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Archive for March 4, 2006

FLASHPOINT for Mar 4, 2006
FLASHPOINT for Mar 4, 2006
7:51 a.m.
Philanthropist Chaplin dies at 82
Born: Feb. 23, 1924, in Brooklyn, N.Y.
7:22 a.m.
Officials try to sort out case of children who were left behind
However, investigators say the driver failed to notify authorities by radio that the students had chosen to remain on campus so that school authorities could make arrangements to have them taken home.
7:22 a.m.
Increasing their action
Take it from Bart Bye, there's nothing like the rush of hitting a royal flush on a video poker machine.
7:22 a.m.
Duke Ellington's sacred concerts to be featured
But near of the end of his life, Duke Ellington, a deeply religious man, re-examined his spiritual roots and produced three monumental performances.
7:21 a.m.
Death row inmates may see a ray of hope
When the Nevada Supreme Court ruled in December that a common way prosecutors pursue the death penalty is unconstitutional, the justices wrote that the ruling's impact will be "so slight" that it will only affect ...
7:21 a.m.
Editorial: Making strides in growing up
According to a story in the Las Vegas Sun on Friday, the peaceful demonstration was partly motivated by a recent incident in which campus police used pepper spray to break up a fight between two ...
7:21 a.m.
Editorial: Seeking even imperfect justice
In their 10-year-old class action lawsuit, American Indians say the government owes them $27.5 billion in unpaid royalties for the oil, gas, timber and other resources culled from Indian land. Government officials have acknowledged that ...
7:21 a.m.
Letter: Candidates should disclose religious beliefs
The statement says: "We ... agree with the Catholic Church about the value of human life and the undesirability of abortion - we do not celebrate its practice. Each of us is committed to reducing ...
7:21 a.m.
Letter: A different take on Yucca Mountain
Congress and the president confirmed Yucca Mountain as the site for a deep geologic repository in 2002 based on 20 years and $8 billion in scientific analysis. This analysis evaluated increasing Yucca's capacity by two-thirds ...
7:20 a.m.
Letter: Wrong method used to limit loan companies
The real solution is for Nevada legislators to get busy limiting the exorbitant interest rates that companies are allowed to impose. Under no circumstances should interest rates be allowed to legally exceed 25 or 30 ...
7:20 a.m.
Editorial: Ready, willling, able to fight
The report is required under a law, signed in January, that says the Defense Department must provide justification to Congress and wait 30 days before opening any new positions to women.
7:20 a.m.
Gladiators need defensive heart to take on Soul
But the Gladiators yielding a whopping 57.2 points a game has less to do with their 1-4 record and three-game losing streak than the number of times the team has turned over the ball. Las ...
7:19 a.m.
New league has rough start
That's the debacle Ficara encountered, but he has vowed to make amends. The indoor league will resume, likely under another name, at a UNLV site during the last weekend of the month.
7:19 a.m.

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