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Archive for January 7, 2006

Hold tight to the vision
Eye doctors call it the "silent thief": By the time your peripheral vision starts to shrink and you find out you have glaucoma, it is probably too late. There is probably nothing you can do ...
10:32 a.m.
Columnist Tom Gorman: One man's view of Las Vegas in 20 years
You probably heard the news that Boyd Gaming wants to replace the venerable Stardust with a $4 billion complex featuring 5,300 hotel rooms, shops, restaurants and convention space, to be called Echelon Place. It's supposed ...
9:02 a.m.
Letter: Grudge should not come before safety
Las Vegas continues to be the largest growing area in the country and has the largest tourist population in the entire United States.
8:57 a.m.
Letter: RTC working hard to satisfy traffic needs
Gil Eisner writes about a nonproductive bureaucracy controlling traffic signals in a Jan. 5 letter and refers to an earlier letter to the Sun by Richard Law about the same. Neither apparently spent time talking ...
8:57 a.m.
Letter: 'Brokeback' a hit at box office, actually
The second week "Brokeback Mountain" ended up No. 8, showing on only 69 screens -- by far the smallest number of screens of movies in the top 10. After four weeks and expanding to just ...
8:57 a.m.
Nevada Cancer Institute looks at expansion plans
The American Cancer Society says 11,120 new cancer cases were diagnosed in Nevada last year.
8:37 a.m.
Akron's Sanchez accepts Rebels post in a zip
Mario Sanchez didn't hesitate when UNLV athletic director Mike Hamrick called Tuesday to offer him the job as coach of the men's soccer team.
8:28 a.m.
Coach is bullish on Toros
John Kennedy's thick accent hits a listener like a pint of Skullsplitter Strong Ale, a distinctive brew with a powerful kick from his native Scotland.
8:27 a.m.
Flu hits hard in the West
During the last week of 2005, roughly eight out of every 100 patients seeing doctors or arriving at clinics in the Las Vegas Valley had flulike symptoms.
8:10 a.m.
Flashpoint for Jan. 7, 2006
Grover Norquist loves Danny Tarkanian. So we learned Friday when Tarkanian, who wants to be secretary of state, announced he had signed Norquist9s nationally circulated pledge to "oppose any and all efforts to increase taxes." ...
8:09 a.m.
Editorial: County comedy of errors
The Las Vegas Sun reported Friday that Clark County Business License officials cited the theater in December for presenting a gay-themed comedy that included glimpses of male nudity. It's a tragic sort of comedy in ...
8:06 a.m.
Editorial: Criticism of mad cow rules
According to the Associated Press, comments submitted to the Food and Drug Administration say stricter measures are needed to prevent infected meat from getting into the food supply for cattle, which are then consumed by ...
7:42 a.m.
Editorial: Cosmic time capsule returns
The Stardust spacecraft is to jettison a capsule that is scheduled to land just before 2 a.m. on Jan. 15 in a remote region of Utah's western desert. It will end a historic mission to ...
7:42 a.m.
Rawls flirted with hotel ownership
There is no question singer Lou Rawls made a good living on stages in Las Vegas and throughout the world.
7:36 a.m.
Loss of an Icon a threat to market
While the Related Cos.' vaunted Icon towers will never cast a shadow over the Las Vegas Strip - their demise is casting a shadow of a different kind.
7:34 a.m.

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