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Archive for January 25, 2006

Columnist Tom Gorman: Wondering after the death of a physician's daughter what it will take to recognize the importance of wearing seat belts
Last week, a trauma center physician buried his 11-year-old daughter at Paradise Memorial Gardens. She died in a car crash.
8:50 a.m.
Letter: GOP criticisms ignore their own history
I wonder if they ever heard these quotes: "Since they think it is their job to run the plantation, it shocks them that I'm actually willing to lead the slave rebellion," or "Establishment of enterprise ...
8:31 a.m.
Letter: Drug plan encourages gouging of seniors
The government, if anything, should be trying to hold down the price of medicine, but instead it is encouraging price gouging with this plan. Another serious problem with the plan is the means-test provision, which ...
8:28 a.m.
Letter: Let's ban smoking in all public places
Now, I don't mind if they want to smoke themselves to cancer and death, but I don't want to go along due to their filthy habit! Smokers are the most nervous people in the world ...
8:21 a.m.
Letter: Conserving oil is forward-thinking
How much oil is in ANWR is open to question, with advocates citing unrealistically large figures based on echoing each other's opinions, while a study from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory shows much more uncertainty about ...
8:21 a.m.
The Elevator
Who's headed toward the penthouse on the local sports scene -- and who's getting the shaft:
8:14 a.m.
Making every minute count
Ricky Morgan began last season on the UNLV bench, then started the final 12 games. This season, he started the first five games before being relegated to reserve duty.
8:07 a.m.
Jerry's Lounge: Todora shoots for stars
Teenaged R&B singer Sarah Tadora has gone from destitution and desperation to a shot at the big time.
7:59 a.m.
7:57 a.m.
In search of shadows
"L.M." was 14 when he ran away from Child Haven, the county's emergency foster care facility he had been placed in after being removed from his family's home because of suspected abuse or neglect.
7:54 a.m.
Public apathetic to liberal agenda
WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid apologized last week for going too far in attacking individual GOP senators as part of the Democrats' aggressive campaign to blame Republicans for a "culture of corruption" in ...
7:53 a.m.
Flashpoint for Jan 25., 2005
It seems pretty outrageous to some Democrats to consider supporting a pro-life candidate in a gubernatorial primary, especially against a qualified woman. I am sure Dina Titus would agree, right? Senate Minority Leader Titus's gubernatorial ...
7:46 a.m.
Columnist Jon Ralston: Taking a skeptical look at the steps being taken to reform lobbyist relations with politicians
"Unfortunately, it takes scandal to get reform. People don't want to change. It's human nature, particularly if they're being asked to change themselves."
7:44 a.m.
Editorial: Lagging behind on Head Start
According to a story in the Las Vegas Sun on Tuesday, fewer than two-thirds of the estimated 1,800 children enrolled in the program receive the physical and dental exams that U.S. Head Start requires, and ...
7:33 a.m.
Editorial: Making property owners pay
The Clark County Commission is considering a proposal that would prevent owners of mobile home parks from converting their properties to other uses. Normally, property owners are free to bring development plans before the county ...
7:31 a.m.
Education system settlements revealed
The Nevada System of Higher Education has paid $5.75 million to settle 115 lawsuits or complaints since 2000, a public information request filed by the Sun found.
7:29 a.m.
Court rejects eminent domain amount
A Clark County District Court jury has determined that North Las Vegas should pay $350,000 to Carol Pappas for land that the city took from her two years ago through eminent domain for a street ...
7:28 a.m.
Tours hope to bring kids closer to college life
Nine-year-old Aurora Gallegos "really, really" wants to go to college and become a veterinarian.
7:26 a.m.
Casinos open arms for Asians with open wallets
The lunar calendar unleashes the Year of the Dog on Sunday and Las Vegas casinos hope to take a bite out of Asian gamblers' wallets.
7:21 a.m.
Board remains divided
NEW YORK - Clark County School Board members say their fact-finding trip to the home district of New York educator Eric Nadelstern did not change any minds about whom to support for schools superintendent.
7:20 a.m.
School official in N.Y. praised
A former Clark County School Board member who met this week with colleagues of New York educator Eric Nadelstern said Tuesday that Nadelstern should become the county's next school superintendent.
7:08 a.m.

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