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Archive for December 5, 2006

Board reappoints Rheault as Nevada schools chief
Rheault has been with the state Department of Education since 1986 and was deputy superintentent under former schools chief Jack McLaughlin. McLaughlin retired and Rheault got his first three-year term as superintendent on a 6-4 ...
12:29 p.m.
Nevada study questions whether smoking bans would hurt casinos
Chris Pritsos, chairman of the University of Nevada, Reno's nutrition department, said his study funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found the number of Nevada gamblers who smoke is similar to the ...
11:56 a.m.
What: New Las Vegas Marathon
7:10 a.m.
Going the distance and then some
Race director Terry Collier tells us what it takes, in part, to host 25,000 runners for the New Las Vegas Marathon and Half Marathon:
7:10 a.m.
Rock hound sniffs out memorabilia
For Don Bernstine , there's a very clear line between your job and his.
7:09 a.m.
John Katsilometes on a photographer who has the Playboy assignment to do a pictorial on the women of 'La Femme'
Wilen is a world-class freelance photographer, and for the past week his subjects have been the 13 captivating women of "La Femme," the U.S. version of the famed French "Crazy Horse" adult revue. The Las ...
7:09 a.m.
Q+A: Phyllis Diller
Phyllis Diller gave her final public performance at the Suncoast in 2002. She was 85 years old.
7:09 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Dec 05, 2006
Transition. It's a funny word. Does it mean evolution or devolution, metamorphosis or mutation? Depends. So what to make of Gov.-elect Jim Gibbons' transition team. Which of the aforementioned is it? The group is packed ...
7:09 a.m.
Editorial: Program is just the ticket
According to a story in Saturday's Las Vegas Sun, the Henderson Police Department's two-year-old Citizen Corps, which provides residents with an opportunity to give back to the community, uses specially trained volunteers to ticket drivers ...
7:09 a.m.
Editorial: Failures in Afghanistan
But Saturday and again on Monday, The New York Times featured lengthy front-page stories from that country, which is where the war against terrorism should have been focused all along.
7:09 a.m.
Letter: Bush wants U.S. to stay in Iraq to build bases
That would also allow us to get out of Saudi Arabia, where we have had troops for over 50 years, which is one of the reasons that Osama bin Laden attacked us on 9/11.
7:08 a.m.
Letter: Bush allowing toxic chemicals to harm us
In addition to skirting around the Clean Air Act and allowing U.S. companies to pump more and more carbon dioxide in the air and increase global warming, a nonprofit government watchdog group in Washington, D.C., ...
7:08 a.m.
Letter: We are fiddling as the world burns
If the current attitudes of many letter writers to the Las Vegas Sun prevail - instead of being remembered as the next "Greatest Generation," we will be reviled as self-centered, weak willed, head-in-the-sand pacifists and ...
7:08 a.m.
Editorial: Obstinacy leads to pickets
This threat to vital health care services did not have to happen, at least not now.
7:08 a.m.
Public or private: Debate over arena financing intensifies
Imagine if Las Vegas resort developers argued that the public should pay part of their construction costs because the new business would bring jobs to the state and raise tax revenues.
7:07 a.m.
McCarran to clear the air
As operators of bars and other small slot machine venues consider challenging last month's voter-approved smoking restrictions, one slot machine outlet isn't waiting around for a second opinion.
7:07 a.m.
Beds ready but doctor shortage prevents use
CARSON CITY - A 40-bed addition to the state's mental hospital in Las Vegas can't open because the state is short the two psychiatrists it needs to staff it.
7:07 a.m.
University system regents don't appreciate state lawmakers telling them what to do, not even the premier state lawmaker, Senate Majority Leader Bill Raggio, R-Reno.
7:07 a.m.
Harrah's Entertainment has delayed announcing details of its center-Strip redevelopment plans, pending a potential deal to take the company private. But officials aren't sitting on their hands.
7:07 a.m.
When Brent Bell saw the video of what was going on inside one of his taxicabs, he couldn't believe his eyes.
7:07 a.m.

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