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Archive for May 11, 2006

Ron Kantowski can't believe what an awesome sports town this is. Really, how can committing to one pro team be better than all the boxing and racing events, not to mention Rock, Paper, Scissors?
Actually, I began to wonder that even before Mike Krzyzewski, the Duke coaching legend, stepped up to the microphone during the USA Basketball news conference at Wynn Las Vegas, where the restrooms don't have sinks, ...
7:25 a.m.
Champ Car event would compete with NHRA
Powell, the general manager of Las Vegas Motor Speedway, is even less enthused that the tentative date for such a race would compete with the speedway's annual spring National Hot Rod Association race.
7:25 a.m.
Country singer aims to help kids through her music
Not only to make it big in her chosen profession, the dream of most entertainers, but to make a difference in the lives of young people along the way.
7:25 a.m.
John Katsilometes has an update on Greg Brady, who's still groovy
"I appeared as Greg Brady and there were 50 Greg Bradys behind me, all in costume wearing these polyester shirts," Williams, currently headlining a limited engagement at the Riviera, said during a phone interview Wednesday. ...
7:25 a.m.
Bringing a TV icon to stage
Producer John Stuart signed a licensing agreement last week that will allow him to create live stage shows based on an icon of musical TV programs - Dick Clark's "American Bandstand."
7:25 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for May 11, 2006
FLASHPOINT for May 11, 2006
7:25 a.m.
Editorial: Mileage standard outdated
The federal government, under the 1970 Clean Air Act, has the authority to set fuel-efficiency standards for imported cars and for the American automobile industry. Congress controlled the whole program until five years ago, when ...
7:24 a.m.
Editorial: Fix exit test, or risk losing it
The 2003 Legislature rolled back the minimum passing score from 304 to 290 (out of a maximum score of 500). The Legislature ordered a gradual return to 304 by 2007. The rollback gave students time ...
7:24 a.m.
Letter: Illegal immigration hurts American dream
This at a time when CEO compensation has risen disproportionately to the wages of American workers.
7:24 a.m.
Letter: Solutions respected more than complaints
Then all I could hear was the fact that 3 million jobs had been lost, we all were one paycheck from the soup line, and the worst economy ever - just to name a few ...
7:24 a.m.
Letter: Organizers marching in wrong direction
Eleven million people makes a mighty army; many a war has been won with less power. Or is this a test to find out how tolerant the law-abiding American people are?
7:24 a.m.
Editorial: Straight shooter's legacy
Young is endorsing Undersheriff Doug Gillespie, who now becomes the front-runner in the race.
7:23 a.m.
State to finally settle with bail bond companies
"The (legal) depositions alone would fill up a good-sized bookcase," said Senior Deputy Attorney General Joe Ward, one of the state's lawyers who worked on the cases filed by All Star Bail Bonds Inc. and ...
7:23 a.m.
Water District action questioned
A potential candidate for the Clark County School Board said she was fired Wednesday by the Las Vegas Valley Water District because of her plans to seek public office.
7:23 a.m.
U.S. supplies some of its oil
In February, the most recent month for which data are available from the U.S. Energy Information Agency, the nation's supply of crude was about 400 million barrels.
7:23 a.m.
Mayor flip-flops on inspections
Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman apparently opposes a proposal on inspection of apartment units that will go to the City Council in the coming months.
7:23 a.m.
Madres sacred on more than one day
Yolanda Pedraza had just finished a long lunch, part of an ongoing celebration that will stretch into Saturday, surrounded by bright smiles like hers - those of her five sisters.
7:22 a.m.
What should have been a cake walk ...
But for the last year, Las Vegas has been unable to knock Fort Payne, Ala., off its lofty perch.
7:22 a.m.
Planned blast at NTS is postponed
Federal officials confirmed that the detonation, originally scheduled for June 2, would be delayed by at least three weeks to provide time to resolve a legal challenge filed by opponents last month.
7:22 a.m.
Wildlife funds to be delayed
About $30 million in federally funded wildlife conservation projects have been delayed by Clark County officials who say they need more time to study the projects.
7:22 a.m.

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