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Archive for October 26, 2005

Columnist Jon Ralston: Metro has not yet begun to fight
It wasn't World War II. But the battle that the cops lost at the Metro Fiscal Affairs Committee was but a skirmish in what will turn out to be a much more global conflict that ...
8:27 a.m.
'Clean' plan for Yucca repackaged
WASHINGTON -- The Energy Department's plan to make Yucca Mountain a "clean" nuclear waste dump is just more of the same old garbage to project critics.
8:20 a.m.
Horseplay on the Hill
WASHINGTON -- Members of a House-Senate panel are quietly planning to kill legislation designed to stop horse slaughter, sources close to the process told the Sun this week.
8:20 a.m.
Boxing boss says fund for medical testing needed
Ratner made his remarks in an interview on "Face to Face With Jon Ralston" that will air at 5:30 p.m. today on Las Vegas ONE and will be repeated throughout the evening.
8:20 a.m.
Questions surround vote on Metro contract
That's the view of local government observers who believe that board appointees' voting decisions hinge on whether an appointee was selected to represent a particular constituency, whether he is an authority on the issue being ...
8:20 a.m.
Lawmakers consider co-payments for Medicaid
CARSON CITY -- More than 173,000 poor and disabled Nevadans who currently receive free medical care and prescription drugs may be required to start making nominal co-payments.
8:20 a.m.
Visa restrictions hamper Chinese tourism
Airline executives from around the world are meeting in the city this week for the first-ever Las Vegas World Aviation Forum.
8:20 a.m.
Storm soaks valley
Storm soaks valley
8:18 a.m.
Las Vegas developer begins work on condo-casino complex
The two-tower complex, similar in height to the Wynn Las Vegas resort and Donald Trump's proposed condominium project, will be on 8.5 acres between the Bellagio hotel-casino and the planned MGM Mirage CityCenter project.
8:18 a.m.
MGM Mirage 3Q profit falls 27 percent; hurricane hurts results
Adjusted earnings, which don't include charges, were $112.3 million, or 38 cents per share. On that basis, analysts were looking for higher earnings of 41 cents per share, but MGM's revenue matched estimates, according to ...
8:17 a.m.
Editorial: When a pharmacist is a pill
Proponents of the proposal told the Reno Gazette-Journal that pharmacists shouldn't have to violate their own moral or religious beliefs by filling prescriptions for birth control pills and other medicines. Some of these supporters are ...
7:59 a.m.
Letter: Major economic depression likely
The anarchy that occurred in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina may very well be a future view of what could and would happen nationwide should we be hit by a major economic depression. Looting, arson, ...
7:58 a.m.
Letter: U.N. involvement goes much further
What about the U.N. budget and our spending on its many programs? Add the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Overseas Private Investment Corp., the Development Banks, Export-Import Bank, forgiveness of debt and other donations when ...
7:58 a.m.
Letter: Metro officers deserve raises
The Chamber of Commerce says Metro Police officers shouldn't get the proposed raise because people don't get raises anymore and it's an unfair burden on the taxpayers. The chamber also says the officers shouldn't get ...
7:58 a.m.
Letter: Study shows potential for rail disaster
But if the accident or attack that causes the breach involves a high-temperature, long-duration fire -- all too possible in real-world train wrecks -- there very well could be a plume of radioactive smoke and ...
7:55 a.m.
Editorial: Be forthright for safety
In an interview with Las Vegas Sun reporter David Kihara this week, she talked about meeting her 5-year-old granddaughter every day after school, and taking her hand. "I wouldn't feel safe letting her walk home ...
7:53 a.m.
Editorial: Rosa Parks: 1913 - 2005
Parks was 92 when she died of natural causes Monday at her home in Detroit -- nearly 50 years after her soft-spoken refusal to give up her bus seat to a white man in Montgomery, ...
7:52 a.m.
Correction for October 26, 2005
Correction for October 26, 2005
7:36 a.m.
She's making the rounds
Yvonne Caples
7:27 a.m.
Driver spared serious injury
National Hot-Rod Association driver Whit Bazemore escaped serious injury when his Matco Tools Funny Car erupted into flames during a testing run Monday at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
7:24 a.m.
Columnist Jeff Haney: How poker players use strategies learned in Dan Harrington's two popular books on Texas hold 'em
Late in 2004 and earlier this year, an acclaimed two-volume set of books on how to play no-limit Texas hold 'em tournaments, titled "Harrington on Hold 'em," was released by Two Plus Two Publishing of ...
7:23 a.m.
Who gets in may be out
Anyone who has been to a nightclub in Las Vegas has seen a form of gender discrimination at work.
7:15 a.m.
NLV site for buses at risk
The commission had planned to build an 8,000-square-foot bus terminal on 18.6 acres that North Las Vegas earlier this month bought for $6.8 million from the Clark County School District.
7:14 a.m.
Beefcake is served up to commission
Enterprise Township resident Richard Hayes, who asked to be excluded from the proposed zoning overlay, attempted to show on the county's overhead projector a photo of his property that ran in the Las Vegas Sun.
7:07 a.m.
LV 101: Beyond the Strip
Pop Quiz: Test your LV Histoy knowledge
7:06 a.m.
Poker whiz Sartori hopes to deal an ace in music
Thirty-year-old Tom Sartori is using his fame at the poker table to boost his career onstage and in the recording business.
7:01 a.m.
Flashpoint for Oct. 26, 2005
Flashpoint for Oct. 26, 2005
6:59 a.m.
Excerpts from Sen. Reid speech
- Marine Lance Cpl. Donald Cline Jr., Sparks, "was the first Nevada soldier to die in Iraq. During the initial invasion of southern Iraq, Lance Corporal Cline was killed in combat while assisting injured soldiers ...
1:10 a.m.

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