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Archive for June 28, 2007

Ron Kantowski longs for the days when college conference TV networks weren't playing hard-to-get with devoted fans
"See what we started," said the guys in the blazers at MWC headquarters.
7:23 a.m.
As a longtime team owner in open-wheel and NASCAR racing, Roger Penske has employed some of the greatest drivers in the history of auto racing.
7:23 a.m.
The return of the Rentals
Who: The Rentals (with Goldenboy)
7:23 a.m.
Editorial: A fountain of trash
Mayor Gavin Newsom says he ordered the ban, which goes into effect Sunday, because of environmental concerns. Millions of gallons of crude oil are used to manufacture the almost 30 billion plastic water bottles that ...
7:23 a.m.
Editorial: Is there a moral equity?
His purchase ended the longest-running strike in the history of Las Vegas labor. The bitter strike over health benefits had sometimes turned violent and had from its start imposed a severe hardship on the employees.
7:23 a.m.
Letter: Cheney may come to regret privacy policies
Since he's so obsessed with his own privacy and being accountable to no one, why doesn't he move to an island? That way, all he'd have to worry about is satellite photography and CNN frogmen. ...
7:23 a.m.
Letter: Congressmen should explain their votes
Here's where the hypocrisy comes in. Some time ago House Democrats wrote a letter to Mexican labor officials, urging them to use the secret ballot in all union recognition elections. Eleven of the co-signers, still ...
7:22 a.m.
Letter: No need to use embryonic stem cells
It will take a decade or more of further expensive research to even determine the safety and usefulness of human embryonic stem cells to treat a human condition. But virtually every byproduct of a live ...
7:22 a.m.
Editorial: Seeing the big picture
Gradually all of Iraq came into view, then its neighbors, then all of the Middle East and finally the scene included the United States. It was this scene that Lugar said should be contemplated in ...
7:22 a.m.
Balcony? Check. Rooftop pool? Check. High ceilings and MP3 hookups? Sure.
7:21 a.m.
This is no chat room
Make it snappy!
7:21 a.m.
Jeanne Smith Stewart: 1922-2007
Jeanne Smith Stewart, the last surviving child of Las Vegas education pioneer J.D. Smith and a driving force behind getting the family's downtown home put on the National Register of Historic Places, died June 20 ...
7:21 a.m.
ID theft victims feel burned by state's 'hotline'
The call is free, an 877 number.
7:21 a.m.
MIKA FONOTI: 1955-2007
Ancient Samoan warriors would do the traditional wild Ailao dance, each twirling his nifo oti - war knife - in preparation for battle.
7:21 a.m.
Many other cities reveal bidders for sports arenas
In contrast to Las Vegas' move to select a company to build a sports arena without disclosing who is bidding on the project, other U.S. communities have publicly revealed the names of firms competing for ...
7:21 a.m.
Employers add incentives to wellness programs
Now companies are giving $25 checks for every woman who gets a mammogram. They're reducing insurance premiums up to $200 a year for healthy choices.
2:49 a.m.
Nevada law firms, attorneys among top-ranked
Chambers USA, an international law firm ranking service, just officially announced this year's top law firms and outstanding lawyers in six major practice areas. Most of Nevada's largest firms are at the top, joined this ...
2:49 a.m.
Trump's personal touch pays off in Las Vegas
The vice chairman of Perini Building Co., which is building the Trump International Tower & Hotel in Las Vegas, said he was surprised at Trump's request to participate in the process when Perini seeks bids ...
2:49 a.m.
Richard Rizzo Vice chairman of Perini Building Co.
The 63-year-old vice chairman of Perini Building Co. is today overseeing the development of Project CityCenter. He recently shared the stage with real estate mogul Donald Trump when the New York developer celebrated the topping ...
2:48 a.m.
Resale home price dip might cut glut
The price of resale homes fell sharply in May, but a Las Vegas-based analyst said the price drops are needed to reduce the glut of homes on the market.
2:48 a.m.
Developer makes land gift for teacher housing
A developer donated 4 acres in Henderson worth more than $2.6 million as part of a plan to build affordable housing and help recruit teachers to the Clark County School District.
2:48 a.m.
Halverson defends judicial elections
There was a meeting room full of noticeably uncomfortable lawyers and judges last week when embattled District Judge Elizabeth Halverson grilled a judicial independence expert who spoke at a Clark County Bar Association luncheon.
2:48 a.m.

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