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Archive for February 21, 2006

Vets' home arbitration in final week
The contractor, Addison Inc., and four subcontractors say the state owes them $15 million because of errors made by the state.
12:35 p.m.
Councilmen tapped for fundraiser
By mid-March, Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman and City Councilmen Larry Brown and Lawrence Weekly each will have been "hosts" of fundraisers for both Williams and her Democratic opponent, Assemblywoman Chris Giunchigliani.
12:34 p.m.
John Katsilometes takes in a taping of 'The View' and tracks down Star Jones Reynolds
She wasn't serious.
12:34 p.m.
Sheriff's race an in-house face-off
The race for Clark County sheriff has an internecine quality this year that will twist relations in Metro Police.
12:34 p.m.
Reid: GOP's attack over Abramoff is futile
In an interview Monday on the TV news program "Face to Face With Jon Ralston" on Las Vegas ONE, Reid said the Abramoff case remains a Republican scandal.
12:34 p.m.
Bouton, longtime journalist, seniors advocate, dies
The former publisher of the Senior Times and Nevada Senior World, Bouton had written extensively on many senior issues, including the high price of prescriptions and the lack of some needed medications.
12:34 p.m.
House closings lead to class openings
Fred Maryanski remembers the shock when he took over as Nevada State College president last year.
12:33 p.m.
EOB: As poor as the poor?
Lester Murray, who in January became the fourth executive director in the last two years to run the Economic Opportunity Board, stood in his office's downtown lobby last week, talking about ways to bring millions ...
12:33 p.m.
Getting To Know: Lon Kruger
What book is on your night stand?
12:33 p.m.
Takefugi home sweet home for Louden
"It's funny because when I first came out, I thought it would be a lot more difficult to play at home just because there's a little bit more pressure, there's family and you're kind of ...
12:33 p.m.
In polite society
1 When someone asks you to pass the salt, you never pass it alone, Kobe Armstrong, 9, said. You pass the salt and the pepper. Also, he said, No burps, slurps and gulps.
12:32 p.m.
Flashpoint for Feb. 21, 2006
Flashpoint for Feb. 21, 2006
12:32 p.m.
Letter: Excise tax beats a surcharge
Employers have been sticking their nose in their workers' off time since the feudal days. The current trend to make smokers pay more for company-paid health insurance is just the latest example.
12:31 p.m.
Letter: Queen spared overhead flights
Dorothy Worthing, Boulder City
12:31 p.m.
Letter: Vision of Iraq as a true ally
The Iraqi people will always remem ber the sacrifices our country made for them. They will erect monuments to our benevolence and a statue of President Bush. There will be a memorial to the American ...
12:31 p.m.
Editorial: A watershed case for wetlands
The act, passed in 1972, allows federal agencies to prevent the pollution of navigable waters and prevents filling wetlands in a manner that could affect larger waterways, including those miles away. Lower courts have said ...
12:31 p.m.
Editorial: Drought a grave situation
According to a story in Monday's Las Vegas Sun, such facts are the reasons Las Vegas Valley Water District officials advocate substituting artificial turf for the real grass in our water-starved region. But local cemetery ...
12:30 p.m.
Letter: Gehry design may be wrong statement
My second thought was: "This steel looks like what we saw at Ground Zero."
12:30 p.m.
Editorial: Clinton model best for FEMA
Nevertheless, he expressed confidence in Brown's ability to help turn the agency into a model of responsiveness and one that efficiently coordinates with state and local officials. "I will certainly support your nomination," Lieberman told ...
12:30 p.m.
THE WEEK AHEAD
WEDNESDAY: COLLEGE BASKETBALL Utah at UNLV, 7:30 p.m., Thomas & Mack Center In a lot of years, this would be a game to get excited about. I say we put Rick Majerus on the Slim-Fast ...
9:33 a.m.
Jeff Haney on a celebration of boxing trainer Gil Clancy and how Al Bernstein learned a lesson the hard way
So did Cooney's trainer, Gil Clancy, the boxing hall of famer who was working with the erstwhile "Great White Hope" in preparation for his bout against Big George in Atlantic City.
9:33 a.m.
'Tooning out critics
If the world were dictated by Todd Goldman's artwork, there would be plenty of peas on Earth, kitties in toasters and bruised boys who had been pelted by rocks. Moreover, there would be angry parents ...
9:33 a.m.
Favorito plays no favorites
Actually it isn't Favorito's fault that his show at Binion's ended up closing.
9:33 a.m.
Olympic memories still ring for 'Mystere' performer
It probably shouldn't be too surprising but Cirque du Soleil, which produces four athlete-dominated shows in Vegas ("Mystere," "O," "Zumanity" and "Ka"), has six former Olympians in its productions.
9:32 a.m.

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