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Archive for October 10, 2006

FOR THE LOVE OF THE GAME
Juju. Amulets. Talismans. Superstition is a common part of sports, from the crusty sweat stains on an unwashed ball cap or a peculiar outfit a coach wears every game from the start of a winning ...
7:24 a.m.
An old-timer and old-time skates
By Ron Kantowski
7:23 a.m.
Q+A: Tippi Hedren
Actress Tippi Hedren is for the birds.
7:23 a.m.
John Katsilometes gives the results of his phone checkup with U.S. Senate candidate Jack Carter, who has recovered after spending 11 days in September in the hospital
Not so. But the Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate's extended stay at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center last month has led to concern about what it was, exactly, that knocked him off the campaign trail ...
7:23 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Oct 10, 2006
As L.A. Times blogger Richard Abowitz pointed out, Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman was unavailable in Europe when reporters tried to reach him last week about the incendiary Bill Walters report. Abowitz added, "the unavailable ...
7:23 a.m.
Editorial: Commissioner doesn't get it
Once again Boggs McDonald has been found to have failed to disclose her growing list of ethical entanglements.
7:23 a.m.
Editorial: Options are limited
According to a story in The Washington Post, other members of the 15-nation Security Council stopped short of endorsing the U.S. plan that calls for international inspections of all North Korean imports and exports. The ...
7:23 a.m.
Letter: Republicans failed to lead the United States
Let's start with the ongoing disaster in Iraq, or the illegal immigrant crisis, or the tax cuts which have caused the national debt to soar out of sight and which have given us an annual ...
7:22 a.m.
Editorial: Personal data at risk
An administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services told federal investigators that the flaws have not resulted in any security breaches. But the Government Accountability Office report says that the agency's computer system ...
7:22 a.m.
Letter: Flags are not what our schools need
Our teachers must spend their own money to supplement classroom materials and use outdated, worn-out texts. In the meantime the overpaid School District administrators at Fort Fumble on Flamingo come up with a harebrained plan ...
7:22 a.m.
Letter: Neocon dream for Mideast is over
Terrorists are people who react to foreign control and military occupation of their countries. Unfortunately for us, their countries have a lot of oil that we want to control, and we also want U.S. and ...
7:22 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: HIGHER EDUCATION
UNLV President David Ashley and fundraising campaign Chairman Don Snyder say they are standing behind the university's "Invent the Future" campaign totals, and by inference, their chief fundraiser, Vice President for Development John Gallagher.
7:21 a.m.
RED TAPE CHRONICLES
Secrecy has long surrounded the UNLV Research Foundation and its Institute for Security Studies. Among the questions the Sun has been trying to answer for months is the pedigree of its research staff.
7:21 a.m.
Gibbons' absences not making voters any fonder
WASHINGTON - Sometimes it's all about showing up.
7:21 a.m.
Audit finds board lax on tracking educators' court cases
Nearly two years ago, Clark County substitute teacher Robert G. Stevenson pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting an 8-year-old boy and was sent to prison.
7:21 a.m.
Candidate bounced from charity
Mark DeStefano, Republican candidate for state treasurer, was asked to resign from the board of the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth after he poached an employee to work for his own charity, according to Kathleen ...
7:21 a.m.
Securing a vision for institute
Scott Smith acknowledges that he doesn't bring a lot of homeland security experience to UNLV's troubled Institute for Security Studies.
7:20 a.m.
INSIDE THE CAMPAIGN
It was bound to happen sooner or later.
7:20 a.m.

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