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Archive for June 13, 2006

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Las Vegas Motor Speedway has been selected one of the world's top 10 speedways in the launch issue of Professional Motorsport World magazine, which, if and when it hits the racks in Las Vegas, will ...
7:39 a.m.
League looks for TV deal
After Sunday's ArenaBowl XX capped a weeklong celebration of his sport's first 20 years, Arena Football League Commissioner David Baker was ready to turn his attention to the future.
7:39 a.m.
John Katsilometes takes in the tear-soaked (and heavily ad-libbed) 'Hairspray' finale
It happened late in the performance as Fran Jaye, who portrayed Motormouth Maybelle, belted out "I Know Where I've Been." The powerful gospel number is a classic showstopper, no more so than on Sunday when ...
7:39 a.m.
Looking in on: Higher Education
Chancellor Jim Rogers' public evaluation on Thursday before the Board of Regents was more noteworthy for what it left out than what it included.
7:39 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Jun 13, 2006
FLASHPOINT for Jun 13, 2006
7:38 a.m.
Editorial: Warnings are heating up
The latest report is contained within a world overview of deserts put together by the United Nations. Local contributors to the report included several researchers with the Nevada System of Higher Education's Desert Research Institute.
7:38 a.m.
Editorial: Tanking transit plans
According to a story Monday by the Las Vegas Sun, they have twice in the past 16 months blocked the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada's efforts to build bus transfer stations to meet current ...
7:38 a.m.
Letter: Nardelli, Home Depot board should be fired
How sad that after Jeffrey Skilling and Kenneth Lay were found guilty of fleecing their company, Home Depot Chief Executive Bob Nardelli was able to reap $250 million in pay, benefits, perks and stock options.
7:38 a.m.
Letter: U.S. automakers should study Japan's
First, I advise their engineers to visit Toyota and Honda factories to learn how to put cars together with quality.
7:38 a.m.
Letter: Missouri Plan on judges is flawed
The Missouri Plan, even when modified, does not remove the selection of judges from political considerations. The appointment by a committee formed by political entities would still require the appointee to be somewhat beholden to ...
7:37 a.m.
Letter: Bush needs to realize war is serious matter
Everybody makes mistakes occasionally, but Bush abuses the privilege. After all, he is the president. He surrounds himself with advisers, then gets up in front of the cameras and gives us his famous smirk, as ...
7:37 a.m.
Editorial: How mean can we get?
In response, he is pushing a new city ordinance, one that would make it illegal for anyone to bring food to a park and pass it out to those who look unkempt.
7:37 a.m.
Former lawmaker linked to illegal bookies
CARSON CITY - A former leader in the Assembly runs an illegal bookmaking operation in Carson City that was raided by state and federal agents last week, state officials said Monday.
7:37 a.m.
Kids at home in hospital
A hospital can be a scary place, particularly for children.
7:37 a.m.
Don't look for West Virginians in Las Vegas
Millions of Americans come to Las Vegas, lured by our glitter, gambling, girls and golf. But not many West Virginians.
7:36 a.m.
Selection of judges might change
The president of the Nevada Bar Association said Monday a three-day series of newspaper articles highly critical of some Southern Nevada judges may help reform the state's process of selecting and retaining judges.
7:36 a.m.
LV doctors cleared in malpractice complaints
The board also accepted a settlement with Las Vegas ophthalmologist Kurt Buzard, who admitted bringing disrepute to the medical profession with his arrest three years ago on a charge of possession of cocaine.
7:36 a.m.
Medical care for inmates is 'poor'
CARSON CITY - Inmates at the state maximum security prison in Ely are receiving poor medical care, including diabetics who do not receive insulin and prisoners being unable to see doctors for extended periods, a ...
7:36 a.m.
A dollar a page? Public documents can be costly
The Neighborhood Services Department employees at Las Vegas City Hall had even invited the Sun to do just that in January, as we were looking into a motel that the agency shut down because it ...
7:36 a.m.
Injured Reno judge popular target for angry parents
As a family court judge in Reno, Nev., Weller decides how to split up families and who should pay the most child support. And when he rules against a parent in the volatile world of ...
1:09 a.m.

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