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Archive for May 30, 2006

Rancho's 'Last Dance'
North Las Vegas' first high school will be razed next month after more than a half-century of service. In August a new $75 million campus, looking something akin to a two-story mall that divides the ...
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Reaching finals is par for the course
Number of NCAA team championships for UNLV (1998).
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Editorial: Turning back the clock
County sheriffs or deputies were known to pick up impecunious people off the street and deposit them indefinitely at the poorhouse on the grounds that, as beggars, bums and tramps, they were community eyesores. Once ...
7:23 a.m.
Editorial: Drug makers and doctors
The New York Times recently reported that a seven-member panel of the 1,600-member American Society of Hypertension took its study funding from three drug makers - Merck, Novartis and Sankyo. The companies also gave the ...
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Letter: Another Bush appointee fails his position
This time the head of Veterans Affairs, Jim Nicholson, apparently did not implement his own inspector general's recommendations to improve security procedures to protect sensitive records and other administrative rules, resulting in serious compromises of ...
7:23 a.m.
Letter: Taking English-only to the extreme
San Jose will become St. Joe, Santa Barbara will become Saint Babs, Los Angeles will become The Angels, San Francisco will become Saint Frank, Las Vegas will become The Meadows, San Diego will become St. ...
7:22 a.m.
Letter: Getting it right on America's name
So the word America is from an Italian explorer sailing under Spanish and Portuguese flags and a German cartographer. There may be other theories of where the name came from, but this is the most ...
7:22 a.m.
Letter: Nationalism is not a dirty word
This is the same segment that wants to do away with our national anthem, national flag and probably our national monuments, national holidays (like the Fourth of July), and national pastime (baseball). The next thing ...
7:22 a.m.
Editorial: Long-range plan for levees
The investigation team led by the University of California, Berkeley, found that fast-rising waters breached levees and flood walls due to weak soil in the levees, bad engineering and failures of sections that joined different ...
7:22 a.m.
State college graduates 120
Thursday she became one of a growing number of alumni to graduate from the Henderson start-up college, and one of the first to complete all of her degree work at the little college that could.
7:22 a.m.
Doggone it, lawmakers are punny
It started innocently enough at the House Judiciary Committee last week during the debate over a bill by Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., that would ban Internet gambling.
7:21 a.m.
John Katsilometes on Steve Wynn's plans for some of his famous art collection (think Macau)
Several pieces from Wynn's collection will grace the walls at Wynn Macau when the resort, modeled closely after Wynn Las Vegas, welcomes visitors in the fall, Wynn spokeswoman Denise Randazzo has confirmed.
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With Deane out, recorder candidates begin trading barbs
With embattled Recorder Fran Deane out of the race (and under investigation), the recorder's contest is off to a hot start with a field of 10 candidates.
7:21 a.m.
Sparks fly at e-town hall meetings
Here are some examples of the dialogue on the Boulder City Internet chat site:
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Welfare agencies create a paradox
For 10 years the nonprofit has shepherded homeless families to churches, synagogues or mosques for the night.
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