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Archive for June 30, 2008

Budget crisis has UNLV slashing staff
UNLV today announced significant staff reductions.
4:24 p.m.
Gibbons: Officer and Gentleman?
Intrepid Las Vegas Sun reporter Cy Ryan gleaned from the governor what could be his wackiest comment yet - the one about how witnessing childbirth is bound to kill the romance in any friendship.
2:10 p.m.
It’s the Culture We Seek
I’ve been traveling quite a bit over the last few months, so my magazine reading has reached an all time high. I’ve even read some magazines twice! When will someone put new products in the ...
1:00 p.m.
Boulder City recall still dead
12:10 p.m.
Technical challenges delay Criss Angel’s Cirque show
Cirque du Soleil officials confirmed early this afternoon that the premiere of Criss Angel's new Believe magic spectacular has had to be pushed back to a new October 9 gala opening. They are hoping that ...
12:07 p.m.
Culture for the kids
12:00 p.m.
AP reports Mount Charleston plane crash victims were from California
The Associated Press reports that the four people who died in the plane crash near Mount Charlston Saturday were a candidate for a county supervisor position in Oakley, Calif. , a Bay Area Rapid Transit ...
11:12 a.m.
Walters: Caesars has a great View
10:00 a.m.
Jailed rock singer hauled into court
9:40 a.m.
Extra bulk didn't hurt Pacquiao
6:54 a.m.
New warming threat
Those who believe in global warming point to the dangerous buildup of greenhouse gases that occurred during industrialization and the potentially catastrophic effects rising temperatures can have on the environment. Thanks to the chairman of ...
2:08 a.m.
Revisit old mining law
A House committee has banned the federal government from issuing new mining claims on land abutting Grand Canyon National Park.
2:07 a.m.
She’s earned this promotion
U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody was nominated last week for a fourth star. With Senate confirmation, she would become the first female four-star general in the nation’s history.
2:06 a.m.
An easier way to lower gas prices in the U.S.
Crude oil is selling for more than $130 a barrel.
2:05 a.m.
People have right to own guns responsibly
The Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the U.S. Constitution’s Second Amendment was a welcome ruling for Americans’ constitutional rights in light of the current administration’s list of constitutional trashings.
2:04 a.m.
Supreme Court can’t be called liberal now
I hope that last week put an end to conservative complaints about the “liberal” judiciary in this country.
2:03 a.m.
McCain must explain health care position
Conservatives and John McCain continue to cry out against a national health care system.
2:02 a.m.
The national media are having a field day ...
... with photos published in the state capital’s newspaper ...
2:01 a.m.
Boyd’s bid for new casino site could open door to competitor
North of Interstate 215 in North Las Vegas, Losee Road turns to gravel and then ends altogether at a chain-link fence. Beyond, in the empty desert, is where Boyd Gaming wants to build a casino. ...
2:00 a.m.
When Cubs’ wall-scaling outfielder was ‘Jimmy’ Edmonds
Twenty years and $86 million ago, he was Jimmy Edmonds.
2:00 a.m.
OSHA a no-show at safety session
Photo: On the dais, from left, Southern Nevada Building a It took 12 deaths, a massive worker protest and a hearing on Capitol Hill to bring about Saturday’s meeting at the Clark County Government Center.
2:00 a.m.
When a gallon of gas is not exactly a gallon
Photo: gas A gallon of gasoline isn’t quite a gallon of gas in the summer, and that has Southern Nevadans in a court battle to get motorists more for their money.
2:00 a.m.
Union turns a worried eye on construction cranes
Nevada has some of the most strict construction crane laws in the country, but labor officials want them improved.
2:00 a.m.
Embracing commercialism
Photo: Donovan When you get a moment with a real rock legend, you want to connect.
2:00 a.m.
Late comedian’s friends collect money for trees to honor his memory
Comedian Bernie Allen left behind a host of friends who are now raising money to plant a living memorial to the man who made Frank Sinatra laugh.
2:00 a.m.
New class of lightweight division
Photo: Manny Pacquiao, right, approaches a defeated David From the moment he decided to leave behind boxing’s super featherweight division to take on the sport’s best lightweights, Manny Pacquiao encountered myriad variations on the same question. Would he retain his signature combination of ...
2:00 a.m.
Haunted by his prison job
Photo: Dahn Shaulis worked for the Nevada Department of C The inmates run this place. Not the staff. That’s the reality of it.
2:00 a.m.

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