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Archive for April 24, 2006

Jeff Haney on why it was a bad call to play into the NBA's hands and ban wagering on the game, related events
Relegated to a footnote is the fact that wagering will not be permitted in Nevada's legal sports books on the game or any of its ancillary activities, a concession to NBA Commissioner David Stern, an ...
7:21 a.m.
Ron Kantowski on the MWC's move to an obscure channel
A couple of years ago, the Mountain West apparently had had enough of ESPN telling it what time it could play its basketball games or was hurting for cash - or both. So the best ...
7:21 a.m.
Belly-dance show is plenty hip
When: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday
7:21 a.m.
A few speed bumps slow fast-paced 'Headlights'
When: 7:30 nightly, except May 4-6, May 11-13 and May 17-20, when the show will be performed at 10 p.m.; beginning Wednesday, the 7:30 show will be replaced by a 9 p.m. show
7:21 a.m.
A guitar and music through the ages
When: 8 p.m. Saturday
7:20 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Apr 24, 2006
FLASHPOINT for Apr 24, 2006
7:20 a.m.
Editorial: Will work for gasoline
Certainly, the guy deserves to make a handsome living for, as The New York Times reported, increasing his company's market value fourfold - to $375 billion. But does he deserve to earn what amounts to ...
7:20 a.m.
Editorial: Doing more than watching
But that lack of awareness is something they hope to change later this week, as they will march six miles Saturday night and sleep huddled on a playground to mimic the nightly trek thousands of ...
7:20 a.m.
Letter: Remembering first wave of immigration
Art Seifert, North Las Vegas
7:20 a.m.
Letter: No parallel between pilgrims, immigrants
Am I to believe Mr. Bolton is attempting to draw a parallel between the Mayflower boatload of pilgrims, he calls illegal immigrants, and the immigration facing us today?
7:20 a.m.
Letter: Importing votes not a long-term solution
Of course, Hispanics will soon find out what many African-Americans have already discovered: Once the Democrats have your vote, you become old news.
7:19 a.m.
Letter: 'Golden parachutes' manufactured by greed
His rebuttal is: Look what I have done for Exxon Mobil shareholders. It does not seem to bother him that he has made it through exorbitant price gouging at the gas pump. Price gouging that ...
7:19 a.m.
Editorial: A lesson in political science
According to The New York Times, an FDA spokeswoman said that the agency's Thursday statement was the result of a review by federal drug enforcement, regulatory and research agencies, which concluded that "smoked marijuana has ...
7:19 a.m.
District will pay the price for error
But after determining it shared responsibility for the error, the School District is expecting to write off as much as $1.6 million.
7:19 a.m.
John Katsilometes takes an intentional walk on a Sunday morning - and reports on star sightings at Cherry opening
"If you want to put us out of business, give $5 million to the AIDS Walk," Jillette, the speaking and juggling half of Penn & Teller, said Sunday morning at the 16th annual AIDS Walk ...
7:19 a.m.
Arbitration agreements can separate doctors, patients
That's the kind of issue that sometimes ends up in court - which is ironic, given that Greisen believes her refusal to sign a form saying she would never take her doctor to court is ...
7:18 a.m.
Home not so sweet
Sen. Harry Reid, once a fairly obscure conservative Democrat from the small state of Nevada, is all the buzz inside the Beltway lately - unfortunately for him, it's the Washington and not the Las Vegas ...
7:18 a.m.
Metro Police handcuffed by a lack of headquarters
When Sheriff Bill Young and his officers deliver that line in the real world, however, they have no place to go. Not really.
7:18 a.m.
A last-ditch effort to set sale
Reed needs a buyer or someone - the city of Las Vegas, she suggests - to take the boat off her hands before a California harbor has the 80-year-old wooden yacht declared abandoned and towed.
7:18 a.m.

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