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Archive for February 17, 2006

Business' influence in schools source of contention
In fact Joyce Woodhouse, who has been director of the district's School-Community Partnership Program since 1989, has a few ideas of her own to share.
12:34 p.m.
Chertoff offers terrorism briefing
But Chertoff added that the closed session would answer the question only "to a certain degree."
12:34 p.m.
CORRECTION
In Thursday's Sun, a former La Jolla Mobile Home Park resident, Irving Downer, was quoted as saying he was out $3,000 for damage done to his home. The article should have said that a portion ...
12:34 p.m.
TAKE FIVE: MARGARITO VS. GOMEZ PREVIEW
1. Running scared? Promoter Bob Arum sees Saturday night's WBO welterweight championship fight as a showcase for Antonio Margarito, whose ultimate goal is to gain recognition as one of the sport's top fighters, pound-for-pound, while ...
12:33 p.m.
Jeff Haney describes why, in a restrictor plate race, Ford and Dodge just can't compete in recent races with the General Motors product
In analyzing the field for Sunday's Daytona 500, odds-maker Micah Roberts was almost taken aback at how highly he had to rate the race's Chevrolet drivers compared with their competitors from other car manufacturers.
12:33 p.m.
Scott sets sights on winning a major
Scott, a native Australian who spent one year at UNLV before turning pro, has his sights set on winning a major this year.
12:32 p.m.
High school hazing case creeps along
The father of a Sierra Vista High School student accused in an alleged hazing incident two weeks ago said school officials have not provided him any details about his son's suspension.
12:32 p.m.
Affordable senior housing program takes another step toward viability
The county's community resources staff breathed a collective sigh of relief in January when nine developers responded to their request for proposals to build a low-rent apartment complex for seniors.
12:32 p.m.
Tom Gorman begs to differ with many readers who call and write about Gehry's work of architecture
The 77-year-old, no-holds-barred architect from Los Angeles has unveiled his design for a privately funded Alzheimer's research institute at the 61-acre Union Park near downtown, and now readers are weighing in.
12:32 p.m.
Editorial: Jon Ralston on a legal skirmish, a political defector and a gushing letter from an ex-treasurer
But it is this excerpt from a letter sent this week to Mayor Oscar Goodman that really has them in a snit: "However, we have already discovered several facts and transactions, which apparently were not ...
12:32 p.m.
Flashpoint for Feb. 17, 2006
Flashpoint for Feb. 17, 2006
12:31 p.m.
Editorial: Talking quail with Fox News
Cheney did take responsibility for the accident, which occurred as he was aiming at a quail. Of course, that admission of responsibility came several days after the impression was left by the owner of the ...
12:31 p.m.
Editorial: Dysfunction began at the top
Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, told Chertoff that investing such responsibility in the now-ousted Brown was "one of your biggest mistakes" in reaction to the devastating hurricane in which more than 1,300 people were killed and ...
12:31 p.m.
Letter: Just another case of unwarranted secrecy
As always, Vice President Dick Cheney demonstrated his aloofness and disdain for the media by not immediately detailing the facts of the incident and personally stating his regrets and concern. Was this because he didn't ...
12:31 p.m.
Letter: Wealth an illusion for many Americans
Meanwhile, there are an estimated 500,000-800,000 homeless people; roughly one out of every six citizens has no health insurance, which is tantamount to saying they have no health care. (The United States is the only ...
12:30 p.m.
Letter: Take time to examine state tax initiatives
Sharron Angle, Republican state assemblywoman and candidate for U.S. Congress, proposed the "Property Tax Restraint Petition"; Bob Beers, Republican state senator and candidate for governor, proposed the tax and spend control petition (TASC); while fallout ...
12:30 p.m.
Editorial: Giving their all for America
In an era where million-dollar endorsement contracts, doping scandals and winning-at-all-costs strategies have polluted much of American athletics, U.S. Olympians this past week brought back sportsmanship and honor through the love of sport.
12:30 p.m.
John Katsilometes on the happy convergence of Smoothies, a teen journalist, a mom, and the immortal Steven Tyler at a Harley dealership
Chiara Velotta is the daughter of Rick Velotta, who is a business writer for the Las Vegas Sun. Chiara is also a reporter for the Review-Journal's RJeneration page. Christine Velotta is the wife of Rick, ...
8:56 a.m.
Majority in Collective believe it has outgrown Arts Factory
The move would pluck the collective from the original hub of the Arts District, a host for First Friday, and move it a half-mile west on Charleston Boulevard, where it would join other galleries, boutiques ...
8:56 a.m.
'Hairspray' will stick on Strip
"Hairspray" will leave you breathless.
8:56 a.m.
Arts Notes: Majority in Collective beleive it has outgrown Arts Factory
After more than a decade as an anchor in the downtown arts Factory, the Contemporary arts Collective is looking to move into a larger space, possibly a nearly 2,000-square-foot gallery at the renovated Holsum Lofts.
8:10 a.m.

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