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Archive for November 20, 2007

Editorial: No diamonds or pearls
Network's shallow questions left the issues out of the Democratic presidential debate.
3:51 p.m.
Porter, back to Iraq
12:05 p.m.
Iowa Remains Three-Person Race
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12:05 p.m.
Porter bucking his party
12:00 p.m.
Oil Prices Rise Above $95 a Barrel
Oil prices recovered Tuesday from an early dip as the U.S. dollar hit a new low against the euro, making oil futures attractive to investors using other currencies.
11:16 a.m.
AP-Yahoo Poll Highlights
Hillary Clinton: 48 percent
11:13 a.m.
AP-Yahoo Poll: Methods and Results
The survey was conducted online with a sample drawn from a panel of respondents Knowledge Networks recruited via random sampling of landline telephone households with listed and unlisted numbers. The company provides Web access to ...
11:11 a.m.
O.J. versus The Debate
11:00 a.m.
Stem Cell Breakthrough Could Benefit GOP
Bush's twin vetoes of bills to put taxpayer dollars behind embryonic stem cell research, Democrats said, showed that he would let ideology block progress in finding cures to diseases that afflict millions of people.
10:06 a.m.
White's OT Goal Gives Thrashers 4-3 Win
White scored a power-play goal set up by Kovalchuk 2:49 into overtime to give the Thrashers a 4-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday night.
9:21 a.m.
Deadly Helicopter Crashes in Iraq
Aug. 22, 2007: A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed in northern Iraq, killing all 14 U.S. soldiers aboard. The military said initial indications showed the aircraft experienced a mechanical problem and there were no indications ...
8:38 a.m.
Monday's College Basketball
Fairmont St. 90, Ohio-Eastern 50
8:15 a.m.
Cable Nielsen TV Ratings for Nov. 12-18
1. NFL Football: 49ers vs. Seahawks (Monday, 8:30 p.m.), ESPN, 6.67 million homes, 8.96 million viewers.
7:56 a.m.
A MOMENT CAPTURED ARRIVING IN STYLE, AND COMFORT
The parking garage at Mandalay Bay featured women dressed in their tightest brightly colored dresses. From left were Patty Garay, Patricia Morales and Griselda Gonzalez, 30-something Hispanic women from Los Angeles. They came prepared, in ...
7:41 a.m.
County proceeding carefully on lawyer with possible conflict of interest
Clark County officials are taking an extra precaution before trying to resolve a potential conflict of interest involving the attorney who advises the county on Sunrise Landfill issues.
7:40 a.m.
CORRECTIONS
A story Monday incorrectly described John Schlegel as a former Clark County director of development services. He was the county's director of comprehensive planning.
7:40 a.m.
Letter: Casinos put strain on government services
Tax business and eventually the majority of that tax is incorporated into what a consumer pays for the product or service. If the tax is not directly reflected in what a consumer pays then it ...
7:40 a.m.
Editorial: Clearing the air?
In a ruling issued last week, a three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco sought to close what it considered a loophole for SUVs, light trucks and some minivans in ...
7:40 a.m.
Editorial: Protecting Las Vegas
In a study for the Homeland Security Department touting a method of assessing risk, Rand used Las Vegas as a case study for how the government could better assess potential threats. It put Las Vegas ...
7:39 a.m.
Letter: Zoo is small but needs an upgrade
I tweaked my knee twice and saw a child twist an ankle there. I swear there is not much level ground to walk on and potholes and slopes with broken cement are everywhere you walk.
7:39 a.m.
Letter: Let's switch bulbs, prevent air pollution
Although these new bulbs cost more, they last six times as long and use one-fifth the electricity of the old bulbs, so they save money - and keep on saving in the long run.
7:39 a.m.
Gaming tax hike gets a 'No way!'
Some Nevada casino companies would agree to discuss higher gaming taxes with schoolteachers, but MGM Mirage has put up a roadblock, sources familiar with talks between the industry and the teachers union told the Sun ...
7:39 a.m.
Deal could save hospital money, raise profile
University Medical Center would shed some controversy, save $290,000 a year and gain prestige in a new deal with the Nevada Cancer Institute.
7:38 a.m.
Hauler wants help paying for landfill fix
Republic Services is putting the squeeze on Clark County to increase collection rates to pay for the higher-than-expected cost of closing Sunrise Landfill, even though the garbage company's existing contract with the county says the ...
7:38 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: GAMING
Station Casinos' purchase of 45 acres in Henderson's Inspirada development is a sign the company is continuing its aggressive acquisition strategy after going private.
7:38 a.m.
LOOKING IN ON: SUBURBS
There were some big-city issues in Boulder City last week, such as more talk about how to come up with $26 million to pay for a third water intake valve into Lake Mead and the ...
7:38 a.m.
Panasonic plays placement to the max
When Planet Hollywood wanted to create a massive message board and video screen for its property, the company turned to Panasonic, the global electronics giant.
7:38 a.m.
Hillary Clinton's people must have been thrilled to see that Nevada poll released here the day of the debate showing her way ahead of Barack Obama...
Hillary Clinton's people must have been thrilled to see that Nevada poll released here the day of the debate showing her way ahead of Barack Obama. But just a few days later, Team Clinton had ...
7:37 a.m.
USDA Revokes OK for Tyson Chicken Labels
The world's largest meat processor said it has been in discussions with the USDA since at least September about the label it introduced this summer in a major marketing campaign for its fresh chicken.
5:09 a.m.
A Glance at CFE Treaty
- INITIALLY SIGNED: Nov. 19, 1990, between NATO and Warsaw Pact nations in an area between Atlantic Ocean and Ural Mountains.
4:10 a.m.
Aid for Bangladesh Cyclone Relief
Bangladesh Red Crescent Society
3:34 a.m.
Hate Crimes Rose 8 Percent in 2006
MOSTLY RACIAL: More than half the incidents were motivated by racial prejudice, but the report did not even pick up all the racially motivated incidents last year.
3:11 a.m.
Questions, Answers on Stem Cells
They've pursued this through cloning, which uses embryos. But through a new method, "direct reprogramming," scientists have found a way to produce cells that appear virtually identical to stem cells, without using embryos.
2:15 a.m.
Rice's Highs and Lows
LOW - Rice's January 2005 Senate confirmation hearings turn unexpectedly testy and her confirmation is held up by Democrats. The tally, though one-sided at 85-13, was still the largest "no" vote against any secretary of ...
2:14 a.m.
2007 Sun Youth Forum Roundup
Should the gaming industry have to pay higher taxes to raise funding for schools? How is Southern Nevada managing growth? And do you think Las Vegas would benefit from a major league sports team? These ...
2:00 a.m.
US Military Deaths in Iraq at 3,873
The AP count is six higher than the Defense Department's tally, last updated Monday at 10 a.m. EST.
1:09 a.m.

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