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Archive for April 8, 2006

Vegas boom going upscale
The Las Vegas building boom under way will usher in a slew of new luxury properties over the next five years, continuing a transformation from Middle America playground to the desert version of Southern California ...
7:37 a.m.
Book 'em: Two Metro officers tell their stories
If the man who tried to kill himself got his wish, a senior officer explained, it would spare everyone from wasted work on a throwaway life.
7:37 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Apr 08, 2006
FLASHPOINT for Apr 08, 2006
7:30 a.m.
TAKE FIVE: Chris neiszner
Odgers was a couple of years into an NHL career that lasted 12 seasons, and Neiszner added to memorabilia that would eventually include many signed photographs, programs and sticks.
7:30 a.m.
Medina hits town with Vengeance
Medina returned to his roots to visit with his relatives and to see Euro 2004, and he had front-row corner seats at Municipal Stadium in Coimbra, Portugal, to watch England play Switzerland.
7:30 a.m.
Woman describes forced marriage
As Mary tells the story of how she became a plural wife at age 16, the shock of it all is still fresh.
7:29 a.m.
Officials probed baby's family
Child protective services previously investigated the family of the 6-month-old girl who was found dead on Sunday, but there wasn't any action taken, sources said.
7:29 a.m.
Food drive has hard times
That is, before the local event began a four-year donations nosedive following the economic downturn from the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
7:29 a.m.
Longtime radio talk show host dies
"Country music didn't make this town," DeMatto told the Sun in an Oct. 12 story. "If we don't play Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin and all those others, the kids today will never know what ...
7:29 a.m.
Editorial: Katie Couric finds a new home
That will all change this September, however, when Katie Couric, the popular co-host of NBC's morning "Today" show, becomes the anchor and managing editor of "CBS Evening News."
7:29 a.m.
Editorial: Prison needs scrutiny
According to a story in Friday's Las Vegas Sun, Mary Hester was hired to head the vocational program at the Southern Nevada Women's Correctional Center in May, and was still under the mandated 12-month probation ...
7:29 a.m.
Letter: Taking issue with traffic issues
And for those who want us to lower the speed limit, don't you know by now the speed limit could be zero mph and the insane among us ... the creeps ... will go 100 ...
7:28 a.m.
Letter: Difference between profane and obscene
I was taught that profanities were exclusively those statements derogatory to some aspect of religion while obscenities referred to other expressions of foul language. It may be old-fashioned, but I prefer the distinction.
7:28 a.m.
Letter: Abiding by speed limit will cut out road rage
So I say to Mr. Simpson, stay within the 65 mph speed limit. "Limit" is the operative word and means that's as fast as you are allowed to drive.
7:28 a.m.
Editorial: Army lax on critical contract
After 9/11, though, with so many troops sent to either Afghanistan, Iraq or other trouble spots around the world, Congress suspended guard duty for regular soldiers and authorized the Army to hire civilian security guards.
7:28 a.m.

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