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Archive for October 31, 2005

Editorial: Sheryl Swoopes' coming-out party
Voted the WNBA's Most Valuable Player last month, Swoopes told the magazine that she is "tired of having to pretend to be somebody I'm not."
9:47 a.m.
Editorial: Screening efficacy analyzed
Results of the study, funded by the National Cancer Institute and published in the New England Journal of Medicine last week, also shows that none of the popular methods for detection and treatment contributed to ...
9:46 a.m.
Columnist Jeff Haney: Card counters and the surreality of the professional blackjack players' ball
Casino bosses liken blackjack card counters to bloodsuckers, or evil creatures dying to plunder and pillage their table games.
9:13 a.m.
Columnist Ron Kantowski: The new Little League: Can soccer replace baseball's traditions?
Based on everything I've been hearing, children's soccer is the new Little League, only without the bubble gum cards.
9:12 a.m.
Washington Notebook: Sen. Reid aghast at nationwide fuel prices
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid last week opened his remarks at a press conference by noting a conversation about gasoline prices that he had with fellow Searchlight residents Judy and Dick Hill.
9:09 a.m.
Leaders of car industry descend on Las Vegas as three shows converge
Automotive aftermarket industry leaders will celebrate America's love affair with its cars this week at an event that has accelerated into the Las Vegas convention fast lane.
9:07 a.m.
Amazing Johnathan hosts a Halloween treat
The Amazing Johnathan really knows how to throw a party.
9:06 a.m.
Flashpoint for Oct. 31, 2005
This Friday, a guy most Nevadans have never heard of is coming to town. Unlike like most visitors, Richard Pombo is a guaranteed winner. Why? Pombo is the chairman of the House Resources Committee and ...
9:04 a.m.
Letter: Quick fixes aren't always the best fit
Not only will a pipeline to bring water from rural counties cost an estimated $2 billion to $6 billion, have we considered what effects this will have on rural counties as well as neighboring states, ...
9:01 a.m.
Letter: Tears for the fallen
The body bag industry grins from ear to ear ... while the rest of us cry.
9:00 a.m.
Letter: In honor of the dishonorable
The first should go to "great work, Brownie." Talk about a no-brainer! Nothing speaks to how much Bush is on top of things than the praise he gave to hapless Michael Brown, who was quickly ...
8:59 a.m.
Medicare & Who?
Las Vegas residents Bob Fabbri, Charles Coutteau and Lorna Taylor are confused about the new Medicare drug benefit that will begin in January.
8:38 a.m.
Health officials set for rat race
After more than two years of not rooting out roof rat colonies in the valley, the Clark County Health District has scheduled its second major roof rat surveillance program planned for January.
8:35 a.m.
Editorial: Showing initiative on housing
Many owners of mobile home parks in Clark County have either sold their properties to developers, or are considering a sale. This is because land values in Southern Nevada have increased dramatically over the past ...
8:32 a.m.
BLM asked to scale back land auction
The Sierra Club has called on the Bureau of Land Management to withdraw 2,300 acres in North Las Vegas from a Nov. 16 land auction, saying the agency is endangering rare plants by allowing development ...
8:25 a.m.
Conservationists hope plan to protect blue butterfly takes flight
A California environmental group is asking federal agencies to move immediately to stop habitat destruction affecting a tiny blue butterfly in the Spring Mountains.
8:24 a.m.
A crucial role for businesses
Employers should take an active role in assisting workers who are victims of domestic violence, experts say.
8:20 a.m.
The Week Ahead for Oct. 31, 2005
8:18 a.m.
Who wants the 51s?
Nearly eight months after retaining a New York-based company to broker a possible sale, the Las Vegas 51s are no closer to an ownership change, according to team President Don Logan.
8:16 a.m.
Psychiatric department expanding in Las Vegas
Train them and they will stay.
8:11 a.m.
Columnist John Katsilometes: What might have been behind Jim Rogers' 'Lincoln' comment
In introducing former President Bill Clinton at the Nevada Development Authority dinner at Bellagio, Chancellor Jim Rogers drew one of the event's biggest laughs.
8:09 a.m.

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