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Archive for February 14, 2006

After investigations rancher won't be charged, fined
After rancher Bob Lewis wheeled heavy equipment onto federal land last year to divert the flow of a slender Lincoln County stream, at least five state and federal agencies opened investigations. No way would Lewis ...
12:34 p.m.
Living a double life
Las Vegas nightclubs and casinos will be inundated with card-carrying astronauts, neurosurgeons and bounty hunters in the coming months, thanks to a new turn in tourism marketing.
12:34 p.m.
Feds yank Head Start control
Citing health and safety concerns, the federal government on Monday stripped the troubled Economic Opportunity Board of control of the Las Vegas Valley's 15 Head Start centers.
12:34 p.m.
Singer sees difference in world since 9/11
"In a funny way, it's made things easier for me," he said. "Before, people here felt they were invulnerable - now, they understand a little what reality is (in other places)."
12:34 p.m.
Gender bias claimed in Harter's resignation
Professors on a pair of committees sent a letter to university system regents last week asking them to look into whether gender bias or intolerance of diverse viewpoints by Chancellor Jim Rogers or other system ...
12:33 p.m.
'Havana Night' may enjoy a new dawn
Not all of the costumes and props had arrived on opening night.
12:33 p.m.
Q+A PAUL TRACY
Now, at age 37, Tracy is taking aim at the world of NASCAR as a way of prolonging his driving career. A part-time Las Vegas resident, Tracy will compete in at least five NASCAR Busch ...
12:33 p.m.
A-Tech receives more kudos
The Intel Corp. named the campus a "School of Distinction," an honor bestowed on just 20 schools nationwide. The award is for excellence in technical fields.
12:33 p.m.
School Board's math skills come under criticism
A) On four days with a management consultant.
12:32 p.m.
Editorial: Cheney just loves secrets
Adding to the bizarre circumstances, it took the White House almost 24 hours to say that the accident happened. It wasn't until a Texas newspaper reported the incident on its Web site on Sunday, and ...
12:32 p.m.
Editorial: Taking from the poor
The U.S. Agriculture Department's Commodity Supplemental Food Program is the most recently revealed target in a budget that also proposes cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and veterans' services.
12:32 p.m.
Letter: Candidates: Don't run on Bush's advice
The success in the "war on terror" has to be a figment of the imagination of Bush's propaganda machine. His war in Iraq has only spawned more terrorism, as the killings continue on a daily ...
12:32 p.m.
Take Five: Dan Tudin
During a career that lasted nine seasons, Conny Tudin played four games for the Montreal Canadiens in 1941- 42. He had one assist and spent four minutes in the penalty box. He died 15 years ...
12:32 p.m.
Letter: Technology isn't always the answer
The most recent example is the Pentagon's reliance upon computers to manage military supply systems during wartime. The worst example was then-Secretary of State Colin Powell's presentation to the United Nations showing satellite photos of ...
12:31 p.m.
Letter: Most Muslims aren't condemning violence
On the other hand, most Muslims, while not publicly agreeing with the jihadists, aren't exactly standing up in great numbers to protest their actions either.
12:31 p.m.
Letter: Curious committee selection for DeLay
Joann Fischella, Boulder City
12:31 p.m.
Letter: We'd be worse off with Gore or Kerry
I disagree with almost everything Ms. Gross stated, but for those who agree with her, I have this question: Isn't it disgustingly apparent that all things mentioned by Ms. Gross - such as the economy, ...
12:31 p.m.
Editorial: Shedding light on Alzheimer's
The center is to be located in Las Vegas' 61-acre Union Park development at the corner of Grand Central Parkway and Bonneville Avenue near downtown. Its design is a curving, gleaming, wavelike configuration of glass ...
12:31 p.m.
Jeff German talks with the owner of OPM, who says his club's hip-hop vibe is not the problem police make it out to be
Presiding over the high-tech dance floor in this sprawling Asian-themed club, with its marble bars and colorful contemporary furniture, is another wooden Buddha, standing 6 feet tall and weighting 800 pounds.
12:30 p.m.
Flashpoint for Feb. 14, 2006
Flashpoint for Feb. 14, 2006
12:30 p.m.
Churches have often been centers for politics
Conservatives pride themselves, accurately or not, on grounding their arguments in fact, not emotion. Yet, some comments at Coretta Scott King's nationally televised funeral that were critical of President Bush, while he and first lady ...
10:45 a.m.
The dysfunction is mounting
Vice President Dick Cheney bitterly complains that national security leaks are endangering America.
10:44 a.m.
FLASHPOINT Feb 14, 2006
FLASHPOINT Feb 14, 2006
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