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Archive for February 22, 2006

Former manager sues The Killers, alleging breach of contract
Braden Merrick of Los Angeles alleges in the suit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Las Vegas that he was fired last May, once the Las Vegas-based band gained success.
11:41 a.m.
Honor wanted for police officer who died
These 22 peace officers are recognized by local law enforcement agencies and by the Nevada Conference of Police and Sheriffs as having died in Clark County in the line of duty:
10:15 a.m.
Reid: Bush trying to hurt programs that help people
Pointing to the poor relief effort after Hurricane Katrina to attempts to change Medicare and Social Security, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said the Bush administration is trying to ruin federal programs that help ...
10:15 a.m.
Court to decide who pays $437 million electric bill
Nevada Power maintains it should keep that money and collect another $437 million for power it bought during the energy crisis of 2000 and 2001.
10:15 a.m.
Aztecs are pride of MWC
Unless San Diego State (18-7, 11-2 in the conference) or Air Force (21-5, 9-4) win the rest of their games. Those programs are first and second, respectively, in the Mountain West.
7:15 a.m.
Jeff Haney reels off some weird trends, shows and merchandise that he'd like to see fold before they even get the chance to become popular
A report issued by Reuters news service recently caused a stir by predicting the imminent demise of the "poker craze."
7:14 a.m.
Jon Ralston on what it takes to overtake a head start in the Clark County Commission race
A survey taken a couple of weeks ago in the most important local race on the ballot indicates that Clark County Commissioner Myrna Williams is in robust shape against her Democratic primary challenger, Assemblywoman Chris ...
7:14 a.m.
Flashpoint for Feb. 22, 2006
Flashpoint for Feb. 22, 2006
7:14 a.m.
Editorial: Will the real President Bush ...
The policy is weighted heavily toward the usual energy suspects - oil, gas, dirty coal and nuclear power.
7:13 a.m.
Editorial: Bush unyielding on port safety
On Tuesday in Long Beach, Calif., while researching port security, the Tennessee Republican said he would introduce legislation "to ensure that the deal is placed on hold" unless the administration itself suspends its approval and ...
7:13 a.m.
Letter: Iraq occupation a drain on our resources
Halliburton got an $11 billion contract and all they did was paint a few buildings blue. Some billions were literally handed out in cash to military officers for "projects" without accountability. That's really supporting the ...
7:13 a.m.
Letter: Bible's stand on abortion indisputable
For instance, regarding abortion, Commandment 6 (Exodus 20:13) is clear that "thou shalt not kill." Exodus 21:22 states "If men strive, and hurt a woman with child, so that her fruit depart from her ...
7:13 a.m.
Letter: Better message for kids: Be like Cheek
I only wish that his very gracious and selfless act will be more publicized. Unfortunately, we tend to focus more on personalities (and underachievers) such as downhill skier Bode Miller, who talks of his "just ...
7:12 a.m.
Editorial: Government hiding a time bomb
According to The New York Times, U.S. intelligence agencies have been quietly working for seven years at the National Archives to reclassify as secret previously open documents, many of which date from the Korean War ...
7:12 a.m.
Deal takes convicted murderer off death row
Prosecutors offered Kaczmarek a deal to end an appeal. He will now serve life in prison without the possibility of parole for the September 2002 robbery and murder of Pedro Villareal in a Fremont Street ...
7:12 a.m.
Healthy news for vets
For Southern Nevada veterans such as Kenneth Rogers, a long-anticipated Veterans Administration medical center in North Las Vegas cannot open soon enough.
7:12 a.m.
Tom Gorman gets an earful about rude doctors with no patience
They aren't the only folks with complaints about rude doctors. Others with similar gripes weighed in, as did readers who defended their doctors.
7:12 a.m.
UNLV faculty wants to rein in powerful chancellor
Regents reached by the Sun on Tuesday said they would listen to faculty concerns that regents had ceded Rogers too much power over the Nevada System of Higher Education. But most regents were hesitant to ...
7:11 a.m.
NLV: An Oasis for poor was a mirage
A crackdown on unsafe trailer homes and recreational vehicles in North Las Vegas is at odds with efforts to reduce the area's homeless population.
7:11 a.m.
Wake-up call for schools
With parents armed with research showing sleepy teenagers make poor students, the Clark County School Board is re-examining the volatile topic of school start times.
7:11 a.m.
Democrats faced with rebuilding platform, country
E.J. Dionne is a columnist for The Washington Post.
5:43 a.m.
Guantanamo Bay: An American Gulag
Paul C. Campos, a law professor at the University of Colorado, is a columnist for Scripps Howard News Service.
5:43 a.m.
Islam, violence becoming synonymous
Dan K. Thomasson is former editor of the Scripps Howard News Service.
5:43 a.m.
With apologies to the people, Bush can still reform his presidency
Nicholas Kristof is a columnist for The New York Times.
5:43 a.m.
HEARD ELSEWHERE
HEARD ELSEWHERE
5:43 a.m.
FLASHPOINT Feb 22, 2006
FLASHPOINT Feb 22, 2006
5:43 a.m.
Letter: Better message for kids: Be like Cheek Letter: Bible's stand on abortion indisputable
I only wish that his very gracious and selfless act will be more publicized. Unfortunately, we tend to focus more on personalities (and underachievers) such as downhill skier Bode Miller, who talks of his "just ...
5:26 a.m.

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