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Archive for April 19, 2006

Preseason bonding
The historic mining town of Ely is about 240 miles north of Las Vegas and, according to White Pine County's Tourism and Recreation Web site, one of the area's more popular outdoor pursuits is catching ...
7:25 a.m.
Jeff Haney attends a memorial service for 'Puggy' Pearson, where friends and family shared stories of the 'rounder'
Pearson, the 1973 World Series of Poker champion and a member of the Poker Hall of Fame, died last Wednesday in Las Vegas at age 77.
7:24 a.m.
Las Vegas film business is not 'Standing Still'
"Perpetual motion" should be the name of the company, Insomnia Entertainment, which seems to be staying awake around the clock to make its mark in the film world.
7:24 a.m.
Bebe brings Broadway to UNLV
It's no secret that Bebe Neuwirth, the raven-haired Velma from the Broadway revival of "Chicago," and the notoriously acerbic Lilith from "Cheers," feels most at home onstage.
7:24 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Apr 19, 2006
FLASHPOINT for Apr 19, 2006
7:24 a.m.
Jon Ralston says Democrats have started ball rolling on education; now it's time for GOP to say where it stands
It's so easy to unleash the sarcasm and cynicism. And with a $100 million price tag, significant raises for teachers and ideas that seem to have been submitted to the union for approval, there seems ...
7:23 a.m.
Editorial: At what price clean?
The Frontier Line power grid plan calls for building at least 27 new coal-fired power plants, at least 10 of which would sell power to California. But California has strict greenhouse-gas emission reduction goals, and ...
7:23 a.m.
Editorial: Agency has lion's heart
According to a story in Tuesday's Las Vegas Sun, an official with the Arizona Game and Fish Department said the agency has no other choice but to thin the lion population in the Black Mountain ...
7:23 a.m.
Letter: Generals out of line to ask Rumsfeld to resign
Certainly their knowledge of military issues goes far beyond this ex-Navy officer's military ken. However, current decisions as to how and where our armed forces operate, along with ancillary budget decisions associated with such operations, ...
7:23 a.m.
Letter: Those who pay most deserve a break
However, one fact that he and others who think like him always fail to mention is that the top 10 percent of earners also pay upward of 80 percent of all personal income taxes (not ...
7:23 a.m.
Letter: The United States of the Americas?
The cultural, religious and language bridges already exist for incorporation and we have the business acumen and caring soul to accomplish our democratic mandate for our less fortunate neighbors. Re-create our immigrant history for the ...
7:22 a.m.
Letter: Tank driver deserves recognition as well
I would like to point out there was another person involved in that scene and never got any credit. That person was the tank driver or the tank commander who stopped the tank and didn't ...
7:22 a.m.
Letter: Ten years may be too much to ask teachers
Student behavior is largely out of control, and it's more likely to get worse than to get better. From building administrators to central administration and the School Board, none of those who need to take ...
7:22 a.m.
Editorial: Good law, bad attitude
After all, it seems to contradict a National Coalition for the Homeless rating that in January ranked Las Vegas as the fifth "meanest city in 2005" regarding its treatment of homeless people. But according to ...
7:22 a.m.
Zoning may force homeless agency in West Las Vegas to find a new home
Family Promise could be forced to move from its central office - a two-story house at 502 Van Buren Ave. near E Street in West Las Vegas - unless the council grants zoning and land-use ...
7:22 a.m.
Nevada judges do well when cases are reviewed Nevada
Forty-three of Nevada's 60 District Court judges were overturned at least once between January 2003 and last August, a period studied by a University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign journalism class.
7:21 a.m.
John Katsilometes catches up with the Fertittas on the night they open their Red Rock Resort
As the older brother notes, the two are hyper-competitive, but their seven-year age difference precluded any serious sibling competition between them when they were growing up. That relationship exists today.
7:21 a.m.
GOP ad blames Democrats
But just last week, there was hope. Congress was working on immigration reform ... To secure our borders and protect american families.
7:21 a.m.
Six principals apply for local-control program
The small number of applications suggests some district administrators are reluctant to sign on to the most ambitious initiative that Clark County Schools Superintendent Walt Rulffes has proposed since taking the helm in January.
7:21 a.m.

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