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Archive for June 19, 2006

THE OPENING LINE
No offense to Prince, Liberace or Bozo. But when it comes to famous one-named people, I prefer mine with a little less eye makeup. And more of a scoring touch inside the box.
7:04 a.m.
Jeff Haney on Diego Corrales, who is asking other fighters to help improve image of sport
Corrales, the world lightweight champion and resident of Las Vegas, signed autographs, posed for photographs and chatted with boxing fans during a special promotion at the Palms race and sports book coinciding with the showing ...
7:04 a.m.
John Katsilometes on Christina Ricci (age 26) receiving the Half Life Award
"It might seem strange to be giving a Half Life Award to someone so young," CineVegas Director of Programming Trevor Groth understated while introducing Ricci prior to a screening of "The Opposite of Sex" at ...
7:03 a.m.
Aspiring actors get a leg up with UNLV film program
He didn't give up his tenured position at Mississippi State University to send you straight to the A-list. Instead he'd rather train you to make a living acting in film and television, even if that ...
7:03 a.m.
An Ali makes own name
Her father is "the Greatest of All Time" - the former heavyweight champion of the world, a poetic athlete and spokesman for political and social change. His name defined much of her identity growing up ...
7:03 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Jun 19, 2006
FLASHPOINT for Jun 19, 2006
7:03 a.m.
Editorial: Enron generation's ethics
But a recent story by the Associated Press suggests that such cases may not provide the intended lesson. For example, a Bentley College business professor found that after a semester of studying cases involving Enron, ...
7:03 a.m.
Editorial: All aboard for incentives
Now many businesses are following with their own incentives. Bank of America, for example, is offering 21,000 employees in the congested cities of Boston and Los Angeles, as well as those at its headquarters in ...
7:02 a.m.
Letter: Rove guilty even if not prosecuted
Although President Bush said he would fire anyone involved in leaking information, it doesn't look like he will make good on that statement by dismissing Rove. With all the incompetence and failures of his presidency ...
7:02 a.m.
Letter: Ebert ventures too far out of his league
Roger Ebert's education apparently was devoid of the basics of logic and law. Let's look at the "facts" proffered by Al Gore in "An Inconvenient Truth" that Ebert buys lock, stock and barrel.
7:02 a.m.
Editorial: Boy or girl? You decide
According to a recent Associated Press story, these couples come to America because such procedures are banned in their countries. Australia, Britain, Canada, China and many European nations ban the procedures that allow couples to ...
7:01 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: EDUCATION
Offers of assistance are pouring in for Thurman White Middle School Principal Kim Grytdahl, whose volunteer efforts as a teacher recruiter were chronicled recently by the Sun.
7:01 a.m.
Group homes come under fire in NLV
A proliferation of boardinghouses that serve parolees has prompted North Las Vegas officials to consider a six-month moratorium on new group homes. That would give them time to draft regulations curtailing so-called transitional housing.
7:01 a.m.
Former Las Vegas convention chief Cortez dies at 67
As head of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority for 13 years, Manuel J. "Manny" Cortez oversaw the development of campaigns that helped increase visitors from 21.3 million in 1991 to more than 35 ...
7:01 a.m.
Of all places, integrated computers escape colleges
Efforts have fallen six months behind in replacing an archaic computer system used by the Nevada System of Higher Education with a new system in which data from the campuses will be integrated.
7:01 a.m.
Another option for care of seniors
Andrew Gyure had a dilemma, and he needed help.
7:01 a.m.
A farewell for Serbs
Briefly pausing after gracefully bearing inky espressos and sleek Perriers to a hushed group gathered before a large television screen at his smoky cafe, Misko Sekulic offered a pungent observation.
7:00 a.m.

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