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Archive for April 14, 2006

Rules for the Democratic presidential nominating calendar
-Iowa will hold the first caucus on a Tuesday, probably in January, as usual.
8:22 a.m.
Mob back in Vegas, but don't worry
But the feds don't need to worry - these gangsters are onstage, performing in two musical comedy dinner theaters.
7:21 a.m.
Rollergirls kick off themed nights at Obstacle Art
On Saturday night, the Sin City Rollergirls will be at Obstacle Art, the art-themed golf course on Commerce Street, collecting admission and supplying golfers with balls and clubs.
7:21 a.m.
Editorial: This plant is no party drug
Since the death of 17-year-old Brett Chidester, a Delaware state senator has submitted a bill to make the natural hallucinogen illegal in her state. The parents of the dead boy are convinced his use of ...
7:21 a.m.
Editorial: Decision time for the EOB
Its $12.6 million annual contract to run the federal Head Start program was canceled in February, and its $5.5 million annual contract with Nevada to run a child-care program was canceled this month, effective April ...
7:21 a.m.
Disaster response team members photograph the demolition of the Grand Casino barge on the beach in Gulfport Miss. The casino barge was washed up onto Highway 90 during Hurricane Katrina last month. Disaster response team ...
7:20 a.m.
Letter: Pilgrims were not illegal immigrants
My question is: How could that be? There was no law regarding immigration or even a country in 1620, hence they were not illegal immigrants.
7:20 a.m.
Letter: Keeping the faith won't prevent AIDS
This is all a part of the national unenlightenment and conflict between religion and science that has gripped the nation since the election of George W. Bush.
7:20 a.m.
Letter: Take a page from Arizona's book
Create a "tent city" type of jail, outfit the residents with pink shorts, feed them bologna sandwiches or peanut butter sandwiches, work them in community projects, and do not coddle them.
7:20 a.m.
Letter: Playing slots no free pass to smoke in stores
A great many customers of the grocery and drug stores are mothers and babysitters who bring children to the store to shop, and they are all exposed to the cigarette smoke. Most slot machines are ...
7:20 a.m.
Editorial: Keeping government open
Documents labeled with the category aren't classified, and the public isn't excluded from viewing them. But recent reports - including one from the Government Accountability Office - have shown that the use of the category ...
7:19 a.m.
A long time coming
It is item No. 91, the last one, in a three-inch-thick agenda for the April 18 Clark County Commission meeting.
7:19 a.m.
Oh yes, we live in Green Saddle Ridge Desert Vista Pointe . . .
Judging by the names of Las Vegas communities, we live in Italian villas, or in the hills of Scotland, or in homes overlooking meadows, forests or the Pacific Ocean.
7:19 a.m.
Inmates confined to their cells
Inmates at the state women's prison in North Las Vegas were placed in lockdown Thursday after a report that staff members had encouraged prisoners to contact the American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada.
7:19 a.m.
7:19 a.m.
Jeff Haney finds the poker decent and the blackjack lousy at Hooters, but a fantastic sports book is waiting to open at Red Rock
It's not news that paranoia strikes deep among people who run blackjack pits in Las Vegas, but Hooters takes it to a new low.
7:18 a.m.
Rebels need more high hitters
What isn't consistent is the ERA of UNLV's opponents. The other side's hurlers have a 5.95 ERA against the Rebels this season. Two years ago, it was 8.62. In '05, it was 7.11.
7:18 a.m.
Poker tournament pioneer 'Puggy' Pearson dies
He developed a fondness for poker as a teenager and came up with an idea that revolutionized the modern game. He proposed that players at the same table start with the same amount of money ...
7:18 a.m.
Tom Gorman has some ideas on the upcoming family reunion. Many involve decadence and food - perfect!
We've decided to see "Ka," the Cirque du Soleil show at MGM Grand. On Friday night of the big weekend we'll have Memphis Championship Barbecue deliver chicken and tri-tip and all the fixins over to ...
7:18 a.m.
Owning animals may get expensive
Henderson and other local governments are preparing to put more bite into their laws controlling dangerous pets.
7:18 a.m.

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