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Archive for May 17, 2006

Sports Letters
This past weekend Brett Wetterich played golf in the Byron Nelson tournament and took first place to win more than a million dollars.
7:34 a.m.
Turnout turnaround unlikely
A competitive race for governor, however, might do so, some believe.
7:33 a.m.
Funding for new court jobs at issue
During a special meeting Monday, commissioners approved the creation of 207 positions and passed the county's $1.4 billion general fund budget for fiscal 2007.
7:33 a.m.
Help send a kid to camp
Every child deserves a camping experience and the Sun Camp Fund is committed to providing camping opportunities for disadvantaged children ages 8-14.
7:33 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for May 17, 2006
FLASHPOINT for May 17, 2006
7:33 a.m.
Jon Ralston recalls Chic Hecht as a surprisingly forceful politician
Chic Hecht was a kind and gracious man, a gentle soul who showed, in 1982, when he was elected by fortuitous circumstances, and especially in 1988, when he barely lost a seat no one thought ...
7:33 a.m.
Editorial: Room for skilled immigrants
High-tech companies, including Microsoft, have for years been quietly lobbying Congress to provide more temporary visas for highly skilled workers - documents known as H-1B visas - and to ease restrictions that impede these workers ...
7:32 a.m.
Editorial: A good man who had his say
Hecht, whose defeat of four-term Sen. Howard Cannon, D-Nev., in 1982 is considered by many political experts to be the biggest Election Day upset in Nevada history, died Monday at age 77.
7:32 a.m.
Letter: Border effort comes too late
After living in Southern California for 45 years, near Santa Ana, I saw firsthand what illegal immigration can do to a city. As a peace officer, I saw what a lack of immigration control and ...
7:32 a.m.
Letter: It's becoming every man for himself
Then he makes sad a pauper's chance for incentives to save for retirement from lack of encouragement.
7:32 a.m.
Letter: Romney would bring unity to government
From what I know at this point in time, my vote for president in the 2008 election will go to Mitt Romney, the present governor of Massachusetts.
7:32 a.m.
Editorial: Post-9/11 meaning gets lost
The technology, involving electronic matching of fingerprints, was available at the time. So was congressional approval. And funding. Yet the cards will not be produced until at least sometime next year.
7:31 a.m.
Las Vegas in role of landlord?
Las Vegas would become the landlord of one of the city's most notorious slums under a plan to purchase the now-shuttered Monterey Villas apartment complex and use it to provide affordable housing.
7:31 a.m.
School District's fuel costs expected to rise nearly 50 percent next year
Transportation Director Ron DeSpenza, who has been with the district for 16 years, said he believed the increase was unprecedented.
7:31 a.m.
Hecht upset will live forever in state lore
"I didn't win," Marshall recalls Hecht saying, "Howard Cannon lost."
7:31 a.m.
Quick action on Family Services director not without detractors
Reilly said Tuesday that he fully expected former director Susan Klein-Rothschild to be part of a reorganization of the troubled department and that the changes he was considering would have allowed her to focus more ...
7:31 a.m.
Brian Greenspun advocates a better-informed electorate now for the sake of future generations
I remember when Mike was visiting his friends, the Brookmans, in Las Vegas in 1974. It was during the Watergate hearings when the country was learning about plumbers, break-ins, wiretaps and practically every other kind ...
7:30 a.m.
A lesson from the faculty
Regents think they run the higher education system in Nevada.
7:30 a.m.

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