vargas won the 132-pound junior open division championship.
7:09 a.m.
Stewart says there's plenty of racing left
"Everybody wants to talk points every week, but let me put it in perspective for you: We're not even halfway through the schedule these last 10 weeks, so it would be like talking about points ...
7:08 a.m.
The Gamez file
Las Vegas native Robert Gamez established a PGA Tour benchmark in San Antonio on Sept. 25 by winning the Texas Open. That came 15 years, six months after his last tour victory, at the 1990 ...
7:07 a.m.
Storms KO two opponents
The devastation wrought by hurricanes Katrina and Rita has reduced the number of Las Vegas Wranglers' ECHL competitors by two as the Mississippi Sea Wolves and Texas Wildcatters have been granted one-year suspensions to regroup, ...
7:04 a.m.

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