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Archive for October 19, 2005

One charge dropped in credit case
The remaining charge against a former Henderson employee accused of giving away more than $2,200 of city equipment has been dropped. Chief Deputy District Attorney Eric Jorgenson said there was not enough evidence to convict ...
4:44 p.m.
Drought interrupted: Storm dampens motorists' enthusiasm
Drought interrupted: Storm dampens motorists' enthusiasm
8:47 a.m.
Question raised over School Board criteria
But there was no discussion of what qualities and characteristics might carry more weight over others or if finding someone similar to Brodsky was the primary goal.
8:40 a.m.
Letter: Water issues need further attention
Robbing rural Nevada and depleting state aquifers are not practical options to solving current problems.
8:13 a.m.
Letter: President wrong to fight torture ban
The compassionate conservative Bush, who maintained that the torture, sexual humiliation and reports of rape at Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo were actions of a few rogue enlistees -- and who were court-martialed and sentenced to ...
8:13 a.m.
Letter: Iraq merely a ploy for Bush's re-election
Several presidents have declined to seek an additional term while at war, notably Harry Truman and Lyndon Johnson. The war in Afghanistan had been winding down and was no longer front-page news. The administration needed ...
8:12 a.m.
Letter: No evidence to back intelligent design
The key here is the use of the word "intelligent." If there is a designer with the intelligence to design something as complex and complicated as our existence, would such a designer not be as, ...
8:12 a.m.
Editorial: Physician, heal thyself
It wasn't until the evening of Aug. 30 that Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff named Brown as the on-site coordinator. E-mails reviewed by the Washington Post show that one of Brown's first reactions was to ...
8:09 a.m.
Editorial: Playing hardball with Tamiflu
Tamiflu, an anti-viral drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 1999, is thought by health care experts to be the most effective treatment now on the market for infected people. There is a ...
8:09 a.m.
Editorial: Technological reality bytes
For now, it only downloads ABC and Disney shows. But this newest techie toy is adding another element of choice in a society where we already can dive into cyberspace and immerse ourselves in a ...
8:08 a.m.
Flashpoint for Oct. 19, 2005
Flashpoint for Oct. 19, 2005
8:06 a.m.
Columnist Jon Ralston: County manager outduels sheriff
The county commissioners may have been talking about a police contract and manipulating a hoary process to scuttle it. But the discussion behind the discussion was much more elemental and far-reaching. It was about power, ...
8:02 a.m.
The flawed guardian of the First Amendment
She made one of the greatest sacrifices in journalism: She went to prison instead of giving in to a prosecutor and naming a source.
7:53 a.m.
Missing a rebate check?
Police arrested Jeffrey Young on Oct. 12. He faces an unrelated drug possession charge while more investigation is under way, Todd Rasmussen, spokesman for Henderson Police, said.
7:51 a.m.
Appeal of ruling a setback for Perkins
The decision by the special counsel to appeal the Sept. 13 ruling by Judge William G. Kocol of California had to be made by Tuesday's deadline. The case will now be heard by the three-member ...
7:50 a.m.
Las Vegas looks to trim its fleet
Las Vegas may own about 30 vehicles more than it needs, and getting rid of them could produce a one-time savings of about $700,000, the city's top vehicle manager said Tuesday.
7:49 a.m.
County jail guards cite threat of overpopulation
The detention center's outgoing chief says increased danger of being attacked by prisoners was on a short list of correctional officers' concerns during a recent operational audit.
7:48 a.m.
Columnist Tom Gorman: Lawyer finds reward in standing in for judges
Or he would like to work for a day in a hospital emergency room -- not as a doctor, of course, but just to be someone's assistant and personally witness the beat-the-clock efforts to save ...
7:47 a.m.
Geography key in water
But the partisans aren't split by party, they're split by geography.
7:44 a.m.
Immigration bills closely watched in Nevada
Senate Bill 1438 INTRODUCED BY SENS. JOHN CORNYN, R-TEXAS, AND JON KYL, R-ARIZ. Would send illegal workers back to their home country within five years. But they could be eligible to return to work up ...
7:36 a.m.
Troubled EOB's radio station hit with funding violations
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, or CPB, audited KCEP 88.1 FM with visits in July and December last year, and issued its report Sept. 30.
7:31 a.m.
Boardwalk runs out
On Friday, parent company MGM Mirage mailed letters to the Boardwalk's 749 employees, informing them that they will lose their jobs Jan. 9, but will be allowed to apply for open jobs at other company ...
7:31 a.m.
Airlines waging classic dogfight
SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Airline experts are split over who the winners and losers will be when the battle between legacy airlines and low-cost carriers shakes out.
7:30 a.m.
Miller borrows from legends to improve
Regina Miller's coaching record at UNLV:
7:15 a.m.
Columnist Ron Kantowski: Don't turn channel for Andre
WHAT: The Tennis Channel Open, an ATP tour men's event.
7:13 a.m.
Columnist Jeff Haney: Teacher, student will collide at Bellagio
Their paths cross this week at the Bellagio, and it's not so much a simple intersection as a convergence of Spaghetti Bowl proportions.
7:09 a.m.

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