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Archive for October 18, 2005

Getting a handle on international tourism
SAVANNAH, Ga. -- An official with the Commerce Department says it is time to roll out the red carpet for international visitors.
9:54 a.m.
Flashpoint for Oct. 18, 2005
So gubernatorial candidate Jim Gibbons, darling of the right, is against privatization and for collective bargaining for state employees? When it comes to prisons or public safety, he'll nix any privatization as governor. And if ...
9:47 a.m.
Editorial: Beware of Straw Man Inc.
The 1991 Legislature saw opportunity in relaxing standards for people who want to incorporate their businesses in this state. At the time, there were about 60,000 corporations registered with the Nevada secretary of state's office. ...
9:43 a.m.
Columnist Jeff German: Past deal raises questions
It is an irony that is too sweet to ignore.
9:42 a.m.
Lady Rebels shutout streak hits six
The longest consecutive shutout strings in NCAA women's soccer:
9:17 a.m.
Shuffle up and deal
Event: The World Poker Tour's Doyle Brunson North American Poker Championship
9:15 a.m.
'Neon Evolution' lights up Vegas through dance
He was murderer, a thief and a gangster. She was a tough broad with a dirty mouth. Together they were opportunists, motivated by money.
9:13 a.m.
Inmate health becoming a priority
North Las Vegas is ready to increase annual spending on inmate health care by 41 percent at its jail, a detention center that fails to meet a national standard and where far less is spent ...
8:53 a.m.
Two new resorts will give Henderson piece of the Strip
Six miles south of the Strip on Las Vegas Boulevard, two relative newcomers to the gaming business are betting big on resorts that aim to create an alternative for tourists.
8:52 a.m.
Metro Police salary boost would fall short
A proposed contract for Metro Police officers, which would raise salaries by nearly 17 percent, wouldn't make them the best paid in the Las Vegas Valley.
8:51 a.m.
A Cherry on top
School wasn't Sam Cherry's thing, but luckily for downtown Las Vegas, building is -- knock on wood.
8:47 a.m.
Expect winter to be a little warmer, drier
If you like the weather the valley had Monday, you should enjoy it while you can because the region is expected to have a relatively warm and dry winter.
8:46 a.m.
Study: Nevada's college grads below average
A college degree from a Nevada institution may not be worth as much as one from other states, according to a national report released last week.
8:45 a.m.
Bankruptcy filings set record
It has been a busy couple of weeks for those in the bankruptcy business.
8:42 a.m.
Construction collapse called unusual for area
A safety director for a local general contractor said the type of collapse that happened Monday at one of Turnberry Associate's Las Vegas projects is unusual for the area.
8:41 a.m.
Water plan has rural counties steamed
The hot-button issue of importing water from rural Nevada to the thirsty Las Vegas Valley is on the agenda of the Clark County Commission and several of its political alter egos this morning.
8:40 a.m.
Columnist John Katsilometes: A high roller who attempts to exact revenge on Las Vegas
Even after losing more than $3 million in a gambling frenzy over a three-year period in the late '90s, Daren Leverenz still thinks he can beat Las Vegas. He's even constructed a TV series around ...
8:35 a.m.
Freshman McDonald vying for starting quarterback job
UNLV football fans won't have to wait until next year for their quarterback controversy.
8:32 a.m.
Editorial: Bridging the great divide
As reported in the Las Vegas Sun on Monday, the department has started a series of meetings to help North Las Vegas' Hispanic residents learn more about their local police. U.S. Census figures show 87 ...
8:30 a.m.
Editorial: Firing squad is not justice
The verdict was rendered despite AIDS experts from around the world, including Dr. Luc Montagnier, co-discoverer of the virus, testifying that the Libyan hospital's overall unsanitary practices, including doctors' multiple use of needles, resulted in ...
8:29 a.m.
Letter: Science, religion don't belong together
Has the letter writer never taken a science course? There is no evidence of critical scientific thinking. Scientific discovery long ago uncovered the laws of physics that explain the movement and interaction of the stars ...
8:27 a.m.
Letter: Faith keeps us from focusing on education
In fact, for most of our history, populist thought has always sided with the fundamental goodness of the manual laborer endowed with "common horse sense" as opposed to the educated "elitists" of higher education.
8:25 a.m.
Letter: Agreeing with letter writer -- sort of
Bush would never be talented enough to play the fiddle.
8:24 a.m.
Hold your horses: Show will be back
There are horses for courses, and the World Invitational Grand Prix international show horse event believes it may have found a course worth returning to at the Thomas & Mack Center.
8:21 a.m.

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