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Archive for October 21, 2005

Three killed in accidents north of Winnemucca, south of Wendover
The patrol said two Denio residents were killed in a rollover on Nevada 140, 90 miles northwest of Winnemucca, and an Idaho man was killed in another rollover Thursday, this one on U.S. 93 south ...
11:41 a.m.
Utility seeking support for keeping Mohave generating plant open
Southern California Edison asked the California Public Utilities Commission to support keeping the 35-year-old Mohave Generating Station open while it installs pollution-control equipment required under a 1999 federal court agreement.
9:18 a.m.
Flashpoint for Oct. 21, 2005
Clever meets clever. In his announcement speech Thursday that he was a Democratic candidate for governor, Henderson Mayor Jim Gibson wryly noted the similarity in names with Rep. Jim Gibbons, the GOP frontrunner in the ...
8:23 a.m.
Editorial: Cracks are a double fault
A shortage of tennis courts has always forced weekend tennis players here to search city parks and high schools, often in vain, for an open court. So happy have tennis players been to find a ...
8:20 a.m.
Editorial: Self-inflicted wounds
It all started on Monday, when Bloomberg News reported that Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter, R-Pa., said Miers had told him that the Supreme Court had correctly decided two privacy rights' cases that had ...
8:20 a.m.
Editorial: More than just nostalgia
All seven of the shows in which Van Morrison was the headliner have sold out so far this year, USA Today reports. Jimmy Buffett has sold out 99 percent of the seats for 19 shows ...
8:18 a.m.
Letter: The president is far from anti-U.N.
Many on both the left and the right may find it hard to believe, but the left-wing Clinton administration actually presided over a real cut in foreign aid appropriations (from $17.2 billion in 1993 to ...
8:17 a.m.
Letter: No proof of evolution or intelligent design
I understand why he believes the way he does, but why does he have to irritate people with his arrogance? He listed the order of the universe, etc., for his belief. But he left things ...
8:15 a.m.
Columnist Jeff German: The battle over Metro's contract has become unnecessary
In the 32-year history of the consolidated Metro Police Department, there has never been such contentiousness over contract talks with the cops who put their lives on the line every day.
8:11 a.m.
Columnist Tom Gorman: Watching to see if Wynn art gallery closes shop
It's his hotel, so he'll do what he wants.
8:08 a.m.
Columnist Jon Ralston: Despite ouster, Collins not ready to ride off into the sunset
Some prime, still-fresh leftovers from the week, with a look at Henderson Mayor Jim Gibson's entrance into the governor's race coming in Sunday's column ...
8:07 a.m.
Correction
Correction
7:49 a.m.
10 slogans that Sen. Harry Reid rejected before settling on "America Can Do Better"
10 slogans that Sen. Harry Reid rejected before settling on "America Can Do Better" as a possible 2006 campaign theme:
7:45 a.m.
State Medicaid won't completely eliminate Viagra payments in spite of federal legislation
CARSON CITY -- More than 200 people enrolled in Nevada's Medicaid program will lose the subsidy they receive for the purchase of Viagra and similar drugs.
7:42 a.m.
Price set to patch tennis courts
Resurfacing all 23 courts at Las Vegas' new tennis center -- work needed, officials charge, because of a botched job by the contractor -- probably will cost the city as much as $250,000, Deputy City ...
7:41 a.m.
Learning to win
A heavy-metal song blares from a loudspeaker as the football team marches toward the field. The players stomp down a path, skinny teenagers made larger by their shoulder pads and glittering golden helmets.
7:33 a.m.
Iowa nets $6 million in Powerball profits
The state treasury netted $6 million in profits from Powerball over that period that will be spent on general state government programs, such as education, prisons, health and environmental protection, state officials said.
7:32 a.m.
Winning lottery ticket worth $340 million was sold in Oregon Gold Rush town
"We used to have gold. Now we have gold again," said J'Ville Tavern owner Andy Gough, who was waiting to find out if she and her husband would be winners, too. The seller of the ...
7:31 a.m.
Computer expert: No way to track aide's use of Black's laptop
The computer use occurred some time between 2003 and early 2005, they said. The five also said that Norris, while working as a lobbyist, did political work for Black but wasn't on his staff.
7:29 a.m.
Sen. Judd Gregg wins $853,492 in Powerball
Gregg collected a check for $853,492 from the Powerball Lottery on Thursday.
7:28 a.m.
Supplier issue splits gambling board
"Frankly, in my opinion, it doesn't make a snowball's difference," said Decker, predicting that distribution realities will force large manufacturers to work through suppliers in different parts of the state anyway.
7:27 a.m.
Straight-line racers head to LV
WHERE: The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
7:20 a.m.
Columnist Jeff Haney: Handicapper picks White Sox to win Series
A dominant starting pitching staff will lead the Chicago White Sox to victory in a World Series that's competitively priced on the betting line, Las Vegas sports handicapper James Kruger projects.
7:15 a.m.
Columnist John Katsilometes: A costume problem hanging up a local volunteer group
The association, based at Lee Canyon on Mount Charleston, is in need of a new Woodsy Owl costume. The suit is (ideally) inhabited by a small adult when the group stages public-awareness events.
7:13 a.m.
Columnist Ron Kantowski: Utah's big 3 of football coaching has hit bottom after sitting on top
Last year at this time, they were the holy trinity of up-and-coming college football coaches as Utah began making plans to crash the Bowl Championship Series' little $17 million (per participant) party.
7:13 a.m.
Rail ban could increase danger
A train loaded with chlorine or another hazardous chemical is an attractive terrorist target and poses a great safety risk even without the terrorist threat, some cities' officials believe. The fear has prompted bans of ...
7:09 a.m.
New resorts to take up Station in Reno area
Station Casinos has spent the past decade building a lucrative empire of locals casinos with its properties becoming as much a part of Las Vegas neighborhoods as churches and schools.
7:03 a.m.
Listeners refuse to let sun set on KJUL controversy
"There will be several celebrities there and we will have petitions for everyone to sign," said Judi Booe.
7:00 a.m.
Demonstrators to protest Family Court judges
Juli T. Star-Alexander, executive director of the nonprofit corporation Redress Inc., said the need to hold judges accountable for their decisions will be the focus of the 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. demonstration at the ...
6:57 a.m.
Valley residents blend in American melting pot
Naomi, a 10-year-old student at Nevada Chinese Academy, raised her hand in the front row of seats in a class of 21 children.
6:54 a.m.

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