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Archive for March 7, 2006

DULY NOTED
The $200,000 wax figure of the late Dale Earnhardt that has been intimidating guests at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas will receive some company Wednesday when a similar statue of current NASCAR star Jeff Gordon will ...
11:27 a.m.
Octagon fans treated to bruising decision
It's a fine idea, in theory.
11:27 a.m.
Q+A KYLE BUSCH
His second-place finish at Las Vegas Motor Speedway proved to be a harbinger for Busch, who went on to post two Cup victories, 12 other top-10 finishes and more than $4.7 million in earnings in ...
11:26 a.m.
Officials pay to preserve more of Nevada's history
The state Commission on Cultural Affairs, meeting for the first time in Las Vegas to award grants, dispensed $3 million last week to 27 projects across the state.
7:47 a.m.
Red Rock solid
The $925 million Red Rock Resort, at the southeast corner of the Las Vegas Beltway and Charleston Boulevard in Summerlin, is Station Casinos' 15th property in the valley. It's also nothing like any other locals ...
7:47 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Mar 07, 2006
When a do-gooder group rates the elected junketeers who have been flying at corporate expense around the country and the world. PoliticalMoneyLine, a Web site that tracks political cash, has compiled a database of those ...
7:47 a.m.
Editorial: Stylish return for pro tennis
The quality of play, which concluded Sunday, was exceptional. James Blake, having recovered from a serious illness, became a crowd favorite right from the start and went on to win the singles championship over former ...
7:46 a.m.
Editorial: Reveal truth of Tillman's death
Tillman gained national attention in May 2002 when he suspended his career as a star safety with the Arizona Cardinals football team to join the Army. It was 9/11 that motivated him to serve. The ...
7:46 a.m.
Letter: Public interest no longer concerns Congress
Instead we have a "new class" of bipartisan professional politicians whose members have only one objective: to retain their seats so as to continue the generous and lavish benefits that flow from incumbency, such as ...
7:46 a.m.
Letter: National ID cards would solve problems
If there ever was a time for national identification cards the time is now. Don't give me the garbage that identification cards harm the poor. I would like to see an estimate on how much ...
7:46 a.m.
Letter: Why conservatives are really happy
Dick Beckley, Las Vegas
7:46 a.m.
Letter: Another look at abortions, executions
They need to contact the doctors at the abortion clinics who perform the terrible procedure called "partial birth" abortion.
7:45 a.m.
Letter: Torture is a cancer growing on America
Rather than "a few bad apples" at work, the pictures from both Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib show CIA methods of torture-sensory disorientation, sexual/cultural attacks, self-inflicted pain and the promotion of individual phobias.
7:45 a.m.
Editorial: Talking tough on spending
"Forty-three governors have this line-item veto in their states," Bush said. "Now it's time to bring this important tool of fiscal discipline to Washington, D.C."
7:45 a.m.
A short but rocky run in Henderson
As an outsider named last summer to head a police department that traditionally has picked its chiefs from within, Henderson Police Chief Alan Kerstein faced resistance - some personal, some professional - from the start.
7:45 a.m.
Students steal the show
Energetic dancers leapt and twirled to a medley of tunes from the past five decades. And the vocal styling of junior Veronica Domingo - singing Jennifer Holliday's "I Am Changing" - drew a standing ovation.
7:45 a.m.
Trailer park meeting format called 'a zoo'
Varallo, who represents the interests of local mobile home park residents, said he was shocked to learn of Clark County's plans to hold open meetings to iron out an agreement between park owners and tenants ...
7:44 a.m.
White power recruiting increases
Two white supremacist groups have stepped up recruitment efforts in Nevada, starting chapters in the wake of the National Alliance's high-profile battle over an anti-immigration billboard last year.
7:44 a.m.
Rulffes doing some Cabinet shuffling
Clark County Schools Superintendent Walt Rulffes is cleaning house - and he's starting with his own executive Cabinet.
7:44 a.m.
No picnic this time
An act of charity - feeding the homeless - has landed one local woman in court.
7:44 a.m.

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