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Archive for March 27, 2007

Wal-Mart charitable giving in Nevada at $2.5 Million
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. increased its U.S. charitable giving 10 percent last year to $272.9 million, the world's largest retailer said Tuesday, likely defending its position as the country's largest corporate donor of cash.
10:33 a.m.
Rebels on the rise
Points
7:32 a.m.
TAKE FIVE: LIZA MINNELLI
Who: Liza Minnelli
7:32 a.m.
John Katsilometes catches up with Lamar Marchese, who is about to sign off with Nevada Public Radio and prepares to see the real Luxor
The outgoing president and general manager of Nevada Public Radio is packed and has all but signed off from his duties at the institution he helped launch in 1980. Flo Rogers takes over as station ...
7:31 a.m.
New Orleans send-off for a jazz lover in Las Vegas
Jazz musicians often pay tribute to fellow musicians when they die.
7:31 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Mar 27, 2007
Thoughts on a presidential candidate invasion: I wasn't at either the Culinary rally or the health care forum (I watched it on LV One), but here's what I picked up: Hillary Clinton was the best ...
7:31 a.m.
Editorial: Give bus riders seat belts
It took another tragedy for this fact to once again come into public focus. Seven people were ejected and killed March 2 when a bus carrying an Ohio college baseball team plunged off an overpass ...
7:31 a.m.
Editorial: Make it a primary offense
That's because motorists cannot be pulled over simply for failing to use seat belts or failing to make certain that passengers use them. They must be stopped for some other reason first. Senate Bill 42, ...
7:31 a.m.
Letter: Democrats' Iraq bill shows plenty of patience
The bill just passed by Democrats in the House calls for our combat troops to leave in September 2008, not September 2007. Definitely not a cut-and-run strategy. I think they are being more than patient, ...
7:30 a.m.
Letter: Reading First is making progress
With all the talk about the Reading First program, one simple but important message has gotten lost along the way. As Education Secretary Margaret Spellings has told Congress, "More students are being taught to read."
7:30 a.m.
Letter: What makes Giuliani a hero?
If he is being called a hero for what he did after Sept. 11, then he owes his hero status to Osama bin Laden.
7:30 a.m.
Editorial: Insurers fail to deliver
A story by The New York Times on Monday says that 8 million Americans pay for long-term care policies, but thousands of them say that insurers are refusing to pay when claims are made. Through ...
7:30 a.m.
Eeny, meeny, miny, moe: Who in Ward 5 will go?
It's tough to say whose job is more difficult in the Las Vegas City Council Ward 5 race - the candidates struggling to distinguish themselves in a field of 10, or voters trying to sift ...
7:29 a.m.
Bulging NLV's fix-it list for hopefuls
Being the second-fastest growing city in the country speaks for itself.
7:29 a.m.
Sands loses second suit against Sun, columnist
An amended defamation lawsuit filed by the Las Vegas Sands Corp. against the Las Vegas Sun and Business Editor Jeff Simpson was dismissed Monday by District Judge Michelle Leavitt, who also rejected the initial lawsuit ...
7:29 a.m.
Senators keep business from getting personal
WASHINGTON - From the outside, the nonaggression pact between Nevada's two senators seems to be firmly in place - they continue to work together on Nevada issues and they meet on most Thursday mornings for ...
7:29 a.m.
Talking out of school, taking calls on the tube
The Clark County School Board's chambers can hold up to 140 people. The average meeting draws about half that.
7:29 a.m.
Highlights of school empowerment plans
SPENDING: The governor's plan takes $60 million from a teacher-incentive program to give extra money for the empowerment schools. The Democratic plan keeps those teacher incentives in place, and allows schools to use their existing ...
1:23 a.m.

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