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Archive for August 31, 2006

LOOKING IN ON: MOTOR SPORTS
Granddaddy of the drag races
7:28 a.m.
Ron Kantowski is at ringside with Mike Tyson as the former heavyweight champion goes into training - for what, no one seems too sure
And as usual, a few hundred boxing fans, passers-by and curiosity seekers - heavy on the curiosity seekers - were immediately drawn to him.
7:28 a.m.
TAKE FIVE: JERRY LEWIS
Love him or hate him, on one thing everyone can agree - Jerry Lewis is, well, Jerry Lewis, a one-of-a-kind entertainer and humanitarian who has left an indelible mark on the world.
7:27 a.m.
Daydreams during the dog days
Scruffy isn't one to get down and run around and play. He's older and he's a grumpy dog, but he wants to be out here to watch all the other dogs, and so I keep ...
7:27 a.m.
Editorial: Weighty issue for states
Mississippi is ranked as the nation's leading state for obesity, with 29.5 percent of its population being placed in that category. No state is meeting the national goal of only 15 percent of its population ...
7:27 a.m.
Editorial: Iraq mess not critics' fault
He compared them to pre-World War II proponents of appeasement with Hitler's Germany.
7:27 a.m.
Letter: Work ethic of Congress in serious doubt
That's less than 20 full weeks. Where are they for the other 32 weeks? So it's 32 weeks of doing nothing but going to their states to tell the voters that they deserve to be ...
7:27 a.m.
Letter: Bush deserves credit for success he's had
In days it will be five years in which not one terrorist assault has succeeded in our country. In October 2001, in this gambling town, you easily could have gotten 20-to-1 odds that no more ...
7:26 a.m.
Letter: Forgiveness only gets granted for apologies
The fact is that every impartial observer, including many Republicans, were upset at the snail's pace response of this agency and its head, Michael Brown, who at that time when he was being interviewed, wasn't ...
7:26 a.m.
Editorial: Pledging a new policy
According to a story in Wednesday's Las Vegas Sun, the teacher handbook for Advanced Technologies Academy includes a policy that says students may refuse to recite the pledge. But it also calls for teachers to ...
7:26 a.m.
John Katsilometes on the return to Vegas of Yoko Ono, who brings an exhibit of Lennon's artwork to The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel
Ono, who has visited Vegas several times this year, is back again - this time with her late husband's art in tow. Ono is showcasing some of John Lennon's artwork during the "Imagine" weekend at ...
7:26 a.m.
Feds near agreement to withdraw its water protests
The Southern Nevada Water Authority and a clutch of federal land-management agencies are close to an agreement that would withdraw federal protests to a plan to draw ground water from rural White Pine County.
7:25 a.m.
School named in honor of Sun's Thompson
The Sandra Lee Thompson Elementary School opened Wednesday, following ceremonies dedicating the campus to the memory of the former vice president, associate editor and award-winning columnist of the Sun.
7:25 a.m.
Walls of false security
For six years Pam and Don Lewellen felt safe living in posh Rhodes Ranch in Southwest Las Vegas. They had a guarded front gate, security cameras and roving patrols to protect the $400,000-to-$1 million homes ...
7:25 a.m.
The prophet, common quivering man
In the end, the lion lay down like a lamb.
7:25 a.m.

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