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Archive for February 19, 2006

Four jazz legends featured in tribute
Under the direction of Pate, the artists will perform music composed or arranged by Pate and pay homage to jazz composers.
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Investigation may take several more months
But it took only a single footnote in a letter from the law firm to Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman last week to offer a tantalizing glimpse at what investigators are searching for in the ...
12:35 p.m.
Walters land deal called good one for Las Vegas
From the start, there has been one central question about Bill Walters' plan to replace his Royal Links Golf Club with a residential development: Is he offering Las Vegas a fair price to build homes ...
12:35 p.m.
Brian Greenspun on how taxpayers got the better of Bill Walters in Royal Links deal
Contrary to the opinion of the Review-Journal, its minions and a few assorted complainers in this town, my friend Bill Walters is not getting a sweetheart deal from the city of Las Vegas. In fact ...
12:35 p.m.
Mayor, Walters view report as confirmation
Those were the reactions to a study commissioned by the Sun that found that the public could benefit by as much as $38 million if the city lifts a deed restriction on Walters' Royal Links ...
12:35 p.m.
Casino owner agrees to pay $200,000 fine
CARSON CITY - An owner of a string of small casinos in Nevada has agreed to pay a $200,000 fine for lying to state gaming regulators about a domestic dispute last year.
12:34 p.m.
Heller's voter system plan misses deadline
In January 2005, Heller hired Covansys Inc. of Farmington Hills, Mich., to build a statewide computer registration system to comply with the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) in time for the 2006 election.
12:34 p.m.
State seeks more control of shelter
Lawmakers say they want to exert more control by requiring Child Haven to be licensed by the state. That step could lead to regular inspections and ease crowding by establishing limits on the number of ...
12:34 p.m.
Mexican candy being pulled from stores' shelves in LV
Over the last several months, UNLV researchers consistently found lead in several types of Mexican candies, specifically those containing chili or tamarind. Researchers tested more than 4,000 pieces of candy, and found lead in 25 ...
12:34 p.m.
Jeff Simpson on how competition is a very good thing for the residents of valley
Las Vegans don't have to look far to see this economic rule at work. Steve Wynn and Sheldon Adelson battle for high-end business across Sands Avenue and casino industry giants MGM Mirage and Harrah's Entertainment ...
12:34 p.m.
Hafen set to launch campaign for Congress
She will make the announcement at Gordon McCaw Elementary School in Henderson, which she attended. Hafen, 29, is expected to be flanked by Reid, Rep. Shelley Berkley, D-Nev., and her father, long-time Henderson City Councilman ...
12:33 p.m.
FALLEN U.S. TROOPS
FALLEN U.S. TROOPS
12:33 p.m.
Let's play nine holes of art
It's one thing to look at art. It's another to play in it. Todd VonBastiaans decided that we could do both.
12:33 p.m.
Hal Rothman on why it's important for the LVCVA to invest big in the convention center
But in 1988, Atlantic City posed a genuine threat to Las Vegas. Closer to seemingly infinite numbers of people - Atlantic City is an easy bus ride from New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington and Baltimore ...
12:33 p.m.
Jon Ralston on why it doesn't pay to trust the city government when it comes to the Bill Walters scandal
This government is bereft of a sense of irony, as officials become more vocal about having transparency on Stewart Avenue as it becomes more obvious they are concealing something, whether it is incriminating evidence or ...
12:33 p.m.
Jeff German reflects on his career and prepares for his new role as senior investigative reporter at the Las Vegas Sun
One of those days was the morning I learned that Mike O'Callaghan had died, and I had to write a column on deadline about the man who meant so much to me in the news ...
12:32 p.m.
Editorial: Nature in an unnatural setting
According to a story by Las Vegas Sun reporter Richard Velotta, the Strip still overshadows the outdoor tourism market. But the number of visitors who eschew casinos in favor of hiking at Valley of Fire ...
12:31 p.m.
Editorial: Outsourcing threatens security
The state-owned Dubai Ports World is on track to complete its $6.8 billion purchase of a British shipping company by next month. That company, Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co., operates large terminals in New ...
12:31 p.m.
Letter: Light rail system just not cost-effective
Contrary to wishful thinking of light rail advocates, traffic congestion is not mitigated by building multibillion-dollar light rail systems. As a member of the Regional Fixed Guideway Steering Committee, I must report that the committee ...
12:31 p.m.
Letter: Drug testing good for everyone or no one
Workers applying for a job at Wal-Mart and other stores must undergo a drug test. All union construction workers are required to undergo drug testing on a continuing basis. In the event of an accident ...
12:31 p.m.
Letter: Simple way to help gas-conserving drivers
Mr. Olivier's solution sounds like a lawyer's utopia - imagine the lawsuits telling people the kinds and sizes of automobiles we can own.
12:31 p.m.
Letter: If the Queen can take the noise, can't we?
If Elizabeth II, Queen of the British Isles and Northern Ireland, can tolerate these planes, why should the commoners in Summerlin and northwest Las Vegas complain?
12:30 p.m.
Editorial: Questions likely to linger
We share in our congressional delegation's skepticism. We, too, wonder how a region with 1.7 million residents and 300,000 tourists visiting every weekend managed to be dropped from the list of 35 cities most likely ...
12:30 p.m.
Flashpoint for Feb. 19, 2006
Flashpoint for Feb. 19, 2006
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