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Archive for October 14, 2005

Letter: Americans deserve real answers
Isn't it time that the American people get some real answers from the Bush administration as to why we were duped into invading Iraq?
7:59 a.m.
Letter: Justice Zenoff's words were inspiring
How can America export democracy through advertising, when there is no majority rule? When elections are paid for and fixed; freedom of speech quashed; invasion of privacy rampant; and no-bid contracts go to campaign supporters?
7:58 a.m.
Letter: We're all anti-war, but war must go on
Ahmad Chalabi, a recognized leader in Iraq, approached our government and our ultimate attacks were based on what was supposed to be and may well have been valid information: presence of weapons of mass destruction, ...
7:57 a.m.
Letter: There are other stations similar to KJUL
However, we view the change in format as a blessing in disguise. It caused us to seek and find other FM stations with a similar genre of '40s, '50s and '60s music. KQOL 93.1-FM and ...
7:57 a.m.
Columnist Hal Rothman: A little respect
Las Vegas' greatest paradox is that the success of our economy masks our other problems -- and the last 20 years have been Las Vegas' best when it comes to the economy.
7:55 a.m.
Columnist Jon Ralston: In Nevada, the issues are always intertwined in some way
A marriage of inconvenience: That didn't take long to unravel. Less than two months after former County Commissioner Dario Herrera, under indictment on political corruption charges, dumped his local lawyers for another Las Vegas attorney ...
7:54 a.m.
Columnist Jeff German: In legal battle with LVCVA, Tovar shows she has drive
She's sponsoring a car on the LVCVA's home turf during the Bullring races at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway later this month.
7:52 a.m.
Editorial: A vote to gain a vote
The member, Commissioner Tom Collins, favors a proposed new contract for Metro Police officers with a 25.6 percent raise in salary and benefits over its four-year duration. Collins, elected in November on the strength of ...
7:50 a.m.
Editorial: Whetting an argument
Controversy over whether to develop wetlands most recently entered general public discussion in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, where New Orleans' worst flooding occurred in the Ninth Ward area that had been built largely atop ...
7:50 a.m.
Editorial: When sport isn't just a game
The National Football League and college football use a replay system that allows game officials to watch disputed plays a second time on slow-motion videotape. In order to reverse a call, a replay has to ...
7:41 a.m.
Wildlife refuge on endangered list
Southern Nevada's Moapa Valley National Wildlife Refuge is one of the nation's 10 most endangered refuges, according to the national Defenders of Wildlife organization.
7:39 a.m.
Columnist Tom Gorman: Not wedded to high-rise chapel idea
For centuries, folks have lived above blacksmiths, butcher shops and bakeries. Much of that occurred before zoning laws were conceived, so there were no grounds to complain to the local king.
7:38 a.m.
Child services director resigns
Bosworth, who has headed the agency for two years, said Thursday she has a "fantastic opportunity" to become senior director for the Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative in St. Louis.
7:36 a.m.
Disasters not yet hurting donations to local charities
Dan Goulet, president and chief executive of United Way of Southern Nevada, warned that one more disaster could overload the system.
7:36 a.m.
Fallen astronaut's name lives on at elementary school
IF YOU GO
7:35 a.m.
Columnist John Katsilometes: A Vegas doctor with a unique clip job
The Las Vegas neurosurgeon performs a new procedure called a sympathectomy, which can eliminate the condition commonly known as sweaty palms (great name for a Las Vegas resort, actually).
7:33 a.m.
Review tough on Justice Court
Las Vegas Justice Court is in a state of chaos, evidence which is the court's failure to collect $61 million in traffic fines -- about half of the fines it imposes, according to a review ...
7:23 a.m.
Guinn hints at raising gasoline tax
The state's tax on a gallon of gasoline has remained at 18.44 cents since 1992, and revenues are not keeping pace with the rising cost of construction materials, Guinn said.
7:22 a.m.
Violent gang with Central American roots expands deep into U.S.
The Mara Salvatrucha gang, also known as MS-13, has been in the valley since the early 1990s, but has become more active in recent years as the number of immigrants has grown, said Robert Clifford, ...
7:21 a.m.
The bald truth is 'Blue Man Group' still shines
Where: Venetian's Blue Man Group Theatre.
7:11 a.m.
After changes at Wynn, lounges out of Styles
Kimberly Styles, lead vocalist with the Fabulous Baker Boys, had a year's contract to perform in lounges at Wynn Las Vegas.
7:10 a.m.
Adams a high-caliber 22 in new Plaza show
"Magic has not appealed to a younger market for a long time," Adams said recently. "What I'm trying to do is to appeal to the younger fans, as well as the older ones."
7:10 a.m.
Opera Las Vegas finds a home at Las Vegas Art Museum
Opera Las Vegas isn't. In a joint venture with the Las Vegas Art Museum, the opera company will present Georges Bizet's "Carmen" at 7 p.m. Saturday in the main museum space at 9600 W. Sahara ...
7:09 a.m.
If horses could fly ...
WHAT: Las Vegas World Invitational international horse show jumping.
7:01 a.m.
The Wranglers
Some members of the team have forged friendships with the "Blue Man Group," and that relationship led to invitations for all of the Wranglers to see Monday's show.
6:53 a.m.
Columnist Ron Kantowski: The challenge of finding a Rebels game on television
The new TV home of the Rebels still isn't available on Cox.
6:51 a.m.
Americus police crack down on illegal gambling
A convenience store had hidden its gambling machines in a room with an "Employees Only" sign on the door, McCorkle said.
6:43 a.m.
Newspaper: Lottery company wrote parts of N.C. law
The company's connection to Black was through Meredith Norris, who was the speaker's unpaid political director and also was on the company's payroll.
6:42 a.m.
Adult arcade leads to two convictions in Jefferson County
After announcing the decision, Cahill said the Legislature and the attorney general need to help law enforcement officers and judges decide what is legal.
6:42 a.m.
Flashpoint for Oct. 14, 2005
Flashpoint for Oct. 14, 2005
5:51 a.m.

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