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Archive for May 25, 2006

Sports Letters
I was glad to see Ron Kantowski remember Sid Collins and Eddie Sachs at the Indy 500 ("Indianapolis 500 stirs memories of tragedy," May 22).
7:17 a.m.
Five Burning Questions
Weather permitting on this continent and across the pond, the day will start with the 52nd running of Formula One's most prestigious event, the Monaco Grand Prix on the streets of Monte Carlo, continue with ...
7:17 a.m.
Unser gains confidence as Indy 500 draws near
Unser, a two-time Indy 500 winner and Henderson resident, told the Sun three weeks ago that finishing the 500-mile race would be a realistic goal for him and his Dreyer & Reinbold Racing team. Three ...
7:17 a.m.
Teamsters won't contest election for school staff
In a face-off with the association earlier this month, the Teamsters received 2,711 mail-in votes to the association's 1,932 votes.
7:17 a.m.
'Idol' contestant debuts in 'V'
Who: Trenyce in "V - The Ultimate Variety Show"
7:17 a.m.
Artist's politics there for all to see, hear
Diane Bush doesn't conceal her political beliefs. Her artwork is political, her personal history the same. Walk into her living room and you'll find an assortment of buttons on display: "Bush Lies," "Bush Is an ...
7:16 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for May 25, 2006
FLASHPOINT for May 25, 2006
7:16 a.m.
Olmert demonstrates resolve
Olmert, during his visit to Washington this week, showed his willingness to negotiate a successful framework for peace. In a speech before a joint session of Congress, Olmert said that the Palestinians are an "inseparable ...
7:16 a.m.
Editorial: Targeting sex offenders
The 2005 Legislature improved the site by passing legislation requiring that the street on which a sex offender lives also be added to the information. Until this change, which is scheduled to be completed by ...
7:16 a.m.
Letter: Ensign's war rhetoric is just plain wrong
When will the senator wake up and realize that Americans are not buying this tired old rhetoric from politicians who profess to know all about war but never served a day in uniform? Neither our ...
7:16 a.m.
Letter: Hydrogen won't work as replacement for gas
The economics will never support substituting hydrogen for gasoline, no matter what the environmental benefits. If someone will evaluate the thermodynamics of the complete system, this elegant technical project will become another interesting curiosity.
7:15 a.m.
Letter: Volume of immigrants too much to handle
The current amnesty for illegal immigrants and the guest-worker program, which is amnesty, are a response to the whims of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its cronies who continue to violate federal immigration laws ...
7:15 a.m.
Again, a teacher shortage
George Ann Rice, the district's assistant superintendent for human resources, appealed last week to school principals, asking them to forward to her office any new ideas they might have for recruiting teachers.
7:15 a.m.
John Katsilometes provides a glimpse of Cirque du Soleil's production using plenty of familiar Beatles music, which was unveiled for the media at the Mirage for a brief preview
While we cannot and would not suggest using mind-altering substances prior to watching "Love" at the Mirage, be warned that - similar to "Yellow Submarine" - the production is out there, like Pluto, man.
7:15 a.m.
Terrorism data still not made public
Officials said the Nevada Commission on Homeland Security would decide what to release at its next meeting, but as of Wednesday, one had not been scheduled.
7:15 a.m.
County: Schedule won't hurt species
A Clark County official said Wednesday that rare species would not be threatened with extinction by what critics have called the slow pace of the county to issue contracts for research on dozens of plants ...
7:14 a.m.
GOP's Hardy ends long shot lieutenant governor candidacy for lieutenant governor
Hardy filed for the office May 9 but withdrew on Friday, according to records in the secretary of state's office.
7:14 a.m.
Confessions of an ex-LV councilman
Um, you know what I said yesterday about not writing that negative campaign mailer? Well, um, actually, I did write it.
7:14 a.m.
Stomach curse
Prevalence: Worldwide, gastric (stomach) cancer is the second most common form of cancer.
7:14 a.m.
Immigrants nabbed in feds' valley sweep
Local observers of the immigrant community questioned the timing of the operation, occurring amid congressional debate on the future of immigration laws in the U.S. They also questioned the procedure used in several cases, allegedly ...
7:14 a.m.
Las Vegas teacher shortage prompts rethinking of class size cuts
"This is a drastic issue that needs drastic measures to ensure we have our classrooms covered," Superintendent Walt Rulffes said Wednesday as he outlined teacher staffing plans for next fall for the nation's fifth-largest school ...
5:40 a.m.

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