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Archive for April 21, 2006

FLASHPOINT for Apr 21, 2006
The Democrats will meet in downtown Las Vegas this weekend to try not to do anything really dumb. That's what these state conventions really are about. Candidates try not to say anything really over the ...
7:23 a.m.
Jeff Haney on one handicapper's reasons for picking Devils, Sabres, Flames and Sharks
But if Hockeytown hopes to earn another sports title this year, the Pistons better bring it home, according to Las Vegas handicapper Patrick Bartucci.
7:21 a.m.
Focused on Alaska
Wranglers defenseman and captain Mike McBain had his finger on his teammates' pulse after a stirring comeback victory over Idaho in the West Division semifinals of the ECHL playoffs.
7:21 a.m.
LETTERS
Regarding Jeff Haney's April 19 column on the memorial service for poker great Puggy Pearson:
7:20 a.m.
John Katsilometes on Little Steven Van Zandt's plans for 'The Sopranos' and Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
That was the case Thursday morning when the ace guitarist and accomplished thespian joined "Kahuna & Company" on KKLZ 96.3-FM.
7:20 a.m.
Aspiring models to put on a show for AIDS benefit
Held to benefit Aid for AIDS of Nevada, "Rock 'n' Roll Fashion Fling" features local models decked in spring styles by Los Angeles-based American Apparel and Fornarina shoes, strutting to the sounds of local band ...
7:20 a.m.
Price is absolutely right for stage version's host
Todd Newton is looking forward to hosting "The Price Is Right - Live" when the stage version of the popular TV game show debuts at Bally's on Tuesday .
7:20 a.m.
Jon Ralston watches Michael Galardi's friend and GM come out swinging
Buonantony was the general manager of Michael Galardi's strip clubs who testified briefly during the trial last week. But Buonantony, in an exclusive interview taped for "Face to Face" on Thursday, named more names and ...
7:20 a.m.
Editorial: Aging not-so-gracefully
Rather, they are growing old gleefully - maybe a bit too gleefully. According to a story in Thursday's Las Vegas Sun, athletically inclined Baby Boomers, who are people born between 1946 and 1964, are suffering ...
7:19 a.m.
Editorial: Savagery on our streets
The captain who refused to reveal that Saturday's beating occurred outside the MGM Grand "made an error in judgment," Young said during a meeting with the Las Vegas Sun editorial board this week. "Where a ...
7:19 a.m.
Editorial: Airport security for sale?
According to USA Today, Orlando, Fla., is the only major airport that offers TSA's Registered Traveler program. That likely is because Orlando was the site of the program's pilot project last year. Four other airports ...
7:19 a.m.
Letter: We need to get rid of Bush's tax cuts
The progressive nature of our income tax structure is based on the notion that much is expected from those to whom much is given. It is far easier for a person making $500,000 per year ...
7:19 a.m.
Letter: Jobs are answer to immigration problem
All this talk about beefing up border security, building walls, prison for illegals, welfare, medical care, etc., is nothing but a waste of time. It's the jobs. Simple as that. But don't expect the politicians ...
7:18 a.m.
Letter: Illegal immigrants do pay taxes in U.S.
Are they excused from paying property taxes? Does the landlord excuse their taxes on rentals? Are they excused from paying gasoline taxes (federal, state and local)? Who pays their taxes on utilities?
7:18 a.m.
Cautious commissioners
Items 38 and 40 on the Clark County Commission agenda Tuesday were among more than 70 that commissioners were expected to knock out with one swift unanimous vote of "aye."
7:18 a.m.
Big plans in store for Premium Outlets
Chelsea Property Group, a division of Simon Property Group, confirmed that it will add 100,000 square feet to the outdoor outlet center - making it among the largest in the country.
7:18 a.m.
Teamsters missed one in campaign
The Teamsters union has spent $500,000 over nearly five years to woo every support employee in the Clark County School District.
7:18 a.m.
Tom Gorman on when parents learn their missing daughter was a Vegas call girl
Jessie Foster's parents learned the hard way, from a private eye. He was hired after Jessie disappeared from a North Las Vegas home with all of her belongings.
7:17 a.m.
Missing detail raises eyebrows
The video footage was chillingly graphic: a mob of more than a dozen youths viciously beating a Strip resort maintenance worker, swarming him while pummeling him with punches and kicks.
7:17 a.m.
And inside teddy bear No. 2 ...
We prefer our casinos smoky. We like our cars fast. So how do we want our bribes?
7:17 a.m.

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