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Archive for May 2, 2006

Strong finishes needed
Although UNLV posted the best team score of the final round of the Mountain West Conference Championships last weekend in Sunriver, Ore., Knight was not thrilled with the Rebels' third-place showing.
7:29 a.m.
A tasty dessert would be baked Alaska
When that dwindled to a one-man advantage, Las Vegas managed only a soft flip attempt at Beckford-Tseu.
7:29 a.m.
Candidate with ties to Rogers drops out of UNLV search
One of the four finalists in UNLV's presidential search dropped out of the race Monday, saying that for a variety of reasons he did not think the Las Vegas university was the "best fit" for ...
7:28 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for May 02, 2006
FLASHPOINT for May 02, 2006
7:28 a.m.
Editorial: The human side of 'illegals'
We know this because Las Vegas Sun reporter Timothy Pratt traveled there for a report that appeared Sunday. He wrote of women traveling with their children. He wrote of a woman who had been turned ...
7:28 a.m.
Editorial: A Social Security bellyflop
Trustees for the program released their annual report Monday. The report showed that the Social Security trust fund will run out of money in 2040. Last year their report said the trust fund could hold ...
7:28 a.m.
Editorial: Oversight way past due
It very well may be the case that the Iraqi leadership has finally stiffened its resolve, but the carnage created by suicide bombings and the sectarian political disputes in Iraq haven't provided most neutral observers ...
7:28 a.m.
Letter: Why aren't teachers used as recruiters?
First of all, Bart, you are a teacher - what would you know about the needs of the School District?
7:28 a.m.
Letter: Republicans' solution is no solution at all
It doesn't take a rocket scientist to recognize that to do so would miss several million citizens who live below the poverty level - and don't pay income taxes - but own old cars and ...
7:27 a.m.
Letter: Bush has failed to seal U.S. border
Since many are not paying into the Social Security system, it saves these industries money. Employer pays half and worker pays half. If the employee pays nothing it is another saving for the industries.
7:27 a.m.
Letter: Put term limits on members of Congress
Neither party, Democrat nor Republican, is doing anything for the average American. Current members of both the House and Senate will say or do most anything to get re-elected. It's time to put term limits ...
7:27 a.m.
John Katsilometes talks with Shapiro about Sober Day USA
So it is no surprise that soon after his son, Brent, died suddenly in October after a party in Hollywood, Shapiro came back firing.
7:27 a.m.
Opposition builds against NLV casino
A group of North Las Vegas residents hopes that a casino proposed for a 16,000-home master-planned community will crap out.
7:26 a.m.
High school boasts four National Merit Scholars
Cameron Ball, Andrew Green, Stephanie Senef and Wen-Hui Tan - all seniors at the Henderson campus - were among 15,000 national finalists. Students are selected by a committee of college admissions officers and high school ...
7:26 a.m.
Las Vegas rethinks City Hall
Although Las Vegas City Hall still is revising its precise plans for the coveted 61-acre site on downtown's western edge, one thing that apparently will not be there is a new City Hall.
7:26 a.m.
A reason to change places
On a day when thousands of people protested and marched for immigration policy reforms, 21-year-old Jose stood at his normal spot on Eastern Avenue, looking for work.
7:26 a.m.
Senior-level editors, D.C. correspondent join Sun
Charlie Waters, who recently took early retirement from the Fresno (Calif.) Bee, where he had been executive editor and senior vice president for the last eight years, will be an assistant managing editor at the ...
7:26 a.m.
Snowbirds buried in garbage bills they believe they shouldn't have to pay
Thousands of part-time residents - and others whose property, for various reasons, is uninhabited all or most of the year - are forced to pay for garbage collection even though they do not receive the ...
7:26 a.m.

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