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Archive for April 30, 2006

UNLV candidates overshadow UNR's
That's how regents and search consultants explain how the candidate pool for UNLV's president blew the candidate pool for UNR out of the water.
7:21 a.m.
Arbitrators tackle lawsuit over firing of original veterans home contractor
Addison Inc., a Las Vegas contractor, sued the state for damages after it was hired in May 1999 to construct the Southern Nevada Veterans Home - only to be fired from the project in August ...
7:21 a.m.
Nature's beauty, glitz unite
What: "Ansel Adams: America"
7:21 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Apr 30, 2006
FLASHPOINT for Apr 30, 2006
7:20 a.m.
Jon Ralston considers some possible instructions for G-Sting jurors
"Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, the key question in this trial is how you gauge whether or not the defendants deprived the public of honest services, to use the language in the law. I ...
7:20 a.m.
Hal Rothman remembers the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, and cautions the American public against repeating it
Thirty people died as a direct result of the explosion, 28 from acute radiation poisoning or thermal burns. Another 19 died soon afterward, and nine known fatalities from thyroid cancer are direct results of the ...
7:20 a.m.
Editorial: Thinking about a new arena
The 23-year-old Thomas & Mack Center will host next year's NBA All-Star game, but a fact sheet distributed by county and city officials says that the facility is "old and the amenities are insufficient compared ...
7:20 a.m.
Editorial: Aiming at grade inflation
To get an idea of how the Clark County School District's regulations worked previously, an "A" represented "excellent achievement" and a "B" represented "above average achievement." Starting in the 2006-07 academic year, a student receiving ...
7:20 a.m.
Letter: Take the hyphen out of being American
Please, Ms. Campos, tell your fourth-generation American sons that no one hates Mexicans - legal or illegal. The problem Americans have is with criminals who are here using non-valid Social Security numbers, sending big bucks ...
7:20 a.m.
Letter: Resorts should not get special treatment
The recent opening of the Red Rock Resort is a perfect example. With all of the announcements about scarcity of local water, this hotel, like Strip establishments, opened for business with massive swimming pools, lagoons ...
7:19 a.m.
Letter: When will we learn the lessons of war?
Isn't it time for talks, or are there too many people who want power at any cost? I am 87 years old and there is nothing as precious as life.
7:19 a.m.
Letter: Oil companies didn't keep their promise
President Nixon attempted price controls, which proved ineffective since they didn't apply to all. When gasoline and its allied products once again became plentiful, the oil industry was quoted as saying they would do all ...
7:19 a.m.
Editorial: Generic drugs in jeopardy
In the wake of the court actions, the FTC this past week revealed that it had uncovered seven examples already this year of drug companies paying generic makers so that the cheaper medicines would not ...
7:19 a.m.
Highway construction needs another $4.5 billion
The state receives more than $208 million a year from its 17.8-cent-per-gallon tax; most of it goes for highway construction.
7:18 a.m.
Construction bid prompts look at process
But when Roche Constructors Inc. bid on the city's Alexander Hualapai Softball Complex, only one number - $19,095,435 - appeared on its paperwork.
7:18 a.m.
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A story in Thursday's Sun inaccurately stated that one-third of the respondents to a Clark County survey said they do not believe the Energy Department can be trusted to ensure the public's safety in regard ...
7:18 a.m.
Test Site is once again making noise
Almost 60 years after the nation reveled at the sight of mushroom clouds boiling high above the Nevada desert, another blast - tiny by comparison - is again thrusting the Nevada Test Site into the ...
7:18 a.m.
Jeff Simpson on how a deal with MGM Mirage and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation just might be coming to a casino near you
While the plans to use an MGM Mirage brand on a casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation are big news, expect bigger developments closer to home.
7:18 a.m.
Reaching the other side
Hundreds of men and women milling about the town square buzz in anticipation of what lies ahead.
7:17 a.m.
Brian Greenspun wonders why Jon Porter would embrace Nevada enemy
As the incumbent in Nevada's 3rd Congressional District, Jon Porter has considerable heft when it comes to raising money for his re-election effort. And, as an incumbent, he also has an overwhelming advantage over all ...
7:17 a.m.

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