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Archive for February 6, 2006

What makes it super in Vegas?
Alberto Godoy and Kyle Green, in town from Los Angeles, spent part of the weekend contributing to that lofty figure - five bucks at a time. Or, in the NFL's rather self-important Super Bowl parlance, ...
12:34 p.m.
John Katsilometes checks in on the final Super Sunday at the famous Stardust race and sports book
Sunday marked the last Super Bowl for the history-laden Stardust sports book, which opened amid much fanfare in 1975 (a priceless photo of a pair of showgirls pulling a horse through the hotel to mark ...
12:34 p.m.
NLV to get more for housing prisoners
The U.S. Marshals Service has agreed to pay North Las Vegas about a $1 million more a year to house federal prisoners, apparently ending for now the city's threat to terminate the contract.
12:34 p.m.
Torino looking to make mark on Strip
"I have more than $5 million in this bank, so why are they charging me $3 for something called a noncheck safe keep fee?" he asked several staff members.
12:33 p.m.
Tougher child molestation law sought
Tougher laws are needed to keep child molesters in prison and prevent them from committing more crimes, according to a newly formed local chapter of a national group that hopes to get legislation passed in ...
12:33 p.m.
Many in Nevada are not citizens
About one of every nine people living in Nevada is not a U.S. citizen, the second-highest percentage in the nation, according to a recently released Census Bureau report.
12:33 p.m.
Lack of information cited in babies' deaths
Foster parents caring for two prematurely born infants who died had not been given enough information about their fragile condition to watch over them properly, according to medical records and Metro Police.
12:33 p.m.
Flashpoint for Feb. 6, 2006
Flashpoint for Feb. 6, 2006
12:32 p.m.
Editorial: Give BC bypass vote a chance
In his State of the City address, Mayor Bob Ferraro proposed selling a 1,531-acre city-owned parcel and using the funds - possibly $400 million or more - to speed up construction of the 10-mile bypass. ...
12:31 p.m.
Editorial: You've got mail - and spam
According to a recent Knight Ridder Newspapers story, the Internet's 60 million Web sites and many times more e-mail users are operating within a risky environment where hackers with enough patience and skill could obtain ...
12:31 p.m.
Letter: Bush must have had his reasons for spying
Lewis Aronow, Las Vegas
12:31 p.m.
Letter: Demanding answers from representatives
The stench of their self-serving partisan loyalty will hover over Nevada and take its toll.
12:30 p.m.
Letter: Put nuclear waste in your own back yard
But I have an idea that could possibly help. How about building a new repository about 100 miles from the president's ranch in Texas. Plenty of open spaces there!
12:30 p.m.
Editorial: Putting parole in sunshine
A Las Vegas Sun story last week revealed that the Parole Board can change its agendas without notice, can examine evidence in private, and that inmates are not always allowed to know what evidence the ...
12:30 p.m.
Letter: UNLV must take steps to improve
Richard J. Mundy, Las Vegas
10:14 a.m.
Jacksons influenced bassist
Although his father was a bass player with such renowned band leaders as Earl "Fatha" Hines and Fletcher Henderson in the 1940s, 55-year-old Jerry Brookings says he didn't get serious about music until he met ...
8:28 a.m.
Bench bar set up for Supreme Court
With an increasing caseload making it more difficult for the state's high court jurists to keep abreast of legal trends, the court has asked a group of lawyers to help.
8:21 a.m.
Domestic violence court to get funding
Nicole Moon, public information offi- cer for the attorney general's office, says it is currently working to make $60,000 available to assist in funding the court. She said while the money might not be enough ...
8:13 a.m.

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