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Archive for April 3, 2006

Employers faulted for high number of unauthorized Nevada workers
Nearly 10 percent of Nevada's laborers are such workers - the second highest ranking in the nation, according to a survey by a national research center.
12:24 p.m.
Attendance rises with driver's ed
But longtime district administrator Edward Goldman said there could another benefit - improved attendance.
9:28 a.m.
Longtime Sun exec Ritchie dies
While shocked by the violence he witnessed between Hindus from India and Pakistani Muslims, Ritchie calmly maintained control.
9:14 a.m.
John Katsilometes on the latest plans for the Miss America Pageant, which enjoyed a successful first year in Vegas
It went well enough that Las Vegas is the odds-on favorite to host the 2007 contest. Nothing was officially confirmed over the weekend, but I would expect Vegas to be announced soon as the 2007 ...
8:51 a.m.
Growing new high rises
"We're definitely looking for more land, trying to keep the ball rolling," Cherry said.
8:31 a.m.
Superintendent bets on education initiative
"If the Superintendent's Schools do not prove to be successful, my neck is on the block," Rulffes wrote in a memorandum to the School Board outlining his plans for an educational initiative that would give ...
8:27 a.m.
Editorial: Reining in the lobbyists
Senators voted 90-8 last week to approve legislation that bans all meals and gifts from lobbyists and increases to two years the period of time former lawmakers must wait before lobbying former colleagues. Lobbyists would ...
8:00 a.m.
Editorial: Federal report all wet
In a report released last week, the Interior Department's Fish and Wildlife Service said that the United States has had a net gain of 191,800 acres of wetlands since the agency's last inventory in 1997. ...
8:00 a.m.
Editorial: A plan to save forests
Two Democratic senators did. On Thursday - one day after the U.S. Forest Service extended the comment period on the proposed land sales by 30 days - Montana's Sen. Max Baucus and Oregon's Sen. Ron ...
8:00 a.m.
Letter: Shedding light on immigration controversy
The Sun also points out that many undocumented workers are families overstaying visas and not young men who have climbed a fence. Careful legislation is needed here because there are 3 million children in this ...
7:59 a.m.
Waiting for Goodman
If the candidate in question was anyone other than Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman, you could say with relative certainty that his name is unlikely to be on the ballot for statewide office this year.However, ...
7:59 a.m.
Letter: HIV medication for inmates helps us all
Why should anyone care if inmates don't get HIV medications? Because it costs society big bucks if they don't get the medications. In many cases, if a person with HIV doesn't take their medications, the ...
7:59 a.m.
Letter: Flood of illegal aliens threatens our future
In 2010, based on that 10,000 daily number, we would have some 13.5 million illegals, and in 2020 almost 18 million. This is an impossible situation.
7:59 a.m.
Much ado about a big bang
Fifty years ago, news that a nuclear blast would send up a radioactive mushroom cloud visible from Las Vegas would have been cause for celebration.
7:59 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Apr 03, 2006
FLASHPOINT for Apr 03, 2006
7:59 a.m.
A dream diamond from the Silver State
In celebration of the start of the major league baseball season, we present the Nevada Nine - our starting lineup with ties to the Silver State. Only players that were born in Nevada, attended high ...
7:58 a.m.
Jeff Haney on how sports books keep their sanity during March Madness
The tournament has become a reliable money-maker for Las Vegas sports books, attracting money at the betting windows from casual fans as well as sharper sports bettors, Roberts said.
7:58 a.m.

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