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Archive for April 13, 2006

Please don't lick the paintings
The paintings of raw meat by Belgian artist Cindy Wright are engaging, intense, beautiful and, well, a little revolting.
7:14 a.m.
John Katsilometes takes a seat as NFL Hall of Famer Terry Bradshaw rambles on
The excitable Bradshaw was the keynote speaker at the Las Vegas International Hotel & Restaurant Show awards luncheon, which honored Boyd Gaming Chief Executive Bill Boyd as Hotelier of the Year, and Emeril's New Orleans ...
7:14 a.m.
Editorial: A war on weather balloons?
Much of the story was being widely reported as early as June 2003, that the alleged trailer-mounted laboratories were not weapons of mass destruction at all, but rather equipment used to fill artillery balloons with ...
7:14 a.m.
Editorial: Grisly reminders of Katrina
And the bodies of its victims continue to emerge. According to a recent story by The New York Times, the search for hurricane victims' bodies in New Orleans was left to victims' families or friends, ...
7:14 a.m.
Letter: Delicate situation handled with sledgehammer
This time the failure wasn't a diplomatic blunder, but a serious lack of good judgment regarding strategy.
7:14 a.m.
Letter: Common sense approach to driving
When driving, you should not go 10 miles over or under the posted speed limit. If you choose to go over the stated limit, you should be on the left side; if going under you ...
7:13 a.m.
Letter: Target hunters, not mountain lions
Oh wait. I have a better idea. Let's reduce the hunters. Just seven less tags would equal what the mountain lions were taking. Or, how about reducing tags even more. Do you think eliminating the ...
7:13 a.m.
Letter: Ignorance is no excuse this time
Let's look back to those nostalgic days of the '50s, when it was atomic party time for Las Vegans as well as tourists, as they watched the giant mushroom cloud erupt. How uninformed they were ...
7:13 a.m.
Editorial: Missing without a trace
According to a story Wednesday by the Sun, district officials say a review of students who dropped out of high school after the 2004-05 school year suggested that as many as two-thirds had moved away ...
7:13 a.m.
Immigration-law provision could affect all business owners
All of the nation's 8.4 million employers would be required to electronically send the names and Social Security numbers of their employees over the Internet to be checked against two government databases.
7:12 a.m.
Another audit finds fault with accounting at EOB
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting Tuesday sent KCEP 88.1-FM a final report, based on an earlier audit that, among other things, told Station Manager Lee Winston that the radio station needed to pay back $23,322 ...
7:12 a.m.
New hat, different view
Plans for a regional shopping center in Henderson next to industrial plants that use hazardous chemicals have been revived by a former Clark County commissioner who voted in 1993 to prohibit such people-oriented uses at ...
7:12 a.m.
Housing chief to be reviewed in public
The board had listed on the agenda for its regularly scheduled monthly meeting a closed session for Chief Executive Don England's annual performance evaluation.
7:12 a.m.
Edwards not afraid to get his hands dirty
A couple of miners stood outside the Riviera, smoking cigarettes and lamenting that John Edwards isn't president, although they said they'll work for him if he runs in 2008.
7:12 a.m.
Pet therapy for owners
So here's a question. If you pay to have testicle implants for your dog, or psychic readings for your horse, which of you is supposed to feel better? You, or your pet?
7:12 a.m.
Recorder should be appointed, not elected
Deane barely weathered that controversy, which resulted in calls for her resignation, but her troubles aren't going away - and they could get much worse. This month Metro Police detectives, using search warrants, seized documents ...
7:11 a.m.
Risk rises with emerging-markets stocks
You can tell by the bubbles - the torrid price action in single-country mutual funds from India to Brazil, the hot money going into almost any stock fund with "international" in its name.
7:11 a.m.
Pinnacle, Lee bet big on Tropicana
Dan Lee, the chief executive of Pinnacle, has an impressive background. As writer Liz Benston has reported in the Las Vegas Sun, Lee has been credited with doubling casino profits at Pinnacle since he took ...
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