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Archive for September 21, 2006

Crews gain on Sierra wildfire
The size of the Bassetts fire in the Tahoe National Forest 15 miles east of Downieville, Calif., and 1 mile north of California 49 was increased slightly on Thursday as smoke cleared, allowing more accurate ...
10:37 a.m.
A Las Vegas barber sought out by NBA players
Not how well it played, but how good it looked. Anybody who watched the NBA millionaires launch bricks in the semifinals against Greece and fail to defend the pick-and-roll play that is more ancient than ...
7:30 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: MOTOR SPORTS
It's difficult to find a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series driver who has anything negative to say about the newly reconfigured 1.5-mile Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
7:30 a.m.
Flowers preparing move back to Las Vegas
What: American Heart Association Auction and Art Show
7:29 a.m.
Hit machine of the '70s Earth Wind & Fire, hits town
Who: Earth, Wind & Fire
7:29 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Sep 21, 2006
Talk about an offer you can't refuse. Check out this "help wanted" ad: "Are you looking to break into local or national politics? Do you want to jump-start your career? Need to develop your business ...
7:29 a.m.
Editorial: Tool to save lives
And that is important, the organization says in a recent Associated Press story, because the electric defibrillators that are now available in such places as the shopping mall and the school football field aren't enough ...
7:29 a.m.
Editorial: A computer wasteland
According to a story by the Las Vegas Sun on Wednesday, worn-out computers, televisions and other electronics typically contain such substances as lead, cadmium, chromium, arsenic and mercury.
7:28 a.m.
Letter: Let's send a message this Election Day
Recently the administration was forced by the U. S. Supreme Court to reverse its policy regarding prisoners of war (or as this administration termed them, "enemy combatants").
7:28 a.m.
Letter: Another listener wants oldies back
I was glad to read that there are others like me. We moved here four years ago and immediately found KQOL 93.1-FM. We were really pleased. My kitchen radio, my bedroom radio and my car ...
7:28 a.m.
Letter: E. coli needs to be better understood
(1) "E. coli." This is used to designate a bacterium that is present in the fecal matter of all warm-blooded animals, including humans. The "E" is for Escherichia, the generic name which honors the German ...
7:28 a.m.
Editorial: Truly caring for children
For years the Clark County Department of Family Services has been falling behind a little more each year as rapid population growth brought hundreds of extra cases but few extra resources.
7:27 a.m.
Reid rallies Hispanic voters to prevent border wall
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid urged Nevada's Spanish-language media Wednesday to try to arouse Hispanic opposition to an upcoming Senate vote over building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
7:27 a.m.
Deane: 'I'm highly intelligent, not cuckoo'
Former Clark County Recorder Fran Deane said Wednesday that her removal from office pending felony charges meant she was held to a different standard than a convicted former county commissioner who retained her seat after ...
7:27 a.m.
CAMPAIGN AD REALITY CHECK
governor's race
7:27 a.m.
IRS to honor agreement with tip earners
In a move that should bring relief to food and beverage workers along the Strip and throughout Nevada, U.S. Sens. Harry Reid and John Ensign won a commitment from the Internal Revenue Service on Wednesday ...
7:27 a.m.
An angry mom
Adam is a slender 10-year-old, tall for his age - and he is scared.
7:27 a.m.
Teens' choice: Take the call or drive
Ericka Sims, 18, has been driving for two years and has had a couple of close calls while using her cell phone.
7:26 a.m.
Crews battle trio of wildfires burning in Sierra
The largest was the Bassetts fire in the Tahoe National Forest 15 miles east of Downieville, Calif., and 1 mile north of California 49. The highway was closed between Sierra City and Sattley.
5:39 a.m.
Drivers killed in Silver Springs accident identified
The Nevada Highway Patrol said the eastbound car driven by Parsons crossed the double-yellow center line Tuesday afternoon and struck the pickup driven by Howell.
5:04 a.m.

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