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Archive for March 17, 2006

Bongos tap Cuban rhythms
Bongo legend Rogelio Darias will bring his Cuban rhythms to Winchester Cultural Center for a special performance on Saturday.
7:14 a.m.
Here's a new venue for 'Rent'
When: 8 nightly March 29 through April 2. Additional performances at 2 p.m. April 1-2.
7:14 a.m.
Metro patrol equipped with teddy bears, children's books
The bears, often handmade by volunteers, help calm frightened children, particularly during domestic dispute calls. A book can "teach them something as well, and it's doubly good because it comes from another kid," said Christopher ...
7:13 a.m.
Jon Ralston recounts the dryly stated but downright raunchy details of the government's case against two former Clark County commissioners
A businessman who needed to buy influence. A middleman eager to help present his case to the elected officials.
7:13 a.m.
Editorial: Shedding light on policy change
According to the Associated Press, the policy shift results from what the Bush administration calls a clarification of a 1997 regulation that said sexual orientation "may not be used as a basis" for determining whether ...
7:13 a.m.
Editorial: Citing a traffic ticket snafu
According to a story in the Las Vegas Sun, tickets sometimes aren't entered into the computer system for up to 30 days because there are only two people assigned to the duty. Law enforcement officers ...
7:13 a.m.
Letter: Growing debt unfair to America's children
The admitted national debt already stands at $8.2 trillion, and this huge figure doesn't even include unfunded promises into the future that will cost at least another $10 trillion.
7:13 a.m.
Letter: Bush is a weapon of mass destruction
The letter in Sunday's Sun from Helen Richman, "A president that we can't ignore - or forget," is right on the money.
7:12 a.m.
Letter: Women should not be granted right to kill
This is an issue of a woman doing what is morally right. Abortion is murder, plain and simple, no matter which way you look at it.
7:12 a.m.
Letter: Sex is root issue with pro-life movement
Like many things in life, people have made this more complicated than it really is. Life begins when a woman decides to give birth to her fetus, and government and religion should stay out of ...
7:12 a.m.
Letter: Accountability should top agenda
For the life of me, I cannot understand the continued payment of taxpayer funds to organizations as this that have existed for more than 40 years without the proper accountability.
7:12 a.m.
Editorial: Billions wasted on Yucca
From the start, Nevada steadfastly opposed this plan and warned Congress that it would continue fighting against it because of the life-and-death safety issues involved. Nonetheless, the federal government clung to this arbitrary deadline.
7:11 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Mar 17, 2006
This may become a systemic problem for the Republicans if the president's numbers don't gain any buoyancy. A prominent local doctor, Larry Lehrner, received a call this week from an apparatchik of Rep. Tom Reynolds, ...
7:11 a.m.
Knives find their way through court security
In the last month two people have taken knives through the X-ray checkpoints at the new Regional Justice Center, raising questions about safety in the courthouse.
7:11 a.m.
License to grill at stake
Las Vegas artist Sydney Waithe had just started grilling nine pieces of chicken on his hibachi when the four city marshals showed up.
7:11 a.m.
A new life away from Las Vegas street gang
You can tell Charles' gang affiliation by the history engraved on his body.
7:11 a.m.
EXCUSE THE INTERJECTION: WHEN SUN COLUMNISTS COLLIDE
RON KANTOWSKI'S TAKE: What should baseball do with Barry Bonds? Continue to pitch him very carefully. Juice or no juice, the guy can hit. Oh, you mean the records and the Hall and Fame. That's ...
7:10 a.m.
Arena team tries not to get rattled for 3-game
As the Las Vegas Gladiators of the Arena Football League begin tonight what could prove to be a crucial three-game stretch against division opponents, head coach Ron James hasn't had to give the traditional "big ...
7:10 a.m.
Jeff Haney on some reasonable NCAA tournament odds instead of the ludicrous ones, like the 5 sextillion to 1 for Oral Roberts, that were reported by USA Today
An old saying among gamblers states that odds printed in a newspaper are worth something only if you can bet into them.
7:10 a.m.

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